The Last of the High Kings

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 1996
  • Running time: 104 min
In the summer after he finishes high school, Frankie Griffin (Jared Leto) nervously awaits the results of his college entrance examinations, positive he's failed, while he struggles to get through a long season full of challenges. read more
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In the summer after he finishes high school, Frankie Griffin (Jared Leto) nervously awaits the results of his college entrance examinations, positive he's failed, while he struggles to get through a long season full of challenges. Over the summer months, he deals with his mother's (Catherine O'Hara) and father's (Gabriel Byrne) high expectations, admires two teenage girls from afar, plans the perfect party, and fights off unwanted attention from an American tourist (Christina Ricci).

Original Release

11/22/1996

US Release

04/10/1998

Cast

Catherine O'Hara Cathleen
Jared Leto Frankie Griffin
Christina Ricci Erin
Gabriel Byrne Jack Griffin
Stephen Rea Cab Driver
Colm Meaney Jim Davern
Jason Barry Nelson Fitzgerald
Emily Mortimer Romy Thomas
Lorraine Pilkington Jayne Wayne
Karl Hayden Hopper Delaney
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

David Keating

Writers

Gabriel Byrne, David Keating, Ferdia MacAnna

Cast

Catherine O'Hara Cathleen
Jared Leto Frankie Griffin
Christina Ricci Erin
Gabriel Byrne Jack Griffin
Stephen Rea Cab Driver
Colm Meaney Jim Davern
Jason Barry Nelson Fitzgerald
Emily Mortimer Romy Thomas
Lorraine Pilkington Jayne Wayne
Karl Hayden Hopper Delaney
Ciarán Fitzgerald Noelie Griffin
Renee Weldon Maggie Griffin
Des Braiden Teacher
Darren Monks Davy Dudley
Peter Keating Ray Griffin
Alexandra Haughey Dawn Griffin
Vincent Walsh Bobby Gallo
Kevin Russell Figgis Twin #1
Lisa Russell Figgis Twin #2
Mal Whyte Mr. Figgis

Producers

Gabriel Byrne Executive Producer
Paul Feldsher Executive Producer
Keith Northrop Executive Producer
Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
John Wolstenholme Executive Producer
Lars Kolvig Producer
Alan Moloney Producer
Martha O'Neill Producer
Tim Palmer Producer

Editors

Ray Lovejoy

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