Madso's War

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Madso's War
Madsos war dvd cover.jpg
DVD cover art
Screenplay by Christopher Bertolini
Directed by Rob Marcus
Starring Matthew Marsden
Kevin Chapman
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Christopher Bertolini, Tommy Lynch, Dana White
Running time 84 minutes
Production company(s) MGM Television, Tom Lynch Company

Spike TV (TV)

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment (DVD)
Budget $3,000,000 (estimated)
Original release
  • December 30, 2010 (2010-12-30)

Madso's War is a 2010 crime drama TV film about the Irish Mob of Boston.[1]

It originally started off as a backdoor pilot called the War of '04 for Spike TV. It was loosely inspired by the period of chaos in the South Boston underworld after James "Whitey" Bulger fled from the area in the early 1990s.[citation needed]


Mike "Madso" Madden leads a gang of criminals on the streets of Boston. When an Irish mob boss goes on the lam, Madso and his gang are thrust into a street war, as gangsters and corrupt cops fight it out for control of the mob bosses' fortune.



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