Irish Movies- Worth A Watchby sine-a | created - 3 months ago | updated - 3 months ago | Public
A list of Irish movies that did not make it onto my 'Best Irish Movies' list, but are still worth the time.
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1. Breakfast on Pluto (2005)
R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 19,725 | Gross: $0.83M
2. In Bruges (2008)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Guilt-stricken after a job gone wrong, hitman Ray and his partner await orders from their ruthless boss in Bruges, Belgium, the last place in the world Ray wants to be.
Votes: 363,361 | Gross: $7.76M
6. The Guard (2011)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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.
Votes: 75,438 | Gross: $5.36M
9. Evelyn (2002)
PG | 94 min | Drama
1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment, and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children... See full summary »
Votes: 6,026 | Gross: $1.48M
10. Standby (I) (2014)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
Twenty-something Alan (Gleeson) is down on his luck. Stood up at the altar and recently fired from his banking job, he finds himself working with his mother as a part-time tourist advisor ... See full summary »
12. Love, Rosie (2014)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Romance
Rosie and Alex have been best friends since they were 5, so they couldn't possibly be right for one another...or could they? When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies.
Votes: 106,128 | Gross: $0.01M
14. The MatchMaker (1997)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Marcy is an assistant to Senator John McGlory, who is having problems with a re-election campaign. Desperate for Irish votes, McGlory's chief of staff Nick sends Marcy to Ireland to trace ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,223 | Gross: $3.38M
15. Albert Nobbs (2011)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance
Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th-century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most elegant hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.
Votes: 22,278 | Gross: $3.01M
17. Gold (2014)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
An offbeat comedy about an estranged father who returns to his hometown after an absence of ten years in order to reconnect with his daughter and ex-wife but unwittingly finds himself responsible for almost destroying all their lives.
18. Circle of Friends (1995)
PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance
'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,677 | Gross: $23.40M
21. Pilgrimage (II) (2017)
Not Rated | 96 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
In 13th century Ireland, a group of monks must escort a sacred relic across an Irish landscape fraught with peril.