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 "f" word, and its derivatives, are used two hundred thirty-eight times.
I can get the rat. You just gotta let me do it my way, Frank.
Frank Costello: Okay.
Frank Costello: But Colin - I hope I don't have to remind you that if you don't find that cheese-eating rat bastard in your department, most likely it won't be me who suffers for it.
Colin Sullivan: Now why would ...
(at around 1h 55 mins) When Costello's motorcade is crossing the Bunker Hill/Zakim bridge, a close up of the lead car's front license plate can be seen. The font is incorrect for Massachusetts license plates. At no time in the modern age has the state of Massachusetts used that particular font for any state issued plates.
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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