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Rating: 7 stars

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Netflix toniap gavinp history terrorism 2013 boston marathon bombing radicalism mass murder murder police chase shootout

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Seen on: 04/02/2017

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Patriots Day (2016)

Directed by Peter Berg

Crime | Drama | Suspense

Overview

An account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis’s 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.

Length 133 minutes

Actors

Jimmy O. Yang | Martine Assaf | Kathy Harum | Erica McDermott | Lana Condor | Jake Picking | Rachel Brosnahan | Alex Wolff | Khandi Alexander | Michael Beach | Melissa Benoist | Michelle Monaghan | Kevin Bacon | J.K. Simmons | John Goodman | Mark Wahlberg

Viewing Notes

These are the kinds of movies Peter Berg excels at: real life dramatizations focusing on every day heroes. Pretty well done, though Wahlberg feels inserted into it more than he does a natural part of things.

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