Troy Duffy’s script for The Boondock Saints set off a bidding war, with the ultimate price tag of $450,000, but a troubled production and studio unease following the Columbine school shooting led to the film’s release in five theaters for only seven days, grossing a mere $30K. However, the film found glory on home video, becoming a cult classic and earning a sequel a decade later. But does it deserve to be canonized alongside the rest of the great films from the Year of Our Lord 1999? Or should you wish for pennies over your eyes whenever it comes on?
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