Celebrate St. Paddy's Day with some great Irish themed movies. Hollywood had produced a number of great movies based in Ireland or on Irish characters. Many of these movies have won Academy Awards. The Quiet Man won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography and Best Director. The Departed won four Academy Awards for Best Achievement in Directing, Best Achievement in Editing, Best Motion Picture of the Year and Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay. Mark Wahlberg was also nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role. It's hard to narrow it down to simply five top Irish movies as Hollywood has come up with some excellent films throughout the years. Here are five of the most influential Irish movies from the 1950s to today.