Released in 1992 and written and directed by Neil Jordan, The Crying Game was nominated for 28 awards receiving 24 including an Academy Award and a BAFTA. Filmed predominately in London as well as England and Ireland, the film starred Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson and Forest Whitaker.
Filmed in Ireland and England and released in 2005, Breakfast on Pluto was nominated for many awards including a Golden Globe and won awards at Irish Film and Television Awards, Ljubljana International Film Festival and National Board of Review USA. The screenplay was based on the original novel by Patrick McCabe and adapted for film by director Neil Jordan and Pat McCabe. The film stars Cillian Murphy, Ruth Negga, Liam Neeson, Stephen Rea and Brenda Gleeson.