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1. The Tudors (2007–2010)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.1
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A dramatic series about the reign and marriages of King Henry VIII.

Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, Anthony Brophy, James Frain

Votes: 64,862

2. The Bill (1984–2010)

50 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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Uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station enforce law and order on a day to day basis.

Stars: Graham Cole, Jeff Stewart, Trudie Goodwin, Simon Rouse

Votes: 2,639

3. Love/Hate (2010–2014)

51 min | Crime, Drama

8.5
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The story of the organized crime scene of Dublin is revealed, centered on Darren, who wants to stay out of trouble but ends up returning to his old habits and his old gang.

Stars: Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Killian Scott, Aoibhinn McGinnity, Charlie Murphy

Votes: 5,777

4. Red Rock (2015– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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A crime drama based around a busy Dublin Garda station.

Stars: Patrick Ryan, Andrea Irvine, David Crowley, Jane McGrath

Votes: 582

5. Educating Rita (1983)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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52 Metascore

In Liverpool, twenty-seven-year-old hairdresser Rita (Dame Julie Walters) decides to complete her basic education before having children, as desired by her husband Denny (Malcolm Douglas). ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Michael Caine, Julie Walters, Michael Williams, Maureen Lipman

Votes: 11,563 | Gross: $14.65M

6. Moone Boy (2012–2015)

TV-14 | 23 min | Comedy

8.1
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Martin Moone is a young boy who relies on the help of his imaginary friend Sean to deal with the quandaries of life in a wacky small-town Irish family circa 1990.

Stars: Chris O'Dowd, David Rawle, Deirdre O'Kane, Peter McDonald

Votes: 5,068

7. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)

Not Rated | Comedy, Drama, History

7.9
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When Major Sinclair Yeates leaves his home in England to work as the Irish Resident Magistrate, he finds that the justice system needs tempering somewhat to suit the local needs - and that ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray, Anna Manahan, Brendan Conroy

Votes: 174

8. Play for Today (1970–1984)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A British television anthology drama series that aired on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter, David Daker

Votes: 206

9. 1,000 Times Good Night (2013)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, War

7.1
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57 Metascore

Rebecca is one of the world's top war photographers. She must weather a major emotional storm when her husband refuses to put up with her dangerous life any longer. He and their young ... See full summary »

Director: Erik Poppe | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lauryn Canny, Adrianna Cramer Curtis

Votes: 7,083 | Gross: $0.05M

10. Screen Two (1985–2002)

Drama

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Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making movies for television and theatrical ... See full summary »

Stars: Geoffrey Chater, Roger Brierley, Bernard Hill, Warren Clarke

Votes: 130

11. Life of Crime (2013)

TV-MA | 132 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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A rookie cop is obsessed with tracking down the killer of a 15-year-old girl, who she hunts over the course of 28 years.

Stars: Hayley Atwell, Richard Coyle, Julian Lewis Jones, Amanda Drew

Votes: 447

12. On the Edge (2001)

R | 85 min | Drama

7.0
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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: 3,698

13. Angela's Christmas (2017)

G | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.0
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Set in Ireland in the 1910s, 'Angela's Christmas' is a funny, heart-warming and poignant story about the power of family and the innocent desire of a child to ensure everyone is safe, warm and loved at Christmas time.

Director: Damien O'Connor | Stars: Malachy McCourt, Ruth Negga, Vivian Drew, Anya O'Connor

Votes: 1,847

14. The Outsider (1979)

R | 128 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.8
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A young American man joins the IRA in Ireland but soon finds out that he is being used for political purposes and propaganda.

Director: Tony Luraschi | Stars: Craig Wasson, Sterling Hayden, Patricia Quinn, Niall O'Brien

Votes: 159

15. Roy (2009–2015)

Animation, Comedy, Family

5.9
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Roy is just your typical irish boy who struggles to fit in like any other boy. The new only thing is, he happens to be a cartoon. Shot in a documentary style, we follow Roy in his daily ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Albrecht, Cathy Belton, Simon Delaney, Martha Byrne

Votes: 113

16. Dead Bodies (2003)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

6.3
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The return of a vengeful ex-girlfriend sets into motion a series of gruesome events for a hapless Irish bachelor in director Robert Quinn's grim black comedy.

Director: Robert Quinn | Stars: Andrew Scott, Katy Davis, Eamonn Owens, Darren Healy

Votes: 893

17. The Fantasist (1986)

R | 98 min | Thriller

5.3
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When an Irish woman moves from the suburbs to Dublin, she begins receiving phone calls from a stranger. Coincidentally, the city is being plagued by a serial killer who uses this method to ... See full summary »

Director: Robin Hardy | Stars: Moira Sinise, Christopher Cazenove, Timothy Bottoms, John Kavanagh

Votes: 240

18. Von Richthofen and Brown (1971)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.0
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The story of Manfred von Richthofen, the German air ace during World War I and his struggle with the enemy aces and some jealous German officers.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: John Phillip Law, Don Stroud, Barry Primus, Corin Redgrave

Votes: 979

19. Bachelors Walk (2001–2003)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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The series revolves around three young men, Barry, Raymond and Michael, who share a house on Dublin's Batchelor's Walk.

Stars: Don Wycherley, Simon Delaney, Keith McErlean, Marcella Plunkett

Votes: 103

20. Trivia (2011–2012)

Not Rated | Comedy

7.8
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The show focuses on the captain of a pub quiz team - a man who knows it all but has learnt nothing. Trivia explores the relationships between the four team members and their thirty ... See full summary »

Stars: David Pearse, Keith McErlean, Janet Moran, Aoibhinn McGinnity

Votes: 118

21. Turning Green (2005)

R | 85 min | Drama, Comedy

5.6
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49 Metascore

Set in late 1970s Ireland, it tells the story of 16-year-old James Powers, an American who finds himself lost after his mother dies and he is forced to live with his three Irish aunts. ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Aimette, John G. Hofmann | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Alessandro Nivola, Colm Meaney, Donal Gallery

Votes: 383

22. Cry of the Innocent (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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A Green Beret-veteran businessman investigates the plane crash in Ireland that killed his family.

Director: Michael O'Herlihy | Stars: Rod Taylor, Joanna Pettet, Nigel Davenport, Cyril Cusack

Votes: 166

23. The Country Girls (1983 TV Movie)

108 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Friendship of two girls, childhood friends, is put on the test when they grow up and leave for the big city, each with different life goals in mind.

Director: Desmond Davis | Stars: Sam Neill, Maeve Germaine, Jill Doyle, John Olohan

Votes: 48

24. The Rafters (2012)

80 min | Drama, Horror

5.4
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At an guest house in the Aran islands, two backpackers vie for the affections of a young woman who is haunted by her past.

Director: John Carney | Stars: Marcella Plunkett, Killian Scott, Sean Donegan, Maire O'Neill

Votes: 15

25. The Flag (2016)

84 min | Comedy

6.1
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Harry Hambridge (Pat Shortt ) a down on his luck builder finds out his father raised the flag in the 1916 rising. The Flag now hangs in a British Army Barracks. He makes up his mind to get it.

Director: Declan Recks | Stars: Pat Shortt, Moe Dunford, Simone Kirby, Ruth Bradley

Votes: 148

26. A War of Children (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama

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Two families in Belfast, one Protestant and one Catholic, find that their long-standing friendship is threatened by the escalating sectarian violence that surrounds them.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Vivien Merchant, Jenny Agutter, John Ronane, Anthony Andrews

Votes: 118

27. Park (1999)

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Catherine goes to a local park to meet up with a school friend. The friend is not there, and Catherine spends the morning looking for her, with the help of the elderly park-keeper to whose ... See full summary »

Directors: John Carney, Tom Hall | Stars: Des Nealon, Claudia Terry, Jayne Snow, Pat Laffan

Votes: 26

28. Pentecost (2011)

11 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Ireland 1977. Eleven-year-old Damian Lynch (Scott Graham) is called in at the last moment to serve as an altar boy at an important mass in his local parish. Following his last appearance as... See full summary »

Director: Peter McDonald | Stars: Andrew Bennett, Scott Graham, Michael McElhatton, Valerie Spelman

Votes: 381

29. Reflections (1984)

100 min | Romance, Drama

6.2
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A stoic historian rents a lodge for the summer in the idyllic Irish countryside to finish his biography of Sir Isaac Newton, but his attention refocuses on his landlords, the dysfunctional lower-upper class Lawless family.

Director: Kevin Billington | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Donal McCann, Fionnula Flanagan, Harriet Walter

Votes: 28

30. Zonad (2003)

Short

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Directors: John Carney, Kieran Carney, Tom Hall | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Simon Delaney, Antony Conaty, Maria Hayden

Votes: 76

31. Hide & Seek (2006– )

60 min | Drama

3.8
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Taking place over four consecutive days it follows events in the life of the Holden family. The main focus, however, is on Paul Holden a man suffering from increasingly traumatic nightmares about a terrible childhood tragedy he witnessed.

Stars: Michael McElhatton, Karl Geary, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Tito Long

Votes: 6

32. Parnell & the Englishwoman (1991– )

60 min | Drama

7.0
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A 19th-century Irish nationalist politician has an affair with the wife of an English MP.

Stars: Trevor Eve, Francesca Annis, David Robb, Robert Lang

Votes: 26

33. The Spike (1978– )

Drama

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Jerome O'Mahony finds life challenging when he becomes acting principal of St. Aidan's Post-Primary School in a working class part of Dublin. The school's tough reputation has earned it the nickname of "The Spike".

Stars: Geoffrey Golden, Jim Fitzgerald, Des Nealon, Gerry O'Brien

34. Inspektor Jury spielt Katz und Maus (2017 TV Movie)

88 min | Crime

5.4
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Director: Andi Niessner | Stars: Fritz Karl, Götz Schubert, Arndt Schwering-Sohnrey, Katharina Thalbach

Votes: 27

35. Shoot to Kill (1990 TV Movie)

222 min | Drama

7.2
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Dramatised outline of the events leading up to the Stalker Inquiry in the 1980s in Northern Ireland, concerning the killing of suspected terrorists by members of the Royal Ulster Constabulary.

Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Vass Anderson, Rod Arthur, Ray Ashcroft, Susan Baker

Votes: 20

36. Bachelors Walk Christmas Special (2006 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: John Carney | Stars: Simon Delaney, Joseph Behan, Niamh Burke, Kelly Campbell

Votes: 28

37. What Happens When It Snows? (1972 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Chloe Gibson | Stars: Sorcha Cusack, John Franklyn, Aileen Harte, Philip Henderson

38. The Lodgers (1972 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Dónall Farmer | Stars: David Byrne, Susan Donovan, Eileen Murphy, Des Nealon

39. One Up on Two (2001)

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Director: Michael McCudden | Stars: Joanne Boyle, Fergus Cardiff, Linda Cardiff, Bob Corson

40. Criminal Conversation (1981)

61 min | Drama

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Director: Kieran Hickey | Stars: Emmet Bergin, Deirdre Donnelly, Peter Caffrey, Leslie Lalor

41. It Happened One Night (I) (2005)

Short, Comedy

7.9
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Directors: Jonathan Shaw, Jonathan Shaw | Stars: Des Nealon, Paul Ronan, Phelim Drew, Fran Brennan

Votes: 8

42. Stew (2004–2005)

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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A pacey character driven sketch show with a wide variety of comedy from classic slapstick to surreal to black humour.

Stars: Katy Davis, Tara Flynn, Bernie Butler, Clint Velour

Votes: 11

43. Fine Girl You Are (1973 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Shelah Richards | Stars: Anna Manahan, Chris Curran, Danny Figgis, Maire Hastings

44. Oh Mistress Mine (1975 TV Movie)

Drama

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Director: Deirdre Friel | Stars: Kevin McHugh, Kate Canning, Dermot Tuohy, Des Nealon

45. Tick Tock (1991)

13 min | Drama, Short

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Director: Mark Lowry | Stars: Karl O'Neill, Eileen Colgan, Des Nealon, Peadar Lamb

46. The Burke Enigma (1978– )

Crime, Drama

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Two police detectives investigate the dealings of the violent Dublin-based crime family, the Burkes.

Stars: Ray McAnally, John Kavanagh, Donal McCann, Kevin McHugh

47. Treaty Debates (1971–1972)

Drama

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Stars: Clive Geraghty, Kevin McHugh, Jim Mooney, Des Nealon

48. Up the Country (2002)

12 min | Short

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Director: Andrew Baird | Stars: Rachel Hanna, Joseph M. Kelly, Des Nealon, Maire O'Neill

49. Roy (2009–2015)
Episode: A Crushing Blow (2012)

Animation, Comedy, Family

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It's Valentine's Day and against the odds Roy starts to feel attracted to arch-enemy Kathy, upsetting Sinead. It seems Miss Sheringham has had a card and been invited out by Mr. Hammond but... See full summary »

Director: Simon Gibney | Stars: Scott Graham, Simon Delaney, Cathy Belton, Martha Byrne

50. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)
Episode: A Royal Command (1984)

Not Rated | 51 min | Comedy, Drama, History

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The Maharajah and his Indian polo team, visiting Skebawn, accept a "friendly" challenge from Flurry. To ensure he comes out ahead, Flurry sells a seemingly docile filly to John Cullinane.

Director: Peter Sykes | Stars: Peter Bowles, Bryan Murray, Doran Godwin, Lise Ann McLaughlin

Votes: 10



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