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We are sharing our 5 must watch movies for St. Patrick’s Day. Check them out below!
5. Gangs of New York (2002)
This movie featured a battle between the “Natives” and the recently arrived Irish, Catholic immigrants in Lower Manhattan. Leonardo DiCaprio played the main character, who returned to Lower Manhattan seeking revenge for his father’s (Liam Neeson) death.
4. Far and Away (1992)
Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman starred in this film about Irish immigrants who moved to the United States to claim land in Oklahoma. As they figured out ways to make money, he became a boxer but lost a fight and was beaten up and robbed by his employers’ men. This film showed the struggle of immigrants trying to survive in a new country but not without trials and tribulations.
3. The Quiet Man (1952)
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Director for John Ford, this film featured John Wayne as Sean Thornton, a boxer from America who returned home to Ireland to reclaim his family’s farm and met Mary Kate Danaher (Maureen O’Hara) with whom he fell in love with.
2. The Secret of Kells (2009)
This animated, family-friendly story featured Brendan (Evan McGuire), a young curious boy who lived in a tightly knit community in the Monastery of Kells. His adventures began after the visit of the master illuminator, who brought with him an unfinished book filled with secrets and powers. Brendan took on the role of helping to complete the book, conquering his deepest fears and meeting Aislin (Christen Mooney), who helped him along the way.
1. Leprechaun (1993)
Dan O’Grady returned to the U.S. after stealing a Leprechaun’s gold. Out for revenge, the Leprechaun followed him but O’Grady was able to lock him away in the basement. 10 years later, a man and his daughter moved in( Jennifer Aniston’s first film) and the Leprechaun was accidentally released and created havoc in everyone’s lives.