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The Crying Game

The Crying Game is about the main character Fergus' experiences as a member of the IRA, his brief but meaningful encounter with Jody who is held prisoner by the group, and his unexpected romantic relationship with Jody's girlfriend, Dil whom Fergus promised Jody he would protect. Events force Fergus to decide what he wants for the future, and ultimately what his nature dictates that he must ...

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Released: Sep 2nd, 1992
Budget: N/A
Revenue: N/A

The Crying Game Main Cast

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Forest Whitaker
Forest Whitaker
plays Jody
Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richardson
plays Jude
Stephen Rea (i)
Stephen Rea (i)
plays Fergus
Adrian Dunbar
Adrian Dunbar
plays Maguire
Breffni McKenna
Breffni McKenna
plays Tinker
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Movie Goof (audio/visual unsynchronized): During the scene shot at Balbriggan County, Dublin, a Northern Ireland Railways GM locomotive 113 passes in the background, with a passenger train. The sound dubbed in is a British Rail HST railcar set, which is quite different. The sound effect is also too short; most of the train passes silently.
  • SPOILER: The film was turned down by all the studios because they thought "the twist" in the film would turn viewers off; in fact it became why many went to the movie.
  • Neil Jordan originally intended to title the film "The soldier's wife", however he was advised by his friend Stanley Kubrick to change it. Kubrick recommended this change because he believed that films with either religious or military titles usually deterred audiences and were often financial failures (something that Jordan had experienced when his religiously titled movies The Miracle and We're No Angels flopped at the box office). Jordan selected the new title title from a 1960s hit British pop song.
  • Jaye Davidson was found for the role of Dil while in a bar.
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