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3 Days to Kill (2014)

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A dying CIA agent trying to reconnect with his estranged daughter is offered an experimental drug that could save his life in exchange for one last assignment.

Director:

McG

Writers:

Adi Hasak (screenplay), Luc Besson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Costner ... Ethan Renner
Amber Heard ... Vivi Delay
Hailee Steinfeld ... Zooey Renner
Connie Nielsen ... Christine Renner
Tómas Lemarquis ... The Albino
Richard Sammel ... The Wolf
Marc Andréoni ... Mitat Yilmaz
Bruno Ricci ... Guido
Jonas Bloquet ... Hugh
Eriq Ebouaney ... Jules
Joakhim Sigue Joakhim Sigue ... Abbate
Alison Valence ... Sumia
Big John ... Louis
Michaël Vander-Meiren Michaël Vander-Meiren ... Jacques
Paolo Calia Paolo Calia ... JPG Salesman
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Storyline

Dying of brain cancer, a dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter, whom he's previously kept at arm's length to keep out of danger; but first, he must complete one last mission - even if it means juggling the two toughest assignments yet: hunt down the world's most ruthless terrorist and look after his teenage daughter for the first time in ten years while his wife is out of town. Written by Relativity Media

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The question is, kill or die? See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The movie's storyline refers to a "dirty bomb", which is a radiological dispersal device (RDD), the Wikipedia website defining it as "a speculative radiological weapon that combines radioactive material with conventional explosives. The purpose of the weapon is to contaminate the area around the dispersal agent/conventional explosion with radioactive material, serving primarily as an area denial device against civilians". See more »

Goofs

The bell of the purple bike is ringing several times, even when no one is around to ring it. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
CIA Employee: Mr. Director, this is Agent Vivien Delay.
CIA Employee: For the last ten years the Central Intelligence Agency has been after Wolfgang Braun.
Vivi Delay: The Wolf.
CIA Employee: As you know, we have no positive identification of what the Wolf looks like. What we do know is he's a former German national who sells atomic material to terrorists all over the world.
CIA Employee: Intelligence confirms that a transaction is to take place next week in Belgrade.
CIA Employee: [throws down pictures] The Wolf's number one man, the Albino, will be selling a dirty ...
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Alternate Versions

US theatrical version has some additional footage:
  • in the hotel, Ethan takes a door stopper
  • Ethan uses the door stopper to fool the guys in the hotel room Additionally, the photo he takes from one of the dead men shows himself. In the International version, the photo shows Zoe and Christine.
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Connections

Featured in 3 Days to Kill: McG's Method (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Trouble, Heartaches and Sadness
Written by Don Bryant and Ann Peebles
Performed by Ann Peebles
© Jec Music Pub. Corp
With Courtesy of Universal Music Vision / Warner Chappell Music France
1972 Original recording owned by Cream / Hi Records Inc USA
With Courtesy of Demon Music Group Ltd
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Really Great movie - why such low rating????
2 December 2017 | by robinridSee all my reviews

We can't understand why this movie has such a low rating – it's Luc Besson writing & humour at its most entertaining and Costner – like fine wine – gets better with age – is just great – no flab – it's kinda like Taken but with a few home truths (which came later with Taken….) If you want a bit of thriller entertainment of an evening, this does it for us.


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Country:

USA | France | Serbia

Language:

English | French | German | Serbian

Release Date:

21 February 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

3 Days to Kill See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,242,218, 23 February 2014

Gross USA:

$30,697,999

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$53,260,230
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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