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Patriots Day (2016)

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The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible.

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Tommy Saunders
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Young Police Officers
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Young Police Officers
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Harrold
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Commissioner Ed Davis
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Officer Outside Harrold’s Apartment
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Patrick Downes
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Jessica Kensky
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Officer Sean Collier
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Li
Jerry Dwyer Jr. ...
MIT Grad Students
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MIT Grad Students
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MIT Grad Students
Sang-bae Kim ...
MIT Professor
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Carol Saunders
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Storyline

On April 15, 2013 Boston, Massachusetts, Police Sgt, Tommy Saunders is pulling security duty on the annual Boston Marathon when the Tsarnaev brothers strike with their homemade bombs in an act of terrorism. In the resulting chaos as the wounded are cared for, Saunders and his comrades join forces with the FBI to get to the bottom of this attack. As the investigation continues, the Tsarnaev brothers realize that the authorities are close to identifying them and attempt to flee the city to continue their fanatical mayhem. To stop them, a police manhunt is performed that would have bloody confrontations and a massive dragnet shutting down the City of Boston to make sure there is no escape from the law. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated R for violence, realistically graphic injury images, language throughout and some drug use | See all certifications »

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13 January 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le jour des patriotes  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$161,306 (USA) (23 December 2016)

Gross:

$31,856,991 (USA) (3 March 2017)
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Film debut of Christopher O'Shea. See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of the film, a post face-lift 2017 Ford Police Interceptor Utility (Ford Explorer) is seen. The Boston Bombing took place several years before the updated Police SUV was released. See more »

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Whiskey Steakhouse Analyst: He's got more porn than Osama bin Laden.
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Forever (2007 Version)
Written by Ken Casey (as Kenneth Casey), Matthew Kelly and Al Barr (as Alexander Barr)
Performed by Dropkick Murphys
Courtesy of Born And Bred Records
Under License from Born And Bred Records c/o Scio Four Music LLC
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Good Film
2 March 2017 | by (Blackpool) – See all my reviews

Although I have only given this film a 5 out of 10, it is a good film so don't be put off. The acting is very good, which is the norm with the great Mark Wahlberg in it. But what I found very poor was the Cinematography.It seemed that the Director told them to zoom in and concentrate on the peoples faces so closely that you could see their pores.And the camera shake was uncalled for along with the regular in and out of focus and the swinging from side to side. And why when Mark turns around do we have to spin with him? The Movie is unsuitable for people with epilepsy/vertigo or eye problems.There is nothing wrong with the clips of the actual event, you expect that to be grainy. It is an excellent film and very moving, but in my opinion spoilt by the poor cinematography.


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