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The Guard

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The Guard

Release Date: July 07, 2011

Year    :   2011
Slogan    :   «The FBI are about to discover that things work a little differently around here.»
Genres    :   Action, Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Production Companies    :   Prescience, UK Film Council, Reprisal Films, Aegis Film Fund, Element Pictures, Crescendo Productions, Screen Ireland
Director    :   John Michael McDonagh
Producers    :   Jina Jay, Andrew Lowe, Martin McDonagh, Flora Fernandez-Marengo, Chris Clark
Writers    :   John Michael McDonagh
RunTime    :   96 mins.
Budget    :   6000000
Revenue    :   19560274

Two policemen must join forces to take on an international drug- smuggling gang - one, an unorthodox Irish policeman and the other, a straitlaced FBI agent. Sergeant Gerry Boyle is an eccentric small-town cop with a confrontational and crass personality and a subversive sense of humor. A longtime policeman in County Galway, Boyle is a maverick with his own moral code. He has seen enough of the world to know there isn't much to it and has had plenty of time to think about it. When a fellow police officer disappears and Boyle's small town becomes key to a large drug trafficking investigation, he is forced to at least feign interest when dealing with the humorless FBI agent Wendell Everett assigned to the case.


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