The Matchmaker

The Matchmaker (1997)

A comedy for the incurably unromantic.

star 6.4/10
From 28 Ratings


Marcy, a worker in the reelection campaign of bumbling Senator John McGlory, is sent to Ireland on a quest to find the Irish ancestry of Sen. McGlory, to help him win the Irish vote. But when Marcy arrives in the small village of Ballinagra, she finds herself in the middle of a matchmaking festival, and the local matchmaker is determined to pair her off with one of the local bachelors.

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  • Janeane Garofalo

    as Marcy Tizard
  • David O'Hara

    as Sean Kelly
  • Denis Leary

    as Nick
  • Milo O’Shea

    as Dermot O'Brien
  • Jay O. Sanders

    as Senator John McGlory
  • Saffron Burrows

    as Moira Kennedy Kelly
Production Nicky Kentish Barnes Line Producer
Production Tim Bevan Producer
Production Eric Fellner Producer
Production Debra Hayward Co-Producer
Production Liza Chasin Co-Producer
Editing Paul Martin Smith Editor
Sound John Altman Original Music Composer
Production Luc Roeg Producer
Art Mark Geraghty Production Design
Writing Louis Nowra Screenplay
Writing Karen Janszen Screenplay
Directing Mark Joffe Director
Camera Ellery Ryan Director of Photography
Art Terry Pritchard Art Direction
Writing Graham Linehan Screenplay
Writing Greg Dinner Screenplay
Costume & Make-Up Howard Burden Costume Design
Production Katy McGuinness Co-Producer
Production Lyn Goleby Executive Producer