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In honor of St. Paddy's Day, I thought it might be interesting/fun to list/recommend our favorite Irish and Irish American films...

I've probably forgotten a few but here are some of mine...

Some Mother's Son




In The Name of the Father




The Wind That Shakes the Barley



Bloody Sunday



The Commitments




The Crying Game




The Magdalene Sisters



Darby O'Gill and the Little People




The Departed




Miller's Crossing



Gangs of New York




P.S. I Love You




Million Dollar Baby



The Boondock Saints





Anyone else?



EDIT: Added the trailers...
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Yeah, The Departed is up there.
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In honor of St. Paddy's Day, I thought it might be interesting/fun to list/recommend our favorite Irish and Irish American films...

I've probably forgotten a few but here are some of mine...

Some Mother's Son
In The Name of the Father
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Bloody Sunday
The Commitments
The Crying Game
The Magdalene Sisters
Darby O'Gill and the Little People
The Departed
Miller's Crossing
Gangs of New York
P.S. I Love You
Million Dollar Baby
The Boondock Saints




Anyone else?
I'll make it my business to watch all of those.
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The Freedom Roads




Odd Man Out
1947, Carol Reed





The Secret of Roan Inish
1994, John Sayles





Nothing Personal
2009, Urszula Antoniak





The Butcher Boy
1998, Neil Jordan





once
2007, John Carney

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So many good movies, so little time.


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Can't forget the rest of Jim Sheridan's Irish films:

My Left Foot

In America

The Boxer

The Field

then there's:

The General

Michael Collins

and Hunger



Knew I forgot a few... particularly Once and My Left Foot... I have The Butcher Boy and Nothing Personal on my 'to see list' and should be getting Hunger tomorrow or the next day...



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And I canny help but mention The Commitments



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My favorite Irish movies are The Field, My left foot, and In the name of the Father
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Others not mentioned which I enjoy include Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx, The Playboy of the Western World, The Rising of the Moon, Shake Hands with the Devil, Widows' Peak and The Field.
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The People's Republic of Clogher
Neil Jordan's Angel (1982)



...and the two parts of Roddy Doyle's Barrytown trilogy that aren't The Commitments - The Van and The Snapper.

...and Odd Man Out.

...and, of course, Ken Loach's magnificent Hidden Agenda (1990).

From TV, Harry's Game and Graham Reid's Billy Plays.



EDIT - And how could I forget Alan Clarke's Elephant? I'll stop now.
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Angela's Ashes (almost as good as the book)

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