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.
As research for his character's occupation, Matt Damon worked with a Massachusetts State Police unit out of Boston. He accompanied them on routine patrols, participated in a drug raid and was taught proper police procedures like how to pat down a suspect.
You have an immaculate record. Some guys don't trust an immaculate record. I do. I have an immaculate record.
At the top of the frame during a wide shot of the police boardroom, a boom mic can be seen.
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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