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1. The Departed (2006)

R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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85 Metascore

An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

Votes: 953,790 | Gross: $132.37M

2. The Foreigner (2017)

114 min | Action, Thriller | Post-production

A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers' identities.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Katie Leung, Michael McElhatton

3. Patriot Games (1992)

R | 117 min | Action, Thriller

6.9
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64 Metascore

When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets him and his family for revenge.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Bean, Anne Archer, Patrick Bergin

Votes: 85,946 | Gross: $83.29M

4. Ronin (1998)

R | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.3
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67 Metascore

A freelancing former U.S. intelligence agent tries to track down a mysterious package that is wanted by both the Irish and the Russians.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 152,069 | Gross: $41.61M

5. '71 (2014)

R | 99 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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83 Metascore

In 1971, a young and disorientated British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the deadly streets of Belfast.

Director: Yann Demange | Stars: Jack O'Connell, Sam Reid, Sean Harris, Paul Popplewell

Votes: 40,457 | Gross: $1.27M

6. Hunger (2008)

Not Rated | 96 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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82 Metascore

Irish republican Bobby Sands leads the inmates of a Northern Irish prison in a hunger strike.

Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Stuart Graham, Laine Megaw, Brian Milligan, Liam McMahon

Votes: 55,564 | Gross: $0.15M

7. The Jackal (1997)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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36 Metascore

An imprisoned IRA fighter is freed to help stop a brutal, seemingly "faceless" assassin from completing his next job.

Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier, Diane Venora

Votes: 92,281 | Gross: $54.91M

8. The Boxer (1997)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.1
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75 Metascore

Young Danny Flynn is released from prison after 14 years after "taking the rap" for the IRA and tries to rebuild his life in his old Belfast neighborhood.

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Daragh Donnelly, Frank Coughlan, Sean Kearns

Votes: 15,249 | Gross: $5.80M

9. 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: 18,314 | Gross: $0.83M

10. The Journey (III) (2016)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama

6.2
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53 Metascore

During the 2006 Northern Ireland peace talks, Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuiness and Democratic Party leader Ian Paisley are forced to travel by car together.

Director: Nick Hamm | Stars: Timothy Spall, Colm Meaney, John Hurt, Freddie Highmore

Votes: 310 | Gross: $0.15M

11. 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: 25,551 | Gross: $11.03M

12. Angela's Ashes (1999)

R | 145 min | Drama

7.3
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54 Metascore

Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Joe Breen, Ciaran Owens

Votes: 17,874 | Gross: $13.04M

13. Mr. Nice (2010)

121 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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60 Metascore

The life story of Howard Marks, an elite British drug smuggler.

Director: Bernard Rose | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Chloë Sevigny, David Thewlis, Luis Tosar

Votes: 6,244

14. Odd Man Out (1947)

Not Rated | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.8
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A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a failed robbery in Belfast.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack, F.J. McCormick

Votes: 6,954

15. Vixen! (1968)

X | 70 min | Drama

5.8
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Vixen lives in a Canadian mountain resort with her naive pilot husband. While he's away flying in tourists, she gets it on with practically everybody including a husband and his wife, and ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Meyer | Stars: Erica Gavin, Garth Pillsbury, Harrison Page, Jon Evans

Votes: 2,099

16. Veronica Guerin (2003)

R | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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55 Metascore

An Irish journalist writes a series of stories about drug dealers.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Colin Farrell, Brenda Fricker, Ciarán Hinds

Votes: 16,901 | Gross: $1.57M

17. Jimmy's Hall (2014)

PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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63 Metascore

During the Depression, Jimmy Gralton returns home to Ireland after ten years of exile in America. Seeing the levels of poverty and oppression, the activist in him reawakens and he looks to re-open the dance hall that led to his deportation.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Barry Ward, Francis Magee, Aileen Henry, Simone Kirby

Votes: 4,640 | Gross: $0.56M

18. Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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Brilliant, flamboyant master criminal Michael Lynch is more interested in his image and his posterity than the actual profit from his ill-gotten gains.

Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Linda Fiorentino, Peter Mullan, Stephen Dillane

Votes: 12,157

19. Fifty Dead Men Walking (2008)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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57 Metascore

Based on Martin McGartland's shocking real life story. Martin is a young lad from west Belfast in the late 1980s who is recruited by the British Police to spy on the IRA. He works his way ... See full summary »

Director: Kari Skogland | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Jim Sturgess, Kevin Zegers, Natalie Press

Votes: 9,932

20. Five Minutes of Heaven (2009)

R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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62 Metascore

The story of former UVF member Alistair Little. Twenty-five years after Little killed Joe Griffen's brother, the media arrange an auspicious meeting between the two.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Liam Neeson, James Nesbitt, Anamaria Marinca, Mark Ryder

Votes: 11,126 | Gross: $0.01M

21. Off Piste (2016)

91 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.4
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An ex-military recluse, living in the mountains of France to escape a traumatic past, is hunted down by those whose lives he has destroyed.

Director: Glen Kirby | Stars: Henry Douthwaite, Lara Lemon, Yvonne O'Grady, Jared Fortune

Votes: 344

22. Borstal Boy (2000)

91 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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47 Metascore

Irish writer and political activist Brendan Behan, is befriended as a teenager in a British labor camp by a liberal warden.

Director: Peter Sheridan | Stars: Shawn Hatosy, Danny Dyer, Eamon Glancy, Ian McElhinney

Votes: 2,104 | Gross: $0.09M

23. Ticker (2001)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

3.5
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After a San Francisco detective's partner is murdered by Northern Irish terrorists, the officer joins the bomb squad in order to bring them to justice.

Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Tom Sizemore, Dennis Hopper, Steven Seagal, Jaime Pressly

Votes: 6,019

24. Bobby Sands: 66 Days (2016)

105 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.2
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71 Metascore

In the spring of 1981 Irish Republican Bobby Sands' 66-day hunger strike brought the attention of the world to his cause. Drawing on an Irish Republican tradition of martyrdom, Sands' ... See full summary »

Director: Brendan Byrne | Stars: Gerry Adams, Martin McCann, Norman Tebbit

Votes: 116

25. Omagh (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama

7.3
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An examination of the aftermath of the 1998 Real IRA bombing that killed 29 people in Omagh, Northern Ireland.

Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Gerard McSorley, Michèle Forbes, Brenda Fricker, Stuart Graham

Votes: 1,452

26. Shergar (1999)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.4
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Shergar is based on the true story of a champion race horse, allegedly abducted by the IRA, then rescued by an orphaned boy.

Director: Dennis C. Lewiston | Stars: Alan Barker, Billy Boyle, Stephen Brennan, Gary Cady

Votes: 378

27. Fools of Fortune (1990)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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A Protestant Irish family is caught up in a conflict between Irish Republicans and the British army.

Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Iain Glen, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Sean T. McClory, Frankie McCafferty

Votes: 169

28. Naked Massacre (1976)

Unrated | 92 min | Drama, Thriller

5.1
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A Vietnam vet terrorizes a house full of nurses.

Director: Denis Héroux | Stars: Mathieu Carrière, Debra Berger, Christine Boisson, Myriam Boyer

Votes: 568

29. The Secret Invasion (1964)

Approved | 95 min | Action, Drama, History

5.9
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In 1943, a group of hardened criminals is pardoned on the condition it accepts a mission to free a captive Italian general from the clutches of the Nazis.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Stewart Granger, Raf Vallone, Mickey Rooney, Edd Byrnes

Votes: 709

30. The Runway (2010)

101 min | Comedy

6.5
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The citizens of Ireland's County Cork come to the aid of a South American pilot who has crash landed in their town.

Director: Ian Power | Stars: Demián Bichir, Kerry Condon, James Cosmo, Jamie Kierans

Votes: 517

31. Prime Time (1977)

R | 75 min | Comedy

5.1
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Some unknown source has interrupted all television transmissions around the world. In place of the regular broadcasts, a lineup of extremely tasteless programs and commercials have been ... See full summary »

Director: Bradley R. Swirnoff | Stars: Paul Ainsley, Wil Albert, Royce D. Applegate, Meridith Baer

Votes: 308

32. The Run of the Country (1995)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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In a small village on the border of Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland, the relationship between a short tempered policeman and his rebellious son becomes even more strenuous when the young man falls for a "wrong" girl.

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Albert Finney, Matt Keeslar, Victoria Smurfit, Anthony Brophy

Votes: 343 | Gross: $0.47M

33. When the Sky Falls (2000)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Fact-based story about Irish crime-investigating reporter Sinead Hamilton, who invaded the Irish underworld and attempted to expose the illegitimate activities she found. Hampered by the ... See full summary »

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Joan Allen, Patrick Bergin, Liam Cunningham, Kevin McNally

Votes: 632

34. This Is the Sea (1997)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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The film is set in Northern Ireland shortly after 1994 cease-fire. Hazel is a Protestant and Malachy a Catholic. Romance between them is threatened by Rohan (leader in militant underground ... See full summary »

Director: Mary McGuckian | Stars: Samantha Morton, Ross McDade, Richard Harris, Gabriel Byrne

Votes: 244

35. London (1994)

85 min | Documentary

7.5
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An inspiring tale through London by pictures narrated by Paul Scofield.

Director: Patrick Keiller | Stars: Paul Scofield, John Major, Norma Major, Dennis Skinner

Votes: 405

36. 8ish (2017)

Action, Crime, Drama | Pre-production

Sean O'Shea and his family connections with gang land London and the IRA.

Director: Luing Andrews | Stars: Larry Lamb, Jeff Stewart, Simona Roman, Tim Faraday

37. Midnight Man (1997 TV Movie)

R | 104 min | Action, Thriller, Drama

5.5
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British soldiers force a recently captured IRA terrorist to cooperate with them and then assign him to go undercover with a gang of terrorists and prevent them from killing the U.S. ... See full summary »

Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark | Stars: Rob Lowe, Kenneth Cranham, Deborah Moore, Hannes Jaenicke

Votes: 154

38. Riot (1996)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.1
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An heiress is kidnapped during the chaos of a riot.

Director: Joseph Merhi | Stars: Gary Daniels, Sugar Ray Leonard, Paige Rowland, Charles Napier

Votes: 366

39. I.R.A.: King of Nothing (2006)

Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Drama

4.3
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A disgruntled I.R.A. member (Chapa) becomes Ireland's biggest threat to the peace process.

Director: Damian Chapa | Stars: Damian Chapa, Cian McCormack, Joe Estevez, Rachel Hunter

Votes: 179

40. Anton (2008)

95 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.0
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When Anton O'Neill returns home after five years at sea, he finds that 1970's Ireland is a radically different place to the one he left behind. Northern Ireland is in flames, and civil ... See full summary »

Director: Graham Cantwell | Stars: Gerard McSorley, Anthony Fox, Laura Way, Andy Smith

Votes: 101

41. Hangman's House (1928)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.6
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"Citizen" Hogan, an exile Irish patriot, risks his life by returning to Ireland and helping a young couple.

Director: John Ford | Stars: June Collyer, Larry Kent, Victor McLaglen, Earle Foxe

Votes: 318

42. 48 Angels (2007)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama

5.7
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Seamus is a 9 year old boy who has been diagnosed with a serious illness. In search of a miracle, he sets off to find God before God comes for him. Inspired by Saint Columcille, Seamus sets... See full summary »

Director: Marion Comer | Stars: Shane Brolly, John Travers, Ciaran Flynn, Darragh Kelly

Votes: 327

43. Silent Grace (2001)

87 min | Drama

6.8
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Based on true events, this is the story of a young girl who is caught joyriding and ends up sharing a prison cell with a political prisoner, a high ranking IRA woman.

Director: Maeve Murphy | Stars: Orla Brady, Cathleen Bradley, Cara Seymour, Dawn Bradfield

Votes: 34

44. Shoot to Kill (1990 TV Movie)

222 min | Drama

6.9
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Dramatised outline of the events leading up to the Stalker Inquiry in the 1980s in Northern Ireland, concerning the killing of suspected terrorists by members of the Royal Ulster Constabulary.

Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Vass Anderson, Rod Arthur, Ray Ashcroft, Susan Baker

Votes: 19

45. Exiled (1999)

88 min | Romance, Thriller

7.7
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An Irishman emigrates to New York during the most heated point of the tensions in Northern Ireland in 1991. However, escaping the conflict in his home country does not free him from the ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Muir | Stars: Paul Ronan, Ronan Carr, Jenny Conroy, Paul Anthony McGraine

Votes: 18

46. The Year London Blew Up: 1974 (2005 TV Movie)

102 min | Drama

7.9
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1974-1975 - a year of terrorism across London. Adapted for the screen from the book 'Timebomb.'

Director: Edmund Coulthard | Stars: Michael Colgan, Jonjo O'Neill, Edward MacLiam, Chris O'Dowd

Votes: 21

47. The Wait for Midnight Thirteen

Comedy, Drama, Mystery | Pre-production

When the final train of the night fails to arrive at a rural railway station, the expectant passengers begin to rift with matters made worse when one of the commuters is found dead.

Director: Timothy Reynard | Stars: Harry Eden, Jo Hart, Wilson James, Kate James

48. Irish Destiny (1926)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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An IRA man races to Dublin to warn his colleagues of a forthcoming raid, but he is captured by British forces.

Director: George Dewhurst | Stars: Paddy Dunne Cullinan, Frances Macnamarra, Daisy Campbell, Clifford Pembroke

Votes: 49

49. Run Chrissie Run! (1984)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.3
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The action moves along quickly, jumping over holes in the script, in this made-for-television drama about Eve, an ex-terrorist from Germany who is forced to escape to Australia with her ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Langman | Stars: Carmen Duncan, Michael Aitkens, Shane Briant, Red Symons

Votes: 27

50. Peacefire (2008)

87 min | Drama

7.2
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A gritty, urban drama, laced with car-crime, political intrigue and a savagely dark sense of humour.

Director: Macdara Vallely | Stars: John Travers, Gerard Jordan, Sean Roberts, Conor MacNeill

Votes: 31