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1. Agnes Browne (1999)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

55 Metascore

The unexpected death of her husband sends a woman and her seven children, ages 2-14, into emotional turmoil and financial crisis in 1967 Dublin. She is forced to borrow money from a ... See full summary »

Director: Anjelica Huston | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Marion O'Dwyer, Niall O'Shea, Ciaran Owens

Votes: 1,935 | Gross: $0.14M

2. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: All Things Bright and Beautiful (1994)

93 min | Drama

A young boy's innocent observations leads the local priest to believe he has borne witness to a manifestation of the Virgin Mary. Set in an idyllic rural Northern Ireland in the 1950's.

Director: Barry Devlin | Stars: Barbara Adair, Seamus Ball, Gabriel Brady, Gabriel Byrne

Votes: 60

3. Angela's Ashes (1999)

R | 145 min | Drama

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: 19,229 | Gross: $13.04M

4. 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 »

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Veronica Quilligan, Stephen Rea, Alan Devlin, Peter Caffrey

Votes: 670

5. Anne Devlin (1984)

121 min | Drama

The story of Anne Devlin, who was caught up in the revolt of the Irish under Robert Emmett in 1803, told exclusively from the woman's point of view.

Director: Pat Murphy | Stars: Brid Brennan, Bosco Hogan, Des McAleer, Gillian Hackett

Votes: 15

6. Ascendancy (1983)

92 min | Drama

Connie is a member of the British landowning "Ascendancy" in Ireland after WWI. Through a chance friendship with a British soldier, she learns how sheltered she has been, and chooses to ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Bennett | Stars: Julie Covington, Ian Charleson, John Phillips, Susan Engel

Votes: 44

7. The Ballroom of Romance (1986)

65 min | Drama, Romance

A lonely farmer's daughter hopes to find love at the village ballroom.

Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Brenda Fricker, John Kavanagh, Mick Lally, Brid Brennan

Votes: 46

8. The Bishop's Story (1994)

85 min | Drama

During a conversation he has with a young priest, a bishop reveals to him a love story that turned his beliefs upside down.

Director: Bob Quinn | Stars: Donal McCann, Margaret Fegan, Ray McBride, Peadar Lamb

Votes: 11

9. Borstal Boy (2000)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

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: 2,220 | Gross: $0.09M

10. The Boxer (1997)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

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: 17,431 | Gross: $5.80M

11. Broth of a Boy (1959)

77 min | Comedy

A British TV producer is traveling in Ireland when he comes across a village where they are planning a birthday party for the oldest man in the world. He decides he wants to make a film ... See full summary »

Director: George Pollock | Stars: Barry Fitzgerald, June Thorburn, Eddie Golden, Godfrey Quigley

Votes: 21

12. The Brylcreem Boys (1998)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance, War

In 1941, as part of an effort to remain strictly neutral, the Dublin government made a deal with both Berlin and London whereby any soldier, sailor or pilot captured on Irish soil, whether ... See full summary »

Director: Terence Ryan | Stars: Billy Campbell, Chris 'Kit' Ryan, Jean Butler, Gabriel Byrne

Votes: 560

13. The Butcher Boy (1997)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

The antisocial son of an alcoholic father and a bipolar mother grows up in 1960s Ireland.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Stephen Rea, Fiona Shaw, Eamonn Owens, Alan Boyle

Votes: 8,716 | Gross: $1.82M

14. Circle of Friends (1995)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance

70 Metascore

'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 »

Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Minnie Driver, Geraldine O'Rawe, Saffron Burrows

Votes: 7,695 | Gross: $23.40M

15. The Closer You Get (2000)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

44 Metascore

Irish lads send an ad to the Miami Herald inviting fit and enticing women, between the ages of 20 and 21, to live in their isolated Donegal village. The whole town knows about the ad, and ... See full summary »

Director: Aileen Ritchie | Stars: Ian Hart, Sean McGinley, Niamh Cusack, Ruth McCabe

Votes: 1,360 | Gross: $0.22M

16. The Commitments (1991)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

73 Metascore

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: 30,098 | Gross: $14.92M

18. Dancing at Lughnasa (1998)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Romance

Five unmarried sisters make the most of their simple existence in rural Ireland in the 1930s.

Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Meryl Streep, Michael Gambon, Gerard McSorley, Catherine McCormack

Votes: 3,265 | Gross: $2.29M

19. December Bride (1991)

88 min | Drama

At the beginning of the 20th century, a young servant provokes an independent Irish farm community by her relationship with two brothers. Pregnant, she refuses to reveal the name of the ... See full summary »

Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Stars: Donal McCann, Saskia Reeves, Ciarán Hinds, Patrick Malahide

Votes: 295 | Gross: $0.07M

20. The End of the World Man (1986)

PG | 86 min | Family

When some Belfast children find out that city planners intend to "develop" a wooded area called the Glen that the girls use as a retreat from the pressures of city life, they decide to ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Miskelly | Stars: John Hewitt, Leanne O'Malley, Claire Weir, Ian Morrison

Votes: 19

21. An Everlasting Piece (2000)

R | 103 min | Comedy

56 Metascore

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 »

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Barry McEvoy, Brían F. O'Byrne, Anna Friel, Pauline McLynn

Votes: 1,507 | Gross: $0.08M

22. Evelyn (2002)

PG | 94 min | Drama

55 Metascore

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 »

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Julianna Margulies, Aidan Quinn, Sophie Vavasseur

Votes: 6,039 | Gross: $1.48M

23. 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 »

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Richard Harris, John Hurt, Sean Bean, Frances Tomelty

Votes: 5,131 | Gross: $1.41M

24. Fools of Fortune (1990)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Romance

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: 185 | Gross: $0.08M

25. Four Days in July (1984 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

A Catholic and a Protestant couple in Northern Ireland have amazing parallels in their lives, despite being either side of the divide.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Brid Brennan, Des McAleer, Paula Hamilton, Charles Lawson

Votes: 235

26. The General (1998)

R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

81 Metascore

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.

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Adrian Dunbar, Sean McGinley, Maria Doyle Kennedy

Votes: 7,619 | Gross: $1.21M

27. Glenroe (1983–2001)

30 min | Drama

A weekly drama serial telling the lives of the people who live in the Wicklow village of Glenroe. The series, which started in 1983, quickly shot to the top of the Irish TV charts, and remained there until the show ended in 2001.

Stars: Geraldine Plunkett, Emmet Bergin, Mick Lally, Robert Carrickford

Votes: 94

28. High Boot Benny (1993)

82 min | Drama

A police informant is found dead in a boarding-school situated near the border between Ulster and Eire. There are three suspects: the protestant school headmistress; Marley, an unfrocked ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Comerford | Stars: Marc O'Shea, Alan Devlin, Frances Tomelty, Fiona Nicholas

Votes: 36

29. Hush-a-Bye Baby (1990)

72 min | Romance

A pregnant Irish girl tries to contact her boyfriend in British prison but her letters are not allowed through to him because she writes in Irish.

Director: Margo Harkin | Stars: Emer McCourt, Michael Liebmann, Cathy Casey, Julie Marie Reynolds

Votes: 88

30. Into the West (1992)

PG | 97 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

71 Metascore

Grandpa Ward gives a horse he found to his grandchildren, who keep it in their tower-block flat in Dublin. The horse is stolen from them, and the two young boys set out to find it and flee on it.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Ellen Barkin, Ciarán Fitzgerald, Rúaidhrí Conroy

Votes: 2,529 | Gross: $4.79M

31. In the Name of the Father (1993)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama

84 Metascore

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.

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Alison Crosbie, Philip King

Votes: 143,019 | Gross: $25.01M

32. Joyriders (1988)

96 min | Drama, Action, Adventure

The growing relationship of two people who travel through Ireland in a series of stolen cars.

Director: Aisling Walsh | Stars: Jim Bartley, Andrew Connolly, Deirdre Donoghue, Martin Dunne

Votes: 29

33. Ballykissangel (1996–2001)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

An English priest is transferred to a small Irish village.

Stars: Frankie McCafferty, Joe Savino, Deirdre Donnelly, Gary Whelan

Votes: 1,207

34. Father Ted (1995–1998)

TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy

Three misfit priests and their housekeeper live on Craggy Island, not the peaceful and quiet part of Ireland that it seems to be.

Stars: Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Frank Kelly, Pauline McLynn

Votes: 33,440

36. The Last September (1999)

R | 103 min | Drama, History, Romance

69 Metascore

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 »

Director: Deborah Warner | Stars: Michael Gambon, Tom Hickey, Keeley Hawes, David Tennant

Votes: 769 | Gross: $0.47M

37. Love & Rage (1999)

R | 100 min | Drama

This film is based on true events that happened on Achill Island off the West coast of Ireland, in The Valley House.

Director: Cathal Black | Stars: Greta Scacchi, Daniel Craig, Stephen Dillane, Valerie Edmond

Votes: 405

38. A Man of No Importance (1994)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

62 Metascore

Alfie Byrne is a middle-aged bus conductor in Dublin in 1963. He would appear to live a life of quiet desperation: he's gay, but firmly closeted, and his sister is always trying to find him... See full summary »

Director: Suri Krishnamma | Stars: Albert Finney, Brenda Fricker, Michael Gambon, Tara Fitzgerald

Votes: 921 | Gross: $0.93M

39. 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 »

Director: Mark Joffe | Stars: Janeane Garofalo, David O'Hara, Milo O'Shea, Jay O. Sanders

Votes: 5,225 | Gross: $3.38M

40. Hard Times (2009)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime

The town of Kilcoulins Leap will never be the same after a down-on-his-luck mailman botches a get-rich-quick scheme.

Director: Tom Reeve | Stars: John Lynch, Cornelius Clarke, Lochlann O'Mearáin, Cian Barry

Votes: 1,628

41. Michael Collins (1996)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

60 Metascore

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.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn, Julia Roberts, Ian Hart

Votes: 27,823 | Gross: $11.09M

42. My Left Foot (1989)

R | 103 min | Biography, Drama

97 Metascore

Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot.

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker, Alison Whelan, Kirsten Sheridan

Votes: 61,669 | Gross: $14.74M

43. The Nephew (1998)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

A little island off Ireland. A small town. An old conflict. Fresh wind.

Director: Eugene Brady | Stars: Niall Toibin, Sinéad Cusack, Luke Griffin, Phelim Drew

Votes: 1,347

44. The Playboys (1992)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance

A young woman, Tara Maguire (Robin Wright) scandalizes her provincial Irish village in the 1950s by having a baby out of wedlock, and refusing to name the father. She has a rare beauty and ... See full summary »

Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Albert Finney, Aidan Quinn, Robin Wright, Milo O'Shea

Votes: 1,081 | Gross: $4.91M

45. A Quiet Day in Belfast (1974)

88 min | Drama

A brutally realistic drama dealing with the conflict between northern Irish "patriots" and British soldiers.

Director: Milad Bessada | Stars: Barry Foster, Margot Kidder, Sean McCann, Leo Leyden

Votes: 57

46. The Quiet Man (1952)

Passed | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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: 32,124 | Gross: $10.55M

47. The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, War

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: 42,754 | Gross: $1.83M

48. Waking Ned Devine (1998)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

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: 23,871 | Gross: $24.79M

49. War of the Buttons (1994)

PG | 94 min | Adventure, Drama, Family