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
The term "3 Days to Kill" is coined by Zooey (Hailee Steinfeld) during the breakfast cooking scene when telling her father how much time they have to spend together. See more »
The hotel and the fortress in Belgrade from the beginning of the movie are on different sides of the river. It would have taken Ethan and the Albino close to an hour on foot to get from one place to the other. See more »
Mr. Director, this is Agent Vivien Delay.
For the last ten years the Central Intelligence Agency has been after Wolfgang Braun.
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.
Intelligence confirms that a transaction is to take place next week in Belgrade.
[throws down pictures]
The Wolf's number one man, the Albino, will be selling a dirty ...
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Unrated version has 5 minutes of additional footage. See more »
One Of The Most Action Packed Movies Of Costner's Career
Continuing my plan to watch every movie in Kevin Costner's filmography in order I come to 2014's three days to kill.
Plot In A Paragraph: Ethan Renner (KC) an estranged father, with limited time to live, desperately tries to reconnect with his estranged wife and daughter before his death. Oh and he is a C.I.A. field agent, that is promised an experimental drug if he agrees to one last job.
3 Days To Kill was marketed as an action film like Taken. I guess, that is a fair description. But there is more to it than that!! It is also an melodrama mixed in with foreign intrigue, assassination plots, kidnappings, and murders. There is plenty going on. Maybe it would have been better in Luc Besson's directed his own script, as it seems uneven at times.
Ridiculously implausible, but that doesn't take away from its entertainment value at times. There is a silly sub-plot about a squatting family of immigrants who have taken shelter in KC's flat, but the distraction is minimal. The annoying daughters bratty attitude grows tiresome early on (I actually wanted several horrible fates to befall her) but she is worth protection by the ended the movie.
With the exception of 3000 Miles To Graceland, 3 Days To Kill is without doubt the most action packed/violent movie in KC's filmography.
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