Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister Kathleen. Soon, however, Terry is torn between his loyalty to his friends and his loyalties to others. Written by
Josh Pasnak <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A family ripped apart by violence. A love corrupted by betrayal. A friendship stained by blood.
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Did You Know?
Director Phil Joanou
introduced his then-girlfriend Uma Thurman
to actor Gary Oldman
on the set, and she became Oldman's second wife shortly after the film premiered. The marriage only lasted 18 months before Uma filed for divorce in March 1992. See more
Early in the film when Jackie introduces Terry to Irene in the bar, Terry has already ordered and is drinking a Guinness. A short time later, after Jackie and Irene leave, there is a slow motion shot in which Terry is now drinking what appears to be hard liquor from a rocks glass. See more
The last guinea who walked around up here was Columbus, and he only lasted a week.
What are you, some fuckin' asshole? Or are you just taking lessons?
[smirks and headbutts him
Referenced in En la cama
Written by Shane MacGowan
Performed by The Pogues
Published by Stiff Music Limited.
Courtesy of Island Records, Inc. See more