IRA, The Troubles, Anglo-Irish Conflictby t-xy | created - 01 Mar 2017 | updated - 4 days ago | Public
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1. '71 (2014)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In 1971, a young and disorientated British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the deadly streets of Belfast.
Votes: 47,740 | Gross: $1.27M
3. Bloody Sunday (2002)
R | 107 min | Drama, History, War
A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972.
Votes: 22,497 | Gross: $0.77M
4. In the Name of the Father (1993)
R | 133 min | Biography, Drama
A man's coerced confession to an I.R.A. bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them.
Votes: 146,991 | Gross: $25.01M
5. 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.
Votes: 43,762 | Gross: $1.83M
6. Michael Collins (1996)
R | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 28,330 | Gross: $11.09M
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.
8. 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: 48,773 | Gross: $62.55M
10. The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (1960)
Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In 1901, a group of IRA members decides to rob the Bank of England in order to finance their movement and to embarrass the British government.
11. Shake Hands with the Devil (1959)
Not Rated | 111 min | Action, Drama, History
In 1920s Ireland, I.R.A. members are being lead by the war mongering Dr. Sean Lenihan (James Cagney), as they fight oppressive British forces.
12. The Night Fighters (1960)
Not Rated | 90 min | War, Drama, Action
In 1941, the IRA plans a campaign to coincide with the planned German invasion of England. Dermot O'Neill finds it easy to get into the IRA, but can he get out?
13. This Is the Sea (1997)
R | 100 min | Drama, Romance
Hazel is a Protestant and Malachy a Catholic. Romance between them is threatened by Rohan who wants Malachy to be recruited and fight for the cause and by Hazel's brother Jef, who spies on her meetings.
14. Harry's Game (1982– )
180 min | Thriller
Harry is an undercover agent for the British army sent to Northern Ireland to infiltrate the IRA and find (and terminate) the assassin of a British Cabinet Minister. Harry is alone, the ... See full summary »
15. Nothing Personal (1995)
R | 86 min | Drama
A raw depiction of the Belfast, Northern Ireland "troubles" as savage tribal warfare. Set shortly after the 1975 cease fire, this movie focuses on the tribulations of Kenny (James Frain), ... See full summary »
16. Hennessy (1975)
PG | 103 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Hennessy is an Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the I.R.A. After his family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.
17. Rebellion (2016– )
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.
18. The Shore (2011)
Not Rated | 29 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
The story of Joe and Paddy, whose childhood friendship is shattered by the troubles in Northern Ireland. Twenty five years later they are reunited.
20. Resurrection Man (1998)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and ... See full summary »
21. The Break (1997)
R | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Dowd, who's IRA, escapes an Irish prison in a bloody jailbreak, making his way to New York City where he lives alone, avoids Irish hangouts, and works as a dishwasher. When a good deed gets... See full summary »
24. Forgiveness (III) (2006)
8 min | Short, Drama, History
In 1922, Erskine Childers is facing execution for assisting an armed rebellion against the Irish Free State. In his final hours, he instructs his son Erskine Hamilton Childers, the future President of Ireland, to carry out his final wish.
25. Granite & Chalk (2016)
12 min | Short
As Irish rebels prepared to stage the 1916 Easter Rising they were watched. There were two agents reporting to British authorities, revealing where the guns and ammunition were hidden and ... See full summary »
28. 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 »
Votes: 2,423 | Gross: $0.61M
29. Cal (1984)
R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller, Romance
Cal (John Lynch), a young man on the fringes of the I.R.A., falls in love with Marcella (Dame Helen Mirren), a Catholic woman whose husband, a Protestant policeman, was killed one year ... See full summary »
31. 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: 88,444 | Gross: $34.39M
32. A Nightingale Falling (2014)
110 min | Drama, History, War
Set in Ireland during the War of Independence, two sisters lives are changed forever as they care for a wounded soldier. What transpires is a tragic love story of a household and its inhabitants, caught in the crucible of dark deep secrets.
33. The Party (II) (2016)
15 min | Short, Drama, War
Belfast 1972. Laurence welcomes his cousin and man-on-the-run Mickey to a party of drinking, dancing and young love. By morning, reality catches up with them.
34. Trapped (2008)
95 min | Action, Drama, Romance
When Anton O'Neill returns home after five years at sea, he finds that 1970's Ireland is a radically different place to the one he left behind. Northern Ireland is in flames, and civil ... See full summary »
36. A Prayer for the Dying (1987)
R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Martin, an I.R.A. hitman, is seen by a Catholic priest while carrying out a hit. He grows a bond with the priest and his niece. But his past and his former employers put all their lives in danger.
Votes: 4,359 | Gross: $1.43M
37. 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: 17,891 | Gross: $5.80M
40. The Dawning (1988)
PG | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
An I.R.A. gunman (Sir Anthony Hopkins) on the run from the government. He meets up with an idealistic young woman (Rebecca Pidgeon) and attempts to win her support for his cause.
45. 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.
Votes: 3,333 | Gross: $1.03M
46. My Brother's War (1997)
R | 84 min | Action, Thriller
CIA guy and IRA guy reluctantly tea