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1. Philomena (2013)

PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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76 Metascore

A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.

Writers: Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope, Martin Sixsmith | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham

2. '71 (2014)

99 min | Action, Drama, War

7.8
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85 Metascore

A young and disoriented British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the deadly streets of Belfast in 1971.

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

3. 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

4. P.S. I Love You (2007)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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39 Metascore

A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.

Writers: Richard LaGravenese, Steven Rogers, Cecelia Ahern | Director: Richard LaGravenese | Stars: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr., Lisa Kudrow

5. 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

6. Marley & Me (2008)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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53 Metascore

A family learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog.

Writers: Scott Frank, Don Roos, John Grogan | Director: David Frankel | Stars: Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane, Kathleen Turner

7. Once (2006)

R | 85 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.0
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88 Metascore

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.

Writer: John Carney | Director: John Carney | Stars: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová, Hugh Walsh, Gerard Hendrick

8. The Quiet Man (1952)

Approved | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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A retired American boxer returns to the village where he was born in Ireland, where he finds love.

Writers: Frank S. Nugent, Maurice Walsh | Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond

9. From Hell (2001)

R | 122 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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54 Metascore

In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper.

Writers: Alan Moore, Eddie Campbell, Terry Hayes, Rafael Yglesias | Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane

10. Leap Year (2010)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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33 Metascore

Anna Brady plans to travel to Dublin, Ireland to propose marriage to her boyfriend Jeremy on Leap Day, because, according to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must accept it.

Writers: Deborah Kaplan, Harry Elfont | Director: Anand Tucker | Stars: Amy Adams, Matthew Goode, Adam Scott, John Lithgow

11. 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.

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

12. Anonymous (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.9
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50 Metascore

The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her.

Writer: John Orloff | Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, David Thewlis, Sebastian Armesto

13. The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009)

R | 118 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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24 Metascore

The MacManus brothers are living a quiet life in Ireland with their father, but when they learn that their beloved priest has been killed by mob forces, they go back to Boston to bring justice to those responsible and avenge the priest.

Writers: Troy Duffy, Taylor Duffy | Director: Troy Duffy | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Norman Reedus, Billy Connolly, Clifton Collins Jr.

14. In the Name of the Father (1993)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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84 Metascore

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.

Writers: Gerry Conlon, Terry George, Jim Sheridan | Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie, Philip King

15. Tristan + Isolde (2006)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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49 Metascore

An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.

Writer: Dean Georgaris | Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: James Franco, Sophia Myles, Rufus Sewell, David O'Hara

16. Barry Lyndon (1975)

PG | 184 min | Drama

8.1
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An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, William Makepeace Thackeray | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Krüger

17. My Left Foot (1989)

R | 103 min | Biography, Drama

7.9
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Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot.

Writers: Shane Connaughton, Jim Sheridan, Christy Brown | Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Alison Whelan, Kirsten Sheridan

18. Far and Away (1992)

PG-13 | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.5
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49 Metascore

A young man leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big give-away in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new... See full summary »

Writers: Bob Dolman, Ron Howard | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Thomas Gibson, Robert Prosky

19. Albert Nobbs (2011)

R | 113 min | Drama

6.7
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57 Metascore

Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.

Writers: Gabriella Prekop, John Banville, Glenn Close, George Moore, István Szabó | Director: Rodrigo García | Stars: Glenn Close, Mia Wasikowska, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Antonia Campbell-Hughes

20. Patriot Games (1992)

R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets him and his family for revenge.

Writers: Tom Clancy, W. Peter Iliff, Donald Stewart | Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Bean, Anne Archer, Patrick Bergin

21. Deliver Us from Evil (2006)

Not Rated | 101 min | Documentary, Crime

8.0
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86 Metascore

Documentary about Father Oliver O'Grady, a Catholic priest who was relocated to various parishes around the United States during the 1970s in an attempt by the Catholic Church to cover up his rape of dozens of children.

Writer: Amy Berg | Director: Amy Berg | Stars: Oliver O'Grady, Thomas Doyle, Adam, Jeff Anderson

22. The Crying Game (1992)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.3
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90 Metascore

A British soldier is kidnapped by IRA terrorists. He befriends one of his captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world.

Writer: Neil Jordan | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson, Forest Whitaker, Miranda Richardson

23. This Must Be the Place (2011)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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61 Metascore

Cheyenne, a retired rock star living off his royalties in Dublin, returns to New York City to find the man responsible for a humiliation suffered by his recently deceased father during W.W.II.

Writers: Paolo Sorrentino, Umberto Contarello | Director: Paolo Sorrentino | Stars: Sean Penn, Frances McDormand, Judd Hirsch, Eve Hewson

24. The Commitments (1991)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.5
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The travails of Jimmy Rabbitte to form the "World's Hardest Working Band," The Commitments, and bring soul music to the people of Dublin, Ireland.

Writers: Roddy Doyle, Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Robert Arkins, Michael Aherne, Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle Kennedy

25. The Devil's Own (1997)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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53 Metascore

A police officer uncovers the real identity of his house-guest, an I.R.A. terrorist in hiding.

Writers: Kevin Jarre, David Aaron Cohen, Vincent Patrick | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Margaret Colin, Rubén Blades

26. Jimmy's Hall (2014)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, History

6.9
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60 Metascore

Political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the country's 'Red Scare' of the 1930s.

Writers: Paul Laverty, Donal O'Kelly | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Barry Ward, Simone Kirby, Andrew Scott, Jim Norton

27. 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

28. Father Ted (1995–1998)

TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy

8.7
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Crazy sitcom about 3 priests and their housekeeper who live on Craggy Island, not the peaceful and quiet part of Ireland it seems!

Stars: Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Frank Kelly, Pauline McLynn

29. In Fear (I) (2013)

R | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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66 Metascore

Driving to a music festival in Ireland, a new couple become lost and are then set upon by a tormentor with an unknown motive.

Director: Jeremy Lovering | Stars: Iain De Caestecker, Alice Englert, Allen Leech

30. The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

R | 119 min | Drama

7.8
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83 Metascore

Three young Irish women struggle to maintain their spirits while they endure dehumanizing abuse as inmates of a Magdalene Sisters Asylum.

Writer: Peter Mullan | Director: Peter Mullan | Stars: Eileen Walsh, Dorothy Duffy, Nora-Jane Noone, Anne-Marie Duff

31. 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 »

Writers: Frank McCourt, Laura Jones, Alan Parker | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Joe Breen, Ciaran Owens

32. The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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82 Metascore

A sympathetic look at Republicans in early 20th century Ireland, and two brothers who are torn apart by anti-Brit rebellion.

Writer: Paul Laverty | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Padraic Delaney, Liam Cunningham, Orla Fitzgerald

33. Amelia (2009)

PG | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

5.8
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37 Metascore

A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.

Writers: Ronald Bass, Anna Hamilton Phelan, Susan Butler, Mary S. Lovell | Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor, Christopher Eccleston

34. Blown Away (1994)

R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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An Irish bomber escapes from prison and targets a member of the Boston bomb squad.

Writers: John Rice, Joe Batteer, Jay Roach | Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Tommy Lee Jones, Suzy Amis, Lloyd Bridges

35. Another Year (2010)

PG-13 | 129 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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80 Metascore

A look at four seasons in the lives of a happily married couple and their relationships with their family and friends.

Writer: Mike Leigh | Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Ruth Sheen, Lesley Manville, Oliver Maltman

36. Grabbers (2012)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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62 Metascore

When an island off the coast of Ireland is invaded by bloodsucking aliens, the heroes discover that getting drunk is the only way to survive.

Writer: Kevin Lehane | Director: Jon Wright | Stars: Richard Coyle, Ruth Bradley, Russell Tovey, Lalor Roddy

37. Laws of Attraction (2004)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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38 Metascore

Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.

Writers: Aline Brosh McKenna, Robert Harling | Director: Peter Howitt | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Julianne Moore, Parker Posey, Michael Sheen

38. Cherrybomb (2009)

86 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Three teenagers go on a wild weekend of drink, drugs, shop-lifting and stealing cars that quickly spins beyond their control.

Writer: Daragh Carville | Directors: Lisa Barros D'Sa, Glenn Leyburn | Stars: Rupert Grint, Robert Sheehan, James Nesbitt, Niamh Quinn

39. Ondine (2009)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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65 Metascore

The story of an Irish fisherman who discovers a woman in his fishing net who he believes to be a Selke (a water nymph).

Writer: Neil Jordan | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Colin Farrell, Alicja Bachleda, Dervla Kirwan, Alison Barry

40. Bloody Sunday (2002)

R | 107 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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90 Metascore

A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972.

Writer: Paul Greengrass | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: James Nesbitt, Tim Pigott-Smith, Nicholas Farrell, Allan Gildea

41. 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.

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

42. Ballykissangel (1996–2001)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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An English priest is transferred to a small Irish village.

Creator: Kieran Prendiville | Stars: Frankie McCafferty, Joe Savino, Deirdre Donnelly, Gary Whelan

43. High Spirits (1988)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.6
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When Peter Plunkett's Irish castle turned hotel is about to be repossesed, he decides to spice up the attraction a bit for the 'Yanks' by having his staff pretend to haunt the castle. The ... See full summary »

Writer: Neil Jordan | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Daryl Hannah, Steve Guttenberg, Donal McCann

44. 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

45. Circle of Friends (1995)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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70 Metascore

'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at ... See full summary »

Writers: Andrew Davies, Maeve Binchy | Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Minnie Driver, Geraldine O'Rawe, Saffron Burrows

46. The Secret of Kells (2009)

Not Rated | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.6
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81 Metascore

The animated story of the boy behind the famed Book of Kells.

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

47. Killing Bono (2011)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Music

6.4
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46 Metascore

Two brothers attempt to become global rock stars but can only look on as old school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Simon Maxwell, Neil McCormick, Ben Bond | Director: Nick Hamm | Stars: Ben Barnes, Robert Sheehan, Krysten Ritter, Ralph Brown

48. About Adam (2000)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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64 Metascore

A waitress falls for a handsome customer who seduces her, her two sisters, her brother, and her brother's girlfriend.

Writer: Gerard Stembridge | Director: Gerard Stembridge | Stars: Stuart Townsend, Kate Hudson, Tommy Tiernan, Frances O'Connor

49. Highlander: Endgame (2000)

R | 87 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

4.5
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21 Metascore

Immortals Connor and Duncan Macleod must join forces against Kell, an evil immortal who has become too strong for anyone to face alone.

Writers: Gregory Widen, Eric Bernt, Gillian Horvath, William N. Panzer, Joel Soisson | Director: Douglas Aarniokoski | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Adrian Paul, Bruce Payne, Lisa Barbuscia

50. Five Minutes of Heaven (2009)

R | 89 min | Drama

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.

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