History Film / TheBoondockSaints

16th Nov '17 3:50:37 AM ImpudentInfidel
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* ChristianityIsCatholic: Justified, in that almost all of the characters who are shown to be religious are Irish, Italian, or Mexican.

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* ChristianityIsCatholic: Justified, in that almost all of the characters who are shown to be religious are Irish, Italian, or Mexican. The [=McManus=] clan seems to be off in their own little vaguely Catholic-ish sect, complete with their own prayers.
26th Oct '17 12:43:18 AM BeastC
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* BigBadWannabe: [[spoiler:Concezio is killed, but it's revealed there's a ManBehindTheMan: the Roman aka Louie.]]


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* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: [[spoiler:The official trailer reveals Creator/PeterFonda's involvement in the film. However, he is only seen with his back turned throughout the movie and [[FaceRevealingTurn his face is only revealed]] in the end after his role as the ManBehindTheMan and BigBad is discovered.]]
10th Oct '17 2:19:40 PM x_countryguy
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%%* FightingIrish

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%%* FightingIrish* FightingIrish: Connor and Murphy take being Irish very seriously and will throw down pretty much anywhere.



* SiblingTeam: The [=McManus=] twins.

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* SiblingTeam: The [=McManus=] twins.twins are inseparable and are partners in crime.



* TeamTitle
* ThrowAwayGuns: Il Duce's signature gun vest.

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* TeamTitle
TeamTitle: Though the brothers are occasionally called saints the "boondock" part is never mentioned.
* ThrowAwayGuns: Il Duce's signature gun vest.vest allows him to carry six handguns at once.



%%* CreativeClosingCredits

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%%* CreativeClosingCredits* CreativeClosingCredits: Several people are interviewed by a reporter about their opinions of the saints.



-->''Now, we must all fear evil men. But there is another kind of evil which we must fear most, and that is the indifference of good men. ''

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-->''Now, we must all fear evil men. But there is another kind of evil which we must fear most, and that is the indifference of good men. ''



* CallBack: Many.

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* CallBack: Many.There are several call backs to the first movie.
** Doc's Tourette's is weaponized into joke form in one scene.
** The cat that was accidentally shot in the first movie reappears in a dream sequence.



* FakingTheDead: [[spoiler:Smecker]]

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* FakingTheDead: [[spoiler:Smecker]][[spoiler:Smecker apparently dies between movies but he's been laying low. Bloom is not amused.]]



* ForkliftFu

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* ForkliftFuForkliftFu: Romeo finds that driving a forklift as an infiltration vehicle is much tougher than he thought it would be. It still works out, though.



* FunnyBackgroundEvent[=/=]{{Noodle Implement|s}}: When Bloom and the Detectives are in the briefing room with the police chief, a beat cop walks in carrying a dog. The Chief immediately tells him to get out.
* GilliganCut: [[spoiler:After the Saints' hit on the Chinese.]]
** Greenly says, "They're either on their way here, or they're already here." Just as we're expecting a Badass Entry of the Saints doing the slow walk, we instead cut to them squeezed into a Volkswagon Beetle.

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* FunnyBackgroundEvent[=/=]{{Noodle Implement|s}}: FunnyBackgroundEvent: When Bloom and the Detectives are in the briefing room with the police chief, a beat cop walks in carrying a dog. The Chief immediately tells him to get out.
* GilliganCut: [[spoiler:After the Saints' hit on the Chinese.]]
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Greenly says, "They're either on their way here, or they're already here." Just as we're expecting a Badass Entry of the Saints doing the slow walk, we instead cut to them squeezed into a Volkswagon Beetle.



* JurisdictionFriction: Played straight.
* {{Malaproper}}: Concezio Yakkaveta uses these constantly. [[BadBoss God help you, if you correct him]].

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* JurisdictionFriction: Played straight.
straight between the Boston police and the FBI.
* {{Malaproper}}: Concezio Yakkaveta uses these constantly. [[BadBoss God help you, you if you correct him]].



* PosthumousCharacter: Rocco [[spoiler:and Greenly.]]

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* PosthumousCharacter: Rocco [[spoiler:and Greenly.]]Greenly]] show up in a dream sequence.



* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: In the sequel, the brothers avenge the murder of their childhood priest. Then there's Il Duce's case mentioned under FreudianExcuse.

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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: In the sequel, the brothers avenge the murder of their childhood priest. Then there's Il Duce's case mentioned under FreudianExcuse.



* SequelHook: The ending of the second film.

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* SequelHook: The ending of explicitly lays the second film.groundwork for the next adventure.



* TapOnTheHead: When pistol whipping someone, it works better when you use a gun that's bigger then the size of your palm.

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* TapOnTheHead: When pistol whipping someone, someone it works better when you use a gun that's bigger then the size of your palm.
19th Sep '17 6:13:22 AM BlackSwan81
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-->Greenly: I ain't getting him no fucking bagel.



* MsFanservice: Special Agent Eunice Bloom, in the Old Western getup.

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* MsFanservice: Special Agent Eunice Bloom, especially in the Old Western gunslinger getup.
19th Sep '17 5:52:59 AM BlackSwan81
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* FreudianSlip: "Fag man" instead of "fat man," though Smecker takes it in stride. During a pep talk, Rocco has one during his RatedMForManly speech.
-->'''Rocco:''' You think that the men who built all this had it easy?\\
'''Murphy:''' Hard men!\\
'''Connor:''' Doing hard shit!\\
'''Rocco:''' And that gives me a hard-on! ''[RecordScratch]'' But not in a gay way or anything like that.



* FreudianSlip: "Fag man" instead of "fat man," though Smecker takes it in stride. During a pep talk, Rocco has one during his RatedMForManly speech.
-->'''Rocco:''' You think that the men who built all this had it easy?\\
'''Murphy:''' Hard men!\\
'''Connor:''' Doing hard shit!\\
'''Rocco:''' And that gives me a hard-on! ''[RecordScratch]'' But not in a gay way or anything like that.
19th Sep '17 5:50:44 AM BlackSwan81
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* Fanservice: Both brothers are [[ShirtlessScene shirtless]] when they awaken from the vision/dream.

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* Fanservice: {{Fanservice}}: Both brothers are [[ShirtlessScene shirtless]] when they awaken from the vision/dream.
18th Sep '17 5:51:21 AM BlackSwan81
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* ShirtlessScene: When the twins awaken from the vision/dream in both films they get one of these.


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* Fanservice: Both brothers are [[ShirtlessScene shirtless]] when they awaken from the vision/dream.
15th Sep '17 5:13:46 PM MrDeath
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-->'''Rocco''': Hey, Doc, I gotta buy you, like, a proverb book or somethin'. This mix-and-match shit has gotta go.
17th Jul '17 6:35:37 AM DemonDuckofDoom
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* TeamTitle


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* BigBad: Giuseppi "Papa Joe" Yakavetta, TheMafia boss running Boston.
16th Jun '17 2:12:59 AM Az_Tech341
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* BlackComedyAnimalCruelty: The film has a scene where Rocco accidentally murders his girlfriend's cat when his pistol goes off, causing him and the brothers to panic. Once they regain their composure, Rocco asks "Is it dead?"

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* BlackComedyAnimalCruelty: The film has a scene where Rocco accidentally murders kills his girlfriend's cat when his pistol goes off, causing him and the brothers to panic. Once they regain their composure, Rocco asks "Is it dead?"
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