Best Movies/TV Shows About the I.R.A.by muybueno16 | created - 10 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
Entertainment concerning the Irish Republic Army of Ireland.
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4. 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: 142,966 | Gross: $25.01M
5. Some Mother's Son (1996)
R | 112 min | Drama, History
Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in an Irish 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: 2,388 | Gross: $0.61M
6. The Ultimate Weapon (1998)
R | 110 min | Action
When mercenary "Hardball" Cutter discovers that the team he is working with is actually a group of IRA gunrunners, he decides to put a stop to their plans. Furious with Cutter, the gunrunners target him, his partner, and his family.
9. Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)
R | 110 min | Drama
Divorced working woman Alex and well-to-do Jewish family doctor Daniel Hirsh share not only the same answering service but also the favours of young Bob Elkin who bed-hops between them as ... See full summary »
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: 17,423 | Gross: $5.80M
12. 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: 22,194 | Gross: $0.77M
14. Nothing Personal (1995)
R | 86 min | Drama
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 »
15. When the Sky Falls (2000)
R | 107 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
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 »
18. Ronin (1998)
R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A freelancing former U.S. Intelligence Agent tries to track down a mysterious package that is wanted by the Irish and the Russians.
Votes: 162,562 | Gross: $41.62M
19. A Belfast Story (2013)
99 min | Crime, Drama
In a city left torn by war, when a series of murders awaken dormant memories, many fear the worst. Colm Meaney ("Hell On Wheels", "Layer Cake", "Con Air") and Malcolm Sinclair ("Casino ... See full summary »
20. 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: 11,767 | Gross: $0.01M
22. The Journey (III) (2016)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama
During the 2006 Northern Ireland peace talks, Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuinness (Colm Meaney) and Democratic Party leader Ian Paisley (Timothy Spall) are forced to travel by car together.
24. Rebellion (2016–2019)
TV-MA | 258 min | Drama, War
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.
25. Maze (2017)
Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 2,560 | Gross: $0.02M
26. Cal (1984)
R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller, Romance
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.
28. Angel (1982)
R | 92 min | Drama, Music
Saxophonist Danny witnesses the murder of his band manager and a deaf-mute girl after a gig. Questioned by the police, he remembers only the orthopedic shoes of the killers' leader. So ... See full summary »
29. The Break (1995)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Sport
A depressed and destitute Nick Irons, a tennis pro banned from the tour for slugging a player during a TV match, agrees to coach a bookie's "head case" son, Joel, who wants to turn pro. The... See full summary »
32. The Last September (1999)
R | 103 min | Drama, History, Romance
In 1920s Ireland, an elderly couple reside over a tired country estate. Living with them are their high-spirited niece, their Oxford student nephew, and married house guests, who are trying... See full summary »
Votes: 769 | Gross: $0.47M
33. Harry's Game (1982– )
180 min | Thriller
Harry is an undercover agent for the British army sent to Northern Ireland to infiltrate the IRA and find (and terminate) the assassin of a British Cabinet Minister. Harry is alone, the ... See full summary »
36. Resurrection Man (1998)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and ... See full summary »
37. Hennessy (1975)
PG | 103 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Hennessy is an Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the I.R.A. After his family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.
39. The Dawning (1988)
PG | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
An I.R.A. gunman (Sir Anthony Hopkins) on the run from the government. He meets up with an idealistic young woman (Rebecca Pidgeon) and attempts to win her support for his cause.
42. Trapped (2008)
95 min | Action, Drama, Romance
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 »
44. An Everlasting Piece (2000)
R | 103 min | Comedy
Colm is a Catholic and George is a poetry-loving Protestant. In Belfast in the 1980s, they could have been enemies, but instead they became business partners. After persuading a mad wig ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,506 | Gross: $0.08M
49. Young Cassidy (1965)
Approved | 110 min | Biography, Drama