In the Name of the Father (1993)

A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends fifteen years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence.

Directing:
  • Jim Sheridan

Writing:
  • Terry George
  • Jim Sheridan
  • Gerry Conlon

Stars:
Release Date: 1993-12-12
themoviedb icon 7.8/10
  • Country: GB, IE
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 133
  • Budget: $13,000,000
  • Revenue: $65,796,862
Mark Sheppard
Mark Sheppard
Paddy Armstrong
Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Le...
Gerry Conlon
Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
Gareth Peirce
Pete Postlethwaite
Pete Postleth...
Giuseppe Conlon
John Lynch
John Lynch
Paul Hill
Beatie Edney
Beatie Edney
Carole Richardson
Anthony Brophy
Anthony Broph...
Danny
Saffron Burrows
Saffron Burro...
Girl in Commune
Jamie Harris
Jamie Harris
Deptford Jim
Stanley Townsend
Stanley Towns...
Hooker's Driver
Corin Redgrave
Corin Redgrav...
Robert Dixon
Tony Denham
Tony Denham
Detective
Philip Davis
Philip Davis
Detective
Richard Graham
Richard Graha...
Detective
Sean Lawlor
Sean Lawlor
Remand Prison Officer
Daniel Massey
Daniel Massey
Prosecutor
Bosco Hogan
Bosco Hogan
Defense Counsel
John Benfield
John Benfield
Chief PO Barker
Dave Duffy
Dave Duffy
Prison Officer
Mal Whyte
Mal Whyte
Cockney Prisoner
Frank Harper
Frank Harper
Ronnie Smalls
Jer O'Leary
Jer O'Leary
Prisoner John O'Brien
Paul O'Grady
Paul O'Grady
Prisoner
Terry O'Neill
Terry O'Neill
Prisoner
Paterson Joseph
Paterson Jose...
Benbay
Malcolm Tierney
Malcolm Tiern...
Home Office Official
Jonathan Ryan
Jonathan Ryan
Scottish Governor
Denys Hawthorne
Denys Hawthor...
Appeal Judge
Tom Wilkinson
Tom Wilkinson
Appeal Prosecutor
Martin Murphy
Martin Murphy
Detective
Gerard McSorley
Gerard McSorl...
Detective Pavis
Ronan Wilmot
Ronan Wilmot
Paddy Maguire
Peter Howitt
Peter Howitt
Remand Prison Officer
Phil Davis
Phil Davis
Detective
Maclean Burke
Maclean Burke
Young Vincent Maguire
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