Movies and TV shows set in dublin ireland

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in dublin ireland ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, serious, sexy, sincere and sentimental films and TV shows about / with drinking alcohol, irish, family relations, dancing, friendship, love and romance, storytelling, death, mentor and love plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Ireland, UK, USA and other countries.
dublin ireland
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dublin ireland movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as dublin ireland: Leap Year (2010), Sing Street (2016), The Dead (1987), Adam & Paul (2004), Dublin Oldschool (2018), The Commitments (1991), Girl with Green Eyes (1964), Moondance (1994), A Man of No Importance (1994), Albert Nobbs (2011).

List of movies set in dublin ireland

 6.4
 104K
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: romantic, touching, sweet, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, irish, opposites attract, couples, love and romance, initially antagonists, love affair, love triangle, countryside, road trip, proposal, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, wales, boston ...
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 7.9
 93K
Sing Street (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.
Style: touching, realistic, feel good, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: music band, friendship, musician's life, school, youth, coming of age, music, teenager, rock and roll, teenage life, dream girl, singer ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, future, 20th century
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, london, england
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 7.2
 8K
The Dead (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An all-Irish cast (including Donal McCann, Rachael Dowling and Colm Meaney) lends authenticity and gravitas to director John Huston's final film, an elegiac take on a short story by James Joyce (from The Dubliners). After a convivial holiday ...
Style: sexy, stylized, reflective, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: dinner party, irish, haunted by the past, memory, death, christmas, dancing, drunkenness, lost love, mentor, life philosophy, loneliness ...
Time: edwardian era, 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, london, europe
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 7.1
 3K
Adam & Paul (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This movie follows a day in the life of two Dublin Heroin addicts, Adam and Paul. Adam is the taller and slightly smarter of the two while Paul is his sidekick. Since they were small boys, Adam and Paul have withered into two hopeless, desperate ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, buddy movie, art house ...
Plot: heroin, life is a bitch, addiction, society, buddies, social misfits, drugs, stoners, irish, drug addict, mental illness, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
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Dublin Oldschool (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Join Jason on a chemically enhanced trip through the streets of Dublin as he stumbles from one misguided adventure to another. Somewhere between the DJs, decks, drug busts and hilltop raves, he stumbles across a familiar face from the past, his ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: dj, junkie, brother brother relationship, drugs, homelessness, brothers, lifestyle, brother brother reunion, urban setting, drug addict, brother, homeless ...
Place: dublin ireland, ireland
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The Commitments (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jimmy Rabbitte, just a tick out of school, gets a brilliant idea: to put a soul band together in Barrytown, his slum home in north Dublin. First he needs musicians and singers: things slowly start to click when he finds three fine-voiced females ...
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, atmospheric, affectionate ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: music, rock and roll, working class, musician, irish, friendship, bittersweet, chase, hip hop, happy ending, childhood, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
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Girl with Green Eyes (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Catholic-Irish farm girl Kate, along with her gregarious best friend Baba, moves to Dublin to pursue a more exciting life.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional
Plot: age difference, older man younger woman relationship, coming of age, sexual initiation, family disapproval, shyness, roommate, first love, affair, family relations, youth, friendship ...
Time: 60s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, london
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 6.1
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Moondance (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The close relationship between two fun-loving brothers comes under threat when a beautiful, sensitive girl arrives on the scene. As the younger brother comes of age, the inevitable jealousy, confusion, rivalry and lust place their brotherly love in ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: love triangle, coming of age, irish, absent mother, sibling rivalry, motorcycle, catholic, brother brother relationship, priest, jealousy, rivalry, young love ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, africa, germany
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A Man of No Importance (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alfie Byrne is a middle-aged bus conductor in Dublin in 1963. He would appear to live a life of quiet desperation: he's gay, but firmly closeted, and his sister is always trying to find him "the right girl". His passion is Oscar ...
Style: sexy, cerebral, satirical, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, working class, bus, self discovery, small town, nudity (full frontal - brief), poetry, lgbt, gay slur, gay lead character, homosexual ...
Time: 60s, year 1963, 70s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, england, europe
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 6.7
 25K
Albert Nobbs (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland, UK, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape ...
Style: sincere, stylized, touching, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: gender, cross dressing, lesbian, loneliness, master and servant, maid, woman dressed as man, hidden identity, gender bending, hotel, servant, transvestism ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 1930s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, england, europe
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An Old Fashioned Christmas (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving continues. Isabella and Tilly pay a visit to Ireland, hoping Isabella's long-ago suitor, the Earl of Shannon, can assist Tilly in getting her writing published.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, disturbing, sincere
Plot: christmas, grandfather granddaughter relationship, conspiracy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jealousy, cheating fiancee, american abroad, fiance fiancee relationship, holiday, greed, rivalry, drunkenness ...
Time: victorian era
Place: dublin ireland, ireland
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 7.1
 10K
Dublin Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Two detectives are dispatched to investigate the murder of a young girl on the outskirts of Dublin, but as the case of the missing children intensifies, both are forced to confront the darkness that lies in their past.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: investigation, police investigation, murder, police detective, hidden identity, forest, psychological trauma, corpse, police, secret past, mass child killing, crime investigation ...
Place: dublin ireland, ireland
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 7.0
 2K
Rosie (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A mother strives to shield her young family from their new reality when their landlord sells the property and renders them homeless.
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, psychological, touching, rough
Plot: mother daughter conflict, homelessness, mother daughter relationship, family relations, love and romance, society, friendship, rescue, betrayal, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, united kingdom
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 6.1
 709
Mammal (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, Netherlands, Luxembourg
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After Margaret, a divorcée living in Dublin, loses her teenage son, she develops an unorthodox relationship with Joe, a homeless youth. Their tentative trust is threatened by his involvement with a violent gang and the escalation of her ...
Style: psychological, tragic
Plot: sex with teenager, older woman younger man sex, older woman teenage boy sex, older woman younger man relationship, homelessness, family problems, confronting the past, male female relationship, family tragedy, tragic event, tragic romance, tragic past ...
Place: dublin ireland, ireland
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The Halo Effect (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Ireland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fatso is the proprietor of what may be the worst eaterie in the city, and is struggling to keep a sinking ship afloat. His compulsive gambling is getting the better of him and he has to contend with an endless succession of loan sharks and debt ...
Style: cult film
Plot: compulsive gambler, debt collector, gambling, debt, gambling debt, charity, motorcycle, fast food, loan shark, late night
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
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 6.4
 911
Ulysses (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Dublin; June 16, 1904. Stephen Dedalus, who fancies himself as a poet, embarks on a day of wandering about the city during which he finds friendship and a father figure in Leopold Bloom, a middle-aged Jew. Meanwhile, Bloom's day, illuminated by ...
Style: surreal, serious, realistic, talky, epic ...
Plot: stream of consciousness, greek mythology, philosophy, chess, lifestyle, unfulfillment, parents and children, couple relations, friendship, midlife crisis, city life, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
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 5.9
 2K
Nora (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1904, in Dublin, James Joyce chats up Nora Barnacle, a hotel maid recently come from Galway. She enchants him with her frank, direct and uninhibited manner, and before long, he's convinced her to come with him to Trieste, where he has a job ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: novelist, love affair, writer's life, lifestyle, family problems, romance, society, love triangle, couple relations, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, writers ...
Time: victorian era, edwardian era, 20th century, 1910s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, italy, europe
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 5.2
 42K
The Medallion (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers.
Style: humorous, entertaining, stylized, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, interpol, immortality, adventure, superhuman powers, fight, chase, warrior, female agent, rescue, heroes, magic ...
Place: hong kong, dublin ireland, ireland, asia
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The Magdalene Sisters (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Four women are given into the custody of the Magdalene sisterhood asylum to correct their sinful behavior: Crispina and Rose have given birth to a premarital child, Margaret got raped by her cousin and the orphan Bernadette had been repeatedly ...
Style: bleak, brutal, disturbing, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: convent, nun, life is a bitch, corporal punishment, sexual harassment, violence against women, human spirit, sin, punishment, evil nun, sexual abuse, mistreatment ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1964
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, latin america, europe
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 6.3
 602
Lamb (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Michael Lamb is a Father questioning his calling, in a Reform School in Ireland. When young epileptic runaway Eoin is sent to the school, the two recognise kindred spirits and escape to London together. With the police on their tail and the money ...
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: youth, school, child abuse, teacher student relationship, man boy relationship, surrogate father, epilepsy, murder by drowning, epileptic seizure, neurology, kidnapping, adoption ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, england, dublin ireland, london, europe ...
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 6.8
 16K
Intermission (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A raucous story of the interweaving lives and loves of small-town delinquents, shady cops, pretty good girls and very bad boys. With Irish guts and grit, lives collide, preconceptions shatter and romance is tested to the extreme. An ill-timed and ...
Style: humorous, touching, witty, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, crimes, irish, justice, unlikely friendships, multiple storylines, eccentricity, couple relations, love and romance, gangsters, heist, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
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 7.2
 9K
The General (1998)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In a twenty-year career marked by obsessive secrecy, brutality and meticulous planning, Cahill netted over £40 million. He was untouchable - until a bullet from an IRA hitman ended it all.
Style: stylized, tense, serious, clever, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, robbery, crimes, irish, adaptation, master criminal, brutality, law enforcement, criminal heroes, mastermind, cons and scams, art theft ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 90s, 80s, 70s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
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 6.7
 1K
Claire Dolan (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A high-priced call girl, shocked by her mother's death, decides to get out of the business and have a baby.
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: pimp, prostitute, interracial sex, mother daughter relationship, sex, nurse, friendship, restaurant, dancing, brain tumor, burial, beauty salon ...
Time: 90s
Place: dublin ireland, chicago illinois, new york, new jersey, usa ...
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What Richard Did (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: What Richard Did is a striking portrait of the fall of a Dublin golden-boy and high school rugby star whose world unravels one summer night.
Style: serious, captivating, suspense, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: life turned upside down, lifestyle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, summer, beautiful scenery, teenage life, sex scene, friendship between teens, school, accidental killing, teenage protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
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 6.8
 1K
Quirke (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A chief pathologist in the Dublin city morgue investigates sudden death victims in the 1950s.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, tense, suspense ...
Plot: pathologist, investigation, murder, haunted by the past, mystery, uncover truth, intrigue, law enforcement, death, murder mystery, morgue, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
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Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Dublin, a working class family has been unsuccessful in convincing their son to get a real job: the son prefers his job of scooping up horse's dung and selling it for flower gardens. An American exchange student almost runs him over and gets ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Plot: love, working class, social differences, family relations, animal life, unsuccessful, love and romance, romance, society, premarital sex, exchange student, horse ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, new york, usa, europe ...
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The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Switzerland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In 1920s Ireland young doctor Damien O'Donovan prepares to depart for a new job in a London hospital. As he says his goodbyes at a friend's farm, British Black and Tans arrive, and a young man is killed. Damien joins his brother Teddy in ...
Style: bleak, political, sexy, factual, brutal ...
Plot: civil war, ira, rebellion, war, politics, torture, resistance, freedom, irish republican army, injustice, irish, occupation ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one, 1910s, 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, england, dublin ireland, europe, britain ...
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This Must Be the Place (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Ireland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A bored, retired rock star sets out to find his father's executioner, an ex-Nazi war criminal who is a refugee in the U.S.
Style: surreal, melancholic, thought provoking, touching, depressing ...
Plot: goth, self discovery, rock, redemption, holocaust, eccentricity, existentialism, reconciliation, obsessive quest, parent child relationship, hopes, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, usa, new mexico, michigan, dublin ireland ...
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 5.9
 2K
Tara Road (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two grieving women - Ria, a Dublin mom whose husband discloses he's in love with a woman already pregnant, and Marilyn, a Connecticut Yankee who's son has died - swap houses for a couple months. Marilyn finds solace in Ria's garden ...
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: divorce, starting over, introspection, love and romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, destiny, friendship, estrangement, family problems, betrayal, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, connecticut, dublin ireland, usa, europe ...
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The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Denmark, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, light, talky, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, politics, friendship, infidelity, single parent, self discovery, teenage love, romance, misfit, best friends, fall in love, introspection ...
Time: 70s, 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, new jersey, dublin ireland, europe, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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