Patriots Day

Patriots Day

Patriots Day

Patriots Day

An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Daviss actions in the events leading up to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it.

Patriots Day Details

Title Patriots Day
Air Date Dec 21, 2016
Runtime 130 Minutes
Networks CBS Films, Closest to the Hole Productions,
Genres Drama, History, Thriller,
Country United States of America,
Languages ar, en, zh,

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  • Writer/Director Peter Berg Takes Police Work to the next Level

    January 13th, 2017

    PPs (police procedurals) are a staple of the film/TV industry and are (believe it or not) as common as comedies or romcoms. However, within that category, "big" PPs based on big crimes are not that common. In fact, you would have to go back to the early 70s when a number of "big PPs" like Day of the Jackal 1973 were all the rage.. So, a film like ...

  • Good Film but Lacks Depth

    March 18th, 2017

    There seem to be a lot of negative reviews for this movie because of an apparent mis-telling of the story or true story or hoax or whatever else people have said. As I'm not American, and have very little to do with American events (so hence have no context as to the truth or hoax or conspiracy or whatever of the Boston Marathon) I shall just stic...

  • A review from someone that was actually there

    March 26th, 2017

    I was there living in Boston at the time of the bombings. I was in the city to try to get a look at the Marathon finish line. Luckily I didn't get that close. I did see and hear the bombs go off. My God the blood was everywhere I could see that from even where I was standing. It was absolute chaos.. This film is incredibly accurate. Mark Wahlberg'...

  • People are reacting to the theme not the quality of the movie

    April 17th, 2017

    People who are giving this movie a higher rating are most likely reacting to the theme of the movie and not being objective about the film itself. I rented the flick, without knowing anything about the film or who directed it. I knew of the story of course, but the cast was good, and it looked interesting so I rented it. My opinion was cast blindl...

  • Would've been better as a documentary

    March 20th, 2017

    People are captivated by the extraordinary events. And people love to be entertained. So what could possibly be better than a dramatic story of extraordinary nature. Especially if it's based on real events, shows the heroism of simple people and touches the audience's sensitive patriotic spot.. That's basically a recipe for Patriots Day. Take the ...

  • Don't let the fact that you already know what happened dissuade you from watching this. I highly recommend this

    April 10th, 2017

    "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 l...

  • Great film

    March 27th, 2017

    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. ...

  • Patriots Day had to be one of the most emotional, heart pounding films I have ever seen.

    July 11th, 2017

    I really enjoyed Patriots Day, and it has quickly become one of my favorite films of the New Year (granted, it is still January). But Patriots Day had to be one of the most emotional, heart pounding films I have ever seen. Although there are some minor tonal issues with the prologue and personal issues with the amount of character arcs in this fil...

  • Patriots Day (@cmp_moviereviews)

    August 17th, 2017

    Special skill and genuine care is required when dramatizing a tragic, yet iconic event in our nations history. "Patriots Day" rises to the challenge and exceeds in nearly every way. Director, Peter Berg, and the rest of his crew manage to recreate these events by remembering the fallen, and honoring those who came together during this act of viole...

  • Very good film about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing

    August 16th, 2017

    Made just three years after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, "Patriots Day" tells the story of the infamous event, including the pursuit of the terrorists. The film adds two fictional characters to a plot that includes 281 listed real people from the event. Mark Wahlberg plays fictional Boston police sergeant Tommy Saunders, and Michelle Monaghan...

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