The Boxer

Love is always worth fighting for.

Categories: Drama, Romance
Nineteen-year-old Danny Flynn is imprisoned for his involvement with the I.R.A. in Belfast. He leaves behind his family and his sixteen-year-old girlfriend, Maggie Hamill. Fourteen years later, Danny is released from prison and returns to his old working class neighborhood to resume his life as a boxer.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1997-12-31
Run time: 114 minute / 1:54
Revenue: $16,534,578
Director: Jim Sheridan
Production Companies : Universal Pictures, Hell's Kitchen Films
Production Country: Ireland



Daniel Day-Lewis
as Danny Flynn
Brian Cox
as Joe Hamill
Emily Watson
as Maggie
Ken Stott
as Ike Weir
Gerard McSorley
as Harry
David Hayman
as Joe Hamill's Aide
Kenneth Cranham
as Matt MaGuire
Lorraine Pilkington
as Bride
Niall Shanahan
as Groom
John Wall
as Priest
Maria McDermottroe
as Betty
Eleanor Methven
as Patsy
CiarĂ¡n Fitzgerald
as Liam
Paul Ronan
as Eddie's Cornerman
Liam Carney
as Mr. Walsh
Veronica Duffy
as Mrs. Walsh
Des Braiden
as Mr. Orr
Joan Brosnan Walsh
as Mrs Orr
Ian McElhinney
as Reggie Bell
Brian Milligan
as Ned
Sean Donaghy
as Mickey
Nye Heron
as Eddie's Trainer
Mick Tohill
as Billy Patterson
Clayon Stewart
as Akim
Gavin Kennedy
as Bootsy
Britta Smith
as Mrs Boots
Peter Sheridan
as Peter Mallon
Joan Sheehy
as Agnes
Jer O'Leary
as Timekeeper - London Fight
Mark Mulholland
as Old Man in Gym
John Cowley
as Old Man in Gym
Don Foley
as Old Man in Gym
Vinny Murphy
as Danny's Supporter
Tom Bell
as Mr Maguire (uncredited)
Frances Tomelty
as Mrs Maguire (uncredited)
Brian Morris Production Design

Terry George Writer

Chris Menges Director of Photography

Gerry Hambling Editor

Arthur Lappin Producer

Clive Barrett Editor

Jim Sheridan Director

Jim Sheridan Producer

Jim Sheridan Writer

Maurice Seezer Music
Gavin Friday Music

Costume & Make-Up
Joan Bergin Costume Design

Nuala Moiselle Casting

Costume & Make-Up
Morag Ross Hairstylist

Fiona Daly Art Direction

Costume & Make-Up
Muriel Bell Hairstylist
Melissa Lackersteen Hairstylist
Morna Ferguson Makeup Artist
Jan Archibald Hairstylist
Fiona Hogan Makeup Artist

Richard Earl Art Direction

Costume & Make-Up
Dee Tormey Hairstylist

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