patriots-day

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, Kevin Bacon, J. K. Simmons, Michelle Monaghan, Melissa Benoist, Jimmy O. Yang, Alex Wolff, James Colby, Christopher O’Shea

Drama thriller directed and co-written by Peter Berg based on true events about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the subsequent terrorist manhunt.

In the aftermath of an unspeakable act of terror, 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 the most sophisticated manhunt in law enforcement history.

 

Best Quotes from Trailer:

 

Carol Saunders: I haven’t seen you in your uniform for a while.
Sgt. Tommy Saunders: Yeah, that was on purpose.
[as he puts on his uniform]
Carol Saunders: Hm, kind of tempting.


 

[as he puts on the neon yellow overcoat on his police uniform]
Sgt. Tommy Saunders: Why are you laughing?
Carol Saunders: I’m not, it’s just…
Sgt. Tommy Saunders: I look like a clown.
Carol Saunders: It’s the color.
Sgt. Tommy Saunders: I’m basically a crossing guard. Have you got my whistle and my stop sign?
Carol Saunders: Come here, give me a kiss.
[Tommy kisses her]
Sgt. Tommy Saunders: I love you.
Carol Saunders: I love you.


 

Sgt. Tommy Saunders: Hey, how many times have you run this thing?
Sergeant Jeffrey Pugliese: Boston eighteen, forty-three overall.
Sgt. Tommy Saunders: That’s impressive, boss.


 

[April 15, 2013, Tommy turns up to work at the Boston Marathon]
Commissioner Ed Davis: There he is, General Paton in a neon bust.
Sgt. Tommy Saunders: Wow.
[they both laugh]


 

News Reporter: They say a half a million people watch the Boston Marathon.


 

[Carol is standing on the sidelines with all the crowd watching the marathon]
Sgt. Tommy Saunders: Baby.
Carol Saunders: Hey, are you behaving yourself?


 

Gov. Deval Patrick: We’ve got to decide who’s running this, and we have to decide quickly.
Richard DesLauriers: It’s terrorism. We’ll take it.


 

[to his team]
Richard DesLauriers: Let’s get evidence started right over there. The clock is ticking, the world is watching.


 

Richard DesLauriers: The suspects are seen on the surveillance cameras, two bombers.
Sgt. Tommy Saunders: We got to find these guys before they do this to someone else.


 

Gov. Deval Patrick: We can’t have our citizens on the streets with all these threats. Every inch of this city is getting searched. We’re shutting it down.


 

Gov. Deval Patrick: A taxi picked up a guy matching the White House description could be on his way to New York.


 

Police Interrogator: Are there more bombs?
[Katherine doesn’t answer and just smiles]
Police Interrogator: Are there more bombs?
Katherine Russell: I want a lawyer.
Police Interrogator: No.
Katherine Russell: No? I have rights.
Police Interrogator: You ain’t got shit, sweetheart.


 

Sgt. Tommy Saunders: What I saw today, good versus evil, love versus hate. There’s only one weapon you have to fight back with, it’s love. You wrap your arms around each other, I don’t think there’s a way they could ever win.

 

Patriots Day is set for release in the US January 13th and UK January 24th.

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