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The Field (1990)

PG-13
107 min | Drama, Thriller

"Bull" McCabe's family has farmed a field for generations, sacrificing endlessly for the sake of the land, and when the widow, who owns the field, decides to sell the field in a public auction, McCabe knows that he must own it. But while ...See more"Bull" McCabe's family has farmed a field for generations, sacrificing endlessly for the sake of the land, and when the widow, who owns the field, decides to sell the field in a public auction, McCabe knows that he must own it. But while no one in the village would dare bid against him, an American with deep pockets decides that he needs the field to build a highway. The Bull and his son decide to convince the American to give up bidding on the field, but things go horribly wrong. Written by Kathy Li See less
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Jim Sheridan (screenplay) | John B. Keane (play)
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IEP5,000,000
Opening weekend
$27,948
Gross (US & Canada)
$1,494,399
Gross (World)
$1,494,399
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Release date
Mar 1991 (United States)

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Richard Harris
'Bull' McCabe 'Bull' McCabe   See fewer
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Sean Bean
Tadgh McCabe Tadgh McCabe   See fewer
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Brenda Fricker
Maggie McCabe Maggie McCabe   See fewer
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John Hurt
Bird' O'Donnell Bird' O'Donnell   See fewer
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Ruth McCabe
Tinker Woman Tinker Woman   See fewer
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Jer O'Leary
Tinker Girl's Father Tinker Girl's Father   See fewer
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John Cowley
Flanagan Flanagan   See fewer
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Ronan Wilmot
Tinker Tinker   See fewer
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Jenny Conroy
Katie - The Tinker Girl Katie - The Tinker Girl   See fewer
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Joan Sheehy
2nd Tinker Woman 2nd Tinker Woman   See fewer
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Sean McGinley
Father Chris Doran Father Chris Doran   See fewer
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Malachy McCourt
Sergeant Sergeant   See fewer
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Frank McDonald
Quarryman Quarryman   See fewer
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Brendan Gleeson
Quarryman Quarryman   See fewer
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Tom Berenger
Peter - The American Peter - The American   See fewer
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Eamon Keane
Dan Paddy Andy Dan Paddy Andy   See fewer
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Sara Jane Scaife
McRoarty Girl McRoarty Girl   See fewer
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David Wilmot
Boy at Dance Boy at Dance   See fewer
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Rachael Dowling
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Sarah Cronin-Stanley
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Peadar Lamb
Paddy Joe O'Reilly Paddy Joe O'Reilly   See fewer
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Áine Ní Mhuirí
Priest's Housekeeper Priest's Housekeeper   See fewer
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Máirtín Jaimsie
Villager Villager   See fewer
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Tom Jordan
Villager Villager   See fewer
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Bina McLoughlin
Villager Villager   See fewer
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Spencer Callahan
Villager (uncredited) Villager (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.4 / 10 | 5,115 votes