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DramaCrime18+ (R)19982h 4m
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The General (1998)

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Drama Crime Rated: 18+ (R)19982h 4m

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.The General featuring Brendan Gleeson and Adrian Dunbar is free on Tubi, free on PlutoTV, free on Plex, and 1 other. It's a crime and drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (8,912 votes).

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#24,325 Ranked Movie

#358 Ranked in Gangster Movies

#677 Ranked in Based On True Story Movies

#1985 Ranked in Crime Movies

The General has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.2 (8,912 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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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.

Age rating: 18+ (R)
Runtime: 2h 4m

Extra Information

Related Genres: DramaCrime
Country of origin: IrelandUnited Kingdom
Available to watch on: Free Services
Original Release Date: Dec 18, 1998