R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
One of three Best Picture Oscar winners featuring Jack Nicholson. The other two are One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) and Terms of Endearment (1983). Interestingly, it's the only one of the three where he didn't win, nor was nominated for an Oscar.
I'm concerned about a Chinaman who thinks it's wise to come to a business transaction with automatic weapons.
Frank Costello: For his own good, tell Bruce Lee and the Karate Kids none of us are carrying automatic weapons. Because here - in this country... it don't ...
(at around 1h 15 mins) When Billy shoots the drug addict in the knee, he is using a Walther PPK. While the PPK is double action, the hammer should remain back after he shoots him.
The title doesn't appear on screen until nearly 20 minutes into the movie.
£2,298,313 (UK) (8 October 2006)
$132,384,315 (USA) (22 March 2007)
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