Most Popular Irish Immigrant Movies and TV Shows
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2. Gangs of New York (2002)
R | 167 min | Crime, Drama
In 1862, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.
Votes: 380,961 | Gross: $77.81M
4. Brooklyn (2015)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
Votes: 120,543 | Gross: $38.32M
5. Never Grow Old (2019)
R | 100 min | Drama, Western
An Irish undertaker profits when outlaws take over a peaceful American frontier town, but his family comes under threat as the death toll rises.
6. An American Tail (1986)
G | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country.
Votes: 46,055 | Gross: $47.48M
9. Burke and Hare (2010)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, History
A black comedy about two nineteenth century grave robbers, who find a lucrative business providing cadavers for an Edinburgh medical school.
Votes: 18,706 | Gross: $0.00M
10. The Molly Maguires (1970)
M | 124 min | Drama, History
In the Pennsylvanian coal mines of 1876, a group of Irish immigrant workers begin to retaliate against the cruelty of their work environment.
11. Irene (1940)
Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Sent by her employers on an errand to the home of the wealthy Mrs. Vincent, Irene O'Dare meets Don, a friend of Bob, Mrs. Vincent's son. Attracted to Irene, Don decides to invest some money... See full summary »
12. Claire Dolan (1998)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
A high-priced call girl, shocked by her mother's death, decides to get out of the business and have a baby. The steps that she takes to free herself from her pimp and find a father for the baby are the central story of this movie.
Votes: 1,207 | Gross: $0.01M
13. The Luck of Ginger Coffey (1964)
100 min | Drama
An out-of-work Irish immigrant in Montreal remains hopeful that his luck is about to change but his disillusioned family grow tired of his pigheadedness and instability.
14. The Mighty McGurk (1947)
Passed | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
"Slag" McGurk, a former boxing champ living on memories of glories past, spends his days and nights as a bouncer/braggert/boozer at Glenson's saloon. But when "Slag" stumbles upon a young ... See full summary »
16. 2by4 (1998)
90 min | Drama, Romance
Johnnie feels a lot of pressure lately. He's the foreman on his uncle's construction crew, and money seems to be going astray. His girlfriend begins pressuring him for more of a commitment ... See full summary »
Votes: 241 | Gross: $0.02M
17. Bells of San Fernando (1947)
Passed | 75 min | Drama, History, Western
Mendoza ruthlessly controls the valley of San Fernando and his men guard the only entrance. When Mendoza announces he will marry Michael's girl friend Maria, Michael plans an escape. He ... See full summary »
18. Men at Lunch (2012)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary, Mystery
The story of "Lunch atop a Skyscraper," the iconic photograph taken during the construction of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.
Votes: 317 | Gross: $0.00M
19. Black Pool (2019)
85 min | Thriller
A gripping thriller about a revenge-fueled, cat-and-mouse game of imprisonment and interrogation between two Irish immigrants whose mysterious shared past sets them on a collision course with violence.
20. The Ghosts of Duffy's Cut (2006)
52 min | Documentary
A group of researchers spend nearly seven years trying to uncover the mystery of what happened to a group of 57 Irish immigrants along "Duffy's Cut", a portion of the bustling Pennsylvania railroad.
21. I Could Read the Sky (1999)
86 min | Drama
The film tells of the memories and feeling of loss of an Irish immigrant who eventually winds up doing construction work in the anonymous cities of England.
23. Irish Hearts (1927)
Passed | 60 min | Comedy
Sheila, a feisty Irish girl, loves Emmett, a somewhat shady Irish boy. When Emmett goes to America, Sheila and her father follow and join him. However, when he loses his job, Sheila is ... See full summary »
Secrets of the Underground (2017– )
America's Buried Massacre
TV-PG | 43 min | Documentary
What caused the deaths of 57 Irish railroad workers in 1832 Pennsylvania at a place called Duffy's Cut. And then, we look at Mountain Lake in Virginia that has mysteriously lost most of it's water.
Secrets of the Dead (2000– )
Death on the Railroad
TV-PG | 54 min | Documentary, History, Mystery
Has the 150-year-old mystery behind the deaths of 57 Irish immigrants who came to Pennsylvania to work on the railroad finally been resolved?
The Campbells (1986–1990)
Adventure, Drama, Family
Pat Harmon, the blacksmith, is kidnapped by the wife of an escaped convict to remove her husband's shackles. While tracking the convict, Neil Campbell runs into Will Forrester and enlists his help. Pat starts to bond with his kidnappers.
Murder, Mystery and My Family (2018– )
44 min | Documentary, Crime, History
The barristers re-examine the violent attack on an Irish Catholic man by a rival gang in Darlington in 1875. They uncover a case of revenge, murder, secret societies and a deathbed accusation.
Filthy Cities (2011)
Industrial New York
In the 19th century New York City experience a flood immigrants which, coupled with parasites, disease and political corruption, created one of the most hazardous living environments in ... See full summary »
Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
One for the Road
Not Rated | 25 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
In 1934, a couple of South Bronx barflies try to kill drunk Mike Malloy for his insurance money and find they're tangling with much more than they bargained for.
Penny Dreadful (2014–2016)
TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Vanessa and Sir Malcolm encounter the mysteriously beautiful Dorian Gray at a party. Things take a turn, however, when renowned medium Madame Kali hosts a séance. Meanwhile, Ethan befriends Ms. Brona Croft, a young Irish immigrant.
The Big Valley (1965–1969)
TV-PG | 60 min | Western
The Barkleys find themselves butting heads with a group of Irish settlers who have inadvertently illegally settled on Barkley land due to a fraudulent sale they were duped into.
Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
To the Last Will I Grapple with Thee
TV-PG | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Jessica tackles the mystery of a man who apparently migrated from Ireland to New York for the sole purpose of taking revenge on an old friend of hers, but is killed himself.