Essential Killing

Essential Killing

Captured by the US military in Afghanistan, Mohammed is transferred to a secret black site in Eastern Europe for interrogation, where he manages to escape

The Last Light: An Irish Ghost Story

Horror – Don’t be afraid of the dark. Be afraid of what is in the dark. Handy man Rob is hired to brick up an abandoned mansion along the Irish coast. But, Rob feels he’s not alone. Is it kids playing a joke or a force that does not wish to be disturbed? – Robert Render, Jo Lamont-Crawford, Vivian Jamison

Shadow Dancer

Shadow Dancer

Set in 1990’s Belfast, a woman is forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son

Riffed

Riffed

A young London executive arrives to shut down operations in the Dublin office. Only a few jobs are to be retained in this ‘RIF’ meaning all the present staff will have to fight tooth and nail to survive the cull

The Last Days on Mars

The Last Days on Mars

On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery – fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to pack up and goes out on an unauthorized expedition to collect further samples. But a routine excavation turns to disaster when the porous ground collapses and he falls into a deep ..

Man About Dog

Man About Dog

Three pedigree chumps learn that every underdog has its day in this freewheeling Irish comedy. In hock to the tune of £50,000 to a Belfast bookie and saddled with a dopey greyhound that wouldn’t run if its backside was on fire, the likely lads head south on a road trip in the hope of seeing a man about a dog. Foul-mouthed and funny, Man About Dog is full of great craic

The Courier

The Courier

When a courier at the D-Day Courier Service mistakenly finds a pile of money in his regular delivery, he does some digging only to discover that the messenger company is a front for a drug ring. A reformed drug user himself, he sets out to crack the lethal ring

One Million Dubliners

One Million Dubliners

Glasnevin Cemetery is the final resting place of 1.5 million souls; it is Ireland’s national necropolis. ONE MILLION DUBLINERS reveals the often unspoken stories of ritual, loss, redemption, emotion, history – and the business of death

Ordinary Decent Criminal

Ordinary Decent Criminal

Michael Lynch is a notorious criminal with two wives and a flair for showmanship. He’s also a huge embarrassment to the local police, who are determined to bring him down once and for all

About/Contact

About/Contact

The Irish Film Database is our attempt at cataloguing the many weird, wonderful, and even godawful Irish films produced in the 120 years since the Auguste and Louis Lumière first premièred the art of moving pictures. We are equal opportunity, so we feature films from north and south of the border, and any film that ..