The Boondock Saints


The Boondock Saints Review

Already an insanely overrated cult classic, The Boondock Saints has Irish (and super-religious) brothers (Sean Patrick Flanery and Norman Reedus) taking Boston by storm as vigilantes ridding the town of evildoers. Meanwhile, a gay FBI agent (Willem Dafoe, who steals the show completely) is hot on the trail, while the boys also get hunted by kooky crime lord (Billy Connolly).

Stylish and fun in a cheeseball sort of way (think Tarantino without the retro hipness), these Saints are amusing enough -- until the endless gunplay, blood-splattering, and monotonous SCREAMING MATCHES wear you down. I'd had enough within 45 minutes, but you'll have to make it through 110... and then there's the sequel that's on the way.

The new special edition DVD features two commentary tracks, deleted scenes, outtakes, and a script of the film that you can print out. Perfect for acting out at home.

The Boondock Saints

Facts and Figures

Run time: 108 mins

In Theaters: Friday 19th November 1999

Box Office Worldwide: $30.5 thousand

Budget: $6M

Distributed by: Indican

Production compaines: Franchise Pictures, Brood Syndicate, B.D.S. Productions Inc.

Reviews 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 20%
Fresh: 5 Rotten: 20

IMDB: 7.9 / 10

Cast & Crew


Producer: , Robert N. Fried, ,

Starring: as Paul Smecker, as Murphy McManus, as Connor McManus, as Rocco, as Detective Dolly, as Detective Duffy, as II Duce, as Yakavetta, as Vincenzo Lipazzi, as Detective Greenly, Richard Fitzpatrick as The Chief