The film is based on accounts from the 2013 bombing, which killed three and injured 264 others, and the ensuing search for the Tsarnaev brothers.
U.S. Release DatePatriots Day release date was Wednesday, December 21, 2016. This was a Limited in theaters release. Boston/NY/LA
Friday, January 13, 2017. This was a Nationwide in theaters release.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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In the aftermath of an unspeakable attack, Police Sergeant Tommy Saunders (Mark Wahlberg) joins courageous survivors, first responders and investigators in a race against the clock to hunt down the bombers before they strike again. Weaving together the stories of Special Agent Richard DesLauriers (Kevin Bacon), Police Commissioner Ed Davis (John Goodman), Sergeant Jeffrey Pugliese (J.K. Simmons) and nurse Carol Saunders (Michelle Monaghan) this visceral and unflinching chronicle captures the suspense of one of the most sophisticated manhunts in law enforcement history and celebrates the strength of the people of Boston.
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Trivia & Production Notes
- Patriots Day will be co-financed by CBS Films and Lionsgate with the former handling production and marketing and the latter handling distribution.
- John Goodman plays former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis. Commissioner Davis played an integral role in working with the FBI, Watertown Police Department, Boston Police Department, Massachusetts State Police and local first responders to track, identify and apprehend the suspected bombers.
- Co-financed by CBS Films and Lionsgate with the former handling production and marketing and the latter handling distribution.
- March 2016: Boston, Massachusetts, United States