Donnybrook is a 2018 American-French drama film directed by Tim Sutton.

Official trailers

IFC Films on Friday, January 25, 2019 released the trailer:
Donnybrook - Official Trailer I HD I IFC Films.

Story intro

Jarhead Earl is a former Marine living with a wife and two kids in a trailer park. Known as a tough guy, he seeks to leave his surroundings in favor of a fresh start for his family, and the only way he sees an out is by winning the Donnybrook, a massive bare-knuckle fight. Earl robs a local gun shop for the money to enter the contest and returns home, encountering Chainsaw Angus (Frank Grillo), a psychotic meth dealer to whom Earl's wife owes money. After a brief struggle, Angus leaves, driven by his sister/accomplice Delia (Margaret Qualley). Earl takes his family and flees the trailer park for the Donnybrook. Angus and Delia return to their cookhouse and see it up in flames. After killing their cooker who escaped the fire, they pay a visit to their partner, Eldon (Pat Healy) seeking money to restart their operation. When he refuses, Angus orders Delia to kill him. She does, but has sex with Eldon first; while doing so, Eldon tells Delia that she should kill Angus instead. Delia kills Eldon, but continues to be abused and belittled by Angus. Eventually, Delia is driven to contemplate suicide, but relents, instead going to Angus and shooting him. Overhearing Earl's plans to enter the Donnybrook earlier, she takes a stash of meth and sets out for the Donnybrook as well. However, Angus is not dead, and after killing an innocent for his car, he vows to find his sister and his meth. Meanwhile, Whalen, a local cop with a drinking problem, is investigating the gun shop robbery as well as the fire at the cookhouse. Running into his ex-girlfriend, she tells him about Angus. Whalen makes taking down Angus his personal mission.

Cast

Frank Grillo
Chainsaw Angus
Margaret Qualley
Delia Angus
James Badge Dale
Whalen
Jamie Bell
Jarhead Earl
Chris Browning
McGill
Adam Bartley
Dote
James Landry Hébert
Poe
Pat Healy
Eldon
David Myers Gregory
Purcell
Alexander Washburn
Moses (as Alex Washburn)
Michael Agee
Police Officer
Kevin Crowley
Kelsen
Rhyan Elizabeth Hanavan
Scout (as Rhyan Hanavan)
Michael King
Bruce
Nathan Neorr
KC
Valerie Jane Parker
Sarah
Jeff Potts
Ed
Dara Tiller
Tammy (as Dara Jade Tiller)
Brent Vimtrup
Potts
Paul Wilson
Wolf Cookie Mike
Ben Aycrigg
Donnybrook Fighter
Sean Casey
Donnybrook Fighter
Nick DeKay
Donnybrook Fighter (as Nicholas DeKay)
Lydia Hand
Donnybrook Fighter
Charles Hicks
Donnybrook Fighter
Thad Holton
Donnybrook Fighter
Travis Howard
Donnybrook Fighter
Jamar Jackson
Donnybrook Fighter
Jorge Longoria
Donnybrook Fighter
T. Ryan Mooney
Donnybrook Fighter
Dalton Moss
Donnybrook Fighter
Jason Myers
Donnybrook Fighter
Brad Nicholas
Donnybrook Fighter
Martin Paris
Donnybrook Fighter
Louis Perry
Donnybrook Fighter
Matthew Reidy
Donnybrook Fighter
Jordan Scott
Donnybrook Fighter
William Sullins
Donnybrook Fighter
Jerrod West
Donnybrook Fighter
Greer Faust
Annie
Gina Dunlap
Family in Park
Mike Dunlap
Family in Park
Delaney Dunlap
Family in Park
Robert Hunley
Skinny Dude
Steve Ploetz
Flat
Sam Portlock
Beetle
Daniel Donley
Truck Stop Tweaker
Sue Hopkins
Grandma
Joe Hensley
Buyer
Kenny McNeal
Henchman
Jupiter Rafael Ruedadeleon
Henchman (as Jupiter Deleon Rueda)
Chris Hahn
Henchman
Bennito Santiago
Henchman

About

Principal photography began on October 23, 2017, in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The film Donnybrook was scheduled to be released on September 7, 2018 (TIFF) and on February 15, 2019 (United States) by IFC Films, GEM Entertainment and Koch Media.

The duration of the film is 101 minutes. The film grossed over $26,284.

The film had received a "R" rating.

Rating

Donnybrook got average rating from critics. But the audience likes the film.

External links

IMDB: Donnybrook

Wikipedia: Donnybrook (film)

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