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1. The Hogwarts Express (2014)

Short, Adventure

9.0
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Journey between Hogwarts and Diagon Alley on the Hogwarts Express at Universal Orlando Resort. Get on at either Hogsmeade Station or King's Cross Station to enjoy a short train journey like nothing you've experienced before.

Director: Thierry Coup | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Rupert Grint, Brendan Gleeson, Robbie Coltrane

Votes: 33

2. 1916 Seachtar na Cásca (2010– )

Drama, History

8.5
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Stars: Rory Mullen, Tadhg Murphy, Seán T. Ó Meallaigh, Stephen D'Arcy

Votes: 13

3. Braveheart (1995)

R | 177 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.4
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68 Metascore

When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt and leads Scottish warriors against the cruel English tyrant who rules Scotland with an iron fist.

Writer: Randall Wallace | Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen

Votes: 635,340

4. The Treaty (1991 TV Movie)

107 min | Drama, History

8.4
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A faithful depiction of how a key treaty between the Southern Irish, represented by Michael Collins, and the English government was concluded after tough long high-stakes negotiations in 1921.

Writer: Brian Phelan | Director: Jonathan Lewis | Stars: Patrick Condren, Ian Bannen, Julian Fellowes, Malcolm Douglas

Votes: 83

5. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire': Dark Matters, New Masters (2005)

Documentary

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Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Brendan Gleeson, Rupert Grint

Votes: 18

6. Song of the Sea (2014)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.2
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85 Metascore

Saoirse, a little girl who can turn into a seal, goes on an adventure with her brother to save the spirit world and other magical beings like her.

Writers: Will Collins, Tomm Moore | Director: Tomm Moore | Stars: David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson, Lisa Hannigan, Fionnula Flanagan

Votes: 9,440

7. 1916 Seachtar Dearmadta (2013 TV Mini-Series)

Drama, History, War

8.2
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A drama documentary outlining the lives of the "Forgotten Seven", seven leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising.

Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Tim Creed, Aonghus Og McAnally, Conor Delaney

Votes: 5

8. In Bruges (2008)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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67 Metascore

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.

Writer: Martin McDonagh | Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarán Hinds, Elizabeth Berrington

Votes: 275,727

9. The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2009 TV Special)

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The 66th annual golden globe awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais, 2009.

Writers: Barry Adelman, Ken Shapiro, Jon Macks | Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Amy Adams, Brooke Adams, Christina Applegate

Votes: 1,017

10. Screenplay (1986–1993)
Episode: Love Lies Bleeding (1993)

89 min | Comedy

8.0
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Conn is an IRA murderer serving a life sentence in an Irish prison. He is given a 24 hour home leave during which he goes from point to point in Belfast looking to revenge his lover's murder.

Writer: Ronan Bennett | Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Mark Rylance, Élisabeth Bourgine, John Kavanagh, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 25

11. Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.9
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71 Metascore

A military officer is brought into an alien war against an extraterrestrial enemy who can reset the day and know the future. When this officer is enabled with the same power, he teams up with a Special Forces warrior to try and end the war.

Writers: Christopher McQuarrie, Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Hiroshi Sakurazaka | Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 327,144

12. The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards (2009 TV Special)

7.8
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And we're off...as a 40-style radio announcer tells us about the value of television, somehow footage of LeBron is involved... See full synopsis »

Writers: Paul Greenberg, Billy Grundfest, Jon Macks, David Wild, Joe Kelly | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Christina Applegate, Army Archerd

Votes: 198

13. Immaturity for Charity (2012 TV Movie)

Comedy

7.8
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Comedy sketches made to raise money for St. Francis Hospice in Raheny, Dublin.

Writers: Domhnall Gleeson, Michael Moloney | Director: John Butler | Stars: Cathy Belton, Andrew Bennett, Gary Egan, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 14

14. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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65 Metascore

As Harry races against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, he uncovers the existence of three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows.

Writers: Steve Kloves, J.K. Rowling | Director: David Yates | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Bill Nighy

Votes: 280,924

15. Six Shooter (2004)

Unrated | 27 min | Comedy, Short

7.7
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A black and bloody Irish comedy about a sad train journey where an older man, whose wife has died that morning, encounters a strange and possibly psychotic young oddball....

Writer: Martin McDonagh | Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Rúaidhrí Conroy, David Wilmot, Aisling O'Sullivan

Votes: 5,684

16. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

PG-13 | 157 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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81 Metascore

Harry finds himself mysteriously selected as an under-aged competitor in a dangerous tournament between three schools of magic.

Writers: Steve Kloves, J.K. Rowling | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Eric Sykes

Votes: 333,884

17. 28 Days Later... (2002)

R | 113 min | Horror

7.6
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73 Metascore

Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.

Writer: Alex Garland | Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston, Alex Palmer

Votes: 266,095

18. The Secret of Kells (2009)

Not Rated | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.6
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81 Metascore

A young boy in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids is beckoned to adventure when a celebrated master illuminator arrives with an ancient book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers.

Writers: Tomm Moore, Fabrice Ziolkowski | Directors: Tomm Moore, Nora Twomey | Stars: Evan McGuire, Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally, Christen Mooney

Votes: 18,402

19. The Lifeboat (1994– )

50 min | Adventure, Drama

7.6
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The lives and missions of the crew of a Welsh rescue boat.

Creator: Lynda La Plante | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Richard Lynch, Neil Royston, Tim Wylton

Votes: 7

20. The Path to Redemption (2006 Video)

143 min | Documentary

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From pre-production to release, we are given an exclusive look into the making of Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven (2005). Interviews with the cast and crew members take up the bulk of this... See full summary »

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: Simon Atherton, Orlando Bloom, Gary Brozenich, Marton Csokas

Votes: 42

21. The 6th Annual Irish Film and Television Awards (2009 TV Special)

141 min

7.6
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Writer: Clint Velour | Director: David Donaghy | Stars: Ryan Tubridy, Mary McAleese, Bosco Hogan, Gerry Anderson

Votes: 17

22. Gangs of New York (2002)

R | 167 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.5
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72 Metascore

In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.

Writers: Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 277,004

23. Calvary (2014)

R | 102 min | Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.

Writer: John Michael McDonagh | Director: John Michael McDonagh | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen

Votes: 29,993

24. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

PG-13 | 138 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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71 Metascore

With their warning about Lord Voldemort's return scoffed at, Harry and Dumbledore are targeted by the Wizard authorities as an authoritarian bureaucrat slowly seizes power at Hogwarts.

Writers: Michael Goldenberg, J.K. Rowling | Director: David Yates | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 305,839

25. The Field (1990)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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"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 »

Writers: Jim Sheridan, John B. Keane | Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Richard Harris, John Hurt, Sean Bean, Frances Tomelty

Votes: 3,777

26. The Guard (2011)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

7.3
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78 Metascore

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.

Writer: John Michael McDonagh | Director: John Michael McDonagh | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Mark Strong, Ronan Collins

Votes: 57,533

27. Breakfast on Pluto (2005)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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59 Metascore

In the 1970s, a young trans woman, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving her Irish town for London, in part to look for her mother and in part because her gender identity is beyond the town's understanding.

Writers: Neil Jordan, Pat McCabe | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Morgan Jones, Eva Birthistle, Liam Neeson

Votes: 16,310

28. The General (1998)

R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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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.

Writers: John Boorman, Paul Williams | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Adrian Dunbar, Sean McGinley, Maria Doyle Kennedy

Votes: 6,262

29. The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2010 TV Special)

7.3
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Welcome to the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards, and your host, Ricky Gervais. You may know him as the man who created The Office... See full synopsis »

Writers: Barry Adelman, Dave Boone, Jon Macks | Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Amy Adams, Jane Adams, Christina Aguilera

Votes: 296

30. Dear Sarah (1989 TV Movie)

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Writer: Tom McGurk | Director: Frank Cvitanovich | Stars: Stella McCusker, Barry McGovern, Paddy Rocks, Bronagh Gallagher

Votes: 14

31. Troy (2004)

R | 163 min | Adventure

7.2
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56 Metascore

An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved.

Writers: Homer, David Benioff | Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Julian Glover

Votes: 333,268

32. Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

R | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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63 Metascore

Balian of Ibelin travels to Jerusalem during the crusades of the 12th century, and there he finds himself as the defender of the city and its people.

Writer: William Monahan | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson, Martin Hancock

Votes: 194,517

33. Cold Mountain (2003)

R | 154 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.2
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73 Metascore

In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.

Writers: Charles Frazier, Anthony Minghella | Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 110,342

34. The Butcher Boy (1997)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie ... See full summary »

Writers: Pat McCabe, Neil Jordan | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw, Eamonn Owens, Alan Boyle

Votes: 7,532

35. The Snapper (1993 TV Movie)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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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 »

Writer: Roddy Doyle | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Colm Meaney, Tina Kellegher, Ruth McCabe, Eanna MacLiam

Votes: 4,660

36. Harrison's Flowers (2000)

R | 121 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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49 Metascore

When a Newsweek photojournalist disappears in war-torn Yugoslavia, his wife travels to Europe to find him.

Writers: Isabel Ellsen, Élie Chouraqui, Didier Le Pêcheur, Michael Katims | Director: Élie Chouraqui | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Scott Anton, Elias Koteas, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 5,165

37. Noreen (2010)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Two guards are headed to a house where there has been a shot due to a statement of a neighbour who called the police. What can possibly happen there? The most unexpected!

Writer: Domhnall Gleeson | Director: Domhnall Gleeson | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Brian Gleeson, Gerard Byrne, Sean McCarthy

Votes: 106

38. The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2012 TV Special)

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69th Oscars staring bob sales and James Martin

Writer: Jon Macks | Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Charlize Theron, Sofía Vergara, Shailene Woodley, Natalie Portman

Votes: 407

39. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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65 Metascore

A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.

Writers: Brian Aldiss, Ian Watson, Steven Spielberg | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O'Connor, Sam Robards

Votes: 215,562

40. Michael Collins (1996)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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60 Metascore

Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.

Writer: Neil Jordan | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn, Julia Roberts, Ian Hart

Votes: 21,854

41. Into the Storm (2009 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 99 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Continuing the storyline of The Gathering Storm, Churchill at War is a look at the former British prime minister's life and career at the end of WWII.

Writer: Hugh Whitemore | Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Clive Mantle, Adrian Scarborough, Jack Shepherd

Votes: 2,869

42. Black Irish (2007)

R | 95 min | Drama

7.1
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A teenage boy longs to win the attention of his emotionally distant father.

Writer: Brad Gann | Director: Brad Gann | Stars: Michael Angarano, Brendan Gleeson, Emily VanCamp, Tom Guiry

Votes: 2,228

43. This Is My Father (I) (1998)

R | 119 min | Romance, Drama

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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 »

Writer: Paul Quinn | Director: Paul Quinn | Stars: Aidan Quinn, James Caan, Jacob Tierney, Colm Meaney

Votes: 1,484

44. The Grand Seduction (2013)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy

7.0
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57 Metascore

To survive, a dying Newfoundland fishing village must convince a young doctor to take up residence by any means necessary.

Writers: Ken Scott, Michael Dowse | Director: Don McKellar | Stars: Taylor Kitsch, Brendan Gleeson, Liane Balaban, Gordon Pinsent

Votes: 8,161

45. Into the West (1992)

PG | 97 min | Family, Adventure

7.0
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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.

Writers: Jim Sheridan, David Keating | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Ellen Barkin, Ciarán Fitzgerald, Rúaidhrí Conroy

Votes: 2,056

46. I Went Down (1997)

R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who ... See full summary »

Writer: Conor McPherson | Director: Paddy Breathnach | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Peter McDonald, Antoine Byrne, David Wilmot

Votes: 1,538

47. Kidnapped (1995 TV Movie)

155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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When Scottish young gentleman David Balfour's father dies, he leaves school to collect his inheritance from uncle Ebenezer, who in turn sells the boy as a future slave to a pirate ship. ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Louis Stevenson, John Goldsmith, Michael Barlow, Rob Hedden | Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Armand Assante, Patrick Malahide, Michael Kitchen, Brian Blessed

Votes: 340

48. The Hidden Secrets of Harry Potter (2007 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

7.0
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Writer: Richard Brehm | Director: Michael Meadows | Stars: Steve Vander Ark, Janet Scott Batchler, Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes

Votes: 114

49. Kingdom of Hope: The Making of 'Kingdom of Heaven' (2005 TV Movie)

24 min | Documentary

7.0
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Writer: Dane McMaster | Stars: Ridley Scott, Orlando Bloom, Jeremy Irons, William Monahan

Votes: 66

50. The Life of Reilly (1995)

27 min | Short

7.0
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Writer: Alan Archbold | Director: Alan Archbold | Stars: Mark O'Regan, Anita Reeves, Brendan Gleeson, Stanley Townsend

Votes: 7