In the Name of the Father quotes

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A man's coerced confession to an I.R.A. bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them.

Director: Jim Sheridan
Writer: Gerry Conlon (autobiographical book "Proved Innocent"), Terry George (screenplay), Jim Sheridan (screenplay)
Production: Universal Pictures
Year: 1993
MetaScore: 84/100
ImdbRating: 8.1
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 25 Feb 1994
Awards: Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 34 nominations.

13 Clips & Quotes


Girl in Pub - Alison Crosbie
Gerry Conlon - Daniel Day-Lewis
Guildford Soldier - Philip King
Gareth Peirce - Emma Thompson
IRA Man 1 - Nye Heron
Soldier - Paul Warriner
Soldier - Julian Walsh
Soldier (as Stuart Wolvenden) - Stuart Wolfenden
Bin Lady - Jo Connor
Female Rioter - Karen Carlisle
IRA Man 2 - Seamus Moran
IRA Man 3 - Billy Byrne
Girl with Baby - Jane Nolan
Boy in Riot - Laurence Griffin
Boy in Riot - Jason Murtagh
Young Girl - Kelly McKeavney
Ann Conlon - Joanna Irvine
IRA Woman - Fiona Daly
Woman on Balcony - Catherine Dunne
Giuseppe Conlon - Pete Postlethwaite
Granny Conlon - Anna Meegan
Sarah Conlon - Marie Jones
Bridie Conlon - Leah McCullagh
Paul Hill - John Lynch
Carole Richardson - Beatie Edney
Girl in Commune - Saffron Burrows
Paddy Armstrong - Mark Sheppard
Deptford Jim - Jamie Harris
Annie Maguire - Britta Smith
Joe McAndrew - Don Baker
Man in Bookies - Mick Tohill
Manager of Bookies (as Peter Sheridan Snr.) - Peter Sheridan Sr.
Charlie Burke - Joe McPartland
Hooker's Driver - Stanley Townsend
Robert Dixon - Corin Redgrave
Detective Pavis - Gerard McSorley
Detective - Tim Perrin
Detective - Tony Denham
Detective - Rob Spendlove
Detective - Phil Davis
Detective - Martin Murphy
Detective - Richard Graham
Detective - Oliver Maguire
Detective - Maurice Kehoe
Policewoman - Rachael Dowling
Policewoman - Tina Kellegher
Paddy Maguire - Ronan Wilmot
Young Vincent Maguire - Maclean Burke
Young Patrick Maguire - Joe Jeffers
Forensic Scientist - Alistair Findlay
Remand Prison Officer - Peter Howitt
Remand Prison Officer - Sean Lawlor
Remand Prison Officer - Brian de Salvo
Remand Prison Officer - Luke Hayden
Trial Judge (as Aidan Grennell) - Aiden Grennell
Prosecutor - Daniel Massey
Defense Counsel - Bosco Hogan
Jury Foreman - Kenneth Edge
Dixon's Wife - Aine O'Connor
Prison Admissions Officer - Guy Carleton
Chief PO Barker - John Benfield
Prison Officer - Dave Duffy
Prison Officer - Martin Dunne
Old Prison Officer - Larry Murphy
Cockney Prisoner - Richard Michaelis
Cockney Prisoner - Mal Whyte
Cockney Prisoner - John Gallagher
Cockney Prisoner - Marcus Lynch
Ronnie Smalls - Frank Harper
Prisoner John O'Brien - Jer O'Leary
Prisoner - Joey Cashman
Prisoner - Alan Amsby
Prisoner (as Paul Savage) - Paul O'Grady
Prisoner - Owen Conroy
Prisoner - Dee Man Kole
Prisoner - Emeka Okeki
Prisoner - Alan O'Connor
Prisoner - Mario McGovern
Prisoner - John Joe Fontana
Prisoner - Terry O'Neill
Prisoner - Joey Legaspi
Prisoner - Jimmie Bergin
Prisoner - John Higgins
Home Office Official - Malcolm Tierney
Leader of Delegation - Iain Montague
New Chief Prison Officer - Paul Raynor
Dixon's Secretary - Clodagh Conroy
Dixon's Son - Darren McHugh
Government Official - Peter Campbell
Archivist Jenkins - Alan Barry
Scottish Governor - Jonathan Ryan
Procedural Court Judge - John Pickles
Archivist 2 - Liam O'Callaghan
Appeal Judge - Denys Hawthorne
Appeal Prosecutor - Tom Wilkinson
Don Vito Corleone (archive footage) - Marlon Brando
Michael Corleone (archive footage) - Al Pacino
Prisoner - Shimmy Marcus
Lady with a Baby - Deirdre Mulrooney
Police Officer - Trevor Stynes