My Wild Irish Rose, 1947
Directed by: David Butler
Produced by: Warner Bros.
Irish singer Chauncey Olcott’s rises to Broadway fame thanks to help from singer Lillian Russell, but his lover, Rose, becomes jealous and their relationship meets complication as Olcott must fight for Rose.
The Quiet Man, 1952
Directed by: John Ford
Sean Thornton retires from an American boxing career to his hometown in Ireland where he falls in love with Mary Kate Danaher. Mary Kate’s brother disapproves of their courtship causing a stressful journey to their happily ever after.
Miller’s Crossing, 1990
A fallout between Irish gang boss, Leo O’Bannon, and his right-hand man, Tom Reagan, forces Tom to switch sides and join the Italian mafia during the turf wars over the city and its liquor trade.
State of Grace, 1990
Directed by: Phil Joanou
Terry Noonan becomes an undercover cop after returning home to New York and must balance his conscious while being law enforcement and involved with the local Irish mafia.
Far and Away, 1992
Directed by: Ron Howard
Joseph Donnelly leaves Ireland with his landlord’s daughter after troubles with the landlord. Once in America, the two works towards a dream of owning land in Oklahoma.
Angela’s Ashes, 1999
Directed by: Alan Parker
Based on the memoir by Frank McCourt, it follows the anecdotes told by McCourt about his life growing up as a poor, Catholic, Irish-American in Limerick.
The Boondock Saints, 1999
Directed by: Troy Duffy
Irish American brothers’, Connor and Murphy MacManus, journey as vigilantes begins after they kill Russian mafia out of self-defense; they must skirt the authorities while taking in crime in Boston.
Gangs of New York, 2002
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Amsterdam, the son of an Irish gang leader infiltrates the gang responsible for murdering his father with plans to kill the leader. Amsterdam’s identity is discovered and his father’s killer and him begin a chase to finish the other off.
Kill the Irishman, 2011
Directed by: Jonathan Hensleigh
Based on the true story of Danny Greene, and Irish mobster from Cleveland in the 1970s. Greene was responsible for the turf war which resulted in the downfall of mafia across the United States.
Directed by: John Crowley
Eilis Lace immigrates to New York from Ireland and experiences a roller-coaster of emotions as she overcomes homesickness and finds herself torn between her life in the United States and her life in Ireland.