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.
Martin Scorsese did not realize this was a remake of a Hong Kong movie until after he had agreed to direct it.
Queenan is dead. I'm your boss now.
Dignam: I don't give a fuck, I'd rather hand in my papers first.
Ellerby: World needs plenty of bartenders - two weeks, with pay!
(at around 54 mins) When Costigan is taking Oxycontin, the prescription label doesn't list the strength, and the tablet is a medium-sized white oval, like Vicodin or Motrin 800. Oxycontin is a brand name, round pill that comes in a variety of strengths and corresponding colors (white=10mg, orange= 40mg, dark green=80 mg, blue=160mg).
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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