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1. Sons of Anarchy (2008– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller | Active

8.7
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A man in his early 30s struggles to find a balance in his life between being a new dad and his involvement in a motorcycle club.

Creator: Kurt Sutter | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Tommy Flanagan, Kim Coates

2. Ronin (1998)

R | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.3
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67 Metascore

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

Writers: J.D. Zeik, David Mamet | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone, Stellan Skarsgård

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. Angela's Ashes (1999)

R | 145 min | Drama

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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

9. The Jackal (1997)

R | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.3
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36 Metascore

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

Writers: Kenneth Ross, Chuck Pfarrer | Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier, Diane Venora

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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

15. 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

16. Once Upon a Time in the Revolution (1971)

PG | 138 min | Adventure, Western

7.7
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77 Metascore

An I.R.A. explosives expert on the run in Mexico meets an amoral Mexican bandit; together they are drawn into the Mexican revolution.

Writers: Sergio Leone, Sergio Donati, Luciano Vincenzoni, Roberto De Leonardis, Carlo Tritto | Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Rod Steiger, James Coburn, Romolo Valli, Maria Monti

17. Ryan's Daughter (1970)

R | 206 min | Drama, History, Romance

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Set in the wake of the 1916 Easter Rising, a married woman in a small Irish village has an affair with a troubled British officer.

Writer: Robert Bolt | Director: David Lean | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Trevor Howard, John Mills, Christopher Jones

18. A Prayer for the Dying (1987)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Martin Fallon is an IRA bomber who tries to blow up a troop truck but instead kills a bus load of school children. He loses heart and quits the movement and goes to London trying to leave ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Higgins, Edmund Ward, Martin Lynch | Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Bob Hoskins, Alan Bates, Sammi Davis

19. The Long Good Friday (1980)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Harold, a prosperous English gangster, is about to close a lucrative new deal when bombs start showing up in very inconvenient places. A mysterious syndicate is trying to muscle in on his ... See full summary »

Writer: Barrie Keeffe | Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Dave King, Bryan Marshall

20. 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

21. The Eagle Has Landed (1976)

PG | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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A German plot to kidnap Winston Churchill unfolds at the height of World War II.

Writers: Tom Mankiewicz, Jack Higgins | Director: John Sturges | Stars: Michael Caine, Donald Sutherland, Robert Duvall, Jenny Agutter

22. The General (1998)

R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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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, ... See full summary »

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

23. Some Mother's Son (1996)

R | 112 min | Drama, History

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Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as ... See full summary »

Writers: Terry George, Jim Sheridan | Director: Terry George | Stars: Helen Mirren, Fionnula Flanagan, Aidan Gillen, David O'Hara

24. Ticker (2001)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

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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.

Writer: Paul B. Margolis | Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Tom Sizemore, Dennis Hopper, Steven Seagal, Jaime Pressly

25. Cal (1984)

R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller, Romance

6.7
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Cal, a young man on the fringes of the IRA, falls in love with Marcella, a Catholic woman whose husband, a Protestant policeman, was killed one year earlier by the IRA.

Writer: Bernard MacLaverty | Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Helen Mirren, John Lynch, Donal McCann, John Kavanagh

26. Borstal Boy (2000)

93 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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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.

Writers: Brendan Behan, Nye Heron, Peter Sheridan | Director: Peter Sheridan | Stars: Shawn Hatosy, Danny Dyer, Eamon Glancy, Ian McElhinney

27. The Informer (1935)

Approved | 91 min | Drama

7.6
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In 1920, an Irish rebel informs on his friend, then feels doom closing in.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Liam O'Flaherty | Director: John Ford | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Preston Foster, Margot Grahame

28. An Everlasting Piece (2000)

R | 103 min | Comedy

6.3
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56 Metascore

Colm is a Catholic and George is a poetry-loving Protestant. In Belfast in the 1980s, they could have been enemies, but instead they became business partners. After persuading a mad wig ... See full summary »

Writer: Barry McEvoy | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Barry McEvoy, Brían F. O'Byrne, Anna Friel, Pauline McLynn

29. Liam (2000)

R | 90 min | Drama

7.0
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74 Metascore

A family falls into poverty during the Depression.

Writer: Jimmy McGovern | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Anthony Borrows, Ian Hart, Claire Hackett, David Hart

30. Johnny Was (2006)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.7
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Johnny Doyle escapes a violent past in Ireland to lie low in London, until his former mentor Flynn breaks out of Brixton Prison, hell bent on derailing the Irish peace process with a few ... See full summary »

Writer: Brendan Foley | Director: Mark Hammond | Stars: Vinnie Jones, Patrick Bergin, Eriq La Salle, Samantha Mumba

31. Shake Hands with the Devil (1959)

111 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
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In the 1920's Ireland, IRA members are being lead by the war mongering Dr. Sean Lenihan, as they fight oppressive British forces.

Writers: Rearden Conner, Marian Spitzer, Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: James Cagney, Don Murray, Dana Wynter, Glynis Johns

32. Harry's Game (1982– )

180 min | Thriller

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Harry is an undercover agent for the British army sent to Northern Ireland to infiltrate the IRA and find (and terminate) the assassin of a British Cabinet Minister. Harry is alone, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Ray Lonnen, Benjamin Whitrow, Nicholas Day, Geoffrey Chater

33. Odd Man Out (1947)

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. Action takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Writers: F.L. Green, R.C. Sherriff | Director: Carol Reed | Stars: James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack, F.J. McCormick

34. 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, abducted by IRA terrorists, then rescued by an orphaned boy.

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

35. The Informant (1997)

R | 105 min | Drama

6.4
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A young IRA member is forced to turn informant on his comrades when he is caught in an assassination attempt on a judge.

Writers: Gerald Seymour, Nicholas Meyer | Director: Jim McBride | Stars: Anthony Brophy, Cary Elwes, Timothy Dalton, Maria Lennon

36. 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.

Writers: Paul Greengrass, Guy Hibbert | Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Gerard McSorley, Michèle Forbes, Brenda Fricker, Stuart Graham

37. Divorcing Jack (1998)

110 min | Thriller, Comedy

6.8
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Black romantic comedy set around the troubled "peace process" and its effect on a cynical Belfast hack.

Writer: Colin Bateman | Director: David Caffrey | Stars: David Thewlis, Rachel Griffiths, Jason Isaacs, Laura Fraser

38. The Dawning (1988)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.3
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An IRA gunman on the run from the government. He meets up with an idealistic young woman and attempts to win her support for his cause.

Writers: Jennifer Johnston, Moira Williams | Director: Robert Knights | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Rebecca Pidgeon, Jean Simmons, Trevor Howard

39. When the Sky Falls (2000)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama

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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 »

Writers: Guy Andrews, Ronan Gallagher, Colum McCann, Michael Sheridan | Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Joan Allen, Patrick Bergin, Liam Cunningham, Kevin McNally

40. 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 »

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

41. Hidden Agenda (1990)

R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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When an American human rights lawyer is assassinated in Belfast, it remains for the man's girlfriend, as well as a tough, no nonsense, police detective to find the truth... which they soon ... See full summary »

Writer: Jim Allen | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Frances McDormand, Brian Cox, Brad Dourif, Mai Zetterling

42. The Outsider (1980)

R | 128 min | Drama

6.7
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A idealistic American joins the IRA in Ireland -but finds out that he is being used for political purposes and propaganda.

Writers: Colin Leinster, Tony Luraschi | Director: Tony Luraschi | Stars: Craig Wasson, Sterling Hayden, Patricia Quinn, Niall O'Brien

43. The Break (1997)

R | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.8
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Dowd, who's IRA, escapes an Irish prison in a bloody jailbreak, making his way to New York City where he lives alone, avoids Irish hangouts, and works as a dishwasher. When a good deed gets... See full summary »

Writers: Ronan Bennett, Stephen Rea | Director: Robert Dornhelm | Stars: Stephen Rea, Alfred Molina, Rosana Pastor, Brendan Gleeson

44. Midnight Man (1997 TV Movie)

R | 104 min | Action, Thriller, Drama

5.6
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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 »

Writers: Jack Higgins, Jurgen Wolff | Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark | Stars: Rob Lowe, Kenneth Cranham, Deborah Moore, Hannes Jaenicke

45. Stolen (I) (2006)

Documentary

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In March of 1990, two thieves dressed as Boston police officers gained entrance to the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum in Boston Massachusetts and successfully executed the largest art ... See full summary »

Writer: Sharon Guskin | Director: Rebecca Dreyfus | Stars: Blythe Danner, Campbell Scott, Harold Smith, Anthony Bailey

46. Hennessy (1975)

PG | 103 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.

Writers: John Gay, Richard Johnson | Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Rod Steiger, Lee Remick, Richard Johnson, Trevor Howard

47. I See a Dark Stranger (1946)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.1
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A young Irish woman hates England so much she becomes a Nazi spy.

Writers: Sidney Gilliat, Wolfgang Wilhelm, Liam Redmond, Frank Launder | Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Trevor Howard, Raymond Huntley, Michael Howard

48. The Infiltrator (I)

Action, Drama, Thriller | Announced

The British intelligence agency plants spies in the Irish Republican Army to monitor terrorist activities. Based on an "Atlantic Monthly" article written by Matthew Teague.

Writers: David Benioff, Matthew Teague, Joshua Zetumer

49. Titanic Town (1998)

100 min | Drama

6.6
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73 Metascore

A Belfast housewife takes up the peace cause which causes her family trouble with IRA sympathizers.

Writers: Mary Costello, Anne Devlin | Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Julie Walters, Ciarán Hinds, Nuala O'Neill, James Loughran

50. Riot (1996)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.9
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An heiress is kidnapped during the chaos of a riot.

Writers: William Applegate Jr., Joseph John Barmettler | Director: Joseph Merhi | Stars: Gary Daniels, Sugar Ray Leonard, Paige Rowland, Charles Napier