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In the Name of the Father

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8.1/10
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Biography Drama 
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BiographyDramaHistory
Rated: 18+ (R)19932h 13mOn: Cinemax Tags: Based on Books Prison War Country: Ireland 
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A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends fifteen years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence.In the Name of the Father featuring Daniel Day-Lewis and Pete Postlethwaite is streaming on Cinemax, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, and 4 others. It's a biography and drama movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 94% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (144,792 votes).

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Jim Sheridan

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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#550 Ranked Movie

#12 Ranked in Faith & Spirituality Movies

#17 Ranked in Movies on Cinemax

#21 Ranked in Prison Movies

In the Name of the Father has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 94% and a high IMDb audience rating of 8.1 (144,792 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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