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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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Tommy Saunders
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Young Police Officers
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Harrold
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Commissioner Ed Davis
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Officer Outside Harrold’s Apartment
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Patrick Downes
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Jessica Kensky
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Officer Sean Collier
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Li
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Carol Saunders
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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 »


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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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Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

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$161,306 (USA) (23 December 2016)

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$31,856,991 (USA) (3 March 2017)
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Released in November 2016 at AFI Fest. A month after "Deepwater Horizon" was officially released. See more »

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In one scene a vehicle is seen with a Massachusetts inspection sticker dated to expire in May 2014. Since stickers are issued for a 12 month period, the latest expiration date a sticker could have shown in April 2013 would have been April 2014. See more »

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Tommy Saunders: I gotta find these motherfuckers, Carol. We gotta get out there and we gotta find these motherfuckers before they do this to somebody else.
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Over Rated!
20 March 2017 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

There are certain types of movies that get a "free pass" and are automatically given good reviews because of the subject matter. Usually children's movies, religious movies, movies about gay or lesbians or any other controversial subjects, and movies about national tragedies. I find that this movie has received such good reviews from the critics because they are afraid to criticize it because they could be considered non-patriotic and it's not worth the hassle for them.

First off, there are a few good actors in this, but ones whom are not really getting the best leads anymore. They are just okay and do a good job in this flick, but my main issue is with the poor direction, editing and camera work. I believe that the director wanted to go with an independent film look. You know what I mean. It's where they have two or three small HD Digital hand-held cams filming at a shaky POV angle. Then edited into quick scene changes. It reminds me of the type of filming/editing of the old TV Show, Hill St Blues. Some people might find this artistic, but I just found it nauseating. They zoom in way too close to everything and everyone and pan far too quickly. The shots are way too tight and way too shaky. It has a "high school" project feel to it. I couldn't really considerate on the movie most of the time, because I was trying to figure out if they were actually recording with good quality smart phones or not.

I realize it is based on a true story and should get a "free pass", but I found it was very poorly done and it's like the director either just "phoned it in" or the director is simply a teenager who wants to break into the business with his first film and who is also the nephew of the top executive of a production company.


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