The Boondock Saints

A classic illustration of a movie whose production history is more interesting than it is. Self-taught, first-time writer/director Troy Duffy, a 26-year-old New Hampshire native, snagged a sweet one with Miramax on the basis of his virtriolic "sick fantasy" (his words) script, inspired by one glimpse too many of L.A. lowlife. The story was that not more