With Bórd Scannán na hÉireann (Sorted by Date of Your Rating Ascending)



1. Pigs (1984)

78 min | Drama

4.1
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Grim tale of marginalized souls in an apocalyptic Dublin inner city. Jimmy takes up residence in a derelict and once elegant house in a no-go inner area. He is soon joined by other ... See full summary »

Director: Cathal Black | Stars: Jimmy Brennan, George Shane, Maurice O'Donoghue, Liam Halligan

Votes: 45

2. Eat the Peach (1986)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

6.2
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Two young Irish men are watching an old Elvis Presley movie in which a carnival cyclist performs an act called the Wall of Death. Transfixed, they decide to put together their own "Wall of Death."

Director: Peter Ormrod | Stars: Stephen Brennan, Eamon Morrissey, Catherine Byrne, Niall Toibin

Votes: 239 | Gross: $0.22M

3. A Man of No Importance (1994)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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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: 933 | Gross: $0.93M

4. Nothing Personal (1995)

R | 86 min | Drama

6.9
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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 »

Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Stars: Ian Hart, John Lynch, James Frain, Michael Gambon

Votes: 452

5. Gold in the Streets (1997)

94 min | Drama

5.6
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Liam moves away from Ireland to USA, where he settles in Bronx. There he works in a little bar owned by Italian Mario and lives with other illegal immigrants who are afraid that they'll get... See full summary »

Director: Liz Gill | Stars: Karl Geary, Jim Belushi, Ian Hart, Jared Harris

Votes: 85

6. The Last September (1999)

R | 103 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.9
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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: 770 | Gross: $0.47M

7. Endgame (2000 TV Movie)

84 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Hamm is blind and unable to stand; Clov, his servant, is unable to sit; Nagg and Nell are his father and mother, who are legless and live in dustbins. Together they live in a room with two windows, but there may be nothing at all outside.

Director: Conor McPherson | Stars: Michael Gambon, David Thewlis, Jean Anderson, Charles Simon

Votes: 249

8. Happy Days (2000 TV Movie)

78 min | Drama

7.1
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A middle-aged woman, half-buried in the earth, chatters away to a taciturn man, who lives in a hole behind her. Later, she is buried up to her neck, and the man does not seem to be about.

Director: Patricia Rozema | Stars: Rosaleen Linehan, Richard Johnson

Votes: 103

9. What Where (2000)

13 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.4
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There are five survivors in a futuristic library. Bam is their supreme dictator, and has the others interrogated and tortured, believing them to have said where. What Bam means is unclear, but he distrusts all.

Director: Damien O'Donnell | Stars: Sean McGinley, Gary Lewis

Votes: 128

10. The Actors (2003)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime

6.1
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Two failed actors decide to pull a con on a local gangster by pretending to be the people to whom he owes money.

Director: Conor McPherson | Stars: Michael Caine, Dylan Moran, Michael Gambon, Lena Headey

Votes: 1,628

11. Rough for Theatre II (2000)

29 min | Short

7.1
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Two bureaucrats discuss the potential suicide of a man standing perfectly still in front of a door that opens into the night sky and a fatal drop.

Director: Katie Mitchell | Stars: Timothy Spall, Jim Norton, Hugh B. O'Brien

Votes: 68

12. That Time (2000)

20 min | Drama, Short

6.2
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The disembodied head of an old man with long white hair listens to three of his own voices: that of maturity, youth and old age.

Director: Charles Garrad | Star: Niall Buggy

Votes: 50

13. Man About Dog (2004)

85 min | Comedy

6.5
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Man About dog is an irreverent, witty and fast paced comedy caper about a tale of 3 losers who leave their quaint town with a debt of $50k to a bookie, only to embark on a journey of ... See full summary »

Director: Paddy Breathnach | Stars: Allen Leech, Tom Murphy, Ciaran Nolan, Sean McGinley

Votes: 926

14. The Honeymooners (2003)

90 min | Comedy

5.7
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Raw, funny and poignant, 'The Honeymooners' tells the story of a jilted groom and a waitress who make an unlikely alliance and find themselves in the depths of rural Ireland. Together they ... See full summary »

Director: Karl Golden | Stars: Jonathan Byrne, Alex Reid, Justine Mitchell, Conor Mullen

Votes: 238

15. The Making of a Prodigy (2003)

12 min | Drama, Short

7.6
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Director: Colm McCarthy | Stars: Patrick Joseph Byrnes, Heber Hanly, Geraldine O'Rawe, Liz Schwartz

Votes: 17

16. Where Do I Begin (1997)

54 min | Documentary

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The life and work of the 20th century artist Sean Keating and an exploration into the relationships between fathers and sons.

Director: David Keating | Stars: Justin Keating, Michael Keating

17. Omagh (2004 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama

7.2
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An examination of the aftermath of the 1998 Real IRA bombing that killed 29 people in Omagh, Northern Ireland.

Director: Pete Travis | Stars: Gerard McSorley, Michèle Forbes, Brenda Fricker, Stuart Graham

Votes: 1,529

18. The Mighty Celt (2005)

82 min | Drama

6.9
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Donal is a 14-year old who develops a passion for greyhound racing. He works in a kennel, which is owned by Good Joe. Good Joe promises Donal ownership of Donal's favorite greyhound, The ... See full summary »

Director: Pearse Elliott | Stars: Ken Stott, Tyrone McKenna, Gillian Anderson, Richard Dormer

Votes: 714

19. Breakfast on Pluto (2005)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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59 Metascore

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: 19,958 | Gross: $0.83M

20. Becoming Jane (2007)

PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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55 Metascore

A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Anne Hathaway, James McAvoy, Julie Walters, James Cromwell

Votes: 55,443 | Gross: $18.67M

21. Isolation (2005)

R | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.6
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On a remote Irish farm, five people become unwilling participants in an experiment that goes nightmarishly wrong.

Director: Billy O'Brien | Stars: Essie Davis, Sean Harris, Marcel Iures, Crispin Letts

Votes: 6,396

22. The Selfish Giant (2003)

24 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.0
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Director: Rachel Bevan Baker | Stars: John Hallam, Pete Postlethwaite, James Anderson, Fiona Allen

Votes: 7

23. Battle of the Bogside (2004)

60 min | Documentary

8.2
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Director: Vinny Cunningham | Stars: Kenneth Bloomfield, James Callaghan, Gregory Campbell, Bernadette Devlin

Votes: 9

24. Tintown (2004)

52 min | Documentary

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On the 14th of December 1940, five hundred Irish citizens interned without trial rioted in their prison camp, burning a large part of it to the ground. The Irish government crushed the ... See full synopsis »

Director: Irina Maldea | Stars: Paul Corrigan, Brendan Culleton, Michael Taft

25. Shrooms (2007)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

4.7
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A group of friends are stalked and murdered whilst looking for psilocybin mushrooms in the Irish woods.

Director: Paddy Breathnach | Stars: Lindsey Haun, Jack Huston, Max Kasch, Maya Hazen

Votes: 15,491 | Gross: $0.00M

26. My Boy Jack (2007 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 95 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Author Rudyard Kipling and his wife search for their 18-year-old son after he goes missing during World War I.

Director: Brian Kirk | Stars: David Haig, Daniel Radcliffe, Kim Cattrall, Carey Mulligan

Votes: 4,984

27. Once (I) (2007)

R | 86 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.8
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88 Metascore

A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story.

Director: John Carney | Stars: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová, Hugh Walsh, Gerard Hendrick

Votes: 106,288 | Gross: $9.44M

28. Eden (2008)

Unrated | 83 min | Drama

5.9
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63 Metascore

A married couple's relationship begins to fall apart as their 10th wedding anniversary approaches.

Director: Declan Recks | Stars: Aidan Kelly, Eileen Walsh, Pádraic Delaney, Karl Shiels

Votes: 197 | Gross: $0.04M

29. Waveriders (2008)

80 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

7.1
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The untold story of big-wave surfing in Ireland.

Director: Joel Conroy | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Kelly Slater, Richard Fitzgerald, Gabe Davies

Votes: 148

30. The German (2008)

10 min | Short, Action

7.0
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November 1940, during the greatest conflict man has ever known, an epic duel unfolds between two ace pilots, each willing to take the match to it's ultimate conclusion. Unknown to the pilots is a fate neither has considered.

Director: Nick Ryan | Stars: Toby Kebbell, Christian Brassington, Glenn Mullins, Gary Murphy

Votes: 180

31. Waterbag (1984)

Short, Drama

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Director: Joe Comerford | Stars: Brian Bourke, Therese Lawlor, Paddy O'Neill

32. Dollhouse (2012)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

4.8
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A group of street teens from Dublin's inner city break into a house in an upper class suburb. The break-in quickly moves into a night of frenzy, scandal and consequence.

Director: Kirsten Sheridan | Stars: Seána Kerslake, Johnny Ward, Kate Stanley Brennan, Shane Curry

Votes: 377

33. Jimmy's Hall (2014)

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

6.7
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63 Metascore

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: 5,393 | Gross: $0.56M

34. Angel (1982)

R | 92 min | Drama, Music

6.4
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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: 684

35. Reefer and the Model (1988)

93 min

6.1
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Director: Joe Comerford | Stars: Ian McElhinney, Carol Moore, Sean Lawlor, Ray McBride

Votes: 38

36. Circle of Friends (1995)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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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: 7,731 | Gross: $23.40M

37. Frankie Starlight (1995)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.5
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This is a story of a man (Walker), suffering from dwarfism, who writes an autobiographical account of his life. In flashbacks, we see how he was conceived to a woman (Parillaud) at the end ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Matt Dillon, Anne Parillaud, Gabriel Byrne, Corban Walker

Votes: 807 | Gross: $0.08M

38. Trojan Eddie (1996)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.2
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The story of Eddie, a small town ex-con, who discovers he has talent for selling anything and everything. Eddie sees a way to rise above the low life by setting up on his own. What he ... See full summary »

Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Stephen Rea, Richard Harris, Stuart Townsend, Aislín McGuckin

Votes: 254

39. I Went Down (1997)

R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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69 Metascore

Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who ... See full summary »

Director: Paddy Breathnach | Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Peter McDonald, Antoine Byrne, David Wilmot

Votes: 1,904 | Gross: $0.41M

40. Anne Devlin (1984)

121 min | Drama

8.0
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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: 17

41. About Adam (2000)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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64 Metascore

A waitress falls for a handsome customer who seduces her, her two sisters, her brother, and her brother's girlfriend.

Director: Gerard Stembridge | Stars: Stuart Townsend, Kate Hudson, Tommy Tiernan, Frances O'Connor

Votes: 6,207 | Gross: $0.15M

42. Quando (1997)

26 min | Short

7.4
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The comic story of Jack, Pat and Brian, three friends in search of the meaning of life, love and happiness. The film follows Jacks' efforts to win the affections of Eileen, the new ... See full summary »

Director: Declan Recks | Stars: Paul Meade, Paul Hickey, Cillian Murphy, Una Kavanagh

Votes: 46

43. The Tale of the Rat That Wrote (1999)

14 min | Short

7.0
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A Dickensian tale of rats, recompense and retribution.

Director: Billy O'Brien | Stars: Jeremy Swift, John Surman, Dominic Letts, Steve Casey

Votes: 108

44. Borstal Boy (2000)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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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: 2,227 | Gross: $0.09M

45. Saltwater (2000)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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An Irish-Italian café owner in a seaside town faces a life crisis, as his wife recently died and he's severely in debt. His oldest son tries to help, but has serious problems of his own, ... See full summary »

Director: Conor McPherson | Stars: Peter McDonald, Brian Cox, Conor Mullen, Laurence Kinlan

Votes: 233

46. Catastrophe (2000)

6 min | Short

6.5
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A stage director and his female assistant find the blackest protagonist possible, then make him up as white as possible, to create the titular character.

Director: David Mamet | Stars: Harold Pinter, Rebecca Pidgeon, John Gielgud

Votes: 188

47. Act Without Words I (2000 TV Short)

16 min | Short, Comedy

6.8
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A hot, thirsty man in the desert is tormented when the things he needs drop from the sky only to disappear again or hover out of his reach.

Director: Karel Reisz | Star: Sean Foley

Votes: 113

48. Pitch 'n' Putt with Beckett 'n' Joyce (2001)

3 min | Comedy, Short

7.8
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Director: Donald Clarke | Stars: Martin Murphy, Arthur Riordan, Lucy Cray-Miller

Votes: 35

49. Mystics (2003)

90 min | Comedy

5.9
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A dark comedy about two old-time con-men who pretend to be able to communicate with the dead.

Director: David Blair | Stars: Milo O'Shea, David Kelly, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Liam Cunningham

Votes: 219

50. Intermission (2003)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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64 Metascore

A variety of losers in Dublin have harrowingly farcical intersecting stories of love, greed and violence.

Director: John Crowley | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Kelly Macdonald, Colin Farrell, Shirley Henderson

Votes: 14,753 | Gross: $0.90M


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