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In the Name of the Father (1993)

R
133 min | Biography, Drama

A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them.
Writers
Gerry Conlon (autobiographical book "Proved Innocent") | Terry George (screenplay) | Jim Sheridan (screenplay)
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Budget
$ 13,000,000
Gross (USA)
$ 25,010,410
Gross (World)
$ 40,700,000
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Release date
Feb 25, 1994 (United States)

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8.1 / 10 | 134,459 votes