All movies starring Brendan Gleeson

In the Heart of the Sea (2015) poster

In the Heart of the Sea (2015) ★ 6.9

In 1819, the American ship Essex, with a crew of two dozen men on board, set out from a port in Massachusetts to go whaling. In the fall of 1820 the hunt was interrupted by an attack on the ship by a giant sperm whale, which forced the sailors to move to lifeboats. For more than three months they struggled to survive in the middle of the ocean...
Live by Night (2016) poster

Live by Night (2016) ★ 6.4

Genres: Action Crime Drama
A group of Boston-bred gangsters set up shop in balmy Florida during the Prohibition era, facing off against the competition and the Ku Klux Klan.
In Bruges (2008) poster

In Bruges (2008) ★ 7.9

Genres: Comedy Crime Drama
After a particularly difficult job, hit men Ray (Colin Farrell) and Ken (Brendan Gleeson) head to Belgium. The medieval city they land in is beautiful but Ray hates it while Ken finds its beauty enchanting. Their experiences become increasingly surreal as they encounter tourists, locals, an American dwarf who thinks he's Napoleon Bonaparte reincarnated; this makes them question their own identities which may lead to life-changing changes for both of them if the events are real or not.
Calvary (2014) poster

Calvary (2014) ★ 7.4

Father James is a small-town priest in Ireland whose Sunday confessionals suddenly include a threat to kill him in a week's time as a matter of principle. Deeply troubled and conflicted about how to respond, Father James tries to go on with his calling through that week. However, that proves impossible as he is confronted with a troubling variety of spiritual challenges from both his estranged daughter and his own parishioners. In those dispiriting struggles, Father James' life begins to fall apart as time runs out towards a confrontation that seems to crystallize his values and what he wants his life to be.
The Guard (2011) poster

The Guard (2011) ★ 7.3

Sergeant Gerry Boyle is a small-town Irish cop with a confrontational personality, a subversive sense of humor, a dying mother, a fondness for prostitutes, and absolutely no interest whatsoever in the international cocaine-smuggling ring that has brought straight-laced FBI agent Wendell Everett to his door.
Song of the Sea (2014) poster

Song of the Sea (2014) ★ 8.0

Saoirse is a child who is the last of the selkies, women in Irish and Scottish legends who transform from seals into people. She escapes from her grandmother's home to journey to the sea and free fairy creatures trapped in the modern world.