Most Popular Northern Ireland Movies and TV Shows
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2. Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The mythical world starts a rebellion against humanity in order to rule the Earth, so Hellboy (Ron Perlman) and his team must save the world from the rebellious creatures.
Votes: 242,631 | Gross: $75.75M
3. The Foreigner (I) (2017)
R | 113 min | Action, Thriller
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.
Votes: 82,377 | Gross: $34.39M
4. The Fall (I) (2013–2016)
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A seemingly cold but very passionate policewoman goes head to head with a seemingly passionate father who is in fact a cold serialist in this procedural out of Belfast. The only thing they share is their common complexity.
5. The Crying Game (1992)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier's world.
Votes: 47,563 | Gross: $62.55M
6. 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: 142,225 | Gross: $25.01M
9. 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: 2,496 | Gross: $0.02M
10. 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.
11. 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: 17,339 | Gross: $5.80M
13. Come Home (2018– )
Not Rated | 60 min | Drama
Greg and Marie have been married for nineteen years, when, seemingly out of the blue, Marie walks out on him and her three children - the last taboo of parenting.
14. My Mother and Other Strangers (2016– )
60 min | Drama, Romance, War
In 1943, the Coyne family and their neighbours struggle to maintain a normal life after a US Army Air Force base is set up in the middle of their rural parish.
16. 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.
17. Miss Conception (2008)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Romance
Georgina is an ambitious young London professional who learns she has only one month left in which to conceive a child. After exhausting all possibilities with her baby-phobic boyfriend, ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,538 | Gross: $0.00M
18. The Secret Life of Words (2005)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Romance
A hearing impaired factory worker gives up her first holiday in years and instead travels out to an oil rig, where she cares for a man suffering from severe burns.
Votes: 11,404 | Gross: $0.02M
19. Hidden Agenda (1990)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
When an American human rights lawyer is assassinated in Belfast, it remains for the man's girlfriend, as well as a tough, no nonsense, police detective to find the truth... which they soon ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,223 | Gross: $1.03M
20. A Christmas Star (2017)
82 min | Family
Born under the Christmas Star, Noelle believes she has the gift to perform miracles, so when conniving developer McKerrod threatens her peaceful life she and her friends determine to use ... See full summary »
21. 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: 11,746 | Gross: $0.01M
22. 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: 2,375 | Gross: $0.61M
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.
Action, Biography, Crime | Announced
H-Block is set against the real story of the breakout from the maximum security Maze Prison in 1983, which saw 38 IRA prisoners escape and only 19 ever recaptured, and 20 guards shot or stabbed, with one dying.
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. Shooting for Socrates (2014)
91 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
In November 1985, the troubled streets of Belfast are torn up by rioting yet again. In amongst the angry mob, we find nine year old Tommy, nonchalantly dribbling a ball through the insanity... See full summary »
31. 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 »
33. Bobby Sands: 66 Days (2016)
105 min | Documentary, Biography, History
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 »
34. Unquiet Graves (2018)
75 min | Documentary
This feature-length documentary investigates the role the British government played in the murder of over 120 civilians in Counties Armagh and Tyrone from July 1972 to 1978.
36. This Is the Sea (1997)
R | 100 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
37. Guard (2017)
13 min | Short, Drama
Katie wants to be able to handle herself, should she ever need to. Living alone in the house she grew up in, she makes a point of staying fit and strong, but her routine is disrupted when ... See full summary »
39. Children in the Crossfire (1984 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama
For the children of Northern Ireland, violence and hatred are a way of life passed from one generation to the next. In "Children in the Crossfire" four children from both sides of the ... See full summary »
43. Sunday (2002 TV Movie)
109 min | Drama
Sunday tells the story of an infamous day in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland and how the events of that day were subsequently covered up by the British Government of the time. On Sunday... See full summary »
44. The Treaty (1991 TV Movie)
107 min | Drama, History
In 1921, the Anglo-Irish Treaty between the unrecognised Irish Republic and the British government is concluded after high-stakes negotiations.
46. I Am Belfast (2015)
84 min | Documentary
A visual, poetic depiction of Belfast and its citizens, told with love and passion of someone, who has left the city many years ago but is still fascinated by it. Themes brought up in the ... See full summary »