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 12 mins) The producer of the film appears in photographs as the deceased Jackie Costigan.
Okay, kid. Let's do this. Come on, spread 'em.
Dignam: Hey, what do you think you can pop somebody and there's a special card to play? That guy, Jimmy Bags whose jaw you broke happens to work undercover for the Boston Police Department.
Billy Costigan: I'm going fucking ...
As Sullivan investigates the site where the bodies of the Providence thugs were found, a police cruiser has "Lynne Police" stenciled on its side. The city of Lynn is not spelled with an "e".
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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