White Irish Drinkers

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White Irish Drinkers
Film poster
Directed byJohn Gray
Produced byJohn Gray
Paul F. Bernard
Melissa Jo Peltier
James Scura
Written byJohn Gray
StarringNick Thurston
Geoffrey Wigdor
Music byMark Snow
The Shillaly Brothers
Michael Campagna & The Average Johnsons
CinematographySeamus Tierney
Edited byNeil Mandelberg
Annus Mirabilis
Distributed byScreen Media Films
Release date
  • September 13, 2010 (2010-09-13) (Toronto International Film Festival)
  • March 25, 2011 (2011-03-25) (United States)
Running time
109 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$31,056[1]

White Irish Drinkers is a 2010 American drama film written and directed by John Gray and starring Nick Thurston and Geoffrey Wigdor.[2]


Brooklyn, 1975: brothers Brian and Danny Leary are looking for a way out of their working-class neighborhood, so they make a pact to rob a local theater on the night of a Rolling Stones concert.


Release and reception[edit]

White Irish Drinkers film premiered at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival and was later picked up for distribution by Screen Media Films.[3] The film was theatrically released on March 26, 2011.[1]

Since premiering at Toronto, the film has won awards at the Manhattan, Chicago United, and Woodstock Film Festivals. The film was also a finalist for the Gotham Festival Genius Award.[4]


  1. ^ a b http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=whiteirishdrinkers.htm Box Office Mojo
  2. ^ http://www.allrovi.com/movies/movie/white-irish-drinkers-v526827
  3. ^ Nigel M Smith (November 10, 2010). "Screen Media Films Takes On "White Irish Drinkers"".
  4. ^ http://www.whiteirishdrinkersthemovie.com/

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