With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, many people are looking for new ways to celebrate the holiday. Since many regions have restrictions on crowds, parties, and other holiday events we’d typically see, we wanted to share some of the best Irish movies to watch on St. Patrick’s Day as you face the reality that you’ll be stuck at home.
These shows may be available to stream on Netflix, Amazon, or other streaming devices. While some may require a rental fee and other movies are free, we’re sure you’ll find a few movie ideas to watch as you plan your St. Patrick’s Day events.
Wild Mountain Thyme (2020)
This movie follows two Irish neighbors who have a farm. The movie is based on a play by John Patrick Shanley, ‘Outside Mullingar’. You can watch this film via iTunes or Amazon.
Black ’47 (2018)
Playing against the backdrop of Ireland famine and while this movie was filmed in Ireland, some say it feels more like an American Western movie. You can watch this film via Amazon or iTunes.
Sea Fever (2020)
This Irish movie to watch on St. Patrick’s Day is more of a sci-fi film that takes place on the sea on a fishing trawler. You can watch this film via Amazon or Hulu.
Sing Street (2016)
This film is a soon-to-be Broadway show that features stories about coming-of-age, an underdog story and so much more wrapped into one brilliant film. You can watch this movie via Amazon or iTunes.
This movie will make you want to call your extended family after you’re done watching it. This stars an Irish immigrant in 1950s New York City that must face challenges. You can watch this film via Amazon or iTunes.
Leap Year (2010)
If you’re looking for a movie that isn’t super Irish, but rather has an Irish setting then Leap Year is the choice for you! It’s a romance type of film with some drama and twists and turns to keep you intrigued. You can watch this film via Amazon or iTunes.
In America (2002)
This movie is a semi-autobiography film that features a family that moves from Ireland to New York City to pursue the father of the family’s dream of being an actor. You can watch this film via Amazon or iTunes.
Michael Collins (1996)
If you’re a Liam Neeson fan, then you must check out this Irish movie. This is a true story movie that follows the story of an Irish revolutionary leader who fought against British rule. You can watch this film via Amazon and iTunes.
These are just some of the best Irish movies to watch on St. Patrick’s Day while you’re stuck at home. We tried to provide you a list of options that include real-life stories, drama, and everything in between to help you make a movie playlist in March to celebrate this holiday.