Irish (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating

Peaky Blinders (2013– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama

A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England; centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby.

Stars: Cillian Murphy, Paul Anderson, Helen McCrory, Sophie Rundle

Votes: 289,577

Justice League (2017)
6.4
45 metascore

Justice League (2017)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his new-found ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller

Votes: 362,581 | Gross: $229.02M

Deadwood (2004–2006)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, History

A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime.

Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Brad Dourif

Votes: 90,676

SpongeBob SquarePants (1999– )

TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The misadventures of a talking sea sponge who works at a fast food restaurant, attends a boating school, and lives in an underwater pineapple.

Stars: Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Rodger Bumpass, Clancy Brown

Votes: 79,092

Gangs of New York (2002)
7.5
72 metascore

Gangs of New York (2002)

R | 167 min | Crime, Drama

In 1862, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 392,029 | Gross: $77.81M

Million Dollar Baby (2004)
8.1
86 metascore

Million Dollar Baby (2004)

PG-13 | 132 min | Drama, Sport

A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jay Baruchel

Votes: 615,435 | Gross: $100.49M

The Nightingale (I) (2018)
7.3
77 metascore

The Nightingale (I) (2018)

R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

Set in 1825, Clare, a young Irish convict woman, chases a British officer through the rugged Tasmanian wilderness, bent on revenge for a terrible act of violence he committed against her family. On the way she enlists the services of an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, who is also marked by trauma from his own violence-filled past.

Director: Jennifer Kent | Stars: Aisling Franciosi, Michael Sheasby, Addison Christie, Maya Christie

Votes: 14,965 | Gross: $0.39M

Brooklyn (2015)
7.5
88 metascore

Brooklyn (2015)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Director: John Crowley | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 125,692 | Gross: $38.32M

King Arthur (2004)
6.3
46 metascore

King Arthur (2004)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A demystified take on the tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Clive Owen, Stephen Dillane, Keira Knightley, Ioan Gruffudd

Votes: 156,586 | Gross: $51.88M

Miller's Crossing (1990)
7.8
66 metascore

Miller's Crossing (1990)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Tom Reagan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro, Marcia Gay Harden

Votes: 122,611 | Gross: $5.08M

The Siege of Jadotville (2016)

TV-MA | 108 min | Action, Drama, History

Irish Commandant Pat Quinlan leads a stand off with troops against French and Belgian Mercenaries in the Congo during the early 1960s.

Director: Richie Smyth | Stars: Richard Lukunku, Danny Sapani, Andrew Stock, Mark Strong

Votes: 28,587

Zardoz (1974)
5.9
46 metascore

Zardoz (1974)

R | 105 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

In the distant future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman, John Alderton

Votes: 18,529

The Limehouse Golem (2016)
6.3
63 metascore

The Limehouse Golem (2016)

Not Rated | 109 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

In Victorian London, a Scotland Yard inspector hunts down the sadistic killer behind a series of gory, Jack the Ripper-Like murders.

Director: Juan Carlos Medina | Stars: Douglas Booth, Olivia Cooke, Sam Reid, María Valverde

Votes: 17,181

Rebellion (2016–2019)

TV-MA | 258 min | Drama, History, 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.

Stars: Michael Ford-FitzGerald, Jaelynne Wallace Ruane, Jordanne Jones, Brian Gleeson

Votes: 2,457

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 falls for a spirited redhead whose brother is contemptuous of their union.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond

Votes: 33,416 | Gross: $10.55M

This Beautiful Fantastic (2016)
6.9
51 metascore

This Beautiful Fantastic (2016)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A young woman who dreams of becoming a children's book author makes an unlikely friendship with a cantankerous, rich old widower.

Director: Simon Aboud | Stars: Mia Farkasovska, Jessica Brown Findlay, Anna Chancellor, Jeremy Irvine

Votes: 8,483 | Gross: $0.04M

The Commitments (1991)
7.6
73 metascore

The Commitments (1991)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

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: 31,182 | Gross: $14.92M

The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)
7.5
82 metascore

The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, War

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: 44,748 | Gross: $1.83M

Hunger (2008)
7.6
82 metascore

Hunger (2008)

Not Rated | 96 min | Biography, Drama

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: 63,706 | Gross: $0.15M

Song of the Sea (2014)
8.1
85 metascore

Song of the Sea (2014)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

Ben, a young Irish boy, and his little sister Saoirse, a girl who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free the fairies and save the spirit world.

Director: Tomm Moore | Stars: David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson, Lisa Hannigan, Fionnula Flanagan

Votes: 48,192 | Gross: $0.86M

The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)

PG | 103 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

Young Fiona lives with her grandparents in a small fishing village where she takes an active role to unravel the mysterious secrets.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Jeni Courtney, Eileen Colgan, Mick Lally, Pat Slowey

Votes: 6,794 | Gross: $6.10M

The Guard (2011)
7.3
78 metascore

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.

Director: John Michael McDonagh | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Mark Strong, Ronan Collins

Votes: 78,185 | Gross: $5.36M

Black '47 (2018)
6.8
65 metascore

Black '47 (2018)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama

Set in Ireland during the Great Famine, the drama follows an Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad, as he abandons his post to reunite with his family.

Director: Lance Daly | Stars: Hugo Weaving, James Frecheville, Stephen Rea, Freddie Fox

Votes: 8,945 | Gross: $0.05M

Pilgrimage (II) (2017)
5.8
60 metascore

Pilgrimage (II) (2017)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Drama, History

In 13th century Ireland, a group of monks must escort a sacred relic across an Irish landscape fraught with peril.

Director: Brendan Muldowney | Stars: Tom Holland, Richard Armitage, Jon Bernthal, Nikos Karathanos

Votes: 4,191

Breakfast on Pluto (2005)
7.2
59 metascore

Breakfast on Pluto (2005)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

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: 20,443 | Gross: $0.83M

Only the Lonely (1991)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

A Chicago cop must balance loyalty to his overbearing mother and a relationship with a shy funeral home worker.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: John Candy, Maureen O'Hara, Ally Sheedy, Kevin Dunn

Votes: 9,802 | Gross: $21.83M

Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959)

G | 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.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Albert Sharpe, Janet Munro, Sean Connery, Jimmy O'Dea

Votes: 6,713

Blown Away (1994)

R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

An Irish bomber escapes from prison and targets a member of the Boston bomb squad.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Tommy Lee Jones, Suzy Amis, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 27,410 | Gross: $30.16M

The Secret of Kells (2009)
7.6
81 metascore

The Secret of Kells (2009)

Not Rated | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

A young boy in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids is beckoned to adventure when a celebrated master illuminator arrives with an ancient book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers.

Directors: Tomm Moore, Nora Twomey | Stars: Evan McGuire, Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally, Christen Mooney

Votes: 29,966 | Gross: $0.69M

In America (2002)
7.7
76 metascore

In America (2002)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

A family of Irish immigrants adjust to life on the mean streets of Hell's Kitchen while also grieving the death of a child.

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Paddy Considine, Samantha Morton, Djimon Hounsou, Sarah Bolger

Votes: 39,791 | Gross: $15.54M

Waking Ned Devine (1998)
7.3
71 metascore

Waking Ned Devine (1998)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

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: 24,465 | Gross: $24.79M

Jimmy's Hall (2014)
6.7
63 metascore

Jimmy's Hall (2014)

PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama, History

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: 5,692 | Gross: $0.56M

What Richard Did (2012)
6.3
80 metascore

What Richard Did (2012)

TV-MA | 88 min | Drama

What Richard Did follows Richard Karlsen, golden-boy athlete and undisputed alpha-male of his privileged set of South Dublin teenagers, through the summer between the end of school and the ... See full summary »

Director: Lenny Abrahamson | Stars: Jack Reynor, Fionn Walton, Gavin Drea, Patrick Gibson

Votes: 4,713

Forever in My Heart (2019 TV Movie)

TV-G | 88 min | Romance

Jenna (Merritt Patterson) and Charlie (Jack Turner) found love in Ireland but their dreams drove them apart. Five years later, they reunite and Jenna has to decide where her heart belongs - back home or in the Emerald Isle.

Director: Steven R. Monroe | Stars: Merritt Patterson, Jack Turner, Emmet Byrne, Roisin O'Donovan

Votes: 567

Nothing Personal (I) (2009)
7.1
71 metascore

Nothing Personal (I) (2009)

85 min | Drama

Alone in her empty flat, from her window Anne observes the people passing by who nervously snatch up the personal belongings and pieces of furniture she has put out on the pavement. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Urszula Antoniak | Stars: Lotte Verbeek, Stephen Rea, Tom Charlfa, Ann Marie Horan

Votes: 4,510

Resistance (2019– )

60 min | Drama

Set in late 1920, Resistance is a sequel series to the 2016 miniseries Rebellion, which was set during the 1916 Easter Rising.

Stars: Simone Kirby, Catherine Walker, Brian Gleeson, Conall Keating

Votes: 374

The Long Gray Line (1955)

Approved | 138 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

In 1898, Irish immigrant Martin Maher is hired as a civilian employee at West Point where, during a 50-year career, he rises to the rank of NCO and instructor.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Robert Francis, Donald Crisp

Votes: 2,306

Taffin (1988)

R | 96 min | Action, Thriller

An Irish tough-guy debt collector is asked by his local community to help rid the town of developers bent on building a chemical plant on the outskirts of town. The developers are ruthless ... See full summary »

Director: Francis Megahy | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Ray McAnally, Alison Doody, Jeremy Child

Votes: 1,407 | Gross: $0.16M

Gorgo (1961)

Unrated | 78 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Greedy sailors capture a giant lizard off the coast of Ireland and sell it to a London circus. Then its mother shows up.

Director: Eugène Lourié | Stars: Bill Travers, William Sylvester, Vincent Winter, Christopher Rhodes

Votes: 2,989

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 I.R.A. prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of I.R.A. prisoners as criminals rather than ... See full summary »

Director: Terry George | Stars: Helen Mirren, Fionnula Flanagan, Aidan Gillen, David O'Hara

Votes: 2,489 | Gross: $0.61M

Van Diemen's Land (2009)

Not Rated | 104 min | Biography, Thriller

The true story of Alexander Pearce, Australia's most notorious convict. In 1822, Pearce and seven fellow convicts escaped from Macquarie Harbour, a place of ultra banishment and punishment,... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan auf der Heide | Stars: Oscar Redding, Arthur Angel, Paul Ashcroft, Thomas M. Wright

Votes: 3,022

Jindabyne (2006)
6.3
65 metascore

Jindabyne (2006)

R | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

After four men on a fishing trip discover a dead body in the water, they choose to delay reporting it and continue fishing.

Director: Ray Lawrence | Stars: Laura Linney, Gabriel Byrne, John Howard, Stelios Yiakmis

Votes: 6,270 | Gross: $0.40M

On the Edge (2001)

R | 85 min | Drama

On the Edge is about suicidal patients discovering their true selves while going through therapy in a treatment center.

Director: John Carney | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Tricia Vessey, Martin Carney, Paul Hickey

Votes: 3,759

Borstal Boy (2000)
6.8
47 metascore

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.

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

Votes: 2,252 | Gross: $0.09M

The Rising: 1916

Drama | Announced

To free his people from centuries of oppression, a young polio survivor sacrifices true love to mastermind a secret rebellion against the greatest empire the world has ever known.

Director: Kevin McCann | Stars: Fiona Shaw, Colin Morgan, David O'Hara, Brendan Coyle

Felicia's Journey (1999)
7.0
72 metascore

Felicia's Journey (1999)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Thriller

A young woman leaves Ireland to find her boyfriend in England, and while there is helped by a man hiding unsettling secrets.

Director: Atom Egoyan | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Arsinée Khanjian, Elaine Cassidy, Sheila Reid

Votes: 7,399 | Gross: $0.82M

Bainne (2019)

Short

During the last year of The Great Famine in Ireland, a farmhand working for the local landlord has hardened his heart against his countrymen to ensure his own survival. But when he ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Reynor | Stars: Will Poulter, Kelly Thornton, Toni O'Rourke, Steve Wall

Votes: 20

Love & Savagery (2009)

95 min | Drama, Romance

In 1969, a visiting geologist from Newfoundland arouses scandal in a small Irish village when he romances a local girl who's destined for the convent.

Director: John N. Smith | Stars: Allan Hawco, Sarah Greene, Louise Nicol, Martha Burns

Votes: 276

Ros na Rún (1996– )

Drama

Irish language "soap" set in an imaginary Connemara village.

Stars: Macdara Ó Fátharta, Fionnuala Ní Fhlatharta, Máire Eilish Ní Fhlatharta, Máire Uí Dhroighneáin

Votes: 61

Widows' Peak (1994)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

In 1934, an English widow moves to Widows' Peak, Ireland. She befriends other widows and the son of one. Hostility escalates between her and an Irish spinster.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Joan Plowright, Mia Farrow, Natasha Richardson, Adrian Dunbar

Votes: 1,575 | Gross: $6.24M

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