Watch Ironweed Online Free With Just A Click

You can watch Ironweed online free from many streaming websites these days.

Note: This is an updated post.

It was written way back in year 2016, when you can watch the free movie “Ironweed” from Paramount Vault.

Then suddenly and sadly, Paramount has removed all the free full-length feature films.

In short no more free movies online from this site.

Now it is all short movie clips and no complete movie to watch.


Ironweed is critically-acclaimed movie directed by Héctor Babenco was released back in 1987. It is based on the 1983 novel by William Kennedy.

Ironweed Book

This book received the 1984 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Kennedy who also wrote the screenplay of this movie.

It ranked at number ninety-two on the Modern Library list of the 100 Best Novels written in English in the 20th Century.

Again this book is also included in the Western Canon of the critic Harold Bloom, under the Chaotic Age: A Canonical Prophecy.

Interestingly, Ironweed was initially rejected by thirteen publishing houses. It was because Kennedy’s earlier two novels “Legs” and  “Billy Phelan’s Greatest Game” were not successful commercially.

watch ironweed online free

The movie stars Jack Nicholson and Meryl Streep. With supporting roles by Carroll Baker, Michael O’Keefe, Diane Venora, Fred Gwynne, Nathan Lane and singer-songwriter Tom Waits.

This American drama film was nominated for both Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Nicholson) and Best Actress in a Leading Role (Streep) in 1988.

Ironweed Movie Plot Summary

The story is set during the Great Depression. It is about the relationship of a homeless couple.

Francis Phelan, an alcoholic vagrant played by Jack Nicholson and Helen Archer, a terminally ill woman acted by Meryl Streep.

As the story goes, Francis Phelan is a washed-up baseball player. In 1910s, he deserted his family when he accidentally dropped his infant son and killed him.

In the film, you will assumed he was drunk at the time, when he killed his son.

It was until later in the story, he claims he was just tired. But he doesn’t understand why no one will believe in his story.

Since then, Phelan has been a bum, punishing himself. In 1983, he wanders back into his hometown of Albany on Halloween.

Phelan seeks out his lover and drinking companion, Helen Archer. The two meet up in a mission and later in a gin mill.

Watch Ironweed Online Free

Forget all those usual streaming sites like, Gomovies or FMovies or Putlocker and the alike.

To watch Ironweed online free in HD 720p, just click here.