The Butcher Boy (1998)

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.

Directing:
  • Neil Jordan

Writing:
  • Neil Jordan
  • Pat McCabe

Stars:
Release Date: 1998-02-20
themoviedb icon 6.8/10
  • Country: GB
  • Language: Gaeilge | English
  • Runtime: 110
  • Revenue: $1,995,911
Fiona Shaw
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Mrs. Nugent
Stephen Rea
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Da Brady
Niall Buggy
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Father Dom
John Kavanagh
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Dr. Boyd
Sean McGinley
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Ian Hart
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Uncle Arlo
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Brendan Gleeson
Brendan Glees...
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Milo O'Shea
Milo O'Shea
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Ardal O'Hanlon
Ardal O'Hanlo...
Mr Purcell
Tom Hickey
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Gardener
Gina Moxley
Gina Moxley
Mary
Brendan Conroy
Brendan Conro...
Devlin
Jer O'Leary
Jer O'Leary
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Tony Rohr
Tony Rohr
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Gerard McSorley
Gerard McSorl...
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Birdy Sweeney
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Pat McCabe
Pat McCabe
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Macdara Ó Fátharta
Macdara Ó Fát...
Alien Priest
Stuart Graham
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Vinnie McCabe
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Ciaran Owens
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Milo O’Shea
Milo O’Shea
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