The Young Offenders

Synopsis: Inspired by the true story of Ireland's biggest cocaine seizure in 2007, The Young Offenders is a comedy road movie about best friends Conor and Jock, two inner-city teenagers from Cork who dress the same, act the same, and even have the same bum-fluff mustaches. Jock is a legendary bike thief who plays a daily game of cat-and-mouse with the bike-theft-obsessed Garda Sergeant Healy. When a drug-trafficking boat capsizes off the coast of West Cork and 61 bales of cocaine, each worth 7 million euro, are seized, word gets out that there is a bale missing. The boys steal two bikes and go on a road trip hoping to find a missing bale which they can sell so as to escape their troubled home lives....But Sergeant Healy is in hot pursuit.
Director(s): Peter Foott
Production: Vico Films
  11 wins & 9 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
83 min

Get outta the way!

Move, will you?!

Get outta the way!

Already going to hell,

just pumping that gas

All I wanna do is...

And a...

And take your money

All I wanna do is...

And a...

And take your money

All I wanna do is...

And a...


All I wanna do is...

And a...

And take your money.

- Conor, what the f*ck?

- He was being a cock.

You're being a cock.

Mam had me when she was 16,

which was old for

our neighbourhood.

No-one showed her

how to be a mam,

and she's awful at it.

So she tries to make up for it

by doing things she thinks

a mam should do,

like stitching my name

in all my clothes.

I find another pair of

his jocks in her room,

I'll cut the balls off him,

do you hear me?

Do you seriously think I'm

riding that dopey-looking fella?

Come on!

You better be wearing johnnies

or I'll be the one

who cuts them off!

Jock got his nickname 'cause he

only has one pair of underwear.

He's forever borrowing mine.

Nice one.

He's saving up so me and him

can move out of home

and rent a flat in the city.

That is, if his old fella

would ever stop nicking

all his savings.

What are you doing in here?

My old man died when I was four.

He was on a building site

when it happened.

Some dickhead dropped a hammer

off the roof.

Jock's mam died only last year.

I think that's kind of why

we get each other, do you know?

You need to cut

closer to the bone.

I mean, how many times

do I have to tell you?

You're useless, you know that?

We both have shitty

one-parent families.

That's my money.

I need it.

It's my money.

You're watching

the 1:
00 news.

And here are the main stories.

Police are searching

the coastline of West Cork

for an estimated 440 million

euros worth of cocaine

that went overboard in what is

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Peter Foott

Peter Foott (born September 29, 1976) is an award-winning Irish director, producer and screenwriter known for his work on The Young Offenders. more…

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