29 Incredible Irish Movies

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    • minorityreport

      Mar 17th 2011, 8:12

      WHAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You found room for a piece of c**p like The Devil's own and middling fare like The Van (and don't get me started on Far and a-frigging Way) , but ignored I Went Down and The Secret of Kells? This list is pathetic.

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    • Kerryman

      Mar 17th 2011, 9:56

      This is real lazy stuff. Grab anything with the slightest whiff of Irishness slap it on the list. Far & Away for the love of God. And What is that image from on number 23 for Into the West? Somebody help me with this one please.

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    • sashurst

      Mar 17th 2011, 10:06

      Agreed. We're not quite sure how Far & Away made it's way into this list, but we've deleted it from history. If only we could do the same to the film...

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    • sashurst

      Mar 17th 2011, 10:10

      We stand by the rest of the list, though. The Van's a lovely film.

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    • ChrisWootton

      Mar 17th 2011, 11:10

      You stand by the Devils Own as an Incredible movie? Jeesus guys.. what's happening to you?

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    • minorityreport

      Mar 17th 2011, 12:23

      Amen, ChrisWootton. And again, I have to say I am disappointed at the overlooking of I Went Down, especially when Total Film was the only film mag to really sing it's praises (listing it in the top films of 1998 and hailing it as a lost classic in 2001). Poor show, TF.

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    • endaoconnor

      Mar 17th 2011, 13:17

      Why is 'Adam and Paul' not on the list?

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    • daskoyne

      Mar 17th 2011, 13:23

      Disappointed there's no mention for The Secret of Roan Inish (one of my fave films of all time).

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    • Hadouken76

      Mar 17th 2011, 18:19

      No In Bruge? COME ON!

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    • DekeGlyph

      Mar 17th 2011, 20:08

      Wow who wrote the description for Once. It's so inaccurate it hurts. For one the guy isn't an immigrant, they aren't a couple and I don't recall them having a goal of making a musical. He's a local, she's the immigrant. She convinces him to record his music, they gather musicians and make some music. They bond and create a strong friendship but that's it.

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    • writerdave87

      Mar 18th 2011, 0:51

      No Boondock Saints? Shame on you...

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    • mrdriller

      Mar 18th 2011, 15:22

      Don't ever call Boondock Saints Irish.

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    • ColouredPurple

      Mar 20th 2011, 1:06

      You nitwits left out Breakfast on Pluto and The Secret of Kells. Other than that, it's awesome to see a list of good Irish films.

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    • ohdannyboy11304

      Mar 20th 2011, 13:09

      ... Did nobody see Hunger?

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    • RAND0Mpirate

      Mar 23rd 2011, 19:30

      I could not care less about St. Patricks day, but do believe its Shamrocks, not four leaf Clovers.

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    • patriciagordon

      Sep 22nd 2012, 14:49

      What about "Circle of Friends" one of my favorites?

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