R | | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
The beating of John McIntyre, shown in most promotional spots, was ultimately cut from the film.
Before we start, I want you to kow something. I'm not a rat. You understand? I want that on record before we start.
DEA Agent Eric Olsen: Okay. You are not a rat. And it's on record. Mr. Weeks, the charges against you, racketeering, extortion, kidnapping, and accomplice ...
John and Billy both say that if they could have any baseball player it would be Gary Carter, catcher for Montreal. In 1975, Boston's catcher was Carlton Fisk, who would retire with more home runs than any catcher in history. If the Sox needed to improve any position, it wasn't catcher. Fisk made the Hall of Fame on his second ballot. Carter got in on his sixth ballot.
As the actors are listed, pictures and footage of the real people they portrayed are shown.
$22,635,037 (USA) (20 September 2015)