The Boondock Saints (1999) Poster


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Edited into 

The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009)
clips from the first movie used


The Lone Ranger (1938)
"This is, like, Lone Ranger heavy, man."
The Saint in New York (1938)
the brothers in this film pick up the nicknames "the Saint" as they fight crime outside of the law, just as Simon Templar in this film gained the nickname "the Saint" for his extralegal battles with mobsters and corrupt officials
Leave It to Beaver (1957) (TV Series)
"This was a fucking bomb, dropping on Beaver Cleaver-ville."
Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
When Ivan Checkov introduces himself and says he's shutting down the bar, Murphy says, "Checkov? Well, this here's McCoy. We find a Spock, we got us an away team. "
Josie and the Pussycats (1970) (TV Series)
A pornographic verison of Melody (the drummer from Josie & the Pussycats) can be seen in the Sin Bin
The Godfather (1972)
Connor says to Roc: As much as I love you, you're not exactly Don Corleone
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (1972) (TV Series)
"You look like Mushmouth from Fat Albert."/"Now Rock - Are you sure that you're o-bee kay-bee?"
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
When the brothers come out of the holding cell after the incident in the alley, one of the detectives offers coffee and says, "We would be honored if you would join us".
Poltergeist (1982)
"This house is clean."
First Blood (1982)
While getting weaponry the twins pick up a replica of John Rambo's knife from Rambo: First Blood Part II and remark that it is a Rambo knife
Fraggle Rock (1983) (TV Series)
Gerard Parkes is once again called Doc, perhaps coincidence, but more likely homage.
Back to the Future (1985)
The line stated by Biff in the diner "Why don't you make like a tree and get out of here?" is used by the bartender at the beginning of Boondock Saints (with profanity included).
Platoon (1986)
At one point Smecker gets down on his knees and stretches his hands up against the sky. Much like his character in Platoon did right before he was shot
Goodfellas (1990)
"They know we're Goodfellas now."
Home Alone (1990)
"May I do the thinking please?"
JFK (1991)
"What we have here is a Kennedy assassination-style bullet theory here."
Aladdin (1992)
One of Rocco's codenames is Jafar
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Jackson reads a prayer from the bible (the Ezekiel speech) then kills someone. Accidentally kill Marvin/Accidentally kill the cat.
Wyatt Earp (1994)
Rocco shouts Wyatt Fucking Earp after shooting the two bad guys (a drug dealer & a pimp) in the Sin Bin private viewing booths.
Léon: The Professional (1994)
First when Smecker puts on the portable CD player while working out what happened to the two Russian mafia guys. Then later when the brothers say "No Women, No Kids".
The Crow: City of Angels (1996)
SPOILER: Both Nemo & Rocco are killed in a peeping booth
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Rocco looking for his shot off finger
The Matrix (1999)
Techno music plays during a slow motion action scene

Referenced in 

Eye See You (2002)
Overnight (2003)
documentary on the making of this film
Wiseguys vs. Zombies (2003) (Video)
V for Vendetta (2005)
Reference and quote from the Funny Man in Boondock Saints
Epic Movie (2007)
When Aslo and the albino guy fight, the albino guy quotes the boondock saints.
Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
The Heavy Metal Club in this movie has the sign "Sin Bin" in the same font/logo as Strip Club where the McManus Brothers & Rocco kill Vincenzo.
The Boondocks: Home Alone (2007) (TV Episode)
The dining table scene
Zombie Strippers! (2008)
"Make like a tree... and get the fuck out of here"
Official Rejection (2009)
Interview with Director Troy Duffy about the Boondocks Saints
Knuckle Draggers (2009)
One of the main Characters "Kyle" wears a Boondock Saints hat with the name and logo in clear view in several scenes. There is also other Boondock Saints items through the movies ie Glass wear.
The Office: Nepotism (2010) (TV Episode)
Luke lists "Citizen Kane" and "The Boondock Saints" as his favorite movies.
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Seto Kaiba VS the World (2011) (TV Episode)
Hey I know that guy, yeah that's the funny guy who says the funny things
Archer: El Contador (2012) (TV Episode)
Pam is handcuffed to a toilet but escapes by pulling the toilet from its fixture just like Connor did in the film.
Superman vs. The Elite (2012) (Video)
The media asking people what they think about the elite (which they like), much like when the media asked the citizens of Boston what they thought of the "saints"
Terror Train: Riding the Rails (2012) (Video)
Broforce (2014) (Video Game)
The Boondock Bros. are a parody of the Boondock Saints
Saturday Night Live: Michael Keaton/Carly Rae Jepsen (2015) (TV Episode)
Resident Young Person recognizes Norman Reedus from this picture during Weekend Update
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Paul Giamatti/Aubrey Plaza/Frank Bruni/Josh Freese (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the "Boston Accent" trailer
Marauders (2016)
Title mentioned.
Honest Trailers: Suicide Squad (2016) (TV Episode)
The honest title is 'The Boondock Taints'
SuperMansion: Virtual Reality Bites (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by title
Keeping Justice (2017)
mentioned in dialogue

Featured in 

The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Shrek Forever After/Survival of the Dead/Holy Rollers (2010) (TV Episode)
"Screenwriter's Bag of Tricks" segment
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Shootouts (2014) (TV Episode)
Through the Ceiling is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Badass Movie Tattoos (2014) (TV Episode)
The MacManus Brothers are #9.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Unexpected Movie Deaths (2014) (TV Episode)
The death of the cat gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 One-Hit Wonder Movie Directors (2015) (TV Episode)
Troy Duffy, the director of The Boondock Saints, is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Straight-to-Video Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
The Boondock Saints is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Heroes Who Kill More than the Villains Do (2016) (TV Episode)
Connor & Murphy MacManus get an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Action Movies Without a Love Interest (2017) (TV Episode)
The Boondock Saints gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Good Movies with Bad Rotten Tomatoes Scores (2017) (TV Episode)
The Boondock Saints is #6.
Monkey in the Morning: #ThotAudit Taxing Boobs (2018) (TV Episode)
Magog brings up the movie.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Fights in Nightclubs and Bars (2014) (TV Episode)
Light a Fire on His Ass gets an honorable mention.

Spoofed in 

Keanu (2016)
The way the Dresden brothers enter the opening massacre with silenced pistols is based on the MacManus brothers tend to go around slaying other criminals.

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