Irish acting star Liam Neeson played the role in 1996's 'Michael Collins'
Irish American actor Harrison Ford plays the role of CIA agent Jack Ryan who foils an assassination attempt in England by a splinter group of the IRA.
Brad Pitt as Rory Devaney in 'The Devil's Own'
Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg, Leonardo DiCaprio and Matt Damon New York Premiere of "The Departed" to Benefit the Film Foundation Ziegfeld Theatre
Tommy Lee Jones stars as a bomber in 1994's 'Blown Away'
'Gangs of New York' featured Daniel Day Lewis who was born and raised in Ireland alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Irish American John C Reilly. This Martin Scorsese movie is set in 1863 when a battle is waged between Irish immigrants and native Protestants.
Irish American Mickey Rourke plays a IRA bomber who leaves the group after he accidentally kills a bus full of children. Now, the IRA want him back and a local gangster needs him too in order to take out a rival to his power. Although Rourke’s accent is shockingly bad, the movie also stars a very young Liam Neeson which will almost make up for it.
Bruce Willis, who plays a lone gunman, stumbles in to a Texan town called Jericho where Irish and Italian gangs are feuding. Willis uses the opportunity to make a profit from the two gangs until a good Mexican woman changes his ways.
Ireland’s former Ambassador for Culture, Gabriel Byrne, stars in this action packed movie about a courier at the D-Day Courier Service. He 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.
Brad Pitt’s character, Mickey the Irish Traveller, has some of the best boxing moves you’re likely to see. He’s also hilarious and utterly incomprehensible.
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