Irish american movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant irish american movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspense, rough, exciting and tense films and TV shows about / with irish american, murder, father son relationship, irish, chase, husband wife relationship, mentor, brutality, betrayal and rivalry plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as irish american: The Fighter (2010), Keeping the Faith (2000), Far and Away (1992), What They Had (2018), Widows (2018), Leap Year (2010), Song of Granite (2017), The Commuter (2018), The Shack (2017), Scarlett (1994).

List of irish american movies

The Fighter (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Fighter, is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being ...
Style: sincere, realistic, captivating, uplifting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, boxer, boxing, sport, underdog, self destructing, addiction, black eye, title bout, shame, irish american, ex boxer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new hampshire, atlantic city new jersey ...
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Keeping the Faith (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Best friends since they were kids, Rabbi Jacob Schram and Father Brian Finn are dynamic and popular young men living and working on New York's Upper West Side. When Anna Reilly, once their childhood friend and now grown into a beautiful ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, priest, rabbi, catholicism, clergy, friendship, romance, love and romance, sexual attraction, sexual tension, buddies, celibacy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Vendetta: No Conscience, No Mercy (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "Irish Eyes" explores the relationship between two Irish-American brothers in Boston born to immigrant parents and raised in a rough, working class Irish neighborhood. After watching their father being gunned down in front of their eyes as ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: ambition, politics, siblings relations, crimes, gangsters, family relations, rivalry, criminal heroes, vengeance, gang, battles, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 40s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: boston, ireland
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Far and Away (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A young man (Cruise) leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter (Kidman) after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: follow your dream, young lovers, adventure, irish, romance, against the odds, obsessive quest, love and romance, rise and fall, american dream, irish american, opposites attract ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, ireland, boston, europe, oklahoma
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What They Had (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother, wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, snow, blizzard, alzheimer's disease, airport, drunkenness, loneliness, brushing teeth, death of husband, search, irish american, shoes ...
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, there's only one way for La Fleur to fight back: dodgeball. Aided by a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, competition, sport, against the odds, coach, rivalry, contests and competitions, friends, financial problem, health situation, uninhibited rivalry, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, california, nevada, los angeles
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Widows (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Style: suspense, bleak, tense, exciting, bloody ...
Plot: violence, debt, pursuit, girl gang, female criminal, danger, brutality, murder, murder of husband, domestic violence, widow, politics ...
Time: 2010s
Place: chicago illinois
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Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the question on Feb. 29, she plans to follow her lover to Dublin and ask him to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, sweet, scenic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, love affair, couples, love triangle, proposal, irish, initially antagonists, escapades, nothing goes right, road trip, bar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, wales, europe, boston
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Song of Granite (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The life story of traditional Irish folk singer Joe Heaney, who is estimated to have recorded in excess of 500 traditional Irish sean nós ('old style') songs. Heaney moved from Ireland to the UK, and then on to New York City, where he ...
Plot: irish, singer, music, song, father son relationship, singing, small town, folk song, student, teacher, classroom, folk singer ...
Place: ireland
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The Commuter (2018)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A businessman, on his daily commute home, gets unwittingly caught up in a criminal conspiracy that threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.
Style: surprise ending, tense, exciting, suspense, rough
Plot: train, conspiracy, money, fired from the job, train wreck, deception, deal, destruction, fight, telephone call, fbi, police ...
Time: 2010s
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city
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The Shack (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. ...
Style: philosophical, suspenseful, sad, psychedelic
Plot: god, christian, forgiveness, death of daughter, a vision, depression, hate, guilt, cabin in the woods, metaphor, husband wife relationship, missing child ...
Place: oregon
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Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
Story: The greatest love story ever told began with Gone with the Wind and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforgettable characters go from tragedy to triumph in an action-packed saga of international scope
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, couples, couple relations, family relations, romance, society, fall in love, infidelity, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, georgia ...
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Prime Cut (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Plot: murder, chase, collector, small community, slaughterhouse, wheat field, crime, gangsters, vengeance, factory, sexual relations, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, kansas, new jersey
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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.
Plot: alcoholic, drawing, car accident, paralysis, alcoholics anonymous, drinking, disability, party, hallucination, flashback, wheelchair, doctor ...
Time: year 1972
Place: portland oregon, oregon
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Ray Donovan (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the sprawling mecca of the rich and famous, Ray Donovan does the dirty work for LA's top power players, and makes their problems disappear. His father's unexpected release from prison sets off a chain of events that shakes the ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, clever, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, power relations, blackmail, family problems, identity crisis, hollywood, businessman, teamwork, family secret, intrigue, millionaire, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Suburbicon (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the quiet family town of Suburbicon during the 1950s, the best and worst of humanity is hilariously reflected through the deeds of seemingly ordinary people. When a home invasion turns deadly, a picture-perfect family turns to blackmail, revenge ...
Style: serious, sad, twists and turns
Plot: boy, father son relationship, black american, dark secret, investigation, racism, prejudice, murder, scam, accomplice, integration, extramarital affair ...
Time: 1950s
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The Glory Guys (1965)
Genre: Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though a fictionalized Western based on George Armstrong Custer's 7th Cavalry Regiment at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, the film is almost a generic war story covering the enlistment, training, and operational deployment of a group of ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, rivalry, love triangle, cavalry, against humanity, war, interracial relations, escapades, state affairs, injustice, culture clash ...
Time: 19th century
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Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Evil dream-demon Freddy Krueger devises a plan to manipulate the unstoppable Jason Vorhees into hacking up the teenagers of Elm Street in an effort to make people remember the name Freddy Krueger, thus freeing him from limbo.
Style: scary, brutal, suspense, bloody, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, serial killer, murder, danger, small town, summer camp, gory, slasher, brutality, blood, violence, two killers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: midwest, new jersey, ohio
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Night Heat (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Night Heat is a Canadian police drama series, which aired on CTV from 1985 to 1991. The show also aired on CBS in the United States from 1987 to 1993 and was the first Canadian-produced drama series to air on an American network. CBS aired the ...
Plot: police, reporter, murder, irish american, informant, police station, buddy cop, police partner, tough cop, police investigation, police detective
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The Irishman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A mob hit man recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.
Plot: labor union, mafia, hitman, mob, gun, death, murder, gangster, paint, aging, destruction, life ...
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Crown Heights (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Colin Warner was wrongfully convicted of murder, his best friend Carl King devoted his life to proving his innocence.
Plot: wrongful conviction, miscarriage of justice, wedding, telephone call, husband wife relationship, lie, father daughter relationship, black american, release from prison, shooting, irish american, male nudity ...
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The Beguiled (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school, young women take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous rivalries, and taboos are broken in ...
Style: gothic, sexy, romantic, suspense
Plot: sexual tension, girls' school, seduction, american civil war, union soldier, confederate soldier, teacher, rage, southern belle, murder, girl, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: virginia
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Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, captivating, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, mob boss, smuggling, criminal heroes, crimes, businessman, politician, corruption, americana, ambitious, prohibition ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, chicago illinois
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Memphis Belle (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The "Memphis Belle" is a World War II bomber, piloted by a young crew on dangerous bombing raids into Europe. The crew only have to make one more bombing raid before they have finished their duty and can go home. In the briefing before ...
Style: tense, realistic, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, military, behind enemy lines, one last job, mission, bomber, battles, airplane, war, engineer, u.s. air force, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: europe, england, germany, australia
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Sullivan & Son (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sullivan & Son is an American comedy television series created by Rob Long and Steve Byrne that is broadcast on TBS. It stars Byrne as Steve Sullivan, who surprises his parents when he leaves his job as a corporate lawyer to take over a bar ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: bar, family business, workplace, family relations, parents and children, father son relationship, asian american, korean american, bartender, group of friends, bar owner, childhood friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
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The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The siblings of the Fitzgerald family must decide if the dad who abandoned them 20 years ago can come home for Christmas. Can the big Irish clan get past their grievances to be a family again?
Style: sincere, serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: family gatherings, christmas, homecoming, reunion, family relations, parents and children, holiday, sibling relationship, dysfunctional family, irish american, estranged father, brother sister relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Studs Lonigan (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: Story of the Irish-American Lonigan family between 1918 and 1930. The story centers on young Studs who is growing into adulthood in a city full of temptations.
Plot: coming of age, irish american
Time: 1920s
Place: chicago illinois
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Dempsey (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nominated for two primetime Emmy Awards in 1984, this made-for-TV movie follows the true story of American boxer Jack Dempsey, who became a media sensation in the 1920s as the world heavyweight champion. Based upon the book by Jack Dempsey and ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, uplifting
Plot: sport, world champion, athlete's life, crumbling marriage, unlikely criminals, disability, rivalry, one last chance, power relations, uncover truth, couple relations, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 1920s
Place: utah
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Gold In The Streets (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An Irish illegal immigrant (Karl Geary) works for a bartender (James Belushi) while struggling to survive and adapt to life in the Bronx.
Plot: italian american, class distinction, italian immigrant, irish american, cousin cousin relationship, irish, illegal alien
Place: bronx new york city
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Secrets of an Undercover Wife (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wife goes undercover to gain information from the mob to free her husband from jail who has been convicted for embezzlement and murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: embezzlement, bail bondsman, mystery, undercover, hidden identity, law enforcement, supportive spouse, working undercover, uncover truth, chases and races, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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