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.
Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider.
Who let this IRA motherfucker in my bar?
Frank Costello: Only kidding. How's your mother?
Man in Costello's Bar: Oh... I'm afraid she's on her way out.
Frank Costello: We all are. Act accordingly.
(at around 59 mins) When Ellerby briefs the cops in to the surveillance operation he turns around from watching the monitor and stands still. In the next shot he is still doing the turning motion while continuing the sentence.
The title doesn't appear on screen until nearly 20 minutes into the movie.
£2,298,313 (UK) (6 October 2006)
$132,373,442 (USA) (16 March 2007)
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