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1. 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: 146,075

2. 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: 337,238 | Gross: $77.68M

3. Brooklyn (2015)

PG-13 | 117 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: 97,705 | Gross: $38.32M

4. St. Vincent (2014)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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64 Metascore

A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran who lives next door.

Director: Theodore Melfi | Stars: Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher

Votes: 81,947 | Gross: $44.13M

5. An American Tail (1986)

G | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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38 Metascore

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: 40,694 | Gross: $47.48M

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: 22,706 | Gross: $0.07M

7. 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: 37,614 | Gross: $15.54M

8. 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, Kyle Schmid, Anastasia Griffith, Ato Essandoh

Votes: 9,517

9. 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: 5,728 | Gross: $0.01M

10. 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: 22,927

11. 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: 17,136 | Gross: $0.00M

12. 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: 2,762

13. 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: 458

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

Not Rated | 180 min | Drama, History

6.3
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On its maiden voyage in April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.

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

Votes: 894

15. Claire Dolan (1998)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

6.8
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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: 1,154 | Gross: $0.01M

16. 2by4 (1998)

90 min | Drama, Romance

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: 229

17. The Luck of Ginger Coffey (1964)

100 min | Drama

7.2
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An out-of-work Irish immigrant in Montreal remains hopeful that his luck is about to change but his disillusioned family grow tired of his pigheadedness and instability.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Robert Shaw, Mary Ure, Liam Redmond, Tom Harvey

Votes: 159

18. Devil's Harvest (1942)

52 min | Drama

4.2
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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: 27

19. Where We'll 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

20. I Could Read the Sky (1999)

86 min | Drama

6.4
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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: 56

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

52 min | Documentary

8.1
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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: 11

22. On a Paving Stone Mounted (1978)

96 min | Drama

7.4
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Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Stars: Annie Balfour, Paul Bennett, Gabriel Byrne, Peter Caffrey

Votes: 9

23. Bells of San Fernando (1947)

Passed | 75 min | Drama, History, Western

5.2
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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: 43

24. 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: 17

25. Medicine Fiddle (1992)

Documentary, History, Music

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

26. Secrets of the Underground (2017– )
Episode: America's Buried Massacre (2017)

TV-PG | 43 min | Documentary

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What caused the deaths of 57 Irish railroad workers in 1832 Pennsylvania at a place called Duffy's Cut. And then, we look at Mountain Lake in Virginia that has mysteriously lost most of it's water.

Stars: Rob Nelson, Tim Bechtel, Janet Monge, Ron Smith

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

54 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.2
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Has the 150-year-old mystery behind the deaths of 57 Irish immigrants who came to Pennsylvania to work on the railroad finally been resolved?

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

Votes: 24

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

Drama

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

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

Documentary

7.7
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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: 15

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

Not Rated | 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: 145

31. Penny Dreadful (2014–2016)
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: 2,594

32. The Big Valley (1965–1969)
Episode: The Brawlers (1965)

60 min | Western

8.5
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Claude Akins plays Jimmy Callahan, the proud leader of a group of six families who have come from Ireland to make a new life for themselves. They arrived by way of San Francisco where they ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans

Votes: 50

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

47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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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: 90

34. 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: 87