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SeattleTiger19
LSU Fan
Member since Oct 2007
4537 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?

Completely agree. Everyone I know in Louisiana loves it and I would say 90% of the reason is because the word saints is in the title.


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GeauxWrek
USA Fan
Somewhere b/w Houston and BR
Member since Sep 2010
2898 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
Yep, it is no 'Drive.'


ShoeBang
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since May 2012
5033 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
I first saw it at age 19, so yes I love it. If me, at 28, saw it for the first time again, I doubt I'd love it like I did then.



SmellslikeKevinBacon
LSU Fan
Louisiana
Member since Dec 2012
3416 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
Completely agree.


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josh336
LSU Fan
baton rouge
Member since Jan 2007
45470 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
So, its a cult classic with a thread full of people hating it. I like it, good popcorn flick.


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Rex
LSU Fan
Here, there, and nowhere
Member since Sep 2004
60488 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
So wait a minute... on this board in the past two days "Boondock Saints", with its witty dialogue and compelling characters, gets trashed while "Dredd", with none of that, gets high praise....

I don't get it.


jmarto1
LSU Fan
Houma, LA
Member since Mar 2008
15979 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
I think it is a good movie but no masterpiece as said before. Cult movies tend to be forced on you as better than they are. Napoleon Dynamite wasn't that great. I can't begin to tell you how many people said The Hangover was the greatest comedy ever. shite like that.


shinerfan
LSU Fan
Duckworld(Earth-616)
Member since Sep 2009
6967 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
It had a couple of good moments. The Russian guy slapping the Guinness out of our guy's hand and saying the bar's closed, get out. "Oh, so now ye'll be closing the bar, will ye?" And they proceed to chain him to a toilet, light him on fire and throw him out a window. Classic.

Then of course the monologue after shooting up the federal courthouse. Of course, for that one, you have to get over the idea of them shooting up a federal courthouse and walking away.

Not a great movie by any means, but most "cult" movies do suck.


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The Cow Goes Moo Moo
Georgia Tech Fan
Bucktown
Member since Nov 2012
2194 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
I really enjoy it for what it's supposed to be.

Surprised at the number of people in this thread who think too highly of themselves that they can't enjoy this movie, especially based on some of the movies that do get praise on here.


chief420
West Virginia Fan
Parkersburg,WV
Member since Apr 2009
4188 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
"I can't go buy a pack of smokes without running into 5 guys you fricked"


Breesus
New Orleans Saints Fan
House of the Rising Sun
Member since Jan 2010
33879 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
I'm an expert in nameology


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Breesus
New Orleans Saints Fan
House of the Rising Sun
Member since Jan 2010
33879 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
I'm an expert in nameology


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brgfather129
Texas Tech Fan
Austin, TX
Member since Jul 2009
10809 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
"THERE WAS A FIIIIIIRRRRRREEEEEEFIIIIIIGGGGGHHHHHHTTTTTTT"

Stupid.


jmarto1
LSU Fan
Houma, LA
Member since Mar 2008
15979 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
Stupid line that Dafoe was able to pull off.


brgfather129
Texas Tech Fan
Austin, TX
Member since Jul 2009
10809 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
quote:

Stupid line that Dafoe was able to pull off.


It was a stupid line in the script, and it was a stupid line in the movie.


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Breesus
New Orleans Saints Fan
House of the Rising Sun
Member since Jan 2010
33879 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
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Stupid

Dafoe is the man. He did a hell of a job in that movie


GCHunter
LSU Fan
Chasing my tail
Member since Aug 2009
1973 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
"Kinda makes me feel like River Dancing"


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Ace Midnight
LSU Fan
Between sanity and madness
Member since Dec 2006
39813 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
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I mean it was ok, but nothing deserving of cult classic status.


I enjoyed it. I feel it deserves cult status because of how well it is done. However, I completely understand how it would not be everybody's cup of tea.


TDTGodfather
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Dec 2007
6132 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
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"Where you going tonight? Nowhere."

me and my friends shout this on just about every good defensive sack/tackle.

we're a joy to be around.


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LNCHBOX
LSU Fan
70001
Member since Jun 2009
27186 posts

re: Boondock Saints: Meh?
quote:

I really enjoy it for what it's supposed to be.

Surprised at the number of people in this thread who think too highly of themselves that they can't enjoy this movie, especially based on some of the movies that do get praise on here.



This, sure seems like a bunch of blow hards in here.


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