Five Amazing Movies Directed By Martin McDonagh

Martin McDonagh is a British-Irish playwright and filmmaker. McDonagh was born on 26 March 1970 in Camberwell, London, to Irish parents.

Martin McDonagh

After winning an Academy Award for his first and the best live-action short film, “Six Shooter,” in 2004. McDonagh went on to write and direct four modern classics, including “In Bruges” (2008), “Seven Psychopaths” (2012), “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (2017), and “The Banshees of Inisherin” (2018). (2022).

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The Best Movies of Martin McDonagh

Martin McDonagh has been rewarded with number of Awards for his numerous extraordinary movies. The brief plot, star cast, and Awards of top five movies are given below:

The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN is set on a remote island of the west coast of Ireland and follows great friends, Padraic (Colin Farrell) and Colm (Brendan Gleeson), who come to a disagreement when Colm suddenly ends their friendship. A aPadraic attempts to rectify the relationship with the help of his sister Siobhan (Kerry Condon) and confused young islander Dominic (Barry Keoghan), and  refusing to accept no for an answer. However, Padraic's repeated efforts only serve to strengthen his former friend's resolve, and when Colm delivers a frustrated offer, events lead to violence, with shocking results.

Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Kerry Condon
Directed By: Martin McDonagh

Awards: American Film Institute Awards  for AFI Special Mention ,Chicago Film Critics Association Award for best Film, Golden Globe Awards for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, London Film Critics' Circle for Beast Irish Film of the year.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

When her daughter's murderer is still unidentified months later, an extremely angry Mildred Hayes rents three billboards on the outskirts of her town, Ebbing. The message on the bulletin board calls into question the reputed chief of police, William Willoughby, much to the chagrin of everyone in the room, particularly Officer Jason Dixon. Mildred becomes involved in a conflict with the authorities as she maintains her stance.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
 Starring: Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Frances McDormand, Peter Dinklage, Samara Weaving, Abbie Cornish
Directed By: Martin McDonagh
Awards: Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay – Motion Picture, BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay (Original), BAFTA Award for Best Film, BAFTA Award for Outstanding British Film of the Year.
Seven Psychopaths (2012)

Marty Faranan, a struggling writer who is the focus of the dark comedy. When his two best friends Billy and Hans kidnap violent gangster Charlie Costello's pet Shih Tzu, things turn violent. Marty's eventual experiences not only provide the plot for his screenplay Seven Psychopaths, but also leave him a changed man.

Starring: Christopher Walken, Tom Waits, Olga Kurylenko, Gabourey Sidibe, Michael Stuhlbarg, Harry Dean Stanton, Helena Mattsson
Directed By: Martin McDonagh

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In Bruges (2008)
Martin McDonagh's debut feature-length movie In Bruges is a darkly delightful film that focuses on two Irish hitmen who go into hiding following a botched-up contract and are being chased by their enraged boss.
In Bruges (2008)
Starring: Colin Farrell, Clémence Poésy, Elizabeth Berrington, Ralph Fiennes, Brendan Gleeson, Rudy Blomme, Olivier Bonjour
Directed By: Martin McDonagh

Awards: BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay – Original

Six Shooter (2004)
An old widower meets a young boy on a train journey in this dark Irish comedy.
Six Shooter
Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Rúaidhrí Conroy, David Wilmot, Aisling O'Sullivan, Gary Lydon
Directed By: Martin McDonagh
Awards: Academy Award for Best Short Film, Live Action