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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

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A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Mildred
... Red Welby
... Pamela
... Dixon
... Latino
Jason Ledford ... Latino #2
... Jerome
... Willoughby
... Anne
Riya May Atwood ... Polly
Selah Atwood ... Jane
... Robbie
... Desk Sergeant
... Denise
... Gabriella
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THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI is a darkly comic drama from Academy Award nominee Martin McDonagh (In Bruges). After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes (Academy Award winner Frances McDormand) makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby (Academy Award nominee Woody Harrelson), the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon (Academy Award winner Sam Rockwell), an immature mother's boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated. Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for violence, language throughout, and some sexual references | See all certifications »

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1 December 2017 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$322,168, 12 November 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$54,513,740, 3 May 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$157,880,842, 29 April 2018
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Woody Harrelson and Caleb Landry Jones previously starred in No Country for Old Men (2007), which was directed by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, the husband and brother-in-law of Frances McDormand. In No Country for Old Men, Harrelson portrays bounty hunter Carson Welles and Jones portrays a profane boy on a bike who encounters Anton Chigurh after a car crash. See more »

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The green locomotive that passes in the background has the logo of GSMR for the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad (www.gsmr.com) in North Carolina. This railroad does not go through Missouri. See more »

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[first lines]
Mildred Hayes: [walking into his office] You Red Welby?
Red Welby: Yes, ma'am. How may I help you?
Mildred Hayes: I heard there's three billboards out on Drinkwater Road. You're in charge of renting them out, that right?
Red Welby: I didn't know we had any billboards out on Drinkwater. Where is Drinkwater Road?
Mildred Hayes: It's a road out past the Sizemore turn-off. Nobody uses it since the freeway got put in.
Red Welby: You are right. Got three billboards out there. Nobody's put nothing up out there since 1986. That was 'Huggies'.
Mildred Hayes: How much to rent out all...
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Referenced in Film 24: Episode dated 12 January 2018 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Last Rose of Summer (Thomas Moore)
Written by Thomas Moore
Performed by Renée Fleming, English Chamber Orchestra, Jeffrey Tate
Courtesy of Decca Music Group Limited
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd.
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Wow...I mean...just wow
15 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

What a movie and what great acting. Frances McDormand has done amazing job and deserves awards for playing Mildred Hayes. Although a very serious subject, this movie is a comedy.

The punch lines are to the point and absolutely hilarious. I went to the Toronto International Film Festival to watch this movie and boy, do I consider myself lucky to have decided to watch it.

The story, screenplay, direction are amazing. After The Grand Budapest Hotel, this movie comes as a breath of fresh air.


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