Macca's Irish Collectionby macca196940 | created - 17 Mar 2016 | updated - 7 months ago | Public
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2. 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: 75,265 | Gross: $5.36M
Screen Two (1985–2002)
R | 91 min | Drama
Set in Ireland, Sharon Curley is a 20 year old living with her parents and many brothers and sisters. When she gets herself pregnant and refuses to name the father, she becomes the talk of ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,369 | Gross: $3.32M
4. Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959)
Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
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.
5. Michael Collins (1996)
R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
Neil Jordan's historical biopic of Irish revolutionary Michael Collins, the man who led a guerrilla war against the UK, helped negotiate the creation of the Irish Free State, and led the National Army during the Irish Civil War.
Votes: 27,659 | Gross: $11.09M
8. Room (I) (2015)
R | 118 min | Drama, Thriller
Held captive for 7 years in an enclosed space, a woman and her young son finally gain their freedom, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time.
Votes: 317,925 | Gross: $14.68M
9. The Field (1990)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Thriller
"Bull" McCabe's family has farmed a field for generations, sacrificing endlessly for the sake of the land, and when the widow, who owns the field, decides to sell the field in a public ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,084 | Gross: $1.41M
10. The Boxer (1997)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
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.
Votes: 17,275 | Gross: $5.80M
11. In the Name of the Father (1993)
R | 133 min | Biography, Drama
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.
Votes: 141,747 | Gross: $25.01M
12. Angela's Ashes (1999)
R | 145 min | Drama
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 »
Votes: 19,159 | Gross: $13.04M
14. The Van (1996)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
Set in the fictional Dublin suburb of Barrytown, Bimbo is a baker who loses his job after being made redundant. Bimbo then acquires the help of his best friend, Larry, to set up a successful burger van.
Votes: 3,966 | Gross: $0.62M
16. I Went Down (1997)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,866 | Gross: $0.41M
17. Garage (2007)
85 min | Drama
A tragicomedy set in the world of gas stations in rural Ireland, where over-diligent employee of the garage searches for intimacy during the course of a life-changing summer.
19. Once (I) (2007)
R | 86 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story.
Votes: 105,144 | Gross: $9.44M
23. Bloody Sunday (2002)
R | 107 min | Drama, History, War
A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972.
Votes: 22,103 | Gross: $0.77M
24. The General (1998)
R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The real-life story of Dublin folk hero and criminal Martin Cahill, who pulled off two daring robberies in Ireland with his team, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the I.R.A., the U.V.F., and members of his own team.
Votes: 7,571 | Gross: $1.21M
25. Some Mother's Son (1996)
R | 112 min | Drama, History
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 »
Votes: 2,374 | Gross: $0.61M
26. Da (1988)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Fantasy
A New York playwright is summoned to Ireland to bury his father (his "Da"). While at his boyhood home, he encounters his father's spirit and relives memories both pleasant and not.
Votes: 413 | Gross: $0.60M
27. War of the Buttons (1994)
PG | 94 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The children of Ballydowse & Carrickdowse engage in battles in which they cut off the buttons, shoe-laces, belts and braces of their captured opponents. This gets their opponents in trouble... See full summary »
Votes: 3,753 | Gross: $0.01M
29. Accelerator (2000)
86 min | Action
A Belfast man, who steals cars for a living, dreams of retiring to Barcelona. Suddenly he finds himself in conflict with a crazed gangster, who desires the first man's girl friend. The two ... See full summary »
30. Borstal Boy (2000)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
Irish writer and political activist Brendan Behan, is befriended as a teenager in a British labor camp by a liberal warden.
Votes: 2,208 | Gross: $0.09M
32. Cherrybomb (2009)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Thriller
Three teenagers go on a wild weekend of drink, drugs, shop-lifting and stealing cars that quickly spins beyond their control.
35. Eat the Peach (1986)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy
Two young Irish men are watching an old Elvis Presley movie in which a carnival cyclist performs an act called the Wall of Death. Transfixed, they decide to put together their own "Wall of Death."
Votes: 237 | Gross: $0.22M
36. 48 Angels (2007)
PG-13 | 92 min | Drama
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 »
37. 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: 361,774 | Gross: $7.76M
38. Frank (II) (2014)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Jon, a young wanna-be musician, discovers he's bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.
Votes: 70,236 | Gross: $0.64M
39. Five Minutes of Heaven (2009)
R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 11,730 | Gross: $0.01M
40. Art of Conflict (2012)
73 min | Documentary, History, News
The murals of Northern Ireland are an expression of the region's violent Troubles. 'The Art of Conflict' examines these murals through their painters and the people who live there, ... See full summary »
41. Run & Jump (2013)
Unrated | 106 min | Drama
An American doctor travels to Ireland to study the Casey family after 38-year-old Conor suffers a stroke which changes his personality, leaving dynamo wife and mother Vanetia to run the show.
Votes: 1,189 | Gross: $0.01M
42. The Miracle (1991)
R | 97 min | Drama
The two teenagers Jimmy and Rose spend their vacation at the small Irish sea-resort Bray. Out of boredom they observe other people and imagine wild stories about them. One day they observe ... See full summary »
Votes: 593 | Gross: $0.84M
43. Byzantium (2012)
R | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Residents of a coastal town learn, with deathly consequences, the secret shared by the two mysterious women who have sought shelter at a local resort.
Votes: 38,291 | Gross: $0.08M
45. Atlantic (2016)
80 min | Documentary, Adventure, News
Documentary about the two big resources in the North Atlantic, fish and oil, and the impact of their exploitation on the environment in various countries on both sides of the Atlantic.
46. Float Like a Butterfly (2018)
PG | 101 min | Drama
From the producers of Once and Sing Street, Float Like a Butterfly is a powerful and timely story of a girl's fight for freedom and belonging. In a gender-reversal of classic film Billy ... See full summary »