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1. Brooklyn (2015)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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87 Metascore

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Director: John Crowley | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 75,774 | Gross: $38.32M

2. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.6
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An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era.

Stars: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham

Votes: 136,240

3. 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: 315,071 | Gross: $77.68M

4. Burke and Hare (2010)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.2
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46 Metascore

A black comedy about two 19th century grave robbers who find a lucrative business providing cadavers for an Edinburgh medical school.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Bill Bailey, Tom Wilkinson, Michael Smiley, Tim Curry

Votes: 16,318 | Gross: $0.00M

5. Copper (2012– )

TV-MA | 42 min | Action, Drama

7.5
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Set in the Five Points neighborhood of New York City in the 1860s, focusing on a rugged young Irish cop who is forced to navigate his unruly and dangerous immigrant neighborhood while ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Weston-Jones, Kevin Ryan, Kyle Schmid, Anastasia Griffith

Votes: 9,249

6. Ned Kelly (2003)

R | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.5
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56 Metascore

An innocent man becomes one of the most wanted criminals the world has ever known.

Director: Gregor Jordan | Stars: Heath Ledger, Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush, Naomi Watts

Votes: 21,654 | Gross: $0.07M

7. An American Tail (1986)

G | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country.

Director: Don Bluth | Stars: Dom DeLuise, Christopher Plummer, Erica Yohn, Nehemiah Persoff

Votes: 38,087 | Gross: $47.48M

8. Red River (1948)

Approved | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.8
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Dunson leads a cattle drive, the culmination of over 14 years of work, to its destination in Missouri. But his tyrannical behavior along the way causes a mutiny, led by his adopted son.

Directors: Howard Hawks, Arthur Rosson | Stars: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru, Walter Brennan

Votes: 21,385

9. In America (2002)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

A family of Irish immigrants adjust to life on the mean streets of Hell's Kitchen while also grieving the death of a child.

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Paddy Considine, Samantha Morton, Djimon Hounsou, Sarah Bolger

Votes: 36,679 | Gross: $15.54M

10. Major Dundee (1965)

Approved | 123 min | Adventure, War, Western

6.8
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62 Metascore

In 1864, due to frequent Apache raids from Mexico into the US, a Union officer decides to illegally cross the border and destroy the Apache, using a mixed army of Union troops, Confederate POWs, civilian mercenaries and scouts.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Charlton Heston, Richard Harris, Jim Hutton, James Coburn

Votes: 5,316 | Gross: $0.01M

11. The Molly Maguires (1970)

PG | 124 min | Drama, History

6.9
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Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish immigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Sean Connery, Richard Harris, Samantha Eggar, Frank Finlay

Votes: 2,618

12. S.O.S. Titanic (1979 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, History

6.3
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The Titanic disaster is depicted, primarily as seen through the eyes of one couple in each of the three classes on board.

Director: William Hale | Stars: David Janssen, Cloris Leachman, Harry Andrews, David Battley

Votes: 857

13. Claire Dolan (1998)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

6.9
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56 Metascore

A high-priced call girl, shocked by her mother's death, decides to get out of the business and have a baby. The steps that she takes to free herself from her pimp and find a father for the baby are the central story of this movie.

Director: Lodge Kerrigan | Stars: Katrin Cartlidge, Vincent D'Onofrio, Colm Meaney, Patrick Husted

Votes: 1,123 | Gross: $0.01M

14. Irene (1940)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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Sent by her employers on an errand to the home of the wealthy Mrs. Vincent, Irene O'Dare meets Don, a friend of Bob, Mrs. Vincent's son. Attracted to Irene, Don decides to invest some money... See full summary »

Director: Herbert Wilcox | Stars: Anna Neagle, Ray Milland, Roland Young, Alan Marshal

Votes: 391

15. 2by4 (1998)

90 min | Drama

5.1
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Johnnie feels a lot of pressure lately. He's the foreman on his uncle's construction crew, and money seems to be going astray. His girlfriend begins pressuring him for more of a commitment ... See full summary »

Director: Jimmy Smallhorne | Stars: Jimmy Smallhorne, Chris O'Neill, Bradley Fitts, Holyoke Joe

Votes: 226

16. Devil's Harvest (1942)

52 min | Drama

4.0
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An investigator goes after the people who are corrupting the nation's youth by spreading the weed of Satan--MARIJUANA!!!

Director: Ray Test | Stars: June Doyle, Leo Anthony, George Graham, Ben Barlow

Votes: 28

17. I Could Read the Sky (1999)

86 min | Drama

6.3
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The film tells of the memories and feeling of loss of an Irish immigrant who eventually winds up doing construction work in the anonymous cities of England.

Director: Nichola Bruce | Stars: Dermot Healy, Stephen Rea, Brendan Coyle, Maria Doyle Kennedy

Votes: 54

18. The Ghosts of Duffy's Cut (2006)

52 min | Documentary

8.2
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A group of researchers spend nearly seven years trying to uncover the mystery of what happened to a group of 57 Irish immigrants along "Duffy's Cut", a portion of the bustling Pennsylvania railroad.

Directors: Ruan Magan, Stephen Rooke | Stars: Eric Gordon, Frank Watson, William Watson, Victoria Emerick

Votes: 10

19. Bells of San Fernando (1947)

Passed | 75 min | Drama, History, Western

5.4
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Mendoza ruthlessly controls the valley of San Fernando and his men guard the only entrance. When Mendoza announces he will marry Michael's girl friend Maria, Michael plans an escape. He ... See full summary »

Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Donald Woods, Gloria Warren, Byron Foulger, Shirley O'Hara

Votes: 38

20. On a Paving Stone Mounted (1978)

96 min | Drama

8.2
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Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Stars: Annie Balfour, Paul Bennett, Gabriel Byrne, Peter Caffrey

Votes: 8

21. Never Grow Old

Western | Announced

An Irish undertaker profits when outlaws take over a peaceful American frontier town, but his family come under threat as the death toll rises.

Director: Ivan Kavanagh

22. Alex Higgins: The People's Champion (2010 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.5
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The rise and fall of the former world snooker champion, Alex Higgins.

Director: Jason Bernard | Stars: James Nesbitt, Bill Borrows, Ann Brown, Steve Davis

Votes: 16

23. Medicine Fiddle (1992)

Documentary, History, Music

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Director: Michael Loukinen | Star: Lawrence 'Teddy Boy' Houle

24. Secrets of the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Death on the Railroad (2013)

54 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.3
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Death on the Railroad is an epic 9 year detective story and murder mystery. It is a classic story involving foul play, cover ups, a one hundred and eighty year old murder mystery and voyage... See full summary »

Director: Keith Farrell | Stars: Jamie Lloyd Belton, Colin Farrell, Sophie Merry, Frank Watson

Votes: 22

25. The Campbells (1986–1990)
Episode: Duty Bound

Pat Harmon, the blacksmith, is kidnapped by the wife of an escaped convict to remove her husband's shackles. While tracking the convict, Neil Campbell runs into Will Forrester and enlists his help. Pat starts to bond with his kidnappers.

Director: Malcolm Stoddard | Stars: Malcolm Stoddard, Amber Lea Weston, Eric Richards, Cedric Smith

26. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: Hold Me in Paradise (2010)

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.2
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Nucky travels to Chicago and acts as kingmaker during the Presidential convention, but at home brother Eli is shot as a rival mob senses weakness in Thompson's operation.

Director: Brian Kirk | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon

Votes: 1,076

27. Filthy Cities (2011– )
Episode: Industrial New York (2011)

Documentary

7.4
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In the 19th century New York City experience a flood immigrants which, coupled with parasites, disease and political corruption, created one of the most hazardous living environments in ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Robbins | Stars: Dan Snow, Roger Horowitz, Jim Pynn, Louis Sorkin

Votes: 9

28. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
Episode: One for the Road (1986)

PG-13 | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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In 1934, a couple of South Bronx barflies try to kill drunk Mike Malloy for his insurance money and find they're tangling with much more than they bargained for.

Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: James Cromwell, Geoffrey Lewis, Joe Pantoliano, Al Ruscio

Votes: 132

29. Penny Dreadful (2014– )
Episode: Séance (2014)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.5
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Vanessa and Sir Malcolm attend the party at Ferdinand Lyle's home in the hopes of learning more about the the Egyptian hieroglyphs found on the dead creature. Vanessa meets the ever young ... See full summary »

Director: J.A. Bayona | Stars: Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear

Votes: 2,288

30. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: To the Last Will I Grapple with Thee (1992)

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Jessica tackles the mystery of a man who apparently migrated from Ireland to New York for the sole purpose of taking revenge on an old friend of hers, but is killed himself.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Cameron Dye, Cliff Gorman, George Hearn

Votes: 77

31. Waking the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Wren Boys: Part 1 (2007)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Davy, a young boy is drowned in concrete, is it suicide, accident, or murder?

Director: Tim Fywell | Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Tara Fitzgerald, Wil Johnson

Votes: 85