Oldie but goodie
The Quiet Man, starring Maureen O’Hara and John Wayne, was shot on location in Cong, Ireland in 1952 and was directed by John Ford.
Kevin Cullen says: “’The Quiet Man’ is a classic and probably exposed more people to Ireland than anything in the 20th century. It’s corny, but great kitsch.”
Also in this category: “Man of Aran” (1934), “The Informer” (1935), and “Odd Man Out” (1947).