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1. My Mother and Other Strangers (2016– )

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Drama series set in 1943 following the Coyne family and their neighbors as they struggle to maintain a normal life after a US Army Air Force base is set up in the middle of their rural parish.

Stars: Hattie Morahan, Michael Nevin, Des McAleer, Owen McDonnell

Votes: 80

2. Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.0
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78 Metascore

The mythical world starts a rebellion against humanity in order to rule the Earth, so Hellboy and his team must save the world from the rebellious creatures.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, John Alexander

Votes: 211,514 | Gross: $75.75M

3. In the Name of the Father (1993)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama

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.

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie, Philip King

Votes: 113,368 | Gross: $25.01M

4. 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.

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

Votes: 42,061 | Gross: $62.55M

5. 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: 52,270 | Gross: $0.15M

6. A Christmas Star (2015)

82 min | Family

5.2
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Born under the Christmas Star, Noelle believes she has the gift to perform miracles, so when conniving developer McKerrod threatens her peaceful life she and her friends determine to use ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Elson | Stars: Rob James-Collier, Suranne Jones, Bronagh Waugh, Erin Galway-Kendrick

Votes: 341

7. 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: 14,476 | Gross: $5.80M

8. The Devil's Own (1997)

R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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53 Metascore

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

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Margaret Colin, Rubén Blades

Votes: 46,498 | Gross: $42.88M

9. 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.

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

Votes: 6,291

10. 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.

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

Votes: 20,054 | Gross: $0.77M

11. 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: 10,832 | Gross: $0.01M

12. The Journey (III) (2016)

94 min | Drama

7.2
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A fictional account of the extraordinary story of two implacable enemies in Northern Ireland - firebrand Democratic Unionist Party leader Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Hamm | Stars: Freddie Highmore, Toby Stephens, John Hurt, Catherine McCormack

Votes: 54

13. 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. Action takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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

Votes: 6,425

14. 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 »

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

Votes: 2,621 | Gross: $1.03M

15. Miss Conception (2008)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

4.7
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33 Metascore

Georgina is an ambitious young London professional who learns she has only one month left in which to conceive a child. After exhausting all possibilities with her baby-phobic boyfriend, ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Styles | Stars: Heather Graham, Mia Kirshner, Orlando Seale, Tom Ellis

Votes: 2,368 | Gross: $0.00M

16. The Secret Life of Words (2005)

115 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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68 Metascore

A hearing impaired factory worker gives up her first holiday in years and instead travels out to an oil rig, where she cares for a man suffering from severe burns.

Director: Isabel Coixet | Stars: Sarah Polley, Tim Robbins, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Javier Cámara

Votes: 10,309 | Gross: $0.02M

17. Some Mother's Son (1996)

R | 112 min | Drama, History

7.3
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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 »

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

Votes: 2,151 | Gross: $0.61M

18. Bobby Sands: 66 Days (2016)

105 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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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 | Star: Martin McCann

Votes: 66

19. 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.

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

Votes: 1,113

20. Step Into Liquid (2003)

PG | 88 min | Documentary, Sport

7.5
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72 Metascore

Surfers and secret spots from around the world are profiled in this documentary.

Director: Dana Brown | Stars: Laird John Hamilton, Layne Beachley, Dan Malloy, Robert August

Votes: 2,353 | Gross: $3.67M

21. I Am Belfast (2015)

84 min | Documentary

6.5
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A visual, poetic depiction of Belfast and its citizens, told with love and passion of someone, who has left the city many years ago but is still fascinated by it. Themes brought up in the ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Frank Cannon, Simon Millar, Richard Buick, Shane McCaffrey

Votes: 166

22. Elephant (1989 TV Short)

39 min | Short, Crime, Drama

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A depiction of a series of violent killings in Northern Ireland with no clue as to exactly who is responsible.

Director: Alan Clarke | Stars: Gary Walker, Bill Hamilton, Michael Foyle, Danny Small

Votes: 1,410

23. Dream On (II)

Comedy, Drama | Completed

One man's pursuit to become a scratch golfer within a year.

Director: Farren Blackburn | Stars: Sienna Guillory, Richard Coyle, Ben Cura, Michael Lindall

24. 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: 1,423

25. Naked Massacre (1976)

Unrated | 92 min | Drama, Thriller

5.2
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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: 537

26. The Informant (1997)

R | 105 min | Drama

6.5
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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.

Director: Jim McBride | Stars: Anthony Brophy, Cary Elwes, Timothy Dalton, Maria Lennon

Votes: 525

27. 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.

Director: Frank Launder | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Trevor Howard, Raymond Huntley, William G. O'Gorman

Votes: 947

28. 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.

Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Julie Walters, Ciarán Hinds, Nuala O'Neill, James Loughran

Votes: 356 | Gross: $0.06M

29. The Outsider (1979)

R | 128 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.0
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A young American man joins the IRA in Ireland but soon finds out that he is being used for political purposes and propaganda.

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

Votes: 129

30. Nothing Personal (1995)

R | 86 min | Drama

6.8
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A raw depiction of the Belfast 'troubles' as savage tribal warfare. Set shortly after the 1975 cease fire, the film focuses on the tribulations of Kenny, Protestant leader of a group of ... See full summary »

Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Stars: Ian Hart, John Lynch, James Frain, Michael Gambon

Votes: 405

31. The Most Fertile Man in Ireland (2000)

96 min | Comedy

5.3
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The most fertile man in Ireland is in serious demand.

Director: Dudi Appleton | Stars: Kris Marshall, Kathy Kiera Clarke, Bronagh Gallagher, James Nesbitt

Votes: 525

32. This Is the Sea (1997)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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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: 241

33. The Treaty (1991 TV Movie)

107 min | Drama, History

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A faithful depiction of how the Anglo-Irish Treaty between the unrecognised Irish Republic, represented by Michael Collins, and the British government was concluded after high-stakes negotiations in 1921.

Director: Jonathan Lewis | Stars: Patrick Condren, Ian Bannen, Julian Fellowes, Malcolm Douglas

Votes: 99

34. Best: His Mother's Son (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Director: Colin Barr | Stars: Lorcan Cranitch, Luke de Woolfson, Laurence Doherty, Laura Donnelly

Votes: 54

35. Wild About Harry (2000)

91 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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A sleazy chef is forced to face the truth about the man he has become and realizes that he has the chance to begin again.

Director: Declan Lowney | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Amanda Donohoe, James Nesbitt, Adrian Dunbar

Votes: 449

36. My Brother's War (1997)

R | 84 min | Action, Thriller

5.4
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CIA guy and IRA guy reluctantly team up to catch IRA guy's rogue brother.

Director: James Brolin | Stars: Jennie Garth, James Brolin, Patrick Foy, Salvator Xuereb

Votes: 144

37. Circle of Deceit (1993 TV Movie)

Drama, Thriller

6.9
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John is a special forces operative who retires after his family is killed in a terrorist bombing, but his former bosses have other plans. He is re-activated for duty and is given orders to ... See full summary »

Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Dennis Waterman, Derek Jacobi, Peter Vaughan, Clare Higgins

Votes: 43

38. Sunday (2002 TV Movie)

109 min | Drama

6.4
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Sunday tells the story of an infamous day in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland and how the events of that day were subsequently covered up by the British Government of the time. On Sunday... See full summary »

Director: Charles McDougall | Stars: Ciarán McMenamin, Barry Mullan, Paul Campbell, Julieann Campbell

Votes: 142

39. The Gentle Gunman (1952)

Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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In 1941 in wartime UK, two Irish brothers working for the IRA come against their local leader's ruthless methods.

Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: John Mills, Dirk Bogarde, Robert Beatty, Elizabeth Sellars

Votes: 211

40. A War of Children (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama

7.9
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Two families in Belfast, one Protestant and one Catholic, find that their long-standing friendship is threatened by the escalating sectarian violence that surrounds them.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Vivien Merchant, Jenny Agutter, John Ronane, Danny Figgis

Votes: 103

41. H3 (2001)

88 min

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A moving insight into the 1981 Irish hunger strike in the Maze prison near Belfast.

Director: Les Blair | Stars: Brendan Mackey, Dean Lennox Kelly, Aidan Campbell, Tony Devlin

Votes: 105

42. Children in the Crossfire (1984 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.9
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For the children of Northern Ireland, violence and hatred are a way of life passed from one generation to the next. In "Children in the Crossfire" four children from both sides of the ... See full summary »

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Julia Duffy, Charles Haid, David Huffman, Karen Valentine

Votes: 98

43. The Grasscutter (1990 TV Movie)

102 min | Crime

6.6
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A middle-aged landscaper (the grasscutter) pursues a quiet life in New Zealand, but soon the life he left behind -- in Belfast -- catches up to him in a fast-paced and violent conclusion, ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Mune | Stars: Terence Cooper, Joel Tobeck, Martin Maguire, James Coyle

Votes: 48

44. Voices from the Grave (2010)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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The story of the Northern Ireland Troubles through the unflinching testimony of two men who played key roles on opposite sides of that bloody conflict. Nearly ten years ago the two ... See full summary »

Director: Kate O'Callaghan | Star: Brian Sheridan

Votes: 14

45. 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: 18

46. A Quiet Day in Belfast (1974)

88 min | Drama

7.1
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A brutally realistic drama dealing with the conflict between northern Irish "patriots" and British soldiers.

Director: Milad Bessada | Stars: Barry Foster, Margot Kidder, Sean McCann, Leo Leyden

Votes: 46

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

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.7
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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: 18

48. Brendan Smyth: Betrayal of Trust (2011 TV Movie)

59 min | Drama

6.6
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Dramatisation of the events surrounding the case of abusive priest Father Brendan Smyth.

Director: Michael McDowell | Stars: Richard Dormer, Ian Beattie, Ian McElhinney, Maria Connolly

Votes: 16

49. So You Think You've Got Troubles (1991– )

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Ivan Fox, a Londoner and non-practising Jew, is sent by his boss to Northern Ireland to run the Belfast branch of Drummond's Tobacco Co. Here he is confronted with age-old Catholic and ... See full summary »

Stars: Emer Gillespie, Billy Clarke, James Ellis, Leonard Fenton

Votes: 8

50. A Sense of Loss (1972)

135 min | Documentary

7.8
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Director: Marcel Ophüls | Stars: Bridget Andrews, Bridget Bond, Noel Browne, Mr. and Mrs. George Caldwell

Votes: 32