Irish Filmsby Patrickmind | created - 07 Jun 2013 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
My listing and some of the best and not so best films made in Ireland.
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2. The Quare Fellow (1962)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama
Thomas Crimmins is a new warder, or guard, in an Irish prison. He is young, naive, and idealistic, determined to serve his country by his part in meting out justice to criminals. His ... See full summary »
3. Parked (III) (2010)
94 min | Drama
Fred Daly returns to Ireland with nowhere to live but his car. Then dope-smoking 21-year-old Cathal parks beside him, and brightens up his lonely world. Encouraged by Cathal, Fred meets ... See full summary »
4. Stella Days (2011)
TV-14 | 100 min | Drama
A small town cinema in rural Ireland becomes the setting for a dramatic struggle between faith and passion, Rome and Hollywood and a man and his conscience.
7. Falling for a Dancer (1998 TV Movie)
Unrated | 50 min | Drama, Romance
Romantic drama set in rural Ireland of the 1930s. The story begins when 19-year-old Elizabeth has a brief fling with an actor and falls pregnant. Community pressure forces her to marry a ... See full summary »
10. The General (1998)
R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The real-life story of Dublin folk hero and criminal Martin Cahill, who pulled off two daring robberies in Ireland with his team, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the IRA, the UVF and members of his own team.
Votes: 7,150 | Gross: $1.21M
11. Perrier's Bounty (2009)
R | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A gangster named Perrier looks to exact his revenge on a trio of fugitives responsible for the accidental death of one of his cronies.
Votes: 5,620 | Gross: $0.00M
12. Song for a Raggy Boy (2003)
94 min | Drama, History
"Song for a Raggy Boy" is based on the true story of a single teacher's courage to stand up against an untouchable prefect's sadistic disciplinary regime and other abuse in a Catholic Reformatory and Industrial School in 1939 Ireland.
13. The Eclipse (2009)
R | 88 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
In a seaside Irish town, a widower sparks with a visiting horror novelist while he also begins to believe he is seeing ghosts.
Votes: 2,566 | Gross: $0.13M
15. Gangs of New York (2002)
R | 167 min | Crime, Drama
In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.
Votes: 346,440 | Gross: $77.81M
17. My Brothers (2010)
87 min | Drama
Set over Halloween weekend of 1987, My Brothers is the story of three young brothers' epic quest to replace their dying father's watch. Noel, 17, serious, weighed down by responsibility; ... See full summary »
19. Behold the Lamb (2011)
85 min | Drama
Behold the Lamb is darkly comic road movie that follows Eddie, a fifty year old overweight and depressed accountant and Liz, a young tearaway as they travel across Northern Ireland to pick up a lamb.
20. Once (2007)
R | 86 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story.
Votes: 100,177 | Gross: $9.44M
22. The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
R | 114 min | Drama
Three young Irish women struggle to maintain their spirits while they endure dehumanizing abuse as inmates of a Magdalene Sisters Asylum.
Votes: 23,617 | Gross: $4.89M
Brilliant film about the life of a prisoner to the Catholic reform schools in Ireland.
23. Run & Jump (2013)
Unrated | 106 min | Drama
An American doctor travels to Ireland to study the Casey family after 38-year-old Conor suffers a stroke which changes his personality, leaving dynamo wife and mother Vanetia to run the show.
Votes: 1,150 | Gross: $0.01M
26. The Guarantee (2014)
76 min | Drama, History, Thriller
On the night of September 29, 2008, the Irish government decided to guarantee the entire domestic banking system. 'The Guarantee' tells the story of that night, and what led to it.
28. Songs for Amy (2012)
104 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Sean O'Malley, a struggling Irish musician writes an album for the love of his life in an attempt to redeem himself, with the help and hindrance of his misfit band mates.
29. Made in Belfast (2013)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama
After his best-selling novel exposes the private lives of his closest friends, Jack Kelly returns home to put right some of the wrongs which included breaking up his best friend's marriage.... See full summary »
30. Noble (2014)
PG-13 | 100 min | Biography, Drama
Christina Noble overcomes the harsh difficulties of her childhood in Ireland to discover her destiny on the streets of Saigon. A true story.
Votes: 1,174 | Gross: $0.35M
31. Patrick's Day (2014)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Family, Romance
When a young man with mental health issues becomes intimate with a suicidal flight attendant, his obsessive mother enlists a dysfunctional cop to separate them.
32. Gold (2014)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
An offbeat comedy about an estranged father who returns to his hometown after an absence of ten years in order to reconnect with his daughter and ex-wife but unwittingly finds himself responsible for almost destroying all their lives.
35. Standby (I) (2014)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
Twenty-something Alan (Gleeson) is down on his luck. Stood up at the altar and recently fired from his banking job, he finds himself working with his mother as a part-time tourist advisor ... See full summary »
36. Brooklyn (2015)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
Votes: 102,809 | Gross: $38.32M
37. Nothing Personal (I) (2009)
85 min | Drama
Alone in her empty flat, from her window Anne observes the people passing by who nervously snatch up the personal belongings and pieces of furniture she has put out on the pavement. Her ... See full summary »
38. You're Ugly Too (2015)
81 min | Comedy, Drama
After her mother's death, Stacey (Lauren Kinsella) moves with her uncle Will (Aiden Gillen) to a remote region in the Irish midlands. As the two cautiously get to know each other,they have ... See full summary »
40. Garage (2007)
85 min | Drama
A tragicomedy set in the world of gas stations in rural Ireland, where over-diligent employee of the garage searches for intimacy during the course of a life-changing summer.
41. My Name Is Emily (2015)
94 min | Drama
On her 16th birthday, Emily runs away from her foster home and, with the help of her new friend Arden, sets out on a road trip to break her father out of a psychiatric institution.
42. An Klondike (2015– )
52 min | Action, Drama, Western
The story of the Connolly Brothers; three Irish emigrants who travel from Montana to the Yukon during the Klondike gold rush of the 1890's in the hope of striking it rich.
Screen Two (1985–2002)
R | 91 min | Drama
Set in Ireland, Sharon Curley is a 20 year old living with her parents and many brothers and sisters. When she gets herself pregnant and refuses to name the father, she becomes the talk of ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,164 | Gross: $3.32M
44. The Guard (2011)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Thriller
An unorthodox Irish policeman with a confrontational personality is partnered with an up-tight F.B.I. agent to investigate an international drug-smuggling ring.
Votes: 70,751 | Gross: $5.36M
45. In Bruges (2008)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Guilt-stricken after a job gone wrong, hitman Ray and his partner await orders from their ruthless boss in Bruges, Belgium, the last place in the world Ray wants to be.
Votes: 335,104 | Gross: $7.76M
46. Into the West (1992)
PG | 97 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Grandpa Ward gives a horse he found to his grandchildren, who keep it in their tower-block flat in Dublin. The horse is stolen from them, and the two young boys set out to find it and flee on it.
Votes: 2,363 | Gross: $4.79M
47. Sing Street (2016)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
Votes: 63,249 | Gross: $3.23M
48. The Young Offenders (2016)
83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Two teenage boys cycle 160km on stolen bikes pursued by police to find a missing bale of cocaine worth 7 million euro. Set around the real event of Ireland's biggest cocaine seizure in 2007 of 440 million euro.
50. Dead Along the Way (2016)
85 min | Comedy
Hapless wedding videographers Wacker and Tony find themselves unexpectedly dealing with a dead body, overly-enthusiastic Gardaí, fertility treatment, and a vengeful gangster - oh, and an imminent wedding."
51. Evelyn (2002)
PG | 94 min | Drama
1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment, and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children... See full summary »
Votes: 5,706 | Gross: $1.48M
52. December Bride (1991)
88 min | Drama
At the beginning of the 20th century, a young servant provokes an independent Irish farm community by her relationship with two brothers. Pregnant, she refuses to reveal the name of the ... See full summary »
Votes: 275 | Gross: $0.07M
53. The Hanging Gale (1995– )
The four brothers of the Phelan family battle to save their farm and their family from the ravages of the Irish Potato Famine in 1846, and from an English land agent who takes a dislike to ... See full summary »
54. This Is My Father (I) (1998)
R | 119 min | Romance, Drama
Widowed Kieran Johnson is a lonely, middle-aged, Chicago-based high school history teacher who feels disconnected to his life. He decides to take a trip to his mother's small old hometown ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,546 | Gross: $1.08M