Irish crime films

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  1. Between the Canals

    Between the Canals (2011)

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    Between the Canals is an Irish crime film written and directed by Mark O'Connor.


  2. Headrush

    Headrush (2003)

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    Headrush is a 2003 Irish crime comedy, written and directed by Shimmy Marcus about two young guys, Charlie and T-Bag, who hope to solve all their problems by working for a notorious Underworld Criminal, The Uncle. The movie has been criticised for its unoriginality and similarities to other movies.


  3. I Went Down

    I Went Down (1997)

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    I Went Down is an Irish comedy crime film by director Paddy Breathnach released 3 October 1997.


  4. Johnny Was

    Johnny Was (2006)

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    Johnny Was is an Irish/British gangster movie directed by Mark Hammond, written by Brendan Foley, and made in 2005 by Ben Katz Productions, Borderline Productions and Nordisk Film. It was released in the UK in 2006 by Sony Pictures and in the US by First Look Studios.


  5. King of the Travellers

    King of the Travellers (2012)

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    King of the Travellers is an Irish revenge drama written and directed by Mark O'Connor.


  6. Ordinary Decent Criminal

    Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000)

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    Ordinary Decent Criminal is a 2000 crime comedy film, directed by Thaddeus O'Sullivan, written by Gerard Stembridge and starring Kevin Spacey and Linda Fiorentino. The film is loosely based on the story of Martin Cahill, a famous Irish crime boss.


  7. Perrier's Bounty

    Perrier's Bounty (2009)

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    Perrier's Bounty is an Irish crime thriller comedy set in modern-day Dublin. Describing it as an "urban western", sophomore director Ian Fitzgibbon directed the film, which stars Brendan Gleeson, who plays the villainous title character, as well as Cillian Murphy and Jim Broadbent as son and father.


  8. The Crying Game

    The Crying Game (1992)

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    The Crying Game is a 1992 British psychological thriller drama film written and directed by Neil Jordan. The film explores themes of race, gender, nationality, and sexuality against the backdrop of the Irish Troubles. The original working title of the film was The Soldier's Wife.


  9. The Escapist

    The Escapist (2008)

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    The Escapist is a 2008 drama thriller starring Brian Cox, Joseph Fiennes, Liam Cunningham, Seu Jorge, Dominic Cooper, Steven Mackintosh, Stephen Farrelly and Damian Lewis. It is directed and co-written by Rupert Wyatt, and premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival to considerable acclaim. An Irish-UK co-production, the film was produced by Alan Moloney of Parallel Films and Adrian Sturges of Picture Farm.


  10. The Front Line

    The Front Line (2006)

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    The Front Line is a 2006 Irish crime drama film directed by David Gleeson. The plot revolves around a Congolese immigrant working in a bank in Dublin city whose family is kidnapped by a gang of criminals who force him to be the inside man on their robbery of the bank.


  11. The General

    The General (1998)

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    The General is an Irish crime film directed by John Boorman about Dublin crime boss Martin Cahill, who pulled off several daring heists in the early 1980s, and attracted the attention of the Garda Síochána, IRA, and Ulster Volunteer Force. The film was shot in 1997 and released in 1998. Brendan Gleeson plays Cahill, Adrian Dunbar plays his friend Noel Curley, and Jon Voight plays Inspector Ned Kenny.


  12. The Good Thief

    The Good Thief (2002)

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    The Good Thief is a 2002 crime thriller film starring Nick Nolte, Emir Kusturica, and Nutsa Kukhianidze, and directed by Neil Jordan. It is a remake of the 1955 French film Bob le flambeur by Jean-Pierre Melville. The film, shot in both Monaco and Nice, France, follows a heroin addict and retired thief through the setup and completion of one last job.


  13. Veronica Guerin

    Veronica Guerin (2003)

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    Veronica Guerin is a 2003 Irish biographical film directed by Joel Schumacher. The screenplay by Carol Doyle and Mary Agnes Donoghue focuses on Irish journalist Veronica Guerin, whose investigation into the drug trade in Dublin led to her murder in 1996.


  14. When the Sky Falls

    When the Sky Falls (2000)

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    When the Sky Falls is a 2000 film à clef directed by John Mackenzie and filmed in Ireland, starring Joan Allen. The story is based on that of Veronica Guerin, a crime reporter writing about drugs for the Sunday Independent, her investigations and murder.


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