In "The Devil's Own" Frankie's father is murdered in front of his family in their isolated home in Cookstown, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.
During the Troubles, which lasted from the 1960s to 1998, Cookstown experienced outbreaks of violence despite history of cordial relations between Catholics and Protestants.
north-northwest view of Cookstown from Tullyhogue Fort; Henry Clark, CC BY SA 2.0, via Geograph Britain and Ireland @ https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1836107; Henry Clark (View of Cookstown from Tullyhogue Fort by HENRY CLARK), CC BY SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:View_of_Cookstown_from_Tullyhogue_Fort_-_geograph.org.uk_-_1836107.jpg
In "The Devil's Own," Rory (Brad Pitt) lodges on Staten Island with New York police Sergeant Tom O'Meara (Harrison Ford) at 87 Cornelia Avenue.
Cornelia Avenue, which crosses Hylan Boulevard, is the main entry road into Wolfe's Pond Park, located on Staten Island's South Shore.
northward view of Wolfe's Pond, Wolfe's Pond Park, Staten Island, southwest New York City; Sunday, July 20, 2008, 13:47: Jim.henderson, Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wolfes_Pond_jeh.JPG
"The Devil's Own" was the last film directed by Polish Jewish American film director, producer and writer Alan Jay Pakula (April 7, 1928-November 19, 1998).
It was the only film that he made with Brad Pitt. It was his second film with Harrison Ford, whom he had directed in Presumed Innocent (1990).
Alan Pakula promotes Presumed Innocent for its Friday, October 26, 1990, release: Towpilot, CC BY SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alan_J._Pakula.jpg
"The Devils Own trailer" (2:21)
Uploaded September 17, 2009, by Experience Blu-ray to YouTube ~ URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RozG2ejdeh8
Diana, Princess of Wales, and First Lady Hillary Clinton on Wednesday, June 18, 1997
Four days later Diana and her two sons, 12-year-old Harry and 15-year-old William, viewed "The Devil's Own" at Kensington Odeon in west London.
Map Room, White House, Washington DC: Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons @ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:U.S._First_Lady_Hillary_Clinton_met_with_Princess_Diana.jpg