Homegrown Movie Hits You won't want to miss

Can’t wait for Dublin Oldschool? Feast your eyes on these five epic homegrown hits in the meantime...

Best Irish Made Movies


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Long before Lenny Abrahamson became a Hollywood darling, he helmed this
quintessentially Dublin dramedy. Heartfelt and hilarious, the story of two lost souls struck a chord with many; the accents are so thick, though, that it required subtitles in the States! Which is a fate that could well befall Harry Hambridge in…


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An Irishman making a living in England – and on a mission to right a wrong on his grandad’s behalf – is brought to life in hilarious fashion by the one and only Pat Shortt. It’s an uproarious comedy full of crazy characters, with a daring heist at its core – something you’d never get away with under the watch of… 


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A Garda in Connemara runs a tight – if slightly unorthodox – ship, so when an FBI investigator arrives to help with a case, you know there’s going to be fireworks! Rough and riotous in equal measure, it sees Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle form an immensely entertaining odd couple – much like Aiden Gillen and Lauren Kinsella in…


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A man released from prison in order to look after his niece struggles to become the perfect father figure in this engaging drama. There’s warmth and humour to be found too, as life on the outside proves to be almost as tough as it is inside –  something that also rings true in…


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After a spell in prison, a young woman needs to find a companion for a friend’s wedding – but with friendships fraying and relationships changing, it’s far from the only thing on her mind! Seana Kerslake (also in Dublin Oldschool – turn back to page 1 for more info!) is magnetic in a film that blends charming comedy and heartfelt drama to astounding effect.