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, melancholic, sentimental and talky films and TV shows about / with irish, family relations, friendship, society, runaway, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, love and romance and cigarette smoking 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: Dublin Murders (2019), Rosie (2018), Adam & Paul (2004), The Commitments (1991), Dublin Oldschool (2018), The Delinquent Season (2018), Little White Lie (2008), Girl with Green Eyes (1964), Sing Street (2016), Veronica Guerin (2003).

List of movies set in dublin ireland

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
Plot: investigation, murder, police detective, police investigation, hidden identity, psychological trauma, police, secret past, forest, corpse, adaptation, blood ...
Place: dublin ireland
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 7.0
 1K
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: touching, psychological, rough, suspenseful, thought provoking
Plot: homelessness, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, society, friendship, family relations, rescue, betrayal, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: dublin ireland, ireland
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, life is a bitch, buddies, social misfits, society, stoners, heroin, family relations, drugs/alcohol, friends, misfit, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
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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, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: irish, soul music, music band, musician, friendship, star, backstage, singer, audition, profanity, blues, music ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
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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: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, touching ...
Plot: working class, social differences, unsuccessful, animal life, family relations, romance, society, love and romance, premarital sex, bar, horse, bathtub ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: ireland, new york, dublin ireland, usa, 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 ...
Plot: dj, party, junkie, heroin, brother, homeless, drugs, brother brother relationship, homelessness
Place: dublin ireland
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The Delinquent Season (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two couples appear to live in marital bliss until cracks begin to appear in both seemingly steady marriages. The film asks the question 'How well do any of us really know each other' and explores the ideas of love, lust, and family ...
Style: psychological, rough, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: infidelity, deception, marriage, husband wife relationship, love, friendship, lust, middle class, extramarital affair, sex scene, marital problem, troubled marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: dublin ireland
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Little White Lie (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Little White Lie follows the story of a luckless actor named Barry who has recently split from his girlfriend. He is seen wallowing at home in his pyjamas, where he becomes fixated on a children's television presenter who he sees on daytime ...
Style: serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, film within a film, male female relationship, actor, down on your luck, cigarette smoking, conundrum, tv show in film, play within film ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: dublin ireland
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The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A penniless middle-aged spinster scrapes by giving piano lessons in the Dublin of the 1950s. She makes a sad last bid for love with a fellow resident of her rundown boarding house, who imagines she has the money to bankroll the business he hopes to ...
Style: psychological, touching, gloomy, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: hotel, alcohol abuse, betrayal, desperation, boarding house, loneliness, piano, spinster, cons and scams, love affair, bittersweet, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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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: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, coming of age, youth, family relations, singleness, suburban life, small town, love affair, love triangle, suburbs, couple relations, countryside ...
Time: 60s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, london
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 7.9
 87K
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, serious, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: music band, singing, musician's life, friendship, youth, teenage life, music, school, singer, family, coming of age, falling in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, london, england
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The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Ireland, UK, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Netherlands
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, captivating, brutal, factual, bloody ...
Plot: civil war, ira, resistance, rebellion, politics, freedom, torture, occupation, debate, injustice, rebel, starvation ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1910s, post world war one ...
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, england, europe, united kingdom ...
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Veronica Guerin (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and expose those responsible. Beginning at the bottom with addicts, Guerin then ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, realistic, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: journalism, murder, gangsters, investigation, strong female character, drug lord, drug dealing, police, crimes, tragic hero, uncover truth, price of justice ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, amsterdam, california ...
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The Tiger's Tail (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After a chance encounter, a Dubliner (Gleeson) is stalked by a murderous facsimile of himself.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: life is a bitch, cons and scams, murder, stalking, crimes, hidden identity, social decay, working class, psychopath, family relations, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
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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: touching, tragicomedy, surreal, melancholic, thought provoking ...
Plot: rock, self discovery, redemption, reconciliation, obsessive quest, hopes, parent child relationship, haunted by the past, war crime, confession, eccentricity, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, michigan, usa, ireland, new york ...
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 6.0
 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: sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: divorce, starting over, introspection, family problems, estrangement, crumbling marriage, love and romance, friendship, infidelity, destiny, husband wife relationship, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, ireland, dublin ireland, europe ...
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 7.8
 112K
Once (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vacuum repairman moonlights as a street musician and hopes for his big break. One day a Czech immigrant, who earns a living selling flowers, approaches him with the news that she is also an aspiring singer-songwriter. The pair decide to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, music, pianist, street musician, friendship, singer, recording studio, romance, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, london, czech republic, europe
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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: semi serious, realistic, psychological, witty, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: working class, church, pregnancy, bus, friendship, gay, small town, unemployment, small town life, couple relations, human nature, self discovery ...
Time: 60s, year 1963, 1960s, 70s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, england
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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, semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: politics, friendship, coming of age, infidelity, self discovery, teenage love, single parent, misfit, best friends, romance, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 90s, 70s, year 1977
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, paris france, massachusetts ...
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 7.3
 7K
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: sentimental, gloomy, sincere, psychological, touching ...
Plot: haunted by the past, politics, dinner party, friendship, reunion, love triangle, self discovery, family in crisis, introspection, couple relations, bittersweet, friends ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, london
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 6.7
 24K
Albert Nobbs (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland, France, USA
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: stylized, sincere, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: cross dressing, master and servant, gender, maid, lesbian, woman dressed as man, hidden identity, loneliness, gender bending, society, transvestism, hotel ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 1800s, 1930s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, england
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 6.6
 2K
Agnes Browne (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Agnes Browne's husband died, she discovered something amazing... Herself.
Style: sentimental, emotional, humorous, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: working class, children, family relations, best friend, poverty, human spirit, down on your luck, life is a bitch, hopes, single parent, family problems, puberty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, boston
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 6.1
 2K
Animals (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Australia, Ireland, Finland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Laura and Tyler are best friends and drinking buddies whose hedonistic existence falls under the creeping horror of adulthood when Laura gets engaged to Jim – an ambitious pianist who surprisingly decides to go teetotal.
Style: light, captivating, feel good, humorous
Plot: female friendship, women, friendship, hedonism, adulthood, alcohol, female director, thirtysomething life, family relations, feminism, society, love and romance ...
Place: dublin ireland, ireland, england, britain, adelaide south australia ...
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 8.5
 42K
Normal People (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 339 min.
TV show
Story: Marianne and Connell weave in and out of each other’s lives in this exploration of sex, power and the desire to love and be loved. Adaptation of Sally Rooney’s best-selling novel.
Style: affectionate, romantic, touching, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: star crossed lovers, university, coming of age, small town, school, secret relationship, love story, social misfits, female nudity, male nudity, couple relations, social differences ...
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
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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: captivating, serious, disturbing, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: life turned upside down, lifestyle, summer, alcohol, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage life, danger, beautiful scenery, high school life, athlete's life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
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 6.1
 771
Amber (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: The disappearance of 14 year old Amber Bailey sets off a two-year search during which her family will go through unimaginable pressures. As the days, months and years progress the mystery deepens, and strange and terrifying clues come to light, ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: missing person, family relations, parents and children, family problems, missing child, suburbs, teenage girl, reporter, missing daughter, investigation, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
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Life's a Breeze (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland, Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Life's A Breeze tells the story of a family as they search for a lost fortune around the streets of Dublin.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, track down, parents and children, family problems, disorder, comedy of errors, on the road, life turned upside down, search, single parent, family in crisis, treasure hunt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
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 8.5
 6K
Love/Hate (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Modern-day underworld characters Nidge and John Boy wrestle for control of Dublin's illicit drug trade in this forceful crime drama.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: organized crime, life is a bitch, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, crimes, ex convict, rivalry, gang, gang war, addiction, outlaw, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
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 6.9
 2K
I Went Down (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who sends Git to Cork with another debtor, Bunny Kelly, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Plot: hostage, gangsters, friendship, on the road, infidelity, extramarital affair, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, partners, disorder, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
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 6.7
 4K
The Van (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in "Barrytown", a fictitious working-class quarter of Dublin. "Bimbo" Reeves gets laid off from his job. With his redundancy, he buys a van and sells fish and chips with his buddy Larry. Due to Ireland's surprising ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, family relations, soccer, working class, van, suburbs, human nature, family life, parents and children, friends, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, london, new jersey
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