The Devil's Own (1997)



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Movie Info

A New York cop finds himself playing host to a notorious IRA terrorist who has come to the U.S. to buy weapons to get final revenge upon those responsible for his father's brutal execution.

Rating: R (adult situations/language, violence)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: David Cohen, David Aaron Cohen, Kevin Jarre, Vincent Patrick, Robin Squibb
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 24, 1998
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment


as Tom O'Meara

as Rory Devaney

as Sheila O'Meara

as Edwin Diaz

as Billy Burke

as Peter Fitzsimmons

as Chief Jim Kelly

as Megan Doherty

as Sean Phelan

as Harry Sloan

as Bridget O'Meara

as Morgan O'Meara

as Annie O'Meara

as Martin MacDuff

as young Frankie

as Frankie's father

as Frankie's mother

as Frankie's sister

as customs agent

as teenager

as rookie cop

as Hispanic man

as Hispanic Man

as Hispanic woman

as Joey the bartender

as Jack Fitzsimmons

as the maid

as cousin Eileen

as Aunt Birdie

as Father Canlon

as Irish Musician

as Irish Musician

as Irish Musician

as tour guide

as young Dominican

as masked burglar

as uniformed cop

as detective

as trucker

as Evan Stanley, FBI

as Art Fisher, FBI

as Tom O'Meara
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Critic Reviews for The Devil's Own

All Critics (54) | Top Critics (15)

Though Hour 2's heavy emphasis on physical and emotional confrontations stimulates dramatic momentum, this respectable superstar meeting is finally, of all things, ordinary.

January 1, 2000
USA Today
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Full Review… | July 12, 2002
Globe and Mail
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Full Review… | June 18, 2002
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

The good news is, The Devil's Own doesn't live down to its reputation.

Full Review… | July 19, 2014
The Moving Picture Show

Presents itself as being about Something Important, whereas in fact it is really about nothing very much at all.

Full Review… | January 26, 2010
Antagony & Ecstasy

Finally just another schoolmarmish prestige piece touting America's moral superiority

Full Review… | July 16, 2008
Film Freak Central

Audience Reviews for The Devil's Own

They came from different worlds. They fought for different causes.

Wahida K

Super Reviewer

This has GOT to be the worst movie ever for both Harrison Ford and Brad Pitt. I found myself wondering throughout, "What is this movie even about?"

Jason Owens

Super Reviewer


terrorists kidnapped Harrisons family again! part4584

Coxxie Mild Sauce

Super Reviewer

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