Black Irish


Release Date: October 26, 2007
Running Time: 92 mins.
MPAA Rating: R
Box Office: $6,900.00
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sports


Sixteen-year-old Cole McKay's struggle for independence is put to the test as his South Boston Irish-Catholic family implodes around him. Older brother Terry is descending into a life of drugs and crime, pregnant sister Kathleen is being sent away to cover the shame of unwed motherhood and Cole's father, Desmond, spends his days in a fog of alcohol and self-pity, silently torturing himself over what might have been. The one thing keeping young Cole's head above water is his love of baseball. A talented pitcher, Cole overcomes self-doubt and family indifference to fight his way into the state championships. To get there however, he must make a life and death decision, a decision that will cha...

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Michael Angarano

Brendan Gleeson

Emily VanCamp

Melissa Leo

Michael Rispoli

Scott Winters

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