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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.

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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 car Vivi Delay (Amber Heard) picks Ethan Renner (Kevin Costner) up in is a Peugot RCZ and retails for around $36,000. According to Peugot, actress Heard liked the car so much she wanted to perform her own stunts. See more »

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(at around 20 mins) In the lawyers office, the lines, "I don't want Zooey to know, at least not right away," appear to be overdubbed. 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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Unrated version has 5 minutes of additional footage. See more »

Connections

Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Father and Daughter Movies (2014) See more »

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Written by Patrik Berger (as Patrik Jens Berger), Linus Eklöw and Charli XCX (as Charlotte Aitchison)
Performed by Icona Pop featuring Charli XCX
© Indiscipline AB Administered by Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd / Universal Music Publishing AB / © 2013 - Stellar Songs Ltd.
With Courtesy of Kobalt Music Publishing, Universal Music Vision & Emi Music Publishing France (All rights reserved)
2012 Record Company TEN under exclusive license Atlantic Records
With Courtesy of Warner Music France, a Warner Music Group Company
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Very Luc Besson-esque!
21 February 2014 | by gumpermanSee all my reviews

From seeing the trailers, I expected a different kind of action film then what I saw. It doesn't make the film bad by any means, just as I said, not what I was expecting. You could very well tell the Luc Besson influence, who wrote the story, co-wrote the screenplay & produced the film, from the odd pacing / editing of the film. A lot of the dialogue also seemed foreign, and weirdly placed. Again, I'm not saying this is a bad film, just ya know. I envisioned a more action heavy / bare knuckles kind of film and it did have more of a character driven story then I expected, so it still was a nice entertaining film and I loved Costner in this. I kinda feel he's making a strong comeback, that I'm excited for. I say if you like Costner, you love Besson, then this is a film for you! :)


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Release Date:

21 February 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

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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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2.35 : 1
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