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Many minor characters in the film are played by themselves, including most of the medical professionals, who re-enacted the real events in unscripted scenes. Dr. Jeffrey Kalish removes the bandages from Jake Gyllenhaal's legs just as he had from Jeff Bauman's, and five members of the Martino family play themselves at United Prosthetics. Others include the rehab techs and nurses at Spalding Rehab, and first responder Jerry Kissel.
Both Jeff Bauman and Jake Gyllenhaal threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park for the Marathon Monday game of April 18, 2016.
Jeff Bauman's former supervisor at Costco, Kevin, auditioned to play himself in the movie. Although he was not chosen for the part he is an extra in more than one scene.
Filmed at the same time as Patriots Day (2016), the other Boston Marathon bombing-related movie. Jeff Bauman is a supporting character in it portrayed by Dan Whelton.
Jake Gyllenhaal's eyes are blue in real life, however, in the movie they are dark brown.
Comedian Lenny Clarke actually knew the character he played, Uncle Bob, who was a huge fan who had been to many of his shows.
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Bruins fans Scott and Aaron Tisdale were extras in the scenes filmed when Jeff Bauman receives the honor of being wheeled out to wave the Bruins flag at the "Bruins vs Blackhawks game. Those scenes were actually reenacted on 4/5/2016 after the Boston Bruins vs Carolina Hurricanes game.
The release date of this movie will be September 22, 2017. This will be Tatiana Maslany's (Erin Hurley) 32nd birthday.
Aunt Jen, played by Patricia O'Neil, and Young Husband played by Patrick Languzzi, were high school classmates. Their friendship dates back to first grade where they both starred in the play, The Cross Princess, at MacArthur elementary school, in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Stronger had its world premiere at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, 2017.
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Stronger is a 2017 American biographical drama film based on the memoir of the same name by Jeff Bauman and Bret Witter.
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