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A Prayer for the Dying (1987)

A Prayer for the Dying
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Mickey Rourke Mickey Rourke
Martin Fallon
Bob Hoskins Bob Hoskins
Father Michael Da Costa
Alan Bates Alan Bates
Jack Meehan
Christopher Fulford Christopher Fulford
Billy Meehan
Liam Neeson Liam Neeson
Liam Docherty
Leonard Termo Leonard Termo
Camille Coduri Camille Coduri
Jenny Fox

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Jack Higgins Jack Higgins
Edmund Ward Edmund Ward
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Description: Martin Fallon is an IRA bomber who tries to blow up a troop truck but instead kills a bus load of school children. He loses heart and quits the movement and goes to London trying to leave the U.K. and start a new life. The IRA wants him back (he knows too much) and the local crime boss, Meehan, will only help him if he performs one last hit, on a rival crime boss. When Fallon does perform the hit, he is seen by a catholic priest. He refuses to kill an innocent again and must find a way to escape the police without killing the priest who can identify him. Written by John Vogel ... (more)
Release date: 11 September 1987
UPC: 027616883131
Tags: Drama (3), Terrorism (2), Gangster (2), 1987 (2), Silencer (1), Political (1), Blind Woman (1), Crime (1), England (1), Action Hero (1), Violence (1), Blindness (1), Murder (1), Beautiful Woman (1), Irish Republican Army (1), Sort (1), Independent Film (1), SnP (1), 1980s (1), Funeral (1)
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