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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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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 is leaving the alley after the gunfight he has a limp. Remarkably, he recovers and walks away in a brisk walk. See more »

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Kathy Quinn: It's your fucking fault. It's your fucking fault I'm here. It's your fucking fault and I hate you, I fucking hate you, all of my fucking life. I want you to remember. I want you to remember right now what I look like. And I want you to know - no, don't touch me! No one can come here.
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References Jungle 2 Jungle (1997) See more »

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If By Chance
Performed by Wild Colonials featuring Cyndi Lauper
Written by Angela McCluskey (as McCluskey), Shark, Paul Cantelon (as Cantelon) / Scott Roewe (as Rocwe) / Thaddeus Corea (as Corea)
Courtesy of Warner Chappel Music and DGC Records, Inc.
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Highly Recommended
11 October 2004 | by (Kentucky) – See all my reviews

After watching 'Southie' I was surprised at its low rating on the IMDb; and somewhat puzzled because almost everyone who took the time to post a comment found it an excellent film. Although in overall effect it is not on the level of 'Mean Streets', it a still a very solid production; on the level of "Monument Avenue" and "The Friends of Eddie Coyle". I suppose that a rather ordinary screenplay and a downbeat ending put some people off.

But this small film did a fine job of presenting a believable (if troubled) family, it utilized some interesting (out of favor) camera techniques to advance the storyline, and it showcased some excellent acting. It is refreshing to watch something without a hint of computer generated crap. If your production fundmentals are sound you don't need that kind of distraction.

There are two diametrically opposite scenes between Donnie Wahlberg and Rose McGowan that work so well that you wonder why they didn't alter the script to expand McGowan's part . One is in an Irish bar where Danny convinces his sister to enter an in-patient alcohol treatment program. The other is a few days later when he visits her in the middle of the program. The contrast between the intensity levels of these two scenes is amazing and McGowan pulls off the dramatic performance of her career. She is great at comedy but in these scenes she shows unexpected dramatic range. 'Southie' would be worth watching for just these two scenes but it is a solid effort from start to finish. Highly recommended.


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