The Guard Image
Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 29 Critics

User Score
7.3

Generally favorable reviews- based on 100 Ratings

Summary: The Guard is a comedic, fish-out-of-water tale of murder, blackmail, drug trafficking and rural police corruption, and the two cops who must join forces to take on an international drug-smuggling gang, an unorthodox Irish policeman and a straitlaced FBI agent.(Sony Picture Classics)
Runtime: 96 min
Rating: Rated R for pervasive language, some violence, drug material and sexual content.
Official Site: http://www.sonyclassics.com/theguard/
Production: Crescendo Productions
Genres: Thriller, Comedy
Country: Ireland
Languages: English, Gaelic
Home Release Date: Jan 3, 2012
Director Credit
John Michael McDonagh Director
Writer Credit
John Michael McDonagh Writer
Cast Credit
Brendan Gleeson Sergeant Gerry Boyle
Darren Healy Jimmy Moody
David Wilmot Liam O'Leary
Dominique McElligott Aoife O'Carroll
Don Cheadle FBI Agent Wendell Everett
Fionnula Flanagan Eileen Boyle
Gary Lydon Garda Inspector Gerry Stanton
Katarina Cas Gabriela McBride
Laurence Kinlan Photographer
Liam Cunningham Francis Sheehy
Mark Strong Clive Cornell
Michael Og Lane Eugene Moloney
Pat Shortt Colum Hennessey
Rory Keenan Garda Aidan McBride
Sarah Greene Sinead Mulligan
Producer Credit
Andrew Lowe Producer
Chris Clark Producer
David Nash Executive Producer
Don Cheadle Executive Producer
Ed Guiney Producer
Elizabeth Eves Associate Producer
Flora Fernandez-Marengo Producer
Lee Magiday Associate Producer
Lenore Zerman Executive Producer
Martin McDonagh Executive Producer
Paul Brett Executive Producer
Paul Myler Line Producer
Ralph Kamp Executive Producer
Tim Smith Executive Producer
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