Top-US-Grossing Irish-Language Titles


1. Million Dollar Baby (2004)

PG-13 | 132 min | Drama, Sport

8.1
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86 Metascore

A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jay Baruchel

Votes: 510,432 | Gross: $100.42M

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: 329,255 | Gross: $77.68M

3. King Arthur (2004)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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46 Metascore

A demystified take on the tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Clive Owen, Stephen Dillane, Keira Knightley, Ioan Gruffudd

Votes: 141,062 | Gross: $51.88M

4. Blown Away (1994)

R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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An Irish bomber escapes from prison and targets a member of the Boston bomb squad.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Tommy Lee Jones, Suzy Amis, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 23,917 | Gross: $30.16M

5. Waking Ned Devine (1998)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

7.4
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71 Metascore

When a lottery winner dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money.

Director: Kirk Jones | Stars: Ian Bannen, David Kelly, Fionnula Flanagan, Susan Lynch

Votes: 22,017 | Gross: $24.79M

6. Only the Lonely (1991)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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A Chicago cop must balance loyalty to his overbearing mother and a relationship with a shy funeral home worker.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: John Candy, Maureen O'Hara, Ally Sheedy, Kevin Dunn

Votes: 8,271 | Gross: $21.83M

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: 37,258 | Gross: $15.54M

8. The Commitments (1991)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.6
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When Jimmy Rabbitte wants to start a band, he has open auditions at his house.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Robert Arkins, Michael Aherne, Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle Kennedy

Votes: 26,935 | Gross: $14.92M

9. Widows' Peak (1994)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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Edwina has just moved into the neighborhood known as "Widows' Peak," so called due to the prevalent marital status of the residents, who tend to be a rather exclusive bunch. The residents ... See full summary »

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Joan Plowright, Mia Farrow, Natasha Richardson, Adrian Dunbar

Votes: 1,356 | Gross: $6.24M

10. The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)

PG | 103 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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10-year-old Fiona is sent to live with her grandparents in a small fishing village in Donegal, Ireland. She soon learns the local legend that an ancestor of hers married a Selkie - a seal ... See full summary »

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Jeni Courtney, Eileen Colgan, Mick Lally, Pat Slowey

Votes: 6,188 | Gross: $6.10M

11. The Guard (2011)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

7.3
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78 Metascore

An unorthodox Irish policeman with a confrontational personality is partnered with an up-tight F.B.I. agent to investigate an international drug-smuggling ring.

Director: John Michael McDonagh | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Mark Strong, Ronan Collins

Votes: 67,537 | Gross: $5.36M

12. Miller's Crossing (1990)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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66 Metascore

Tom Regan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro, Marcia Gay Harden

Votes: 107,742 | Gross: $5.08M

13. The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, War

7.5
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82 Metascore

Against the backdrop of the Irish War of Independence, two brothers fight a guerrilla war against British forces.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Pádraic Delaney, Liam Cunningham, Orla Fitzgerald

Votes: 38,262 | Gross: $1.83M

14. Song of the Sea (2014)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.1
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85 Metascore

Ben, a young Irish boy, and his little sister Saoirse, a girl who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free the faeries and save the spirit world.

Director: Tomm Moore | Stars: David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson, Lisa Hannigan, Fionnula Flanagan

Votes: 32,228 | Gross: $0.85M

15. Felicia's Journey (1999)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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72 Metascore

A lonely middle-aged catering manager spends all of his time studying tapes of an eccentric TV chef. Meanwhile, a young woman is making her way from Ireland to find her boyfriend, who moved... See full summary »

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Arsinée Khanjian, Elaine Cassidy, Sheila Reid

Votes: 6,864 | Gross: $0.82M

16. The Secret of Kells (2009)

Not Rated | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.7
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81 Metascore

A young boy in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids is beckoned to adventure when a celebrated master illuminator arrives with an ancient book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers.

Directors: Tomm Moore, Nora Twomey | Stars: Evan McGuire, Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally, Christen Mooney

Votes: 24,435 | Gross: $0.69M

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: 2,181 | Gross: $0.61M

18. Jimmy's Hall (2014)

PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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63 Metascore

During the Depression, Jimmy Gralton returns home to Ireland after ten years of exile in America. Seeing the levels of poverty and oppression, the activist in him reawakens and he looks to re-open the dance hall that led to his deportation.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Barry Ward, Francis Magee, Aileen Henry, Simone Kirby

Votes: 4,452 | Gross: $0.56M

19. Jindabyne (2006)

R | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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65 Metascore

Stewart Kane, an Irishman living in the Australian town of Jindabyne, is on a fishing trip in isolated hill country with three other men when they discover the body of a murdered girl in ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Lawrence | Stars: Laura Linney, Gabriel Byrne, John Howard, Stelios Yiakmis

Votes: 5,883 | Gross: $0.40M

20. Taffin (1988)

R | 96 min | Action, Thriller

5.6
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An Irish tough-guy debt collector is asked by his local community to help rid the town of developers bent on building a chemical plant on the outskirts of town. The developers are ruthless ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Megahy | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Ray McAnally, Alison Doody, Jeremy Child

Votes: 1,159 | Gross: $0.16M

21. 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: 53,828 | Gross: $0.15M

22. Cremaster 3 (2002)

Unrated | 182 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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67 Metascore

The third film of a five-part art-installation epic -- it's part-zombie movie, part-gangster film.

Director: Matthew Barney | Stars: Richard Serra, Matthew Barney, Aimee Mullins, Paul Brady

Votes: 1,201 | Gross: $0.12M

23. Borstal Boy (2000)

91 min | Drama, Romance

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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.

Director: Peter Sheridan | Stars: Shawn Hatosy, Danny Dyer, Eamon Glancy, Ian McElhinney

Votes: 2,066 | Gross: $0.09M

24. Men at Lunch (2012)

75 min | Documentary

6.3
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53 Metascore

The story of "Lunch atop a Skyscraper," the iconic photograph taken during the construction of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

Director: Seán Ó Cualáin | Stars: Fionnula Flanagan, Peter Quinn, Ric Burns, Christine Roussel

Votes: 291 | Gross: $0.00M

25. Peaky Blinders (2013– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama

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A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.

Stars: Cillian Murphy, Paul Anderson, Joe Cole, Helen McCrory

Votes: 78,802

26. Deadwood (2004–2006)

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

8.7
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A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime.

Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Brad Dourif

Votes: 69,761

27. SpongeBob SquarePants (1999– )

TV-G | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.1
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The misadventures of a talking sea sponge who works at a fast food restaurant under the sea.

Stars: Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke, Clancy Brown

Votes: 62,091

28. The Quiet Man (1952)

Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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A retired American boxer returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond

Votes: 28,133

29. The Siege of Jadotville (2016)

108 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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Irish Commandant Pat Quinlan leads a stand off with troops against French and Belgian Mercenaries in the Congo during the early 1960s.

Director: Richie Smyth | Stars: Jamie Dornan, Mark Strong, Jason O'Mara, Emmanuelle Seigner

Votes: 13,427

30. What Richard Did (2012)

88 min | Drama

6.3
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80 Metascore

What Richard Did follows Richard Karlsen, golden-boy athlete and undisputed alpha-male of his privileged set of South Dublin teenagers, through the summer between the end of school and the ... See full summary »

Director: Lenny Abrahamson | Stars: Jack Reynor, Fionn Walton, Gavin Drea, Patrick Gibson

Votes: 3,827

31. Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959)

Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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A wily old codger matches wits with the king of the leprechauns and helps play matchmaker for his daughter and the strapping lad who has replaced him as caretaker.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Albert Sharpe, Janet Munro, Sean Connery, Jimmy O'Dea

Votes: 5,498

32. Zardoz (1974)

R | 105 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi

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In the distant future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman, John Alderton

Votes: 15,552

33. Rebellion (2016– )

TV-MA | 258 min | Drama, War

7.1
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Rebellion is a five part serial drama about the birth of modern Ireland. The story is told from the perspectives of a group of fictional characters who live through the political events of the 1916 Easter Rising.

Stars: Ruth Bradley, Paul Reid, Brian McCardie, Tom Turner

Votes: 1,028

34. Nothing Personal (I) (2009)

85 min | Drama

7.1
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71 Metascore

Alone in her empty flat, from her window Anne observes the people passing by who nervously snatch up the personal belongings and pieces of furniture she has put out on the pavement. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Urszula Antoniak | Stars: Lotte Verbeek, Stephen Rea, Tom Charlfa, Ann Marie Horan

Votes: 3,762

35. The Rising: 1916

Drama | Announced

A farmer's son leads a secret rebellion against the largest empire the world has ever known.

Stars: Colin Morgan, Fiona Shaw, David O'Hara, Brendan Coyle

36. The Long Gray Line (1955)

Approved | 138 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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The life story of a salt-of-the-earth Irish immigrant, who becomes an Army Noncommissioned Officer and spends his 50 year career at the United States Military Academy at West Point. This ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford | Stars: Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Robert Francis, Donald Crisp

Votes: 1,960

37. Stay (I) (2013)

99 min | Drama

5.7
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48 Metascore

A woman finds out she's pregnant and returns home when the expected father wants nothing to do with her.

Director: Wiebke von Carolsfeld | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Taylor Schilling, Gina Moxley, Barry Keoghan

Votes: 557

38. Van Diemen's Land (2009)

104 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.0
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The true story of Alexander Pearce, Australia's most notorious convict. In 1822, Pearce and seven fellow convicts escaped from Macquarie Harbour, a place of ultra banishment and punishment,... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan auf der Heide | Stars: Oscar Redding, Arthur Angel, Paul Ashcroft, Thomas M. Wright

Votes: 2,608

39. Gorgo (1961)

Unrated | 78 min | Action, Drama, Horror

5.6
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Greedy sailors capture a giant lizard off the coast of Ireland and sell it to a London circus. Then its mother shows up.

Director: Eugène Lourié | Stars: Bill Travers, William Sylvester, Vincent Winter, Christopher Rhodes

Votes: 2,257

40. An Klondike (2015– )

52 min | Action, Drama, Western

7.4
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The story of the Connolly Brothers; three Irish emigrants who travel from Montana to the Yukon during the Klondike gold rush of the 1890's in the hope of striking it rich.

Stars: Owen McDonnell, Dara Devaney, Seán T. Ó Meallaigh, Robert O'Mahoney

Votes: 42

41. Ros na Rún (1996– )

Drama

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Irish language "soap" set in an imaginary Connemara village.

Stars: Macdara Ó Fátharta, Seán Mistéal, Niall Mac Eachmharcaigh, Pól Ó Griofa

Votes: 52

42. Love & Savagery (2009)

95 min | Drama, Romance

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In 1969, a visiting geologist from Newfoundland arouses scandal in a small Irish village when he romances a local girl who's destined for the convent.

Director: John N. Smith | Stars: Allan Hawco, Sarah Greene, Louise Nicol, Martha Burns

Votes: 233

43. Corp & Anam (2011–2014)

52 min | Crime

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TV crime correspondent Cathal Mac Iarnain prides himself on pursuing the story behind the story, but is too busy to notice that the world of crime is coming closer to home every day.

Stars: Diarmuid de Faoite, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Linda Bhreathnach, Kate Nic Chonaonaigh

Votes: 22

44. The Last Confession of Alexander Pearce (2008)

60 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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Eight men escape from the most isolated prison on earth. Only one man survives and the story he recounts shocks the British establishment to the core. This story is the last confession of Alexander Pearce.

Director: Michael James Rowland | Stars: Adrian Dunbar, Ciarán McMenamin, Dan Wyllie, Don Hany

Votes: 564

45. Kings (I) (2007)

88 min | Drama

7.1
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A group of men reunite for a friend's funeral.

Director: Tom Collins | Stars: Colm Meaney, Donal O'Kelly, Brendan Conroy, Donncha Crowley

Votes: 835

46. Skunk Fu! (2007– )

13 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

5.5
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This series follows the adventures of a skunk and his group of friends as they protect their village from a group of evil monkeys.

Stars: Jules de Jongh, Paul Tylak, Tony Acworth, Rod Goodall

Votes: 288

47. Song of Granite (2017)

104 min | Biography, Drama

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Acclaimed filmmaker Pat Collins brings the dramatic life story of legendary seannós singer Joe Heaney to the screen in THE SONG IN GRANITE, an audacious exploration of the man and his music... See full summary »

Director: Pat Collins | Stars: Michael O'Chonfhlaola, Macdara Ó Fátharta, Leni Parker, Alain Goulem

48. Fir Bolg (2016– )

Drama

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25 years after an acrimonious split, Ireland's greatest traditional band, Fir Bolg, decide to hit the road again.

Stars: Sean McGinley, Don Wycherley, Peadar Cox, Aonghus McAnally

Votes: 6

49. An Bronntanas (2014)

113 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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An Bronntanas is a contemporary Irish crime thriller set against the backdrop of the Connemara Coastline on the West of Ireland and the dramatic lives of a local lifeboat crew. The story is told through both Irish and English.

Director: Tom Collins | Stars: Michelle Beamish, Charlotte Bradley, Ciarán Charles, Dara Devaney

Votes: 576

50. Trial of the Century (2016– )

Drama

7.3
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Fictional courtroom drama, showing how the trial of Padraig Pearse, one of the heroes of the 1916 Easter Rising, might have gone.

Stars: Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Andrew Bennett, David Heap, Mark Huberman

Votes: 6