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1. The Hogwarts Express (2014)

11 min | 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: 177

2. 1916 Seachtar na Cásca (2010– )

Drama, History

8.8
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Tells the story about the 7 signatories of the Proclamation of the 1916 Easter Rising, before, during & after the rising. P.H Pearse, James Connolly, Eamon Ceannt, Tom Clarke, Joseph Plunkett, Sean Mac Diarmada & Tomas MacDonagh.

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

Votes: 24

3. Atlantic (2016)

80 min | Documentary, Adventure, News

8.5
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Documentary about the two big resources in the North Atlantic, fish and oil, and the impact of their exploitation on the environment in various countries on both sides of the Atlantic.

Director: Risteard O'Domhnaill | Star: Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 32

4. Braveheart (1995)

R | 178 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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68 Metascore

When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.

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

Votes: 771,831 | Gross: $75.60M

5. The Treaty (1991 TV Movie)

107 min | Drama, History

8.3
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A faithful depiction of how the Anglo-Irish Treaty between the unrecognised Irish Republic, represented by Michael Collins, and the British government was concluded after high-stakes negotiations in 1921.

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

Votes: 99

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

89 min | Comedy

8.3
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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.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Mark Rylance, Elizabeth Bourgine, John Kavanagh, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 28

7. Song of the Sea (2014)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.2
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85 Metascore

Ben, a young Irish boy, and his little sister Saoirse, a girl who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free the faeries and save the spirit world.

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

Votes: 31,214 | Gross: $0.85M

8. Immaturity for Charity (2012 TV Movie)

Comedy

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

Director: John Butler | Stars: Cathy Belton, Andrew Bennett, Gary Egan, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 30

9. The Lifeboat (1994– )

50 min | Adventure, Drama

8.1
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The lives and missions of the crew of a Welsh rescue boat.

Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Richard Lynch, Neil Royston, Tim Wylton

Votes: 7

10. 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: 20

11. 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.

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

Votes: 318,074 | Gross: $7.76M

12. Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

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

7.9
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71 Metascore

A soldier fighting aliens gets to relive the same day over and over again, the day restarting every time he dies.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 460,205 | Gross: $100.19M

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

7.9
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The 66th annual golden globe awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais, 2009.

Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Amy Adams, Brooke Adams, Christina Applegate

Votes: 1,059

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

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

7.7
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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.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Eric Sykes

Votes: 408,829 | Gross: $289.99M

15. 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.

Director: David Yates | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Bill Nighy

Votes: 349,198 | Gross: $294.98M

16. The Secret of Kells (2009)

Not Rated | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.7
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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.

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

Votes: 24,169 | Gross: $0.69M

17. 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....

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

Votes: 6,877

18. 1916 Seachtar Dearmadta (2013– )

Drama, History, War

7.7
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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: 9

19. The Path to Redemption (2006 Video)

143 min | Documentary

7.7
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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: 41

20. 28 Days Later... (2002)

R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

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.

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

Votes: 308,966 | Gross: $45.06M

21. Dear Sarah (1989 TV Movie)

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

Votes: 16

22. Gangs of New York (2002)

R | 167 min | Crime, Drama

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.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 326,945 | Gross: $77.68M

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

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

7.5
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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.

Director: David Yates | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 377,098 | Gross: $292.00M

24. Calvary (2014)

R | 102 min | Drama

7.4
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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.

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

Votes: 44,724 | Gross: $3.59M

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 »

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Richard Harris, John Hurt, Sean Bean, Frances Tomelty

Votes: 4,443 | Gross: $1.41M

26. The Money (2014 TV Movie)

Drama

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An American mogul and patriarch wields power and influence to expand his media empire and control his family.

Director: Justin Chadwick | Stars: Ruth Negga, Andrea Riseborough, Brendan Gleeson, Mamie Gummer

Votes: 10

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

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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 »

Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Edie Adams, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Christina Applegate

Votes: 203

28. 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.

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

Votes: 67,108 | Gross: $5.36M

29. 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.

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

Votes: 17,905 | Gross: $0.83M

30. 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.

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

Votes: 6,886 | Gross: $1.21M

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.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Julian Glover

Votes: 397,787 | Gross: $133.23M

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.

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

Votes: 225,088 | Gross: $47.40M

33. Cold Mountain (2003)

R | 154 min | Adventure, Drama, History

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.

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

Votes: 121,391 | Gross: $95.63M

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 »

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

Votes: 8,056 | Gross: $1.82M

35. 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.

Director: Élie Chouraqui | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Scott Anton, Elias Koteas, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 5,438 | Gross: $1.84M

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

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The annual Golden Globe Awards hosted by Ricky Gervais.

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Chastain

Votes: 523

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

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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 »

Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Amy Adams, Jane Adams, Christina Aguilera

Votes: 373

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

141 min

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Director: David Donaghy | Stars: Ryan Tubridy, Mary McAleese, Bosco Hogan, Gerry Anderson

Votes: 18

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

60 min | Documentary

7.2
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Director: Michael Meadows | Stars: Steve Vander Ark, Janet Scott Batchler, Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes

Votes: 117

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

24 min | Documentary

7.2
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Stars: Ridley Scott, Orlando Bloom, Jeremy Irons, William Monahan

Votes: 63

41. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: The Snapper (1993)

R | 91 min | 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 »

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

Votes: 5,030 | Gross: $3.32M

42. 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.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Haley Joel Osment, Jude Law, Frances O'Connor, Sam Robards

Votes: 246,673 | Gross: $78.62M

43. Michael Collins (1996)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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60 Metascore

Neil Jordan's historical biopic of Irish revolutionary Michael Collins, the man who led a guerrilla war against the UK, helped negotiate the creation of the Irish Free State, and led the National Army during the Irish Civil War.

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

Votes: 24,898 | Gross: $11.03M

44. Into the Storm (2009 TV Movie)

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

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Continuing the storyline of The Gathering Storm (2002), Churchill at War is a look at the former British prime minister's life and career at the end of WWII.

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

Votes: 3,391

45. 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.

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

Votes: 2,310 | Gross: $0.01M

46. 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 »

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

Votes: 1,518 | Gross: $1.08M

47. 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.

Director: Don McKellar | Stars: Taylor Kitsch, Brendan Gleeson, Liane Balaban, Gordon Pinsent

Votes: 12,082 | Gross: $3.41M

48. Into the West (1992)

PG | 97 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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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.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Ellen Barkin, Ciarán Fitzgerald, Rúaidhrí Conroy

Votes: 2,233 | Gross: $4.79M

49. I Went Down (1997)

R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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69 Metascore

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 »

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

Votes: 1,702 | Gross: $0.41M

50. 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 »

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Armand Assante, Patrick Malahide, Michael Kitchen, Brian Blessed

Votes: 368