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Colm is a Catholic and George is a poetry-loving Protestant. In Belfast in the 1980s, they could have been enemies, but instead they became business partners. After persuading a mad wig ... See full summary »
Producer Jerome O'Connor filed a $10 million lawsuit against DreamWorks for effectively burying the film so as not to offend the British government. DreamWorks head Steven Spielberg was rumored to receive an honor from The Queen but a wide release of the film (which lampoons the UK government's treatment of Northern Ireland) would have scuppered that. Consequently the film was released in just 6 cinemas - and Spielberg got his honor.
Look, I told you: I don't know who you've been talking to but he's a fucking liar! You'll find no herpes here!
Mr. Black: That's what you said.
George: No sir.
George: Hair pieces.
Mr. Black: Oh. I thought you said 'herpes'.
$9,128 (USA) (29 December 2000)
$75,078 (USA) (14 January 2001)
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