8 Great Irish Mob Movies For St. Patrick's Day

With today being St. Patrick's Day, it is only right that you should watch a great Irish movie. Now if you're not exactly in the mood to watch Warwick Davis in 'Leprechaun', then you should probably consider a mob movie. Not all mob movies are about Sicilian and Italian La Cosa Nostra, so check out our list of 8 great Irish mob movies to watch on this fine day.

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StarWarsFan1861d ago

I don't know if people really think, "great Irish mob movie," when Gone Baby Gone is brought up.

Defectiv3_Detectiv31861d ago

Doesn't count - only one of the characters is 1/2 oirish.

RetrospectRealm1860d ago

Two characters. Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) and Jimmy Conway (Robert De Niro). That's why only Tommy DeVito (Joe Pesci) was to become a made man, and why Jimmy was so excited because since he couldn't get made, and Henry couldn't get made, Tommy was the next best thing.

Defectiv3_Detectiv31860d ago

Good call, forgot about that. Still, I'm not sure if it would quality as an irish gangster film seeing as how the movie is based on the italian mob. Jimmy and Henry could be any other nationality and it would serve the story all the same.