R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
Jodie Foster was originally in talks to play the lead.
It'll be worse for me, and it'll be worse for journalism or any journalist if I was to be intimidated. Then that means they've won, and they're not going to win.
Veronica Guerin attends a protest march organized by he Concerned Parents Against Drugs to pressure a drug dealer to leave the area, and behaves as if this is a new tactic. In fact, the CPAD marches had begun in 1983 (12-13 years before the film's events) and were not a new phenomenon at the time.
Disclaimer in closing credits: "Chris Mulligan is a fictional composite character based in part on several different people, and certain events in which the character is depicted have been fictionalised for dramatic effect."
$334,993 (Europe) (11 July 2003)
$1,571,504 (USA) (6 June 2013)