Most Popular Movies and TV Shows With Niall O'Brien
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1. Braveheart (1995)
R | 178 min | Biography, Drama, History
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward I of England.
Votes: 919,923 | Gross: $75.60M
2. Excalibur (1981)
PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Merlin the magician helps Arthur Pendragon unite the Britons around the Round Table of Camelot, even as dark forces conspire to tear it apart.
Votes: 55,047 | Gross: $34.97M
3. Vanity Fair (2004)
PG-13 | 141 min | Drama
Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp (Reese Witherspoon) defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia Sedley (Romola Garai).
Votes: 20,191 | Gross: $16.14M
4. A Touch of Frost (1992–2010)
TV-MA | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
DI Jack Frost is an unconventional policeman with sympathy for the underdog and an instinct for moral justice. Sloppy, disorganized and disrespectful, he attracts trouble like a magnet.
5. Lovejoy (1986–1994)
50 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Lovejoy is an irresistible rogue with a keen eye for antiques. The part-time detective scours the murky salerooms, auction halls and stately homes of Britain, always on the lookout for a find.
8. Ryan's Daughter (1970)
GP | 206 min | Drama, Romance
Set in the wake of the 1916 Easter Rising, a married woman in a small Irish village has an affair with a troubled British officer.
Votes: 8,240 | Gross: $30.85M
10. Gorky Park (1983)
R | 128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A Moscow police officer investigates a vicious triple homicide and stumbles upon a high-level international political conspiracy.
Votes: 11,725 | Gross: $15.90M
11. Rawhead Rex (1986)
R | 89 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Ireland will never be the same after Rawhead Rex, a particularly nasty demon, is released from his underground prison by an unwitting farmer.
12. Black Beauty (1994)
G | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.
Votes: 8,787 | Gross: $4.63M
14. Boon (1986–1992)
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Ken Boon and Harry Crawford are two middle-aged ex-firemen. Harry retires and opens a hotel (The Grand Hotel), with Ken as a temporary odd-job man. During the seven seasons (1986-1992), Ken... See full summary »
15. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making movies for television and theatrical ... See full summary »
16. Half Moon Street (1986)
R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller
A brilliant researcher in London who works as a high-class hooker in her spare time, becomes a pawn in a dangerous political game, when her latest client, a nobleman who is negotiating an Arab-Israeli peace treaty, falls for her.
Votes: 2,370 | Gross: $1.13M
17. The Emperor's New Clothes (2001)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
During Napoleon's exile on St. Helena, some loyalists hire a look-alike to swap places with the deposed Emperor. While the impostor lives in luxury on the island, the real Napoleon returns to Paris in order to retake the throne.
Votes: 2,382 | Gross: $0.57M
18. The Playboys (1992)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman, Tara Maguire (Robin Wright) scandalizes her provincial Irish village in the 1950s by having a baby out of wedlock, and refusing to name the father. She has a rare beauty and ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,091 | Gross: $4.91M
19. The Irish R.M. (1983–1985)
Not Rated | Comedy, Drama, History
When Major Sinclair Yeates leaves his home in England to work as the Irish Resident Magistrate, he finds that the justice system needs tempering somewhat to suit the local needs - and that ... See full summary »
20. Night of the Fox (1990 TV Movie)
R | 200 min | Adventure, Thriller, Drama
An American officer on a landing craft carrying plans for the Allied invasion of Europe in Normandy takes part on landing maneuvers, his craft was attacked and sunk by German E-boats and he... See full summary »
21. Secret of the Cave (2006)
PG | 88 min | Adventure
A young American boy spends his summer in Ireland and solves the mystery that captivates the entire village. Driven by curiosity and his own search for meaning in life, he faces his fears and discovers the Secret of the Cave.
23. St. Patrick: The Irish Legend (2000 TV Movie)
100 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
A young Christian boy attends a druid worship that is attacked by invading Irish tribes. Taken captive, he is taken back to Ireland to become a slave. Enduring many hardships, he finds ... See full summary »
24. Class of '61 (1993 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Three West Point 1861 generation cadets and friends go on opposite sides after the breakout of The Civil War, with tragic consequences. A subplot involves Lucius, a Shelby Peyton's slave, who kills a slave trader and goes on the run.
25. Lovespell (1981)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
The classic Arthurian tale of tragic love. In medieval times, Lord of Cornwall decides to marry an Irish princess Isolde. However, his most loyal knight Tristan becomes bewitched by her beauty and they fall hopelessly in love.
30. Conspiracy of Silence (2003)
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A can of worms is opened within the Irish Catholic Church following two controversial incidents, the suicide of Frank Sweeney, a parish priest and the expulsion of Daniel McLaughlin, a ... See full summary »
Votes: 344 | Gross: $0.00M
34. Rough Diamond (2006– )
Beautiful rural Ireland. Elegant racehorses. Money. Family. A David and Goliath family drama pitting brilliant, but near bankrupt, young trainer Aidan against mega rich neighbour Mr. ... See full summary »
38. Who Bombed Birmingham? (1990 TV Movie)
105 min | Crime, Drama
In 1974, a pair of pub bombings rocked Birmingham, England. The terrorist attacks killed dozens of innocent civilians, and wounded many more. But another tragedy took place in their ... See full summary »
40. Capital Letters (2004)
84 min | Crime, Drama
Taiwo hopes to make a life for herself and her twin sister in the faraway city of Dublin. Fearing what may await her on her arrival, Taiwo makes a desperate bid for freedom from her Dublin ... See full summary »
41. Paddywhackery (2007– )
Bilingual (Irish/English) comedy series about Paddy, who after losing his job with a big international company, and then meeting the ghost of a long-dead Irishwoman whose Irish language ... See full summary »
42. The Life and Times of Henry Pratt (1992– )
240 min | Drama, Comedy
Growing up in the North of England in the 1930's and 1940's, Henry Pratt spends his life searching for a means of survival and learning how to deal with his eccentric relationships along the way.
43. The Last Bus Home (1997)
93 min | Drama
Two young punks, Reena and Jessop, meet on the day the pope comes to Dublin in 1979. Their unholy alliance leads to bed and the formation of The Dead Patriots, a punk band. Three years ... See full summary »
44. Ailsa (1994)
75 min | Drama
Miles Butler lives an uneventful life with his girlfriend until he discovers the body of his landlord in a neighbouring apartment. The tragedy of this moment makes a deep impression on ... See full summary »
47. Hide & Seek (2006– )
60 min | Drama
Taking place over four consecutive days it follows events in the life of the Holden family. The main focus, however, is on Paul Holden a man suffering from increasingly traumatic nightmares about a terrible childhood tragedy he witnessed.
49. Broken Harvest (1994)
97 min | Drama
After the death of his mother, an Irish emigrant in New York remembers stories from the past in Ireland. These are stories of the rivalry between two men, who not only vied for the love of ... See full summary »
50. The Long Way Home (1995)
45 min | Drama
Ray Priest leaves his wife, Maria, after they row at a family wedding. As he drives into the night he picks up a young hitch-hiker. The hitch-hiker is a mysterious character, sometimes ... See full summary »