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Patriots Day (2016)

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The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Tommy Saunders
... Young Police Officers
... Young Police Officers
... Harrold
... Commissioner Ed Davis
... Officer Outside Harrold’s Apartment
... Patrick Downes
... Jessica Kensky
... Officer Sean Collier
... Li
Jerry Dwyer Jr. ... MIT Grad Students
Patrick Wensing ... MIT Grad Students
Michael Chuah ... MIT Grad Students
Sang-bae Kim ... MIT Professor (as Sangbae Kim)
... Carol Saunders
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Storyline

On April 15, 2013 Boston, Massachusetts, Police Sgt, Tommy Saunders is pulling security duty on the annual Boston Marathon when the Tsarnaev brothers strike with their homemade bombs in an act of terrorism. In the resulting chaos as the wounded are cared for, Saunders and his comrades join forces with the FBI to get to the bottom of this attack. As the investigation continues, the Tsarnaev brothers realize that the authorities are close to identifying them and attempt to flee the city to continue their fanatical mayhem. To stop them, a police manhunt is performed that would have bloody confrontations and a massive dragnet shutting down the City of Boston to make sure there is no escape from the law. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated R for violence, realistically graphic injury images, language throughout and some drug use | See all certifications »

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13 January 2017 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$65, 2 February 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$31,886,361

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$48,277,588
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Trivia

Melissa Benoist first auditioned for the role of Jessica Kensy before being cast as Katherine Russell. See more »

Goofs

At the end 1:56:18 three FBI agents (in camouflage) approached the boat but scene changes to a Boston Police officer (in black) who pulls the guy down. See more »

Quotes

Tommy Saunders: Guys, the lobster is back.
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Stand Up and Cheer
Written by John F. Burns
Performed by Ohio University Marching 110
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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Great style, story, but...
14 March 2018 | by See all my reviews

It's really hard to find fault with this movie. It shows how law enforcement broke this case in 3 days. The tensions between different branches of law enforcement and politicians. The shootout in Watertown one of best ever filmed.

I find some fault with the relative lack of attention to fact that this was ISLAMIC terrorism. The two bombers are portrayed as thugs rather than Islamists, which they were.


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