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Updated: June 17, 2019 @ 5:24 am
St. Paddy's Day is right around the corner! To celebrate, we've compiled a list of 17 Irish-themed films for your enjoyment.
Starring: Glen Hansard, Marketa Irglova
Description: A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story.
Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald.
Description: A retired American boxer returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love.
Starring: Robert Arkins, Michael Aherne, Angeline Ball
Description: When Jimmy Rabbitte wants to start a band, he has open auditions at his house.
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson
Description: An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman
Description: A young Irish couple flee to the States, but subsequently struggle to obtain land and prosper freely.
Starring: Amy Adams, Matthew Goode
Description: Anna Brady plans to travel to Dublin, Ireland to propose marriage to her boyfriend Jeremy on Leap Day, because, according to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must accept it.
Starring: Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt
Description: A police officer uncovers the real identity of his house-guest, an Irish Republican Army terrorist in hiding.
Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Warwick Davis
Description: An evil, sadistic Leprechaun goes on a killing rampage in search of his beloved pot of gold.
Starring: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Kelly Thornton
Description: 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.
Starring: Gerard Butler, Hilary Swank
Description: When Gerry, the husband of Holly Kennedy, dies from an illness, she loses the love of her life. Knowing how hard Holly will take his death, Gerry plans ahead. Beginning on her 30th birthday, she receives the first in a series of letters written by him, designed to ease her grief and encourage her to move forward to a new life.
Starring: Forest Whitaker, Miranda Richardson
Description: A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier's world.
Starring: Evan McGuire, Brendan Gleeson
Description: A young boy named Brendan has the opportunity to save his city after encountering a master illuminator with a magic book.
Starring: Colin Farrell, Alicja, Bachleda
Description: When an Irish fisherman finds a mysterious woman in his fishing net, his daughter believes she may be an ancient, mythological creature.
Starring: Fred Astaire, Petula Clark
Description: A magical piece of gold changes the lives of two Irish immigrants, and their newfound community.
Starring: Cillian Murphy, Padraic Delaney
Description: Two Irish brothers take up arms in the fight for Irish independence.
Starring: Randy Quaid, Whoopi Goldberg
Description: An American man on vacation in Ireland discovers the world of leprechauns and fairies.
Starring: Jeni Courtney, Eileen Colgan
Description: A young girl spends her days with her grandparents in a small Irish village, and soon uncovers a big secret.
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