The Butcher BoyFebruary 20, 1998

Comedy Drama Similar movies

Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie to grow up are immense. When Francie's world turns to madness, he tries to counter it with further insanity, with dire consequences.

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  • Francie Brady Eamonn Owens
  • Joe Purcell Alan Boyle
  • Mrs. Nugent Fiona Shaw
  • Phillip Nugent Andrew Fullerton
  • Da Brady Stephen Rea
  • Ma Brady Aisling O'Sullivan
  • Leddy Peter Gowen
  • Sergeant Sean McGinley
  • Dr. Boyd John Kavanagh
  • Mrs. Canning Rosaleen Linehan
  • Mrs. Coyle Anita Reeves
  • Uncle Arlo Ian Hart
  • Father Dom Niall Buggy
  • Bogman #1 Gregg Fitzgerald
  • Our Lady/Colleen Sinéad O'Connor
  • Father Bubbles Brendan Gleeson
  • Father Sullivan Milo O’Shea
  • Mr Purcell Ardal O'Hanlon
  • Gardener Tom Hickey
  • Mary Gina Moxley
  • Charlie McGlone Joe Pilkington
  • Mrs McGlone Anne O'Neill
  • Mr Nugent John Olohan
  • Buttsy Mikel Murfi
  • Devlin Brendan Conroy
  • Dublin Man Jer O'Leary
  • Dublin Cafe Woman Pat Leavy
  • Dublin Shopkeeper Janet Moran
  • Man on Tractor Paraic Breathnach
  • Bogman #2 John Finegan
  • Bogman #3 Gavin Kelty
  • Bogman #4 Eoin Chaney
  • Bogman in Mental Hospital Tony Rohr
  • Bogman in Hospital Dermot Healy
  • Psychiatrist #1 Sean Hughes
  • Psychiatrist #2 Gerard McSorley
  • Man in Well Birdy Sweeney
  • Policeman Ronan Wilmot
  • Jimmy the Skite Pat McCabe
  • Mrs Thompson Marie Mullen
  • Alien Priest Macdara Ó Fátharta
  • Priest at College Stuart Graham
  • Detective Vinnie McCabe
  • Girl in Shooting Gallery Áine McEneaney
  • Girl in Shooting Gallery Siobhan McElvaney
  • Mr Caffolla Paolo Tullio
  • Boy in Fountain Ciaran Owens
  • Boy in Fountain Shane O'Connor

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Movie Info

run time(min.)110
popularity1
vote score6.80
Production Countries
Spoken Languages
English Gaeilge
Released
budget-
revenue1,995,910
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Geffen Pictures Warner Bros. Warner Bros. Pictures
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