Patriots Day (2016)

R   |    |  Action, Crime, Drama


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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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10 April 2017 | cosmo_tiger
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| Don't let the fact that you already know what happened dissuade you from watching this. I highly recommend this
"Two people took many days and weeks to plan out hate but love responded in an instant." Tommy Saunders (Wahlberg) is a Sargent in the BPD. He is assigned to the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. As the race is winding down the unthinkable happens and Tommy is right in the middle of one of the worst terrorist attacks in history. Now, with little evidence or leads Tommy, the FBI and every cop around conduct a manhunt to try and catch those responsible. For some reason I was not really looking forward to watching this. I think one of the reasons may have been the fact that it is still too close to the actual events and I remember watching it unfold on TV so I didn't think this would be that interesting or new. That being said I couldn't have been more wrong. The fact that this story is less than 4 years old really worked for it because it really milked the events prior and it felt tense, then once the bombs went off the pace really picked up and even though you know how it ends you are still tense and on the edge of your seat. I have said many times that there have been movies that are still able to pull off tenseness and excitement even though you know the entire story. This is one of those movies. Don't let the fact that you already know what happened dissuade you from watching this. This is much better than I was expecting and highly recommend this. Overall, tense and exciting. I really really enjoyed this and was engrossed the entire time. I give this an A.

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Release Date:

13 January 2017

Language

English, Chinese, Arabic


Country of Origin

Hong Kong, USA

Filming Locations

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$161,306 25 December 2016

Gross USA:

$31,886,361

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$52,185,751

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