Most Popular Titles With Jim Sheridan
- Movies or TV
1. Dream House (2011)
PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Soon after moving into their seemingly idyllic new home, a family learns of a brutal crime committed against former residents of the dwelling.
2. Brothers (I) (2009)
R | 105 min | Drama, Thriller, War
A young man comforts his older brother's wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan.
3. In the Name of the Father (1993)
R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, History
A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them.
4. My Left Foot (1989)
R | 103 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Christy Brown, who was born with cerebral palsy. He learned to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot.
5. Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)
R | 117 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.
8. The Boxer (1997)
R | 113 min | Drama, Sport
Nineteen-year-old Danny Flynn is imprisoned for his involvement with the I.R.A. in Belfast. He leaves behind his family and his sixteen-year-old girlfriend, Maggie Hamill. Fourteen years ... See full summary »
9. Bloody Sunday (2002)
R | 107 min | Drama, History, War
A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972.
10. The Field (1990)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama
"Bull" McCabe's family has farmed a field for generations, sacrificing endlessly for the sake of the land. And when the widow who owns the field decides to sell the field in a public ... See full summary »
12. Agnes Browne (1999)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The unexpected death of her husband sends a woman and her seven children, ages 2-14, into emotional turmoil and financial crisis in 1967 Dublin. She is forced to borrow money from a ... See full summary »
13. 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, ... See full summary »
15. Some Mother's Son (1996)
R | 112 min | Drama, History
Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as ... See full summary »
16. On the Edge (2001)
R | 85 min | Drama
On the Edge is about suicidal patients discovering their true selves while going through therapy in a treatment center.
17. The Callback Queen (2013)
In the cut-throat London film industry a vivacious actress chasing her big break struggles to maintain her integrity in the face of the director's advances.
18. The Bridge of San Luis Rey (2004)
PG | 120 min | Drama, Romance
In 1714 Peru, a friar is tried by the Inquisition for questioning God's intentions when five die in the collapse of an Andean rope bridge.
19. Dollhouse (I) (2012)
95 min | Drama
A group of street teens from Dublin's inner city break into a house in an upper class suburb. The break-in quickly moves into a night of frenzy, scandal and consequence.
20. Borstal Boy (2000)
93 min | Drama, Romance
Irish writer and political activist Brendan Behan, is befriended as a teenager in a British labor camp by a liberal warden.
21. Into the West (1992)
PG | 97 min | Family, Adventure
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.
100 min | Romance | Announced
This "Cities of Love" episode takes us to one of the most fascinating cities in the world. Shanghai stands for a long history of sensuality, intrigues and mystery.
24. Xposé (2007– )
30 min | Music, News, Talk-Show
A daily look at celebrity life in Ireland, Hollywood and beyond - covering all the big home events including the top awards ceremonies, film premieres, rock and pop concerts, fashion shows ... See full summary »
25. Playing with the Enemy (2014)
Drama, History, Sport | Announced
After being drafted by the Brooklyn Dodgers as a 15-year-old prodigy in 1940, Gene Moore joined the Navy and was stationed at a prisoner of war camp in Louisiana where he taught German POWs how to play baseball.
26. I, Claudius (2013– )
Drama | Announced
An adaptation of Robert Graves' 1934 novel, which illustrates the political maneuvering around the fourth emperor of Rome.
30. Words Upon the Window Pane (1994)
98 min | Drama
This film is based on the one act play by W B Yeats and concerns another great figure from Irish literature, Jonathan Swift, whose spirit, with those of his two lovers, Stella and Vanessa, ... See full summary »
33. Hannah Cohen's Holy Communion (2012)
A spirited 7-year-old, growing up in Dublin in the 1970's, can't wait to make her Holy Communion. The only problem is - she's the wrong religion.
34. Danny Boy: The Ballad That Bewitched the World (2013 TV Movie)
59 min | Documentary
An examination on the enduring appeal of the Irish ballad "Danny Boy" on the 100th anniversary of its publication.
42. Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde (2004 TV Movie)
80 min | Documentary
Documentary celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Oscar Wilde. 150 of Wilde's finest lines, epigrams and verses are spoken on camera by 150 public figures.
43. In Sunshine or in Shadow (2010 TV Movie)
58 min | Documentary, History, Sport
The dramatic historical connotations and true story behind the epic world featherweight title match that took place between Barry McGuigan and Eusebio Pedroza, a now legendary fight that ... See full summary »
45. The Making of Anton AKA Trapped (2009 Video)
45 min | Documentary
The making of 'Anton' (aka 'Trapped) follows the journey of the filmmakers from the first script reading (2005) to the films theatrical release on Oct 10 2008.
46. Music of Ireland: Welcome Home (2010 TV Movie)
TV-G | 59 min | Documentary
Music of Ireland - Welcome Home tells the definitive story of contemporary Irish music, focusing on the Emerald Isle's greatest musical exports, their influence on America and the music's ... See full summary »