Boondock Saints, The

Lists: Action

Brief Synopsis: "With a God-inspired moral obligation to act against evil, twin brothers Conner and Murphy set out to rid Boston of criminals. However, rather than working within the system, these Irish Americans decide to take swift retribution into their own hands."

Overall Ranking: 769 (Rank from 1999: # 22)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 54.55%
Regular 36.36%
Half-Popped 9.09%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Greg N100
J Patterson90Comedy: 5
Rewatch: 8
Dan O'Neill90(full review)
Jim Carrier90 - Cult classic. Loved the storyline and how well it was written. Brilliant job by all.
Comedy: 3
Sex Appeal: 2
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 7
Bryan Lienesch88 - Classic cult film. Thoroughly enjoyable and utterly addictive. A movie that will be quoted for decades as well it should.
Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 2
Scary: 1
Rewatch: 7
Rob from GuysFilmQuest85Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 7
Gorgon Reviews80
Brandon S of Media In Review79(full review)
Jester Smiles70 - Good movie, but I don't get all the fanboyness around it. Still, good movie.
Drezzy70 - A fun, fun movie with a fantastic cast, even if it is Tarantino Lite. Being from MA also helps since I can point out where most of the movie was filmed.
David Baruffi43

People Involved

  • Willem Dafoe (Paul Smecker)
  • Norman Reedus (Murphy McManus)
  • Sean Patrick Flanery (Connor McManus)
  • David Della Rocco (Rocco)
  • David Ferry (Detective Dolly)
  • Brian Mahoney (Detective Duffy)
  • Billy Connolly (II Duce)
  • Carlo Rota (Yakavetta)
  • Ron Jeremy (Vincenzo Lipazzi)
  • Bob Marley (Detective Greenly)
  • Richard Fitzpatrick (The Chief)
  • Troy Duffy (Director)

  • Other Movies in the Series

  • Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day