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16 of the oddest Amazon reviews of Irish films

Some people just don’t think Michael Collins is Irish enough.

AMAZON REVIEWS ARE a very useful way of deciding if a product is worth buying or not. They are also a wonderful source of entertainment when you’re supposed to be working or studying.

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So we decided to trawl through some of the reviews on Irish films and see what madness we could unearth.

Here are some of the best or oddest depending on which way you look at it.

In Bruges (2008)

Martin McDonagh’s In Bruges  average on Amazon is 4.5/5 but some people weren’t happy with the amount of swear words. Or the fact that it didn’t bring back nice memories of their trip there..

Source: Moya Miller/Amazon

The violence seemed to put some people off too although this person took it a little far..

Source: Olliver Robinson/Amazon

One person seemed to just want to take a pop at Colin Farrell.

Source: Judy/Amazon

And some people were just reviewing for the hell of it.

Source: Spireites11/Amazon

Michael Collins (1996)

Any Irish person will tell you that the only bad thing about Michael Collins is Julia Robert’s accent. Well other people have found flaws.

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This lovely person has a go at national treasure Liam Neeson in the oddest way.

Source: bmcg/Amazon

This person didn’t seem to be aware of anything to do with the history behind the movie.

Source: N/Amazon

This person didn’t think Michael Collins was Irish enough. MICHAEL COLLINS.

Source: pennywise/Amazon

I do agree that maybe should have had more Stormtroopers.

Source: jackie jayes/Amazon

But my favourite has to be Claus with the average review and a simple question. Why DID the Irish hate the British so much?

Source: Claus F/Amazon

The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)

A young Cillian Murphy graced our screens and stole our hearts in this heartbreaking story set during the Civil War.

Director Ken Loach received a lot of criticism at the time from British critics which said the movie made them look a bit evil. Some reviewers agreed.

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This woman was both angry at the depiction and the fact that the title was the only good thing in it.

Source: Margaret Martin/Amazon

And this guy seemed to have a whale of a time.

Source: Anazon Customer/Amazon

The Guard (2011)

Our beloved Brendan Gleeson starred alongside Don Cheadle and Mark Strong to produce an excellent and funny take on life as guard in the west.

Some people didn’t seem to be sure as to what they were getting involved in.

Source: Mr S/Amazon

Others seemed to take issue with the accents.

Source: Backrow/Amazon

This person took the film very personally indeed and seemed to go a bit over the top.

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And finally we had the guy who just didn’t know..

Source: georideolider/Amazon

Never change Amazon.

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Rachel O'Neill

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