Here are some great movies where the Irish play an important part in the plot of the story. Not all of these movies are suitable for every audience.
1. Evelyn (2002- rated PG)
2. Darby O’Gill and the Little People (1959- Not rated)
3. Michael Collins (1996- rated R)
4. Behind the Waterfall (1995- rated PG)
5. This is My Father (1998- rated R)
6. Irish Luck (1939-Not Rated)
(The entire movie can be downloaded/watched from this link)
Disney also has a movie by this name that came out in 2001 and is pretty good.
7. The Secret of Roan Inish (1994- rated PG)
8. The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006- Not Rated)
9. The Magdalene Sisters (2002 – Rated R)
10. Frank McCourt’s The Irish and How they Got That Way (1997) (from the writer of Angela’s Ashes)
Here is a clip from the stage version