The Crying Game

$62m

DBO
18 1991 112 minutes Facebook

Synopsis

An unlikely friendship develops between a kidnapped British soldier and his captor, an IRA volunteer named Fergus. When the hostage-taking ends up going horribly wrong, Fergus escapes and heads to London, where he seeks out and begins dating the soldier's lover, a hairdresser named Dil, who knows nothing about Fergus' IRA background. But there are some things about Dil that Fergus doesn't know either.

Credits

Awards

1993 Golden Globes

Nominated

  • Best Film - Drama

1993 Academy Awards

Nominated

  • Best Picture

1993 Academy Awards

Winner

  • Best Screenplay - Original

Nominated

  • Best Actor - Supporting Role
  • Best Editing
  • Best Actor - Leading Role
  • Best Director

Featured Clips

The Crying Game - The Hood's Off

The Crying Game - The Hood's Off

When Fergus removes Jody's hood, he reveals more than just his face. In this scene: Fergus (Stephen Rea), Jude (Miranda Richardson), Jody (Forest Whitaker)

The Crying Game - Keep The Faith

The Crying Game - Keep The Faith

When a person from his past shows up at his apartment, Dil is reminded he's not the only one with a big secret. In this scene: Fergus (Stephen Rea), Jude (Miranda Richardson)

The Crying Game - Official Trailer (HD)

The Crying Game - Official Trailer (HD)

An unlikely friendship develops between a kidnapped British soldier and his captor, an IRA volunteer named Fergus. When the hostage-taking ends up going horribly wrong, Fergus escapes and heads to London, where he seeks out and begins dating the soldier's lover, a hairdresser named Dil, who knows nothing about Fergus' IRA background. But there are some things about Dil that Fergus doesn't know either. Starring, in alphabetical order: Forest Whitaker, Jaye Davidson, Jim Broadbent, Miranda Richardson, Stephen Rea

The Crying Game - Jude

The Crying Game - Jude

Jody meets a new girl, Jude, and while he's having fun getting hot and heavy at the carnival, Jude's associates have other plans in mind. In this scene: Jody (Forest Whitaker), Jude (Miranda Richardson), Fergus (Stephen Rea)

The Crying Game - Do Something for Me?

The Crying Game - Do Something for Me?

To protect Dil, Fergus, now going by Jimmie, asks her to make a drastic change. In this scene: Dil (Jaye Davidson), Fergus (Stephen Rea)

The Crying Game - The Scorpion and the Frog

The Crying Game - The Scorpion and the Frog

In an attempt to regain Fergus's sympathies, Jody tells his kindest captor an old parable. In this scene: Fergus (Stephen Rea), Jody (Forest Whitaker), Jude (Miranda Richardson)

The Crying Game - Followed

The Crying Game - Followed

An uninvited dinner companion threatens more the just Jimmie and Dil's appetites. In this scene: Jude (Miranda Richardson), Fergus (Stephen Rea), Dil (Jaye Davidson), Col (Jim Broadbent)

The Crying Game - Thank You Handsome

The Crying Game - Thank You Handsome

When Jody's captors check in on him, they quickly realize he knows more , and is angrier , than they expected. In this scene: Fergus (Stephen Rea), Jude (Miranda Richardson), Jody (Forest Whitaker)

The Crying Game - Superstitious

The Crying Game - Superstitious

After a few drinks, Dil and Jimmie move to her place and things really start heating up. In this scene: Dil (Jaye Davidson), Fergus (Stephen Rea)

Now Playing: The Crying Game - The Hood's Off
Starring: Stephen Rea, Miranda Richardson, Forest Whitaker

When Fergus removes Jody's hood, he reveals more than just his face. In this scene: Fergus (Stephen Rea), Jude (Miranda Richardson), Jody (Forest Whitaker)