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Fraternal twins set out to rid Boston of the evil men operating there while being tracked down by an FBI agent.

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Storyline

Two Irish brothers accidentally killed mafia thugs. They turned themselves in and were released as heroes. They then see it as a calling by God and started knocking off mafia gang members one by one. Willem Dafoe plays the detective trying to figure out the killings, but the closer he was to catching the Irish brothers, the more he thinks the brothers are doing the right thing. Written by KevinYang(meowdragon@hotmail.com)

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fbi agent | fbi | irish | mafia | justice | See more »

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Thy Kingdom Come. Thy Will Be Done. See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence, language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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19 November 1999 (Denmark)  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Mark Wahlberg turned down one of the lead roles in order to star in Boogie Nights. See more »

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Norman Reedus has his name "Norman" tattooed over his heart, and in the apartment scene when the Russians come to get our boys, his robe falls open and you can clearly see the tattoo. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mackiepenny: Our father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on Earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, the glory, now and forever. Amen.
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Clips of people being interviewed about their opinions on "the saints" are shown while the credits roll. See more »

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Referenced in Death to Smoochy (2002) See more »

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Rock Hard
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Jim Long Music Publishing (ASCAP)
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Purely just a Fun Movie
17 June 2004 | by (West Chester, PA) – See all my reviews

I know there's a lot of people who either worship this movie or hate it. Truth be told this movie is just a fun action movie with a good plot, great characters, and very good direction. Compare it to whatever you want, but you can do that with any movie out there. If you haven't had the chance to catch this flick, go out and rent it! it's one of those movies that shouldn't be missed. I guarantee that once you see it you'll be quoting it left and right. Sean Patrick Flannery and Norman Reedus have amazing chemistry together, and David Del Rocko just adds the comedic relief that makes the trio one thats hard to take your eyes off of.

See the Boondock Saints and get ready to have a good ole celtic time.

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