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.
The first Warner Brothers Best Picture Oscar winner without Morgan Freeman co-starring, since Amadeus (1984). The Best Picture winners in between those from the studio are Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Unforgiven (1992), and Million Dollar Baby (2004).
So who did the two guys from Providence?
Colin Sullivan: Jimmy Pappas.
Ellerby: What happened to Jimmy Pappas?
Colin Sullivan: Uh, Jimmy had a rough month. Jimmy had a heart attack in jail, and then he got himself knifed at Boston City Hospital. I believe it's been in the papers.
Ellerby: You seem ...
(at around 1h 45 mins) When Queenan is thrown off the 344 Wash building blood is splattered upwards first and then his body hits the ground. Furthermore, a lot of bright red blood is splattered upwards whereas when we get a shot of Queenan's body on the ground there is very little blood visible, and the blood that is visible is dark red.
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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