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
(00:03:30) When Sergeant Gerry Boyle is first meeting Garda Aidan McBride at the murder scene, he stops his police car while the windshield wipers are up. In the immediate next shoot they are down. See more
[while Clive Cornell is handing the bent coppers a briefcase of money
It's all there, yeah?
It's all there?
No, it's not. I've skimmed a couple of grand off the top.
'Course it's fucking all there. This is the pay-off, yeah? We pay you off, you and your pals keep your fucking noses out of our business. That's the dynamic in this situation. Why the fuck would I then cheat you out your money? Eh? Why would I do that? That doesn't make any sense. That'd defeat the entire purpose ...
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