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The 20 Best Irish Movies to Watch for St. Patrick’s Day

The 20 Best Irish Movies to Watch for St. Patrick's Day

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Ireland is well-known and famous for its beautiful crystals, but this should not make you overlook something very important also in Ireland, movies and cinema. If you want to see something really interesting and special, you have to watch these films.


Black ’47 (2018) 

Black '47 (2018)

 

This film depicts the reprisal life of people in the Irish famine era. The style of this film is very close to the Western film styles, it talks about the fighter’s courage, and how the fighter is caught in the confusion of battle and the return and protection of the family.

 

Sing Street (2016) 

Sing Street (2016)

 

This film depicts the lives of teenagers, night parties, bands and crowds. The hero of this story is an unloved young man who surrounds him, so this young man thinks of making a musical band and succeeds in making fun to his friends and colleagues. More importantly, he tries through this band to impress his girlfriend.


Brooklyn (2015) 

Brooklyn (2015)

 

This is a wonderful film; it talks about the story of a girl who chooses to stay in Brooklyn or return to her native country. This film is full of adventures and challenges that face this girl, the girl has a new life in Brooklyn, so the decision to return home is difficult and will cost her a lot.


Calvary (2014) 

Calvary (2014)

 

In this film, a terrible event takes place. An Irish priest receives a death threat. This priest tries to find out the validity of this threat. He spends days trying to atone for his sins and evoke God. Follow the film to see what happens in the end.


The Secret of Kells (2010) 

The Secret of Kells (2010)

 

The film has been nominated for many awards, along with several other animated films produced by Disney, which took place in the Middle Ages. It talks about the film’s heroes who are trying to impose magical powers to control and destroy humans, watch the film to see why it was nominated for prizes.


Leap Year (2010) 

Leap Year (2010)

 

The film is really Irish, but when you watch it you will think that it is not Irish. The film talks about a young woman who travels to an island and makes every effort to reach there before the twenty ninth of February, because this is a special date for her and because she has heard that any offer is presented at this date should be accepted according to the Irish traditions.


Ondine (2010) 

Ondine (2010)

 

This film talks about a fisher man who loves his work and practice it happily, but one day, the surprise happened. The man is hunting a woman from the sea, and all become shocked, the daughter thinks that this woman couldn’t be a true woman, she must be a magical creature from the sea.


Hunger (2008) 

Hunger (2008)

 

We will not tell you who is the star of this movie, it will be the surprise, but the interesting thing is that this star lost approximately 40 pounds to play this amazing role. It talks about the famine that happened in north Ireland and its events happened in the 80s.

 

Once (2007) Once (2007)

 

 

It talks about a couple who decide to make a new album that is catchy, and they succeed. The song of this movie is popular and won several awards including the Oscar, the participation is very wonderful and the results are huge. This film encourages this idea. You can make with your mate what you cannot make alone.


The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2007) 

The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2007)

 

This film explores the Irish War of Independence and the civil war in Ireland as well. It is full of historical information that will enrich your mind with new concepts about the Irish history. It presents an important idea. How do brothers divide and become enemies because of wars? And how war can tear anything apart even strong bonds like fraternity.


Intermission (2003) 

Intermission (2003)

 

This film is suitable for all, it combines drama, history and comedy, in which wonderful actors, and beautiful emotional stories, such as a young man who is trying to win the heart of his friend girlfriend, and it contains beautiful and logical dialogues, you should watch it to listen to its beautiful song.

 

The Magdalene Sisters (2002) 

The Magdalene Sisters (2002)

 

This film depicts the lives of a group of women who are sent to live in a violent area and are assaulted. This film depicts the lives of these women, how they continue their lives and the tricks they follow in their difficult lives. The film’s events happened in the 60s.


Bloody Sunday (2002) 

Bloody Sunday (2002)

 

The most beautiful thing in this film is that the starring role is the beloved person “Paul Greengras”, follow the events of this dramatic film which is very similar to the American movies and the American Drama.


Waking Ned Devine (1998) 

Waking Ned Devine (1998)

 

This film is an embodiment of all the meanings of participation and good morals. It talks about a person who won the lottery and then died. He died and has no family, and the people of the town where he lives celebrate his success and appreciate this great success. After his death, the people of the town act like a family, this has a great moral meaning.

 

In the Name of the Father (1993) 

In the Name of the Father (1993)

 

This film tells you about an innocent person accused of a crime he did not do and has nothing to do with it. This film tells the story of his long life in the prison and how he spent it in the prison. The star is a wonderful actor who has mastered the role and earned a prize for that.

 

The Crying Game 

 The Crying Game

 

This film basically deals with the life of terrorist citizens in Ireland. If you want to see adventure, you have to see it. it’s amazing.

 

The Commitments (1991) 

 The Commitments (1991)

 

This film is mainly about a band formed by a group of famous stars. This movie is very famous and beautiful and enjoyable to watch, if you love music and enjoy the bands, you have to watch it, it is really wonderful and most stars are beloved actors in their country.


My Left Foot (1989) 

My Left Foot (1989)

 

This film is wonderful and teaches you how to face the challenges in life. There is nothing impossible. What you cannot do with your hands, you can use the rest of your body to get it done and solve your problem. It talks about a young man who was born with a disease in the nervous system and a paralysis in his hands. How he could Everything without having to use his hands? He used his toes to achieve his goal and accomplished what everyone had assumed was impossible for a patient like him. You have to watch it.

 

Darby O’Gill and the Little People (1959) 

Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959)

 

This film talks about a family of Disney stars which are not really Irish, but all was done in Ireland, it talks about how the hopes could be achieved, someone has chosen 3 hopes, will all of them be achieved? Follow it to the ed to know.

 

The Quiet Man (1952) 

The Quiet Man (1952)

 

The film talks about a boxing man doing his best to win the title of his rival, He returns home and plays hard to win the national title, it depicts the strong competition, so if you are a competitor somewhere, you have to watch it.