Movies and TV shows set in belfast

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in belfast ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak and rough films and TV shows about / with ira, terrorism, murder, danger, irish republican army, irish, political unrest, deadly, state affairs and chases and races plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in UK, Ireland, USA and other countries.
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belfast movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as belfast: Titanic: Blood and Steel (2012), Zoo (2017), Naked Massacre (1976), Maze (2017), Shooting for Socrates (2014), A Quiet Day in Belfast (1974), The Fall (2013), The Wall (2016), Harry's Game (1982), Hennessy (1975).

List of movies set in belfast

Titanic: Blood and Steel (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland, Italy, France, Canada, UK, Spain, Germany
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Belfast, 1909. The Harland and Wolff shipyard has been handed the greatest project in its history. It will build a great, unsinkable ship. And it will be called the RMS Titanic.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, epic
Plot: iceberg, titanic, danger, workplace situations, social differences, sea disaster, heir heiress, workplace, irish, catastrophe, immigrants, passenger ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 19th century, edwardian era, year 1912 ...
Place: ireland, new york, europe, belfast
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 6.5
 965
Zoo (2017)
Genre: Family, History, War
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Young Tom and his misfit friends fight to save 'Buster' the baby elephant during the German air raid bombings of Belfast in 1941.
Plot: air raid, elephant, zoo, world war two, children in wartime, zookeeper, bombing, courage
Time: 1940s
Place: belfast
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 5.1
 685
Naked Massacre (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Loosely based on the notorious Richard Speck murders, this is the grim tale of a disturbed Vietnam vet returning home via Belfast, who invades a house shared by eight nurses and proceeds to terrorize and murder them.
Style: suspense, cult film
Plot: murder, nurse, knife murder, tragic event, bathroom, cunnilingus, psychotic, room, perversion, darkness, watching television, anger ...
Place: ireland, belfast, northern ireland
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 5.9
 3K
Maze (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP Maze, which was to become the biggest prison escape in Europe since World War II.
Style: complex, psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ira, prison escape, assassination attempt, male objectification, terrorist, prison, murder, danger, society, prison riot, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1983, contemporary
Place: northern ireland, ireland, belfast
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Shooting for Socrates (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: SHOOTING FOR SOCRATES is a David Vs. Goliath set in Belfast against the backdrop of the 1986 World Cup. It tells the story of a momentous time in Northern Ireland's football history through the eyes of players, fans and the media. The film also ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: hopes, rivalry, ambition, sport team, sport, contests and competitions, family relations, youth, parents and children, soccer, underdog, soccer fan ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: mexico, ireland, belfast, brazil, northern ireland
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A Quiet Day in Belfast (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Andrew Angus Dalrymple's realistic portrait of a British soldier, his Irish lover and her twin sister amidst the strife of Northern Ireland.
Plot: kidnapping, mistaken identity, bomb, dead children, mass child killing, catholic, children, religion, sniper, terrorism, protestant, pistol ...
Place: ireland, northern ireland, belfast
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 8.2
 82K
The Fall (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When the Police Service of Northern Ireland are unable to close a case after 28 days, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson of the Metropolitan Police Service is called in to review the case. Under her new leadership, the local detectives must ...
Style: psychological, serious, psychological thriller, tense, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, serial killer, female detective, police investigation, policewoman, crimes, forensics, law enforcement, coworker, victim, crime, violence against women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland, belfast
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 6.1
 19
The Wall (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 73 min.
Story: David Kinsella, funded by the Norwegian Film Institute, arrived in North Korea ready to make a documentary about a young poet at the invitation of the North Korean government, but filming hadn’t gotten very far when Kinsella realized that ...
Plot: totalitarianism, puppet, bigotry, concentration camp, catholicism, deception, dictatorship, child
Place: north korea, northern ireland, belfast
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 8.0
 369
Harry's Game (1982)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: 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 army hasn't been told he is being put in place, his wife ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, working undercover, track down, vengeance, chases and races, deadly, danger, rivalry, hidden identity, dishonesty, state affairs, ira ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, europe, belfast
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 6.0
 503
Hennessy (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in the Seventies, Hennessy is a Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. Hennessy's family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth of England.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, terrorism, revenge, war hero, confined, heroes, assassination, hidden identity, politics, rebellion, fugitives, chases and races ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, ireland, england, europe, belfast
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 6.2
 12K
Shadow Dancer (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set in 1990s Belfast, a woman is forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: ira, moral dilemma, radical, family relations, snitch, betrayal, undercover, state affairs, siblings relations, political unrest, loss of son, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, year 1973, year 1993 ...
Place: ireland, england, london, europe, northern ireland ...
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Mickybo and Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film tells the story of two boys who become friends at the start of the Troubles in 1970. The boys share an obsession with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, with the consequence that they run away to Australia.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: mischievous children, youth, friendship, kids in trouble, obsession, society, political unrest, friends, ira, religions or cults, state affairs, wannabe ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, belfast
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 5.5
 2K
Johnny Was (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Johnny Doyle escapes a violent past in Ireland to lie low in London, until his former mentor Flynn breaks out of Brixton Prison...
Style: serious, rough, sincere, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: gangsters, danger, dishonesty, crimes, drug abuse, haunted by the past, drug dealing, criminal heroes, starting over, rivalry, reggae, irish ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, ireland, europe, belfast
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 6.4
 586
The Informant (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A former Irish Republican Army fighter, Gingy McAnally (Anthony Brophy), is reluctant about being called back into service after serving time in prison. He executes the grisly task but ends up captured by a sympathetic British police lieutenant ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: terrorism, fighting the system, danger, tragic hero, dishonesty, betrayal, state affairs, society, police investigation, politics, ira, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland, belfast
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 5.6
 547
The Craic (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Fergus and Wesley get in the bad books of a local rough in their home town in Northern Ireland they decide to flee to Australia. After making a new life for themselves in Sydney they soon outstay their visas and must go on the run again, this ...
Style: road movie, slang
Plot: friendship, beach, escape, runaway, friendship between men, male friendship, weirdo, tv show, autobiography, van, farmer, actor ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, belfast, sydney australia
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 6.3
 28K
Blown Away (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Blown Away tells the story of Jimmy Dove who works for the Boston bomb squad. Shortly after Dove leaves the force his partner is killed by a bomb that Dove thinks might have been made by someone he knows.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, terrorism, psychopath, stalking, anarchist, revenge, investigation, government agency, criminal's revenge, race against time, vengeance, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, ireland, belfast
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 5.0
 107
Trapped (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 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 unrest has spilled south of the border to his beloved ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: terrorism, ira, police detective, moral dilemma, on the run, rebellion, law enforcement, injustice, rebelliousness, love affair, danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: europe, ireland, paris france, belfast
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Closing the Ring (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During the 1940s, a group of young men go off to war, leaving behind Ethel Ann, who is in love with one of them, Teddy. In modern-day Belfast, a man named Jimmy endeavors to return a ring found in the wreckage of a crashed plane. He travels to ...
Style: serious, touching, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: world war two, romance, couple relations, death in the family, optimism, couples, parents and children, wartime life, family problems, family relations, love and romance, battle ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland, belfast
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 7.6
 66K
Hunger (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of Bobby Sands, the IRA member who led the 1981 hunger strike in which Republican prisoners tried to win political status. It dramatises events in the Maze prison in the six weeks prior to Sands’ death.
Style: disturbing, bleak, sincere, serious, rough ...
Plot: prisoner, prison, ira, suffering, prison life, protest, humiliation, police brutality, hunger, dying, fighting the system, idealism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, 70s
Place: northern ireland, ireland, europe, belfast
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 6.6
 1K
Cal (1984)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cal, a young man on the fringes of the IRA, falls in love with Marcella, a Catholic woman whose husband, a Protestant policeman, was killed one year earlier by the IRA.
Style: contemplative, bleak, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, guilt, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, assassination, deadly, unfulfillment, state affairs, tragic hero, couples, ira ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland, belfast
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 7.2
 51K
'71 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, ira, survival, terrorism, violence, military, riot, explosion, danger, war, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: ireland, england, belfast, london
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