The Butcher Boy (1998)
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A dark journey into the mind of a troubled Irish boy whose obsession with maintaining his family's honor leads him to commit a gruesome murder and eventually have a nervous breakdown. Starring Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw, and pop-star Sinead O'Connor.… View More
Genres Drama, Suspense
Director Neil Jordan
Starring Eamonn Owens, Fiona Shaw, Stephen Rea, Alan Boyle View More
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Movie Summary

A dark journey into the mind of a troubled Irish boy whose obsession with maintaining his family's honor leads him to commit a gruesome murder and eventually have a nervous breakdown. Starring Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw, and pop-star Sinead O'Connor.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Suspense
Director Neil Jordan
Starring Eamonn Owens, Fiona Shaw, Stephen Rea, Alan Boyle, Andrew Fullerton, Aisling O'Sullivan, Ian Hart, Patrick McCabe, Sinead O'Connor
Studio Name Warner Bros.
Release Date 1998
VUDU Release Date 02/21/2012
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Running Time 110 minutes
Language English
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