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.
Ethan Hawke was considered for the role of Sergeant Dignam.
Fuck you, fuckin' queers. Firemen gettin' pussy for the first time in the history of fire or pussy. Hey go save a kitten in a tree, you fucking homos.
(at around 59 mins) When Ellerby briefs the cops in to the surveillance operation he turns around from watching the monitor and stands still. In the next shot he is still doing the turning motion while continuing the sentence.
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)