List of Irish films: Wikis


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This is chronology of films produced in the Republic of Ireland:



Year Title Director Actors Genre Notability
1910 A Lad from Old Ireland Sidney Olcott Sidney Olcott and Gene Gauntier Drama
1911 The Colleen Bawn Sidney Olcott Gene Gauntier and JP McGowan costume drama
1911 Rory O'More Sidney Olcott Jack J Clark and Gene Gauntier rebel drama
1914 For Ireland's Sake Sidney Olcott Gene Gauntier and Jack J Clark rebel drama
1914 Ireland a Nation Walter MacNamara Barry O'Brien, P J Bourke, Fred O'Donovan, Barney Magee rebel drama
1915 Regeneration Raoul Walsh Rockcliffe Fellowes, Anna Q Nilsson, William SheerCarl Harbaugh, James Marcus Irish immigrant drama
1916 O'Neil of the Glen Fred O'Donovan J M Kerrigan, Brian Magowan, Nora Clancy romance
1917 When Love Came To Gavin Burke Fred O'Donovan Fred O'Donovan, Nora Clancy, Oonah Halpin, Brian Magowan, Valentine Roberts melodrama
1918 Knocknagow Fred O'Donovan Brian Magowan, Fred O'Donovan, Arthur Shields, Brenda Burke, Kathleen Murphy, Cyril Cusack melodrama


Year Title Director Actors Genre Notability
1920 In the Days of St Patrick Norman Whitten Ira Ellen, Vernon Whitten, Gilbert Green, Alice Cardinall, Dermot McCarthy historical drama
1922 Cruiskeen Lawn John McDonagh Tom Moran
1926 Blarney Rodney Malcolmson Comedy
1926 Irish Destiny George Dewhurst Paddy Dunne Cullinan war "epic" about the Irish war of independence; includes footage of actual fighting


Year Title Director Actors Genre Notability
1936 Luck of the Irish Donovan Pedelty Richard Hayward
1937 Kathleen Mavourneen Norman Lee Sally O'Neil Romance
1937 Rose of Tralee Oswald Mitchell Kathleen O'Regan Musical
1938 The Dawn Thomas Cooper Brian O'Sullivan war historical film about the Irish War of Independence
1938 Irish and Proud of It Donovan Pedelty Richard Hayward musical
1938 Men of Ireland Richard Bird Brian O'Sullivan Drama


Year Title Director Actors Genre Notability
1948 My Hands Are Clay Lionel Tomlinson Bernardette Leahy Drama
1949 You Can't Fool an Irishman Alfred Travers Tommy Duggan comedy


Year Title Director Actors Genre Notability
1951 The Hills of Ireland Harry Dugan Pat O'Brien (narrator) documentary travelogue
1951 Return to Glennascaul Hilton Edwards Orson Welles horror/ short
1952 The Quiet Man John Ford John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara and Barry Fitzgerald comedy
1953 Fintona Housing Discrimination documentary short
1957 Pretty Polly Tony Inglis Noel Purcell short
1957 Professor Tim Henry Cass Bill Foley
1957 The Rising of the Moon John Ford Tyrone Power comedy/ drama Three vignettes based on short stories illustration rural Irish life
1959 Home Is the Hero Fielder Cook Walter Macken drama romance Entered into the 9th Berlin International Film Festival
1959 Mise Eire George Morrison Liam Budhlaeir (narrator) Documentary Chronicles the 1916 Easter Rising
1959 Shake Hands with the Devil Michael Anderson James Cagney historical drama Portrays the Irish War of Independence
1959 Broth of a Boy George Pollock Barry Fitzgerald comedy
1959 This Other Eden Muriel Box Audrey Dalton drama


Year Title Director Actors Genre Notability
1970 Ryan's Daughter David Lean Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, John Mills and Christopher Jones Drama


Year Title Director Actors Genre Notability
1982 Ballroom of Romance
1983 Attracta Kieron Hickey
1984 The Country Girls Desmond Davis Sam Neill, Niall Tobin
1985 Lamb Liam Neeson Hugh O'Connor Ian Bannen
1989 My Left Foot Jim Sheridan Daniel Day-Lewis, Brenda Fricker


Year Title Director Actors Genre Notability
1990 The Field Jim Sheridan Richard Harris, Brenda Fricker Drama
1991 The Commitments Alan Parker Comedy
1992 Into the West Mike Newell Gabriel Byrne, Ciarán Fitzgerald, Rúaidhrí Conroy Family, Adventure
1993 In the Name of the Father Jim Sheridan Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Emma Thompson Drama
1994 War of the Buttons John Roberts Gregg Fitzgerald, Gerard Kearney and Darragh Naughton Drama
1996 Michael Collins Neil Jordan Liam Neeson, Aidan Quinn and Alan Rickman Historical drama
1997 The Butcher Boy Neil Jordan Eamonn Owens, Sean McGinley and Peter Gowen Comedy, Drama
1998 I Went Down Paddy Breathnach Peter McDonald, Brendan Gleeson Comedy
The General John Boorman Brendan Gleeson, Adrian Dunbar and John Voight Crime/Drama
1999 Angela's Ashes Alan Parker Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Joe Breen and Ciaran Owens Drama


Year Title Director Actors Genre Notability
2000 About Adam Gerard Stembridge Stuart Townsend, Tommy Tiernan and Kate Hudson Comedy, Romance
Ordinary Decent Criminal Thaddeus O'Sullivan Kevin Spacey, Linda Fiorentino and Peter Mullin Comedy, Crime
2001 The Mapmaker Johnny Gogan Brian F. O'Byrne, Susan Lynch and Brendan Coyle Action, Thriller
On the Nose David Caffrey Dan Aykroyd, Robbie Coltrane and Brenda Blethyn Comedy
Disco Pigs Kirsten Sheridan Elaine Cassidy, Cillian Murphy and Brian F. O'Byrne Drama
2002 Bloody Sunday Paul Greengrass James Nesbitt, Allan Gildea and Gerard Crossan Historical drama
Sunday Jimmy McGovern Ciaran McMenamin, Eva Birthistle and Barry Mullan Historical drama
The Magdalene Sisters Peter Mullan Anne-Marie Duff, Nora Jane Noone and Geraldine McEwan Drama
Reign of Fire Rob Bowman Christian Bale, Matthew McConaughey and Izabella Scorupco Fantasy
2003 The Actors Conor McPherson Michael Caine, Dylan Moran and Michael Gambon Comedy
Song for a Raggy Boy Aisling Walsh Aidan Quinn, Iain Glen and Marc Warren Drama
2004 Adam and Paul Leonard Abrahamson Tom Murphy, Mark O'Halloran Comedy, Drama
Dead Meat Connor McMahon Marian Araujo, Eoin Whelan Horror Zombie
Man About Dog Paddy Breathnach Allen Leech, Seán McGinley, Ciaran Nolan and Pat Shortt Comedy
Omagh Pete Travis Gerard McSorley, Brenda Fricker Drama/ True Life
2005 Boy Eats Girl Stephen Bradley Samantha Mumba Horror
Breakfast on Pluto Neil Jordan Cillian Murphy, Stephen Rea, Brendan Gleeson and Liam Neeson Comedy, Drama
2006 The Wind That Shakes the Barley Ken Loach Cillian Murphy, Orla Fitzgerald Drama, War
Johnny Was Mark Hammond Vinnie Jones, Patrick Bergin and Eriq La Salle Action, Crime
Once John Carney Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová Musical
2008 Kisses Lance Daly Kelly O'Neill, Shane Curry Drama
2009 Steamin' and Dreamin': The Grandmaster Cash Story Shaun O' Connor Con Doyle, Conor Stanley, Joe Kiely, Tommy Tiernan Comedy

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