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  • The MatchMaker (1997)
  • R
    97 min | Comedy, Romance
The MatchMaker (1997)
R
97 min | Comedy, Romance

Marcy is an assistant to Senator John McGlory, who is having problems with a re-election campaign. Desperate for Irish votes, McGlory's chief of staff Nick sends Marcy to Ireland to trace McGlory's relatives or ancestors. Marcy arrives at ...See moreMarcy is an assistant to Senator John McGlory, who is having problems with a re-election campaign. Desperate for Irish votes, McGlory's chief of staff Nick sends Marcy to Ireland to trace McGlory's relatives or ancestors. Marcy arrives at the village of Ballinagra when it is preparing for an annual Matchmaking Festival. A well-dressed, handsome, single young lady, she becomes the center of attention for two professional matchmakers, Dermot and Millie, as well as for bartender Sean. Written by Anonymous See less
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Greg Dinner (earlier screenplay) | Karen Janszen (screenplay) | Louis Nowra (screenplay) | Graham Linehan (screenplay)
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Oct 3, 1997 (United States)

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49 cast members
Name Known for
Janeane Garofalo
Marcy Tizard Marcy Tizard   See fewer
David O'Hara
Sean Kelly Sean Kelly   See fewer
Milo O'Shea
Dermot O'Brien Dermot O'Brien   See fewer
Jay O. Sanders
Senator John McGlory Senator John McGlory   See fewer
Rosaleen Linehan
Millie O'Dowd Millie O'Dowd   See fewer
Paul Hickey
Declan Kelly Declan Kelly   See fewer
Maria Doyle Kennedy
Sarah Kelly Sarah Kelly   See fewer
Saffron Burrows
Moira Kennedy Kelly Moira Kennedy Kelly   See fewer
Joan Sheehy
Bus Passenger Bus Passenger   See fewer
Anne Gildea
Airport Assistant Airport Assistant   See fewer
Claude Clancy
Michael the Bus Driver Michael the Bus Driver   See fewer
James Ryland
Sergeant Riley Sergeant Riley   See fewer
David King
Local Lad No. 1 Local Lad No. 1   See fewer
Niall McDonnell
Local Lad No. 2 Local Lad No. 2   See fewer
Sinead Murphy
Bettina Bettina   See fewer
David McDonagh
Little Joe Little Joe   See fewer
Peter Dix
Tony with the 45 Minute Tan Tony with the 45 Minute Tan   See fewer
David Kelly
O'Connor O'Connor   See fewer
Alcemi O'Tani
Japanese Bride Japanese Bride   See fewer
Frankie McCafferty
Jimmy 'McGlory' Jimmy 'McGlory'   See fewer
John Joe Murray
Irish Dancer Irish Dancer   See fewer
Stuart Dunne
Head Bang Man Head Bang Man   See fewer
Gerry O'Brien
Fisherman Fisherman   See fewer
Donna O'Faolain
2nd Aran Singer 2nd Aran Singer   See fewer
Jimmy Keogh
O'Hara of Aran Isle O'Hara of Aran Isle   See fewer
Linda Lee
Campaign Assistant Campaign Assistant   See fewer
Joe Dillon
Aran Local Aran Local   See fewer
Ned Dennehy
1st Aran Singer 1st Aran Singer   See fewer
Vincent Walsh
Philip Philip   See fewer
Ellen Ryan
Philip's Friend Philip's Friend   See fewer
Seamus Corcoran
Local Cynic Local Cynic   See fewer
Siobhan Vaughn
Brigid (Fake McGlory) Brigid (Fake McGlory)   See fewer
James Hickey
Paddy Jr. (Fake McGlory) Paddy Jr. (Fake McGlory)   See fewer
Robert Hickey
Michael (fake McGlory) Michael (fake McGlory)   See fewer
Robert Mandan
McGlory Senior McGlory Senior   See fewer
Nancy O'Brien
Journalist Journalist   See fewer
David Ian
'McGlory' MC 'McGlory' MC   See fewer
Holly Beth Billington
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
Ken Cheeseman
Pat (uncredited) Pat (uncredited)   See fewer
John Ferus
Attendant at Political Rally (uncredited) Attendant at Political Rally (uncredited)   See fewer
Scott J. Fisher
Political Supporter (uncredited) Political Supporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Dale Resteghini
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Brian White
Jason (uncredited) Jason (uncredited)   See fewer
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