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The Last of the High Kings (1996)

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104 min | Comedy, Drama

It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the ...See moreIt is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer organising a beach party, having lustful thoughts about two girls he believes are unobtainable and fending off the advances from a visiting American family friend, all whilst coping with his oddball family. Written by Anonymous See less
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Updated Nov 22, 1996

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Apr 10, 1998 (United States)

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Catherine O'Hara
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Jared Leto
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Gabriel Byrne
Jack Griffin Jack Griffin   See fewer
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Stephen Rea
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Colm Meaney
Jim Davern Jim Davern   See fewer
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Lorraine Pilkington
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Jason Barry
Nelson Fitzgerald Nelson Fitzgerald   See fewer
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Emily Mortimer
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Karl Hayden
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Ciarán Fitzgerald
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Renee Weldon
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Des Braiden
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Darren Monks
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Peter Keating
Ray Griffin Ray Griffin   See fewer
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Vincent Walsh
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Lisa Russell
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Mal Whyte
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Kay Creighton
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Gabriel Brady
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Don Wycherley
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Jack Lynch
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6.3 / 10 | 1,634 votes