Boston, 1926. The '20s are roaring. Liquor is flowing, bullets are flying, and one man sets out to make his mark on the world. Prohibition has given rise to an endless network of underground distilleries, speakeasies, gangsters, and corrupt cops. Joe Coughlin, the youngest son of a prominent Boston police captain, has long since turned his back on his strict and proper upbringing. Now having graduated from a childhood of petty theft to a career in the pay of the city's most fearsome mobsters, Joe enjoys the spoils, thrills, and notoriety of being an outlaw. But life on the dark side carries a heavy price. In a time when ruthless men of ambition, armed with cash, illegal booze, and guns, battle for control, no one-neither family nor friend, enemy nor lover-can be trusted. Beyond money and power, even the threat of prison, one fate seems most likely for men like Joe: an early death. But until that day, he and his friends are determined to live life to the hilt. Joe embarks on a dizzying... Written by
Joe's father says that one of the policemen who fell in the lake died "of hypothermia". That's a technical term not used outside of the medical community until about 1975. In 1920, he might have said the officer died "of exposure" or even "of the cold." See more »
Maybe it's true. We all find ourselves in lives we didn't expect. But what I learned was powerful men don't have to be cruel. I got one guaranteed life, I was gonna live it. I had a plan. Do you think that we got where we are by lettin' some inbreds muscle us?
If that's what you think we are, you makin' a fatal miscalculation. We're clerks, bankers, police officers, we ain't gotta judge. And if ya didn't wanna have to fight us, I'm gon rain bloody hellfire down on you and all you ...
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Holy crap this is a horrible @#$@! movie. DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME WITH IT. Watching the combination of Afflack "acting" and "directing" is worse than watching paint dry! I heard he's in debt on this trash flick to the tune of around $70,000,000.00! He got off easy; at least he didn't have to watch the $&#%* thing!
NOTHING in this movie was good in the least! Please, I beg you learning how to knit for the hour an a half run-time would do more for you than watching this. We could talk now about the cinematography, the lighting, the special effects, the acting, the story, but in the end there is nothing left to say. This was a huge waste of time, I wish I had rearranged my sock drawer instead.
At this point I'm running out of analogies. So I'm sorry but. I'm never going to give you up, never going to let you down, never going to run around and desert you. Never going to make you cry, never going to say good bye. Never going to tell a lie and hurt you. Like this show did.
But hey, on the bright side, this lib-retard who cheats on his beautiful wife and children is such a role-model for the rest of HollyWierd.
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