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20 Of The Best Films On Amazon Prime Ireland Right Now

20 Of The Best Films On Amazon Prime Ireland Right Now

In the depths of Amazon Prime's vaults are plenty of films worth your time. We've picked out 20 of the best films on Amazon Prime Ireland which are available to stream at the moment. They range in genre from crime thrillers to science fiction to comedy.

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The best films on Amazon Prime Video right now 

Fight Club

Year: 1999

Cast: Ed Norton, Brad Pitt, Helena Bonham Carter

Plot: Discontented with his capitalistic lifestyle, a depressed man meets soap salesman and forms an underground fight club. The project becomes something much more.

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Rating: 8.8 (IMDB)

The Gentlemen

Year: 2019

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Hugh Grant, Colin Farrell

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Plot:

Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) is an American expatriate who became rich by building a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he's looking to cash out of the business, it soon triggers an array of plots and schemes -- including bribery and blackmail -- from shady characters who want to steal his domain.

Rating: 7.9 (IMDB)

John Wick

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Year: 2015

Cast: Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen

Plot:

An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

Rating: 7.4 (IMDB)

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Brooklyn

Year: 2015

Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Julie Walters.

Plot:

Brooklyn tells the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan), a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother’s home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her new vivacity is disrupted by her past, and she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

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Rating: 7.5 (IMDB)

Game Night

Year: 2018

Cast: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Billy Magnussen, Kyle Chandler

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Plot:

Bateman and McAdams star as Max and Annie, whose weekly couples Game Night gets kicked up a notch when Max's brother (Chandler) plans a murder mystery party that turns out to be real.

Rating: 6.9 (IMDB)

The Bourne Identity

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Year: 2002

Cast: Matt Damon, Julia Styles, Brian Cox

Plot:

 Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to reconstruct his life, but finds that many people he encounters want him dead. Bourne realizes, though, that he has the combat and mental skills of a world-class spy, but who does he work for?

Rating: 7.9 (IMDB)

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The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies

Year: 2014

Cast: Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Ian McKellon

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice.

Rating: 7.4 (IMDB)

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Year: 2011

Cast: Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy, Colin Firth

Plot:

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Set in the 1970s, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy finds George Smiley (Gary Oldman), a recently retired MI6 agent, doing his best to adjust to a life outside the secret service.
However, when a disgraced agent reappears with information concerning a mole at the heart of the Circus, Smiley is drawn back into the murky field of espionage.

Rating: 7 (IMDB)

The Vast of Night

Year: 2020

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Cast: Gail Cronauer, Jake Horowitz, Sierra McCormick

Plot:

In the twilight of the 1950s, on one fateful night in New Mexico, a young, winsome switchboard operator Fay (Sierra McCormick) and charismatic radio DJ Everett (Jake Horowitz) discover a strange audio frequency that could change their small town and the future forever.

Rating: 6.9 (IMDB)

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Green Book

Year: 2018

Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini

Plot:

When Tony Lip, a bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr Don Shirley, a world-class black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on 'The Green Book' to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans.

Rating: 8.2 (IMDB)

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The General

Year: 1998

Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Adrian Dunbar, Sean McGinley, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Angeline Ball, Jon Voight.

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Plot: The story of Martin Cahill, one of Ireland's most infamous and violent criminals.

Rating: 7.3 (IMDB)

The Founder

Year: 2016

Cast: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch

Plot:

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Michael Keaton delivers a powerhouse performance in the outrageous true story of Ray Kroc, the charismatic, ruthlessly ambitious entrepreneur who turned the McDonald brothers' roadside burger joint into a multi-billion dollar fast-food empire.

Rating: 7.2 (IMDB)

Vice

Year: 2018

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Cast: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell

Plot:

The story of Dick Cheney, the most powerful vice-president in US history, and how his policies changed the world as we know it.

Rating: 7.2 (IMDB)

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Monster

Year: 2003

Cast: Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern

Plot:

The true story of Aileen Wuornos (Theron), a woman with a tortured past who turns to prostitution for money, and who eventually turned her anger into a motive for murder, becoming one of America's most infamous serial killers.

Rating: 7.3 (IMDB)

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What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Year: 1993

Cast: Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis

Plot:

A young man in a mid-western town struggles to care for his mentally-disabled younger brother and morbidly obese mother while attempting to pursue his own happiness. (IMDB)

Rating: 7.8 (IMDB)

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Margin Call

Year: 2012

Cast: Zachary Quinto, Stanley Tucci, Kevin Spacey

Plot:

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The key players at an investment bank become entangled during 24 hours in the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis.

Rating: 7.1 (IMDB)

Manchester By The Sea

Year: 2016

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Cast: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler

Plot:

Casey Affleck stars as Lee, a man whose spare existence is suddenly ruptured when the death of his brother Joe (Kyle Chandler) forces him to return to the hometown he abandoned years before.

Rating: 7.8 (IMDB)

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A Time To Kill

Year: 1996

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Kevin Spacey, Samuel L Jackson, Sandra Bullock

Plot:

Amid a frenzy of activist marches, Klan terror, media clamor and brutal riots, an unseasoned but idealistic young attorney mounts a stirring courtroom battle for justice.

Rating: 7.5 (IMDB)

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The King Of Comedy

Year: 1982

Cast: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott.

Plot:

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Robert De Niro gives a mesmerizing performance in Martin Scorsese's timeless, darkly funny satire as Rupert Pupkin, a deranged comedian who will go to any length to gain the spotlight.

Rating: 7.8 (IMDB)

Knives Out

Year: 2019

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Cast: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis.

Plot:

The circumstances surrounding the death of crime novelist Harlan Thrombey are mysterious, but there's one thing that renowned Detective Benoit Blanc knows for sure -- everyone in the wildly dysfunctional Thrombey family is a suspect. Now, Blanc must sift through a web of lies and red herrings to uncover the truth.

Rating: 7.9 (IMDB)

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