In the Name of the Father (1993)

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.

  • Jim Sheridan
  • Terry George
  • Jim Sheridan
  • Gerry Conlon
themoviedb icon 7.8/10
  • Release Date: 1993-12-12
  • Country: GB, IE
  • Runtime: 133 min
  • Budget: $13,000,000
  • Revenue: $65,796,862

Daniel Day-Lewis

Gerry Conlon

Emma Thompson

Gareth Peirce

Pete Postlethwaite

Giuseppe Conlon

John Lynch

Paul Hill

Beatie Edney

Carole Richardson

Mark Sheppard

Paddy Armstrong

Martin Murphy


Saffron Burrows

Girl in Commune

Jamie Harris

Deptford Jim

Stanley Townsend

Hooker's Driver

Corin Redgrave

Robert Dixon

Gerard McSorley

Detective Pavis

Tony Denham


Philip Davis


Richard Graham


Ronan Wilmot

Paddy Maguire

Peter Howitt

Remand Prison Officer

Sean Lawlor

Remand Prison Officer

Daniel Massey


Bosco Hogan

Defense Counsel

John Benfield

Chief PO Barker

Dave Duffy

Prison Officer

Mal Whyte

Cockney Prisoner

Frank Harper

Ronnie Smalls

Jer O'Leary

Prisoner John O'Brien

Paul O'Grady


Terry O'Neill


Malcolm Tierney

Home Office Official

Jonathan Ryan

Scottish Governor

Denys Hawthorne

Appeal Judge

Tom Wilkinson

Appeal Prosecutor

Phil Davis


Maclean Burke

Young Vincent Maguire
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