Michael Collins

Michael Collins (1996)

Ireland, 1916. His Dreams Inspired Hope. His Words Ignited Passion. His Courage Forged A Nation's Destiny.

  • Genre: War, Drama, Thriller, History
  • Release Date: 1996-10-25
  • User Rating: 6.9/10 from 446 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 12min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Geffen Pictures
  • Production Country: Ireland, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: Neil Jordan
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Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.

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  • Liam Neeson

    as Michael Collins
  • Aidan Quinn

    as Harry Roland
  • Stephen Rea

    as Ned Broy
  • Alan Rickman

    as Eamon de Valera
  • Julia Roberts

    as Kitty Kiernan
  • Ian Hart

    as Joe O'Reilly
  • Brendan Gleeson

    as Liam Tobin
  • Stuart Graham

    as Tom Cullen
  • Sean McGinley

    as Smith
  • Gerard McSorley

    as Cathal Brugha
  • Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    as Collin's Assassin
  • Charles Dance

    as Soames
  • Richard Ingram

    as British Officer
  • John Kenny

    as Patrick Pearse
  • Ronan McCairbre

    as Thomas MacDonagh
  • Jer O'Leary

    as Thomas Clarke
  • Mike Dwyer

    as James Connolly
  • Martin Murphy

    as Captain Lee-Wilson
  • Gary Whelan

    as Hoey
  • Frank O'Sullivan

    as Kavanagh
  • Frank Laverty

    as Sean McKeoin
  • Owen O'Neill

    as Rory O'Connor
  • Liam De Staic

    as Austin Stack
  • Owen Roe

    as Arthur Griffith
  • Paul Bennett

    as Cosgrave
  • Claude Clancy

    as Vaughan's Hotel Clerk
  • Paul Hickey

    as Dublin Castle Soldier
  • Tom Murphy

    as Vinny Byrne
  • David Gorry

    as Charlie Dalton
  • Gary Lydon

    as Squad Youth #1
  • David Wilmot

    as Squad Youth #2
  • Joe Hanley

    as Squad Man #1
  • Colm Coogan

    as Squad Man #2
  • Aiden Grennell

    as Chaplain at Lincoln Jail
  • Dave Seymour

    as Lincoln Taxi Driver
  • Ian McElhinney

    as Belfast Detective
  • Tony Clarkin

    as Soldier on Station
  • Luke Hayden

    as McCrae
  • Gary Powell

    as Black and Tan on Lorry
  • Max Hafler

    as Black and Tan on Lorry
  • Laura Brennan

    as Rosie
  • Aidan Kelly

    as Gresham Hotel Bellboy
  • Jim Isherwood

    as Man Following Broy
  • Michael James Ford

    as Black and Tan
  • Mal Whyte

    as Officer in Bath
  • Martin Phillips

    as Officer in Bed
  • Aisling O'Sullivan

    as Girl in Bed
  • Malcolm Douglas

    as Officer in Park
  • Brian 'Joker' Mulvey

    as Croke Park Hurler
  • Frank Patterson

    as Tenor in Restaurant
  • Peter O'Brien

    as Pianist in Restaurant
  • Michael McCabe

    as Journalist
  • Vinnie McCabe

    as Speaker in the Dail
  • Alan Stanford

    as Vice-Consul McCready
  • Gary Mullan

    as Young Gunman
  • Barry Barnes

    as Free State Soldier
  • Denis Conway

    as Republican #1
  • Don Wycherley

    as Republican #2
  • Paraic Breathnach

    as Santry the Blacksmith
  • Terry Woods

    as Drinker in Pub
  • Conor Breen

    as Drunk (uncredited)
  • Lesley Conroy

    as Party Guest (uncredited)
  • Karl Dawson

    as Tenament Boy (uncredited)
  • Alan Joyce

    as Tenement Tenant (uncredited)
  • Gareth Molan

    as Tenement Boy (uncredited)
  • Deirdre Mulrooney

    as Woman (uncredited)
  • Joe Redmond

    as Kid with Gun (uncredited)
  • Jean Kennedy Smith

    as Woman That Gives Directions to Collins (uncredited)
Production Stephen Woolley Producer
Directing Neil Jordan Director
Camera Chris Menges Director of Photography
Sound Elliot Goldenthal Original Music Composer
Editing J. Patrick Duffner Editor
Art Anthony Pratt Production Design
Art Cliff Robinson Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Sandy Powell Costume Design
Sound Kieran Horgan Production Sound Mixer
Editing Tony Lawson Editor
Sound Stephen McLaughlin Scoring Mixer
Sound Matthias Gohl Music Arranger
Sound Matthias Gohl Music Producer
Production Redmond Morris Co-Producer
Production Lynn Goldman Production Supervisor
Writing Neil Jordan Writer
Production Susie Figgis Casting
Art Arden Gantly Art Direction
Art Jonathan McKinstry Art Direction
Art Malcolm Middleton Supervising Art Director
Art Alan Siggins Set Painter
Art Josie MacAvin Set Decoration
Crew Greg Powell Stunt Coordinator