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Southie (1998)

R | | Drama | 28 May 1999 (USA)
South Boston Irish bad boy Danny Quinn returns back home from New York and gets stuck between his pals, who are supported by one Irish mafia clan, and his family, which are members of ... See full summary »

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South Boston Irish bad boy Danny Quinn returns back home from New York and gets stuck between his pals, who are supported by one Irish mafia clan, and his family, which are members of another. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence and pervasive language | See all certifications »
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Some members of the film crew were arrested for trespassing while filming the train sequence at the beginning of the film. See more »

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When Danny arrives at the Whitey crime scene, the police let him under the police tape, into the crime scene and allow him to physically touch the body. In reality this would never ever be allowed since it would compromise the crime scene in every way imaginable. See more »

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Mrs. Quinn: You're a good boy, Danny.
Danny Quinn: But being a good boy's not enough, you know. It's not gonna pay the bills.
Mrs. Quinn: Sweetheart, you've done enough. Don't worry.
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References Jungle 2 Jungle (1997) See more »

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Super Cool Mack Daddy
Performed by Mark Wahlberg (as Marky Mark)
Written by Donnie Wahlberg (as D. Wahlberg), Mark Wahlberg (as M. Wahlberg),
J. Taylor, T. Maxwell, J. Marshall
Courtesy of Warner Chappel Music and MCA/Interscope Records
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THE BEST INDEPENDENT FILM OF THE YEAR!
17 April 2000 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

¤ "The hardest thing about South Boston is coming back..." Southie, was one of the best [independent] films I have ever watched. It had a great cast and a great story. Donnie Walhberg's portrays a young Irish man returing home to his family ...but has to face his old demons as well. The excellent cast includes Donnie Walhberg, Rose McGowan & Anne Meara. Each of these wonderful stars act with their full devotion ..and it shows! I would recomend this film to anyone who enjoys a good, moving film and is a fan of Rose McGowan! ¤


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