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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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Harrold
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Officer Outside Harrold’s Apartment
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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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The inside story of the world's greatest manhunt. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Día Del Atentado  »

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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

The crew filmed the Boylston Street (in Boston) scenes (marathon finish line and scene of crime) on the South Shore of Massachusetts in a new residential and commercial development called Southfield, which was originally the Naval Air Station South Weymouth. This airbase was an operational United States Navy airfield from 1942 to 1997 in South Weymouth, Massachusetts. It was first established as a regular Navy blimp base during World War II. See more »

Goofs

When Dzhokhar is surrendering at the boat, a step ladder that leans against the boat appears horizontal and then vertical as the cuts between news footage and film footage occur. See more »

Quotes

Interrogator: Are there more bombs?
Katherine Russell: I want a lawyer.
Interrogator: No.
Katherine Russell: No? "No" what?
Interrogator: No.
Katherine Russell: I have rights.
Interrogator: You ain't got shit, sweetheart.
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Live by Night/Patriots Day (2017) See more »

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Country Fried
Written by Zac Brown and Wyatt Durrette
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Great film
27 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed this movie as one of Bostonians. This movie does not have over-the-top action sequences or over-acting. It just tells story as it happened and I really liked that. Yes, there are some non-existing characters and elements, but I think those make movie progression little smoother.

I highly recommend this movie.


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