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The Best Years (2013)

96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Peace is declared in Northern Ireland after thirty years of troubles. The criminal empires that have existed during the troubles can no longer operate and are being shut down. George is released from prison and returns to his old working ...See morePeace is declared in Northern Ireland after thirty years of troubles. The criminal empires that have existed during the troubles can no longer operate and are being shut down. George is released from prison and returns to his old working class neighbourhood to resume his life and steer clear of trouble which includes his best friend Emmet. Nadine has also come back to Derry after many years away, she is the estranged daughter of the resident crime boss Simon McKnight and also George first love. When Emmet finds a bag of money belonging to a ruthless loyalist hit-man Giggles, George is compelled to help him one last time to return it. This step is too far and they are forced to enlist the help of a gang from the other side of the community. Written by Danny Ogle See less
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Apr 25, 2013 (United Kingdom)

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19 cast members
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Connor Barr
Burger Van Vendor Burger Van Vendor   See fewer
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Leon Bearman
Jerome Jackson Jerome Jackson   See fewer
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Nigel Boyle
Dougie Dougie   See fewer
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Ayden Callaghan
Frank Mallone Frank Mallone   See fewer
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Penelope Driver
Club promotional model Club promotional model   See fewer
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Jason Gerard
George Best George Best   See fewer
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Richard Hawley
Detective Sergeant Torks Detective Sergeant Torks   See fewer
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Matt Healy
Jackie 'Giggles' McGarrigle Jackie 'Giggles' McGarrigle   See fewer
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Forest Joanna
Girl in Commercial Girl in Commercial   See fewer
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Slaine Kelly
Atlanta Earle Atlanta Earle   See fewer
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Martin Kemp
Simon McKnight Simon McKnight   See fewer
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Kate Korbel
Nightclub dancer Nightclub dancer   See fewer
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Anna Nightingale
Nadine McKnight Nadine McKnight   See fewer
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Danny Ogle
Arthur Clock Arthur Clock   See fewer
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Marc Pickering
Emmet Nelis Emmet Nelis   See fewer
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Enn Reitel
Father Jude Best Father Jude Best   See fewer
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Amanda Smith
Restaurant diner Restaurant diner   See fewer
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Jilly St. John
Melanie Melanie   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 329 votes