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1. The Departed (2006)

R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.5
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85 Metascore

An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

Votes: 1,065,431 | Gross: $132.38M

2. The Foreigner (I) (2017)

R | 113 min | Action, Thriller

7.0
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55 Metascore

A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers' identities.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Katie Leung, Jackie Chan, Rufus Jones, Mark Tandy

Votes: 79,983 | Gross: $34.39M

3. Free Fire (2016)

R | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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63 Metascore

Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shoot-out and a game of survival.

Director: Ben Wheatley | Stars: Sharlto Copley, Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy

Votes: 35,475 | Gross: $1.80M

4. The Jackal (1997)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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36 Metascore

An imprisoned I.R.A. fighter is freed to help stop a brutal, seemingly "faceless" assassin from completing his next job.

Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier, Diane Venora

Votes: 99,097 | Gross: $54.93M

5. Patriot Games (1992)

R | 117 min | Action, Thriller

6.9
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64 Metascore

When CIA analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets him and his family for revenge.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Bean, Anne Archer, Patrick Bergin

Votes: 93,513 | Gross: $83.29M

6. Ronin (1998)

R | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.3
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67 Metascore

A freelancing former U.S. Intelligence Agent tries to track down a mysterious package that is wanted by the Irish and the Russians.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jean Reno, Natascha McElhone, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 160,861 | Gross: $41.62M

7. 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: 60,910 | Gross: $0.15M

8. '71 (2014)

R | 99 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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83 Metascore

In 1971, a young and disorientated British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the deadly streets of Belfast.

Director: Yann Demange | Stars: Jack O'Connell, Sam Reid, Sean Harris, Paul Popplewell

Votes: 45,758 | Gross: $1.27M

9. Angela's Ashes (1999)

R | 145 min | Drama

7.3
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54 Metascore

Based on the best-selling autobiography by Irish expatriate 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 »

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Joe Breen, Ciaran Owens

Votes: 19,045 | Gross: $13.04M

10. 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.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Morgan Jones, Eva Birthistle, Liam Neeson

Votes: 19,568 | Gross: $0.83M

11. The Boxer (1997)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.1
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75 Metascore

Young Danny Flynn is released from prison 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, Emily Watson, Daragh Donnelly, Frank Coughlan

Votes: 17,056 | Gross: $5.80M

12. Maze (2017)

92 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

5.9
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Inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP, which was to become the biggest prison escape in Europe since World War II.

Director: Stephen Burke | Stars: Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Barry Ward, Martin McCann, Eileen Walsh

Votes: 2,380 | Gross: $0.02M

13. Veronica Guerin (2003)

R | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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55 Metascore

An Irish journalist writes a series of stories about drug dealers.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Colin Farrell, Brenda Fricker, Ciarán Hinds

Votes: 17,929 | Gross: $1.57M

14. Shadow Dancer (2012)

R | 101 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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71 Metascore

Set in 1990s Belfast, an active member of the IRA becomes an informant for MI5 in order to protect her son's welfare.

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Clive Owen, Andrea Riseborough, Gillian Anderson, Aidan Gillen

Votes: 11,401 | Gross: $0.10M

15. The Journey (III) (2016)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama

6.6
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53 Metascore

During the 2006 Northern Ireland peace talks, Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuiness and Democratic Party leader Ian Paisley are forced to travel by car together.

Director: Nick Hamm | Stars: Timothy Spall, Colm Meaney, John Hurt, Freddie Highmore

Votes: 1,026

16. Mr. Nice (2010)

121 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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60 Metascore

The life story of Howard Marks, an elite British drug smuggler.

Director: Bernard Rose | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Chloë Sevigny, David Thewlis, Luis Tosar

Votes: 6,658

17. 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 in Belfast.

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

Votes: 7,858

18. 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: 11,650 | Gross: $0.01M

19. 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: 5,193 | Gross: $0.56M

20. Fifty Dead Men Walking (2008)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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57 Metascore

Martin McGartland joins the I.R.A. and feeds information to Britain's Special Branch Agent Fergus.

Director: Kari Skogland | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Jim Sturgess, Kevin Zegers, Natalie Press

Votes: 10,337

21. Ticker (2001)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

3.6
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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.

Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Tom Sizemore, Dennis Hopper, Steven Seagal, Jaime Pressly

Votes: 6,293

22. I, Dolours (2018)

82 min | Documentary

7.2
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Documentary about Dolours Price, one of very few women who rose to the top of the IRA and who was involved in bombings during the Troubles in the 1970s.

Director: Maurice Sweeney | Stars: Lorna Larkin, Lauren Beale, Gail Brady, Frank Cannon

Votes: 65

23. Off-Piste (2016)

91 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.5
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An ex-military recluse, living in the mountains of France to escape a traumatic past, is hunted down by those whose lives he has destroyed.

Director: Glen Kirby | Stars: Nathan Bevan-Stewart, Lily Caines, Antony Meadley, Neil Attridge

Votes: 483

24. Borstal Boy (2000)

Not Rated | 91 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.

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

Votes: 2,200 | Gross: $0.09M

25. The Runway (2010)

TV-14 | 101 min | Comedy

6.6
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The citizens of Ireland's County Cork come to the aid of a South American pilot who has crash landed in their town.

Director: Ian Power | Stars: Demián Bichir, Kerry Condon, James Cosmo, Jamie Kierans

Votes: 551

26. Bobby Sands: 66 Days (2016)

105 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.3
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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 | Stars: Gerry Adams, Mario Biaggi, Seán Donlon, Martin McCann

Votes: 419

27. Naked Massacre (1976)

Unrated | 92 min | Drama, Thriller

5.1
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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: 630

28. When the Sky Falls (2000)

R | 107 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Irish crime-investigating reporter Sinead Hamilton invades the Irish underworld and attempts to expose the illegitimate activities that she has found. Hampered by the system, a police ... See full summary »

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: Joan Allen, Patrick Bergin, Liam Cunningham, Kevin McNally

Votes: 655

29. Fools of Fortune (1990)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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A Protestant Irish family is caught up in a conflict between Irish Republicans and the British army.

Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Iain Glen, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Sean T. McClory, Frankie McCafferty

Votes: 182 | Gross: $0.08M

30. 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, allegedly abducted by the I.R.A., then rescued by an orphaned boy.

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

Votes: 394

31. 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: 255

32. 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 »

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

Votes: 334

33. The Run of the Country (1995)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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In a small village on the border of Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland, the relationship between a short tempered policeman and his rebellious son becomes even more strenuous when the young man falls for a "wrong" girl.

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Albert Finney, Matt Keeslar, Victoria Smurfit, Anthony Brophy

Votes: 355 | Gross: $0.47M

34. Prime Time (1977)

R | 75 min | Comedy

5.1
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Some unknown source has interrupted all television transmissions around the world. In place of the regular broadcasts, a lineup of extremely tasteless programs and commercials have been ... See full summary »

Director: Bradley R. Swirnoff | Stars: Paul Ainsley, Wil Albert, Royce D. Applegate, Meridith Baer

Votes: 331

35. Riot (1996)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.1
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An heiress is kidnapped during the chaos of a riot.

Director: Joseph Merhi | Stars: Gary Daniels, Sugar Ray Leonard, Paige Rowland, Charles Napier

Votes: 396

36. Hangman's House (1928)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.6
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"Citizen" Hogan, an exile Irish patriot, risks his life by returning to Ireland and helping a young couple.

Director: John Ford | Stars: June Collyer, Larry Kent, Victor McLaglen, Earle Foxe

Votes: 368

37. The Truth Commissioner (2016)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

5.6
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A drama about a truth commissioner appointed to chair a South African style truth commission in Northern Ireland.

Director: Declan Recks | Stars: Roger Allam, Barry Ward, Conleth Hill, Madeleine Mantock

Votes: 162

38. Midnight Man (1997 TV Movie)

R | 104 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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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 »

Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark | Stars: Rob Lowe, Kenneth Cranham, Deborah Moore, Hannes Jaenicke

Votes: 167

39. The Year London Blew Up: 1974 (2005 TV Movie)

102 min | Drama

8.0
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1974-1975 - a year of terrorism across London. Adapted for the screen from the book 'Timebomb.'

Director: Edmund Coulthard | Stars: Michael Colgan, Jonjo O'Neill, Edward MacLiam, Chris O'Dowd

Votes: 25

40. I.R.A.: King of Nothing (2006)

Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Drama

4.4
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A disgruntled I.R.A. member (Chapa) becomes Ireland's biggest threat to the peace process.

Director: Damian Chapa | Stars: Damian Chapa, Cian McCormack, Joe Estevez, Rachel Hunter

Votes: 181

41. Patriots (1996)

Not Rated | 83 min | Thriller

5.6
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A true story of an American woman caught up in the struggle for Irish independence.

Director: Frank Kerr | Stars: Linda Amendola, Mark Newell, Aidan Parkinson, Dermott Petty

Votes: 85

42. Voices from the Grave (2010)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.2
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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 | Stars: Paul Gannon, Brian Sheridan

Votes: 18

43. Trapped (2008)

95 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.1
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When Anton O'Neill returns home after five years at sea, he finds that 1970's Ireland is a radically different place to the one he left behind. Northern Ireland is in flames, and civil ... See full summary »

Director: Graham Cantwell | Stars: Gerard McSorley, Anthony Fox, Laura Way, Andy Smith

Votes: 101

44. Run Chrissie Run! (1984)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.1
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The action moves along quickly, jumping over holes in the script, in this made-for-television drama about Eve, an ex-terrorist from Germany who is forced to escape to Australia with her ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Langman | Stars: Carmen Duncan, Michael Aitkens, Shane Briant, Red Symons

Votes: 39

45. 8ish (2019)

Action, Crime, Drama | Pre-production

Sean O'Shea and his family connections with gang land London and the IRA.

Director: Luing Andrews | Stars: Simona Roman, Sammie Lei, Jeff Stewart, Luing Andrews

46. Silent Grace (2001)

87 min | Drama

6.9
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Based on true events, this is the story of a young girl who is caught joyriding and ends up sharing a prison cell with a political prisoner, a high ranking IRA woman.

Director: Maeve Murphy | Stars: Orla Brady, Cathleen Bradley, Cara Seymour, Dawn Bradfield

Votes: 47

47. The Violent Enemy (1967)

94 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Irish terrorist breaks out of prison, and heads back to Ireland intending to blow up an electronics factory

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Tom Bell, Susan Hampshire, Ed Begley, Noel Purcell

Votes: 50

48. Shoot to Kill (1990 TV Movie)

222 min | Drama

7.3
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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: 19

49. Irish Destiny (1926)

Approved | 73 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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An IRA man races to Dublin to warn his colleagues of a forthcoming raid, but he is captured by British forces.

Director: George Dewhurst | Stars: Paddy Dunne Cullinan, Frances Macnamarra, Daisy Campbell, Clifford Pembroke

Votes: 51

50. The Invisible Man (2014 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

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Christmas Day 1960. After five years of imprisonment a young man escapes in a snowy winter night with a file and linen from Britain's safest prison in Belfast. Chasing him: an army forced ... See full summary »

Directors: Georg Misch, Úna Ní Dhonghaíle



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