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A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder.

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Storyline

Lara Brennan is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. It seems she was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on the murder weapon. Her husband, John would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there's no evidence that negates the evidence against her. And when the strain of being separated from her family, especially her son, gets to her, John decides to break her out. So he does a lot of research to find a way. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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What if you had 72 hours to save everything you live for? See more »


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Rated PG-13 for violence, drug material, language, some sexuality and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,046,333 (UK) (7 January 2011)

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£2,461,248 (UK) (21 January 2011)
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Mark Isham, director Paul Haggis's regular collaborator, did not compose the score to this film, due to their falling out over Haggis's highly publicized decision to leave the Church of Scientology, of which Isham is still a member. See more »

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Allegheny County Jail is inexplicably, erroneously described as "the largest jail in the world". In reality it only houses approximately 2,000 inmates. By comparison, The Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles is the world's largest known jail facility. It has 1.2 million square feet and houses almost 4,500 inmates. See more »

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Remake of Anything for Her (2008) See more »

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Written by Edgard Jaude, Rafael Torres and Andres Ayrado
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intense and compelling
21 March 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Russel Crowe plays John and Elizabeth Banks plays his wife.one night she is arrested for murder.after years of fighting with the legal system to try to free her,he learns she will be sent to prison for life in three days.now he must find a way to stop that from happening.this movie is full of suspense and intensity.it's tightly written(Paul Haggis wrote the screenplay)and well directed by Paul Haggis.the acting is superb from both Russel Crowe and Elizabeth Banks,who continues to show her flair as a dramatic actress.Daniel Stern had a small role,but was very impressive as well.this is a film i'd definitely watch again.for me,The Next Three Days is a 7/10


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