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Southie (1998)

R | | Drama | 28 May 1999 (USA)
South Boston Irish bad boy Danny Quinn returns back home from New York and gets stuck between his pals, who are supported by one Irish mafia clan, and his family, which are members of ... See full summary »

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Colie Powers
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Peter Binda
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Joey Ward (as James Cummings)
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Whitey
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Marianne Silva
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Martin Powers
Josh Marchette ...
Will Casey
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Jimmy Quinn (as Steve Kozlowski)
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Teddy Mac
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Davy Quinn
David Fitzgerald ...
Butchie Ward (as Dave Fitzgerald)
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Paul Finnerty
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South Boston Irish bad boy Danny Quinn returns back home from New York and gets stuck between his pals, who are supported by one Irish mafia clan, and his family, which are members of another. Written by Anonymous

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The toughest thing about South Boston is coming back See more »

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Rated R for violence and pervasive language | See all certifications »
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Some members of the film crew were arrested for trespassing while filming the train sequence at the beginning of the film. See more »

Goofs

When Danny arrives at the Whitey crime scene, the police let him under the police tape, into the crime scene and allow him to physically touch the body. In reality this would never ever be allowed since it would compromise the crime scene in every way imaginable. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Quinn: You're a good boy, Danny.
Danny Quinn: But being a good boy's not enough, you know. It's not gonna pay the bills.
Mrs. Quinn: Sweetheart, you've done enough. Don't worry.
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References Jungle 2 Jungle (1997) See more »

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My Girl
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Courtesy of Iguana Records, Inc.
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The story of one family in South Boston and their fight for a better life..
27 October 1998 | by See all my reviews

I saw SOUTHIE at the Montreal World Film Festival. I was impressed really, there is no other way to describe it. This film is poignant and true to life. The characters are believable and evoke strong feelings. Rose McGowan's portrayal of a young woman struggling with alcoholism was REAL, Donnie Wahlberg's character Danny Quinn battling to do the right thing, when it's the hardest thing to do was REAL! Wow, you leave the theater with your heart in your hand.


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