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Neil Jordan
Born February 25, 1950 (age 69)
Neil Patrick Jordan (born 25 February 1950) is an Irish film director, screenwriter, novelist and short-story writer. His first book, Night in Tunisia, won a Somerset Maugham Award and the Guardian Fiction Prize in 1979. He won an Academy Award (Best Original Screenplay) for The Crying Game (1992). He also won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the Berlin International Film Festival for The Butcher... full bio
Movie | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 2h 3min
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A vampire tells his epic life story: love, betrayal, loneliness, and hunger.
Byzantium
[2012]
 
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Movie | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 1h 58min
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Residents of a coastal town learn, with deathly consequences, the secret shared by the two mysterious women who have sought shelter at a local resort.
The Brave One
[2007]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 2h 2min
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Struggling to recover emotionally from a brutal assault that killed her fiancé and left her in a coma, a radio personality begins a quest for vengeance against the perpetrators that leaves a bloody trail across New York City.
Ondine
[2009]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Romance | 1h 51min
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An Irish fisherman discovers a woman in his fishing net whom his precocious daughter believes to be a selkie.
The Crying Game
[1992]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Romance | 1h 52min
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A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier's world.
Breakfast on Pluto
[2005]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 2h 8min
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In the 1970s, a young trans woman, Patrick "Kitten" Braden, comes of age by leaving her Irish town for London, in part to look for her mother and in part because her gender identity is beyond the town's understanding.
Greta
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 38min
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A young woman befriends a lonely widow who's harboring a dark and deadly agenda toward her.
Michael Collins
[1996]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Thriller | 2h 13min
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Neil Jordan's historical biopic of Irish revolutionary Michael Collins, the man who led a guerrilla war against the UK, helped negotiate the creation of the Irish Free State, and led the National Army during the Irish Civil War.
The End of the Affair
[1999]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 42min
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On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his own jealousy and arranges to have her followed.
We're No Angels
[1989]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 46min
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Two escaped cons only prayer to escape is to pass themselves off as priests and pass by the police blockade at the border into the safety of Canada.
In Dreams
[1999]
 
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Movie | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller | 1h 40min
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The housewife Claire Cooper is married with the pilot Paul Cooper and their little daughter Rebecca is their pride and joy. When a stranger kidnaps a girl, Claire dreams about the man but Detective Jack Kay ignores her concerns. But when Rebecca disappears during a school play, Claire learns that her visions were actually premonitions and she is connected to the killer through her dreams. She has a... see more
The Good Thief
[2002]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 49min
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An aging gambler on a losing streak attempts to rob a casino in Monte Carlo. But someone's already tipped off the cops before he even makes a move.
The Butcher Boy
[1997]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 50min
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Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie to grow up are immense. Unfortunately, one tragedy after another, Francie's world sinks deeper and deeper into paranoia (directed mainly against Mrs. Nugent, a nasty neighbor) and fantasy (where he has visions of... see more
The Company of Wolves
[1984]
 
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Movie | Fantasy, Horror | 1h 35min
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A teenage girl in a country manor falls asleep while reading a magazine, and has a disturbing dream involving wolves prowling the woods below her bedroom window.
Mona Lisa
[1986]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Romance | 1h 44min
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George has just been released from prison, and manages to get a job driving a call girl from customer to customer. Initially they don't get on; he doesn't fit in with the high class customers Simone services. Will they ever get on?
High Spirits
[1988]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Fantasy | 1h 39min
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When Peter Plunkett's Irish castle turned hotel is about to be repossesed, he decides to spice up the attraction a bit for the 'Yanks' by having his staff pretend to haunt the castle. The trouble begins when a busload of American tourists arrive - along with some real ghosts. Among the tourists are married couple Jack and Sharon. Sharon's father holds the mortgage on Castle Plunkett, so she's hoping... see more
The Miracle
[1991]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 37min
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The two teenagers Jimmy and Rose spend their vacation at the small Irish sea-resort Bray. Out of boredom they observe other people and imagine wild stories about them. One day they observe the blonde Renee, and Jimmy is immediately fascinated by her and even follows her home. She, too, seems to like him, but for a mysterious reason keeps him at a distance.
Angel
[1982]
 
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Movie | Drama, Music | 1h 32min
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Saxophonist Danny witnesses the murder of his band manager and a deaf-mute girl after a gig. Questioned by the police, he remembers only the orthopedic shoes of the killers' leader. So begins his quest to avenge her. He seeks an answer to the simple question 'Why?' but finds only more, and deeper, questions which resonate with the wider context of 'the Troubles', the inter-communal strife gripping... see more
Not I
[2000]
 
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Short Movie | 14min
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A young woman sits down in a chair. Only her mouth is visible as she begins to speak at a rapid clip, describing events that she insists did not really happen to her.
The Trainer
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama
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