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The 15:17 to Paris (2018)

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American Marines discover a terrorist plot on a Paris-bound train.

Director:

Clint Eastwood

Writers:

Dorothy Blyskal (screenplay by), Anthony Sadler (based on the book by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Corasani ... Ayoub
Alek Skarlatos ... Alek
Anthony Sadler Anthony Sadler ... Anthony
Spencer Stone ... Spencer
Judy Greer ... Joyce
Jenna Fischer ... Heidi
Irene White ... Elementary Teacher
William Jennings William Jennings ... Spencer (11-14)
Bryce Gheisar ... Alek (11-14)
Stephen Matthew Smith ... Classmate #1 (as Stephen Smith)
P.J. Byrne ... Mr. Henry
Paul-Mikél Williams ... Anthony (11-14)
Thomas Lennon ... Principal Michael Akers
Tony Hale ... Coach Murray
Grant Weaver ... Classmate #2
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Storyline

In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on Thalys train #9364 bound for Paris--an attempt prevented by three courageous young Americans traveling through Europe. The film follows the course of the friends' lives, from the struggles of childhood through finding their footing in life, to the series of unlikely events leading up to the attack. Throughout the harrowing ordeal, their friendship never wavers, making it their greatest weapon and allowing them to save the lives of the more than 500 passengers on board.

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Taglines:

The true story of a terrorist, a train, and three friends who became heroes. See more »

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 on appeal for bloody images, violence, some suggestive material, drug references and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

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English | French | Arabic | German | Dutch

Release Date:

9 February 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The 15:17 to Paris See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,554,286, 11 February 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$36,250,957

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$56,150,957
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Dolby Atmos

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

At 94 minutes, this has the shortest running time out of all of Clint Eastwood's directorial projects. The previous record holder was "Sully" (2016) at 96 minutes. See more »

Goofs

A character during the Colosseum scene mentions that in ancient Rome, "thumbs down" meant to kill your opponent in a gladiatorial match. In actuality, "thumbs up" meant to kill your opponent, while "thumbs down" meant do not kill your opponent (literally, put your weapon in the ground). See more »

Quotes

Airman Spencer Stone: I don't know, ma'am. I just didn't want my family finding out that I died hiding under a table.
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Crazy Credits

There's a scene during the credits, showing real footage of the trio in a parade in Sacramento. Texts on screen tell us that they were all awarded medals. See more »

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References Letters from Iwo Jima (2006) See more »

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Written by Porter Robinson, Richard Billis and Sue Cho (as Susan Cho)
Performed by Porter Robinson & Lazy Rich featuring Sue Cho
Courtesy of Big Fish Recordings and Sirup Music
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No flag waving hero stuff here.
8 February 2018 | by maskedmoviemanSee all my reviews

Eastwood is never trivial or corny. This could have been an american flag waving hero film (some people see it that way anyway) but in fact it's about a normal guy that has been treated not so well in life by the authorities but at the end has his day and becomes what he always wanted to be: someone that saves lives. It's about life. Not flags. For example, it's interesting when the guys are corrected by the german tourist operator saying that Hitler was under attack by the Russians and NOT the Americans when he killed himself. You can't always be the hero when evil is defeated. I don't see flag waving here.


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