WHO’S IN IT?
Mark Wahlberg (Deepwater Horizon), John Goodman (10 Cloverfield Lane), J.K. Simmons (Whiplash), Vincent Curatola (Killing Them Softly), Michelle Monaghan (Gone Baby Gone), Kevin Bacon (Mystic River), Alex Wolff (The Sitter), Themo Melikidze (Beautiful Something), Michael Beach (True Romance), James Colby (The Opponent), Jimmy O. Yang (The Internship), Rachel Brosnahan (Beautiful Creatures), Christopher O’Shea (Point of Honor), Melissa Benoist (Supergirl), Khandi Alexander (There’s Something About Mary)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Peter Berg (Deepwater Horizon), director, writer; Matt Cook (Triple 9) and Joshua Zetumer (RoboCop), writers; Dorothy Aufiero (The Fighter), Dylan Clark (Oblivion), Stephen Levinson (Broken City), Hutch Parker (X-Men: Days of Future Past), Michael Radutzky (film debut), Scott Stuber (Ted) and Mark Wahlberg (Lone Survivor), producers; Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (The Social Network), composers; Tobias A. Schliessler (Hancock), cinematographer; Gabriel Fleming (One Thousand Years) and Colby Parker Jr. (Friday Night Lights), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
During the 2013 Boston Marathon, brothers Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (Wolff) and Tamerlan Tsarnaev (Melikidze) detonate two bombs, which kill three people and severely injure many others. With the city of Boston on lockdown during a manhunt for the two terrorists, a number of individuals including police sergeant Tommy Saunders (Wahlberg) come together to try and catch them before they cause any more acts of violence…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Patriots Day tells the heroic story of an entire city coming together to find the two terrorists who caused the Boston Marathon bombings of 2013, which some may view as being too soon but is thrilling and emotional entertainment nonetheless.