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?
According to the audio commentary, the uniform that Sergeant Boyle puts on for the movie's end is not a ceremonial dress uniform, but an older Garda uniform that was retired in the 1980s. This is however incorrect, the tunic and old style hat and trousers were removed from front-line operational use in the early 1990s and replaced with just a shirt and jacket. It is still issued and used for certain ceremonial occasions such as graduation ceremonies. 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
Like the fat man said, if you have to be careful not to drink too much, it's because you're not to be trusted when you do.
Ode to Billie Joe
Written by Bobbie Gentry
Performed by Bobbie Gentry See more