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The General (1998)

R
124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

The real-life story of Dublin folk hero and criminal Martin Cahill, who pulled off two daring robberies in Ireland with his team, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the I.R.A., the U.V.F., and members of his own team.
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John Boorman | Paul Williams (novel "The General")
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$ 26,771
Gross (USA)
$ 1,211,865
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Dec 18, 1998 (United States)

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70 cast members
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Brendan Gleeson
Martin Cahill Martin Cahill   See fewer
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Adrian Dunbar
Noel Curley Noel Curley   See fewer
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Jon Voight
Inspector Ned Kenny Inspector Ned Kenny   See fewer
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Tom Murphy
Willie Byrne Willie Byrne   See fewer
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Harry (as Vinnie Murphy) Harry (as Vinnie Murphy)   See fewer
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Orla (as Roxanna Williams) Orla (as Roxanna Williams)   See fewer
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Pat Laffan
Police Sgt. Patrick Higgins Police Sgt. Patrick Higgins   See fewer
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Eamonn Owens
Young Martin Cahill Young Martin Cahill   See fewer
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Colleen O'Neill
Patricia Patricia   See fewer
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Maebh Gorby
Sylvie Sylvie   See fewer
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Frank Melia
Lawless Lawless   See fewer
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Ronan Wilmot
James Donovan James Donovan   See fewer
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Lynn Cahill
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David Wilmot
Assassin Assassin   See fewer
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Stephen Brennan
Arthur Ryan Arthur Ryan   See fewer
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Don Wycherley
Henry Mackie (as Don Wicherley) Henry Mackie (as Don Wicherley)   See fewer
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Pat Kinevane
Desk Guard Desk Guard   See fewer
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IRA Man 1 IRA Man 1   See fewer
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IRA Man 2 (as Patrick Condron) IRA Man 2 (as Patrick Condron)   See fewer
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Young Anthony Young Anthony   See fewer
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Frank Laverty
Garda 1 Garda 1   See fewer
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Anne Kent
Mrs. Cahill Mrs. Cahill   See fewer
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Donncha Crowley
1962 Priest (as Donnacha Crowley) 1962 Priest (as Donnacha Crowley)   See fewer
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Darragh Kelly
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Anthony Fox
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Young Hood 5 (as Ger Kearny) Young Hood 5 (as Ger Kearny)   See fewer
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Karl Deegan
Garda 4 Garda 4   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 7,291 votes