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.
(at around 1h 55 mins) The newscaster seen reporting the news story detailing the dumped body by Costello's gang, was a real Boston area newscaster at the time of filming. He reported for Boston's Warner Brothers affiliate station WB56.
Do you lie?
Madolyn: Why? Do you?
Billy Costigan: No, I'm asking if you lie.
Madolyn: Honesty is not synonymous with truth.
Billy Costigan: Yeah, you lie. You lie.
(at around 49 mins) When Colin is interviewing Fitzy as his "lawyer", Fitzy is seen talking on the phone but when the camera goes back to Colin you can see Fitzy in the mirror with his hands folded not using the phone. The camera then goes back to Fitzy and he is still on the phone.
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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