Kneecap release date

Kneecap – A Groundbreaking Irish Hip-Hop Biopic

Kneecap is an upcoming biopic that tells the extraordinary story of the Belfast-based hip-hop crew of the same name. Directed by Rich Peppiatt, this film promises to be a raw and authentic portrayal of the group’s rise to fame, their unique style of rapping in their native Irish language, and the challenges they face along the way.

Release Date:

Kneecap is set to hit theaters in the United States on August 2, 2024, distributed by Sony Pictures Classics. The film will also have an Ireland and UK theatrical release, with dates yet to be announced.


The film features an impressive cast, including:

Mogali Bap

Mo Chara

DJ Provai

Michael Fassbender


“Kneecap” follows the incredible journey of the hip-hop crew as they navigate the music industry, social and political issues, and personal challenges. The story takes a turn when fate brings Belfast schoolteacher JJ into the orbit of self-confessed ‘low lifes’, leading to a series of events that will change their lives forever.

Critical Acclaim

“Kneecap” has already garnered critical acclaim, bowing to praise at the Sundance Film Festival in 2024. The film’s authentic portrayal of the group’s story and the raw energy of their performances have been highly praised by critics and audiences alike.


The official trailer has been released, giving viewers a glimpse into the film’s gritty and powerful storytelling. You can watch the trailer here.


“Kneecap” is poised to be one of the most talked-about films of 2024, offering a unique and compelling look into the world of Irish hip-hop and the lives of the artists who have made it their own. With its talented cast, powerful storytelling, and the directorial vision of Rich Peppiatt, this film is a must-see for music lovers and film enthusiasts alike.

Is “Kneecap” based on a true story?

Yes, it is a biopic based on the real-life experiences of the Belfast-based hip-hop crew of the same name.

Will the film feature original music by Kneecap?

While details about the film’s soundtrack have not been officially announced, it is highly likely that “Kneecap” will feature original music by the group, showcasing their unique style of Irish language hip-hop.

How can I watch Kneecap?

Kneecap will be released in theaters across the United States on August 2, 2024. Information about international release dates and potential streaming options will be announced closer to the film’s release.

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