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The answer to this question is: Detective "Dolly" Alapopskalius. He is the character that I found to be credited with pulling the fire-alarm in the script to the sequel (of Boondock Saints): All Saints Day. This character is portrayed by actor David Ferry in both films. While the copy of the original script I found has the fire alarm being pulled, it ...


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At least a partial answer. In the director's commentary during the scene where Rocco is telling the racist joke Troy Duffy says, "I figure if it’s funny, screw you." There is a lot of speculation online and in some reviews that having the Mafia guys make racist and homophobic jokes was just another way to paint them as "bad people" but I haven't seen ...


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Because Rocco is their friend Rocco is their friend, and its likely any crime that would have pushed him onto their "list" would have been overlooked to some extent. Rocco even questions them: Anyone YOU think is evil? And its clear that while they think Rocco is a bit dumb in a friendly way, they don't think he's evil. They chastise him whenever he ...


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God it's been ages since I've seen this, but IIRC, Rocco was only a delivery guy. He never really got his hands dirty, and only ever was given 1 task to "make" him. As such, he was also seen as someone who had information. The brothers most likely kept him alive for these reasons. As for Il Duce, it may be because they realized he was their father. The ...


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I just rewatched the scene to see if he read their names off their uniforms, but they were all standing way too far away when he addressed them. The only other explanation that makes sense from what's shown is that Agent Smecker is driven to the crime scene in the back of a marked police car (he's shown arriving at the beginning of the scene, when he ...


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They sent in Rocco as a way of killing two birds with one stone as they most likely see him (who they have given the mocking title of the funny man) as a liability and an embarrassment. They also sent him as a form of messenger with a message of hostility as it is explained that the Russians came to Boston as it is a fertile ground for crime. And in the ...


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It's been a while since I've seen the movie but they are informed through a pager with the info. They got the pager from the Russian mobsters who tried to kill them at their flat (after the bar fight). After the interrogation with the FBI agent, where we learned that they speak a wide variation of languages fluently (Russian included), they get a phone ...


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