TOMMY’S HONOUR Rating: PG (for thematic elements, some suggestive material, language and smoking)
Directed By: Jason Connery
Written By: Pamela Marin, Kevin Cook
In Theaters: Apr 14, 2017 Limited
Runtime: 112 minutes
Studio: Roadside Attractions
REVIEW OF TOMMY’S HONOUR (2016)
Tommy’s Honour is a 2016 historical drama movie depicting the lives and careers of, and the complex relationship between, the pioneering Scottish golfing champions Old Tom Morris and his son Young Tom Morris. The film is directed by Jason Connery, and the father and son are portrayed by Peter Mullan and Jack Lowden. The film won Best Feature Film at the 2016 British Academy Scotland Awards.
The screenplay, written by Pamela Marin and Kevin Cook, is based on Cook’s 2007 book, Tommy’s Honor: The Story of Old Tom Morris and Young Tom Morris, Golf’s Founding Father and Son. The book won the Herbert Warren Wind Book Award as the best golf book of 2007, was one of the five books that Sports Illustrated selected as the “Books of the Year” in 2007, and was #32 of “the 50 best sports books ever written” selected by The Telegraph.
Set against the early days of the sport and stunning landscape of Scotland, TOMMY’S HONOUR is based on the intimate and powerfully moving true story of the challenging relationship between “Old” Tom Morris (BAFTA winner Peter Mullan) and “Young” Tommy Morris (Jack Lowden, DUNKIRK, ’71, DENIAL), the dynamic father-son team who ushered in the modern game of golf. As their fame grew exponentially, Tom and Tommy, Scotland’s Golf Royalty, were touched by drama and personal tragedy. At first matching his father’s success, Tommy’s talent and fame grew to outshine his father’s accomplishments as the founder of……
CRITICAL RESPONSE TOMMY’S HONOUR (2016)
On the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the movie has an approval rating of 88%, based on 8 reviews, with an average rating of 6/10. and In Metacritic, there is no rating of that movie. In IMDb, The movie got the average rating of 7.6/10 on the based off 36 reviews