Patriots Day Movie

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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.

Who's Involved:

Michelle Monaghan, Mark Wahlberg, Scott Stuber, Kevin Bacon, Stephen Levinson, Vincent Curatola, John Goodman, J.K. Simmons, Peter Berg, Dylan Clark, Alex Wolff, Michael Beach, Hutch Parker, Rachel Brosnahan, Matt Charman, James Colby, Jimmy O. Yang, Themo Melikidze, Cliff Moylan, Christopher O'Shea, Erica McDermott

Release Date:

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 (Limited)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

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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Crew: Who's making Patriots Day

A look at the Patriots Day behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Peter Berg last directed Spenser Confidential and Mile 22. The film's writer Peter Berg last wrote Lone Survivor and Friday Night Lights.


Peter Berg


Dylan Clark
Stephen Levinson
Hutch Parker
Scott Stuber
Mark Wahlberg

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Production: What we know about Patriots Day

Key Facts

  1. Co-financed by CBS Films and Lionsgate with the former handling production and marketing and the latter handling distribution.
  2. 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.
  3. Patriots Day will be co-financed by CBS Films and Lionsgate with the former handling production and marketing and the latter handling distribution.

Filming Timeline

On or about September 28, 2016, the film was in Completed status.

On or about February 27, 2016, the film was in Production status.

Production starts March 2016 in Boston.

Patriots Day Release Date: When was it released?

Patriots Day was released in 2016 on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 (Limited release). There were 4 other movies released on the same date, including Sing, Passengers and Assassin's Creed. Boston/NY/LA

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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