In the Name of the Father

In the Name of the Father (1993)

Falsely accused. Wrongly imprisoned. He fought for justice to clear his father’s name.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1993-12-12
  • User Rating: 7.9/10 from 889 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 13min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Hell's Kitchen Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, Ireland
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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.

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  • Daniel Day-Lewis

    as Gerry Conlon
  • Pete Postlethwaite

    as Giuseppe Conlon
  • Emma Thompson

    as Gareth Peirce
  • John Lynch

    as Paul Hill
  • Corin Redgrave

    as Robert Dixon
  • Beatie Edney

    as Carole Richardson
  • John Benfield

    as Chief PO Barker
  • Paterson Joseph

    as Benbay
  • Marie Jones

    as Sarah Conlon
  • Gerard McSorley

    as Detective Pavis
  • Frank Harper

    as Ronnie Smalls
  • Mark Sheppard

    as Paddy Armstrong
  • Don Baker

    as Joe McAndrew
  • Martin Murphy

    as Detective
  • Alison Crosbie

    as Girl in Pub
  • Philip King

    as Guildford Soldier
  • Nye Heron

    as IRA Man 1
  • Anthony Brophy

    as Danny
  • Frankie McCafferty

    as Tommo
  • Paul Warriner

    as Soldier
  • Julian Walsh

    as Soldier
  • Stuart Wolfenden

    as Soldier
  • Jo Connor

    as Bin Lady
  • Karen Carlisle

    as Female Rioter
  • Fiona Daly

    as IRA Woman
  • Saffron Burrows

    as Girl in Commune
  • Jamie Harris

    as Deptford Jim
  • Britta Smith

    as Annie Maguire
  • Stanley Townsend

    as Hooker's Driver
  • Tim Perrin

    as Detective
  • Tony Denham

    as Detective
  • Rob Spendlove

    as Detective
  • Phil Davis

    as Detective
  • Richard Graham

    as Detective
  • Oliver Maguire

    as Detective
  • Rachael Dowling

    as Policewoman
  • Tina Kellegher

    as Policewoman
  • Ronan Wilmot

    as Paddy Maguire
  • Alistair Findlay

    as Forensic Scientist
  • Peter Howitt

    as Remand Prison Officer
  • Sean Lawlor

    as Remand Prison Officer
  • Brian de Salvo

    as Remand Prison Officer
  • Luke Hayden

    as Remand Prison Officer
  • Aiden Grennell

    as Trial Judge
  • Daniel Massey

    as Prosecutor
  • Bosco Hogan

    as Defense Counsel
  • Dave Duffy

    as Prison Officer
  • Mal Whyte

    as Cockney Prisoner
  • Marcus Lynch

    as Cockney Prisoner
  • Jer O'Leary

    as Prisoner John O'Brien
  • Paul O'Grady

    as Prisoner
  • Terry O'Neill

    as Prisoner
  • Malcolm Tierney

    as Home Office Official
  • Peter Sheridan

    as Priest
  • Alan Barry

    as Archivist Jenkins
  • Jonathan Ryan

    as Scottish Governor
  • Tom Wilkinson

    as Appeal Prosecutor
  • Denys Hawthorne

    as Appeal Judge
  • Maclean Burke

    as Young Vincent Maguire
Crew Francis Ford Coppola Thanks
Crew Marlon Brando Thanks
Crew Al Pacino Thanks
Production Patsy Pollock Casting
Writing Terry George Screenplay
Production Terry George Co-Executive Producer
Production Gabriel Byrne Executive Producer
Sound Trevor Jones Original Music Composer
Camera Peter Biziou Director of Photography
Crew Peter Biziou Cinematography
Visual Effects Kent Houston Visual Effects
Editing Gerry Hambling Editor
Directing Jean Bourne Script Supervisor
Art Caroline Amies Production Design
Sound Kieran Horgan Sound mixer
Sound Ron Davis Sound Editor
Crew Bill Weston Stunts Coordinator
Production Arthur Lappin Co-Producer
Production Mary Alleguen Production Manager
Writing Jim Sheridan Screenplay
Directing Jim Sheridan Director
Production Jim Sheridan Producer
Directing Gerry Toomey Assistant Director
Production Nye Heron Associate Producer
Writing Gerry Conlon Book
Crew Susan Jacobs Thanks
Art Rick Butler Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Joan Bergin Costume Design
Directing Simon Moseley Assistant Director
Production Nuala Moiselle Casting
Production Frank Moiselle Casting
Camera Martin Body Camera Operator
Crew Patrick Condren Stunts
Production Christian McWilliams Location Manager
Art Grania O'Shannon Location Scout
Costume & Make-Up Orla Carrol Hairstylist
Lighting Noel Cullen Electrician
Camera Des Whelan Camera Operator
Production Beverley Keogh Casting
Visual Effects Joss Williams Special Effects Supervisor
Camera Jonathan Hession Still Photographer
Crew Gerry Johnston Special Effects
Production Kathy Sykes Production Manager
Costume & Make-Up Sue Wain Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Anne Dunne Hairstylist
Art Russ Bailey Construction Coordinator
Crew Alan Walsh Stunts
Lighting Louis Conroy Gaffer
Camera John Murphy Grip
Crew James Hickey Legal Services
Costume & Make-Up Toni Delaney Makeup Artist
Lighting Peter Bloor Lighting Technician
Editing Peter Hunt Color Timer
Crew George A. Fleming Thanks