Sergeant Gerry Boyle is a small-town Irish cop with a confrontational personality, a subversive sense of humor, a dying mother, a fondness for prostitutes, and absolutely no interest whatsoever in the international cocaine-smuggling ring that has brought straight-laced FBI agent Wendell Everett to his door. Written by
The FBI are about to discover that things work a little different around here.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for pervasive language, some violence, drug material and sexual content
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7 July 2011 (Ireland)
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Opening Weekend: $76,834
(29 July 2011)
(3 February 2012)
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
Liam Cunningham's character is, presumably, named after Francis Sheehy-Skeffington, an Irish feminist and republican murdered following the Easter Rising of 1916. See more
When swimming in the sea Gerry has no gloves and cold red hands. On emerging from the sea to greet Wendell he is wearing wet suit gloves. See more
Sergeant Gerry Boyle
I'm Irish. Racism is part of my culture.
References The Maltese Falcon
The Parting Glass
Traditional arrangements by Liam Clancy, Pat Clancy and Tommy Makem
Performed by Liam Clancy
Courtesy of the Liam Clancy Estate See more