Best Irish-Themed Movies to Watch For St. Patrick’s Day
If you're looking for the best Irish-themed movies to watch while you consume things that are green, we've listed a few of our favorites.
Waking Ned Devine
This movie is about a dude named Ned who dies from shock after winning the lottery. Two of his pals discover the body and agree Ned would want them to benefit from his good luck. So, they come up with a scam to claim the ticket. Hilarity ensues as the two try to get the folks in town to go along with their plan.
Gangs of New York
This 2002 flick sports an all-star cast including Leonardo DiCaprio, Liam Neeson, Cameron Diaz and more. Set in 1863, it's about man named Amsterdam Vallon, who returns to New York City to seek revenge on the man who killed his father. "Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya, you killed my father..." Oh, wait. Wrong movie.
The Leprechaun Movies
Mixing horror with comedy, 'The Leprechaun' stars the famous Warwick Davis as the evil leprechaun. The franchise has made 6 movies to date with the first one starring a young Jennifer Aniston. Check out the creepy trailers for all 6 movies below.
The Devil's Own
Starring Harrison Ford and Brad Pitt, this thriller is about a police officer who uncovers the real identity of his house-guest, an I.R.A. terrorist in hiding. Talk about some awkward dinners.
'The Departed' stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson and more. It's about a cop who has infiltrated an Irish gang and a mole in the police force working for the same mob. They race to track down and identify each other before being exposed to the enemy, after both sides realize their outfit has a rat - and not the kind that likes cheese.
That's a look at some of our favorite Irish-themed movies for St. Patrick's Day. I know we've missed a ton of them so let us know your favorite by commenting below.