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.
During the scene where Ray Winstone (Mr. French) is throwing firecrackers the song Baby Blue by Badfinger can be heard in the background. This song was also used in the final scene of the television series Breaking Bad.
Put down the gun and step away from Sergeant Sullivan!
Billy Costigan: Look, I called you. You specifically. You know who I am. I'm not gonna shoot. I told you to meet me downstairs.
Colin Sullivan: Help me.
Brown: PUT THE WEAPON ON THE DECK AND STEP AWAY FROM SERGEANT SULLIVAN!
Colin Sullivan: Shoot ...
(at around 53 mins) When Billy is talking with Madolyn for the first time in her office, the position of the tissue sticking out of the top of the tissue box on Madolyn's desk changes a few times.
The title doesn't appear on screen until nearly 20 minutes into the movie.
In India, the Tamil and Telugu dubbed versions were cut before being given a UA (parental guidance) certificate for video release.
£2,298,313 (UK) (8 October 2006)
$132,384,315 (USA) (22 March 2007)
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