R | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The lives of three men who were childhood friends are shattered when one of them has a family tragedy.
(at around 5 mins) In the beginning of the movie when a young Dave is thrown into the backseat of the car, a man in the front seat turns around and flashes his ring - a bishop's ring. The book never indicates that the character was a priest, but it was added to the film since the filming was right in the middle of the priest scandal in the Boston Archdiocese.
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Sean's Father: What time is this going on?
Jimmy's Father: 7:30 is the pre-game.
Sean's Father: Who'd you say was pitching tonight?
Jimmy's Father: Tiant's ...
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The type of license plate on the car driven by the "cops" in the opening scene, which takes place in 1974 was not used in Massachusetts until the mid-1990s.
The Warner Bros and Village Roadshow Logos at the beginning of the film, are not animated. They are both coloured Grey and stay in the middle of the screen.
$640,815 (USA) (12 October 2003)