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* NeverGoingBacktoPrison: Part of his reason for his SuicideByCop at the end of the film.

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* NeverGoingBacktoPrison: NeverGoingBackToPrison: Part of his reason for his SuicideByCop at the end of the film.


* WhatTheHellHero: Calls out Doug after Frawley tells her Doug's not only a bank robber, but the one who kidnapped her and gave her PTSD.

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* WhatTheHellHero: Calls out Doug after Frawley tells her Doug's not only a bank robber, but the one who kidnapped her and gave her PTSD.PTSD.

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!!Adam Frawley



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[[folder:Claire]]
!!Claire Keesey
->Played by: Creator/RebeccaHall

The manager of a bank the gang robs, who ends up getting pulled into Doug's life.

* BreakTheCutie: She winds up traumatized by the events at the start of the film, and then getting dragged into the investigation that follows.
* StockholmSyndrome: She ends up starting a relationship with Doug, not realizing until later that he was the one who took her hostage.
* WhatTheHellHero: Calls out Doug after Frawley tells her Doug's not only a bank robber, but the one who kidnapped her and gave her PTSD.

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* NeverGoingBacktoPrison: Part of his reason for his SuicideByCop at the end of the film.

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!!The Crew

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* BadassCrew: They're extremely fast and efficient at what they do.
* {{Southies}}: All of them are natives of Charlestown.
* UnlimitedWardrobe: They have a variety of costumes, disguises, and masks to carry out their jobs.

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[[folder:Doug]]
!!Douglas "Doug" [=MacRay=]
->Played by: Creator/BenAffleck

The leader of the crew.

* AffablyEvil: Though he robs banks and takes hostages, he's surprisingly nice so long as his victims cooperate and everything goes fine.
* ICouldaBeenAContender: He had a chance to become a professional hockey player, but threw it away to become a criminal like his father.
* TheLeader: Of the gang.
* MissingMom: His mother disappeared when he was young, leading him to believe she ran off to Florida. Fergie later reveals [[spoiler:she committed suicide]].
* NobleDemon: Although he's a bank robber, he at least tries to keep his jobs clean and avoid unnecessary violence.
* SoleSurvivor: In the theatrical cut, [[spoiler:he's the only member of the crew to survive the Fenway Park robbery and get away]].
* RedOniBlueOni: To Jem. Both of them have similar backgrounds, but Doug is significantly calmer, while Jem is quick to resort to violence
* VillainProtagonist: He's a bank robber, so this is a given.

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!!James "Jem" Coughlin
->Played by: Creator/JeremyRenner

Doug's childhood friend, and second-in-command.

* AxCrazy: He's quick to resort to violence, as seen when he beats up the branch manager in the opening robbery.
* BestFriendsInLaw: Doug has been in an on-off relationship with Jem's sister, Krista. Jem is supportive of it, though Doug is only in it for casual sex.
* DarkAndTroubledPast: His father died in prison, and his mother, from HIV, and at the time of the film, he recently got out of nine years in prison for manslaughter.
* TheLancer: To Doug.
* PetTheDog: It's revealed that the shot the kid nine years ago in order to protect Doug, as the kid planned on killing him.
* SuicideByCop: Surrounded by cops and determined not to go back to prison, he chooses to charge them with empty guns, getting himself killed.

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[[folder:Dez]]

!!Desmond "Dez" Elden
->Played by: Owen Burke

The gang's technician.

* BoomHeadshot: [[spoiler:How he goes out in the final fight]].
* DemotedToExtra: He has an actual backstory in the original novel, but doesn't have any major role in the film beyond providing a link Frawley needs to identify the gang.
* TheSmartGuy: He works for Vericom as a systems tech operator, explaining how he understands the banks' security systems.
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!! Albert "Gloansy" [=MacGloan=]
->Played by: Slaine

The gang's getaway driver.

* BadassDriver: He handles himself really well in Boston's narrow streets.
* TheDriver: He's responsible for securing rides and driving the gang away once their jobs are done.
* DrivesLikeCrazy: He ends up causing a lot of accidents during the botched North End robbery.
* HeroicSacrifice: Offers to distract the police by driving out, allowing Doug and Jem to get away. He gets killed in the process.
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!!Law enforcement

[[folder:Frawley]]
->Played by: Creator/JonHamm

* AntiHero: He's ruthless in his pursuit of the gang.
* CowboyCop: Subverted. Frawley may seem like a very dark take on this, but nothing he does violates the law or standard police protocol. He's simply ruthlessly efficient and willing to do whatever's allowed to do his job.
* GoodIsNotNice: He has no problem pulling dirty tricks (though still legal) to bring the gang down.
* HeroAntagonist: He's an FBI agent tasked with taking the gang down.
* InspectorJavert: He's ''really'' determined to take down Doug's gang.
* ShotgunsAreJustBetter: He's primarily seen toting a shotgun as his main weapon.

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[[folder:Dino]]
!!Dino Ciampa
->Played by: Creator/TitusWelliver

A Boston Police Department detective tasked as Frawley's assistant.

* CategoryTraitor: Doug views him as this, as they grew up in the same area, but he works for the police putting away criminals, including Doug's father.
* MrExposition: Primarily exists to explain robbery tactics, or gather information on the gang.
* {{Southies}}: He grew up in South Boston.

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