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1. Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)

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

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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.

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

2. 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

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. 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

5. The Devil's Own (1997)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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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

6. 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

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.

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

8. 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

9. 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 »

Writers: Camilla Leslie, Katherine Chandler | Director: Eric Styles | Stars: Heather Graham, Mia Kirshner, Orlando Seale, Tom Ellis

10. 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

11. Odd Man Out (1947)

Not Rated | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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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

12. Cal (1984)

R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller, Romance

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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

13. The Secret Life of Words (2005)

115 min | Drama, Romance

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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.

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

14. Hidden Agenda (1990)

R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

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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

15. Dream On (2015)

Comedy, Drama | Filming

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

Writers: Farren Blackburn, John Richardson | Director: Farren Blackburn | Stars: Sienna Guillory, Richard Coyle, Chris Cowlin, Michael Lindall

16. A War of Children (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama

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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.

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

17. Omagh (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama

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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

18. Elephant (1989 TV Short)

39 min | Short

7.1
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A depiction of a series of violent killings in Northern Ireland with no clue as to exactly who is responsible.

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

19. Step Into Liquid (2003)

PG | 88 min | Documentary, Sport

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72 Metascore

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

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

20. The Outsider (1980)

R | 128 min | Drama

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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

21. I See a Dark Stranger (1946)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Thriller, War

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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

22. Wild About Harry (2000)

91 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

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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.

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

23. Nothing Personal (1995)

R | 86 min | Drama

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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 »

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

24. Titanic Town (1998)

100 min | Drama

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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

25. The Treaty (1991 TV Movie)

107 min | Drama, History

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A faithful depiction of how a key treaty between the Southern Irish, represented by Michael Collins, and the English government was concluded after tough long high-stakes negotiations in 1921.

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

26. Children in the Crossfire (1984 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

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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 »

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

27. Sunday (2002 TV Movie)

109 min | Drama

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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 »

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

28. Broken Nation (2015)

Action, Adventure, Western | Announced

A post apocalyptic vision of 7 individuals who make a pact to stand side by side in desperate times against a new power government intent on ruling with an iron fist across the British Isles.

Writers: Rick McLeod, Noel J. Rainford | Directors: Belinda Green-Smith, Rick McLeod | Stars: Adrian Bouchet, Marcus Harris, Keith Duffy, Mike Mitchell

29. DeLorean (2016 TV Mini-Series)

Biography, Drama | Announced

John Zachary DeLorean, the legend behind the Pontiac GTO, stunned the business world by handing in his resignation as Vice President of General Motors. By his mid-forties he was their most ... See full summary »

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

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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

31. Circle of Deceit (1993 TV Movie)

Drama, Thriller

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Writers: Jill Arlon, John Brown, Wesley Burrowes | Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Dennis Waterman, Derek Jacobi, Peter Vaughan, Clare Higgins

32. Shoot to Kill (1990 TV Movie)

222 min | Drama

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Writer: Michael Eaton | Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Vass Anderson, Rod Arthur, Ray Ashcroft, Susan Baker

33. Voices from the Grave (2010)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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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

34. Exiled (1999)

88 min | Romance, Thriller

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An Irishman emigrates to New York during the most heated point of the tensions in Northern Ireland in 1991. However, escaping the conflict in his home country does not free him from the ... See full summary »

Writers: Ronan Carr, Bill Muir | Director: Bill Muir | Stars: Paul Ronan, Ronan Carr, Jenny Conroy, Paul Anthony McGraine

35. Giro City (1982)

102 min | Drama, Thriller

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Writer: Karl Francis | Director: Karl Francis | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Jon Finch, Kenneth Colley, James Donnelly

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

59 min | Drama

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

Writers: Michael McDowell, Tim McGarry, Damon Quinn | Director: Michael McDowell | Stars: Richard Dormer, Ian Beattie, Ian McElhinney, Maria Connolly

37. Hamlet (II) (2005)

93 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

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A young Prince is visited by the Ghost of his father and compelled to vengeance - but can he stop thinking for long enough to do it?

Writers: Stephen Cavanagh, William Shakespeare | Director: Stephen Cavanagh | Stars: James Lecky, Yvonne Richardson, Stephen Cavanagh, Simone Kirby

38. The Grasscutter (1990)

102 min | Crime

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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 »

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

39. Faith School Menace? (2010 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary

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Richard Dawkins looks at Government funded faith schools and the effect they could have on children.

Writer: Richard Dawkins | Director: Molly Milton | Star: Richard Dawkins

40. A Sense of Loss (1973)

135 min | Documentary

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

41. Peacefire (2008)

87 min | Drama

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A gritty, urban drama, laced with car-crime, political intrigue and a savagely dark sense of humour.

Writer: Macdara Vallely | Director: Macdara Vallely | Stars: John Travers, Gerard Jordan, Sean Roberts, Conor MacNeill

42. A Quiet Day in Belfast (1974)

88 min | Drama

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

Writers: Andrew Dalrymple, Jack Gray | Director: Milad Bessada | Stars: Barry Foster, Margot Kidder, Sean McCann, Leo Leyden

43. Zombie Genocide (1993 Video)

65 min | Action, Horror

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After returning home from a restful camping adventure, four friends discover that the world they left just a short time ago, has changed forever. While they were safely away in the woods, a... See full summary »

Writer: Darryl Sloan | Directors: Andrew Harrison, Khris Carville, Darryl Sloan | Stars: Paul Barton, Darryl Sloan, Jason Morrison, Andrew Harrison

44. Two Ceasefires and a Wedding (1995 TV Short)

41 min | Comedy, Short

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Love across the barricades: RUC policeman Billy loves Emer, whose Da and brother Cal are IRA men. To Da and Cal's fury the IRA declare a ceasefire. Does this mean they will have to welcome ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael McDowell, Tim McGarry, Damon Quinn | Director: Stephen Butcher | Stars: Michael McDowell, Tim McGarry, Nuala McKeever, Damon Quinn

45. Fatal Inheritance (1993)

PG | Action, Drama, Thriller

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Writer: Kevin Davis | Director: Gabrielle Beaumont | Stars: Jim Bartley, Corbin Bernsen, Barry Cassin, Kevin Davis

46. Behind the Mask (1991)

75 min | Documentary, War

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Documentary about rebel group IRA (Irish Republican Army), and their view of the conflict against the British and the Protestants of Northern Irleland.

Writers: Nick Anning, Danny Grilly | Director: Frank Martin | Stars: John Fitzpatrick, Brenda Bruce, Jackson Burns, Brandan Hughes

47. Brits (2000– )

Documentary

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Star: Peter Taylor

48. In the Company of Men (1995– )

Documentary

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Documentary about life in the Welsh Guards regiment.

Stars: Crispin Black, Bruce MacInnes

49. The Precious Blood (1996 TV Movie)

76 min | Drama

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Writer: Graham Reid | Director: John Woods | Stars: Amanda Burton, Kevin McNally, Michael Legge, Michelle Fairley

50. An Actor Prepares (2014)

7 min | Short, Comedy

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Follow an actor as he tries to get an audition, get the girl, or at the very least - get taken seriously.

Writer: Denis Halligan | Directors: Denis Halligan, Marty Stalker | Stars: Denis Halligan, Catherine Brennan, Larry Cowan, Richard Doubleday