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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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Officer Sean Collier
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Li
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MIT Grad Students
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MIT Professor (as Sangbae Kim)
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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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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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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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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This is the third collaboration between Mark Wahlberg and Peter Berg since Lone Survivor (2013) and Deepwater Horizon (2016). This movie, like their previous collaborations, is also based on a true story. See more »

Goofs

During the hallway conversation between Li and Officer Sean Collier, an extra can be seen walking right behind Li, who practically blocks the whole way. But in the next close-up shot, no one passes behind the girl. See more »

Quotes

Sergeant John MacLellan: Welcome to Watertown, motherfuckers!
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Soundtracks

Cheer
Written by John F. Burns
Performed by Ohio University Marching 110
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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Surprisingly Moving
12 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie at a preview showing and was very pleasantly surprised.

The movie is great, the cast are uniformly excellent, and the plot moves along really nicely. I was mesmerized throughout, the pacing was excellent and, even though we all remember the outcome from the extensive news coverage, I was surprised at some of the things that happened before the end.

It was surprisingly moving at a few points, sorry, no spoilers so I won't say any more.

Great job to everyone who worked on this movie.


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