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The Next Three Days (2010)

PG-13  |   |  Crime, Drama, Romance  |  19 November 2010 (USA)
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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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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 »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

19 November 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los próximos tres días  »

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Box Office


$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,542,779 (USA) (19 November 2010)


£2,461,248 (UK) (21 January 2011)

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Did You Know?


The movie is a remake of the French movie 'Pour Elle'. See more »


The Prius' tail light can be seen intact several times after the scene where it got damaged. See more »


[first lines]
David: Please, get me to a hospital. I can't breathe. I...
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References EZ Streets (1996) See more »


Written by Moby (as Richard Melville Hall)
Performed by Moby
Courtesy of Little Idiot and Mute Corporation
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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1 March 2011 | by See all my reviews

Set aside the fact that people are forgetting how to enjoy a flick. Pick away all you want at little parts of even the greatest film ever and you'll surely find something to criticize. A movie is, well, a movie. So now that all that is out of the way, where do I even start? This film brought me to tears, it had my attention the whole way through. I don't understand those that say parts are slow, what were they watching? It wasn't this one, that's for sure. Everybody that worked to put this one together did a fantastic job, and it most definitely shows. I do believe the movie touched me so intensely in part because I have a wife and a son, and was able to feel a relation to the characters. Regardless, the movie was just fantastic, and you will not regret the experience. Unless of course you are one of the rising population of "movie critics" that score films based on guidelines, or however they get their ridiculous views. Enjoy this one!

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