Patriots Day (2017)
Critic Consensus: Patriots Day offers a stirring, solidly crafted tribute to the heroes of a real-life American tragedy without straying into exploitative action thriller territory.
Patriots Day Videos
Patriots Day Photos
Watch it now
as Sgt. Tommy Saunders
as Sgt. Jeffrey Pugliese
as Ed Davis
as Carol Saunders
as Richard DesLauriers
as Dun Meng
as Mayor Thomas Menino
as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
as Officer Sean Collier
News & Interviews for Patriots Day
Critic Reviews for Patriots Day
"Patriots Day" touches on vast phenomena, looking at an event that packs a huge amount of modern mental space in its crisp narrative confines. That's why its blandly reductive simplicity is all the more unfortunate.
A film content with the charming, if chuckleheaded, cartoon of the Boston local that Wahlberg has regularly inhabited throughout his career.
The film, which swivels frantically between first responders, survivors, and investigators, has a percussive force.
An efficient and intense thriller that mines the best tropes of the chase genre.
It's a story about one city, but it honors the essence of America, and it shows that when the going gets rough, we're all Boston Strong.
Audience Reviews for Patriots Day
Intense, exciting and terrifying account of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the hunt for the culprits in the days after. Even though the film sticks to the most important characters involved and follows events almost in the style of a documentary it does pack quite the emotional punch. Great cast and direction makes for a pretty emotional ride. Of course you gotta have the message of Bostonian unity in the end, but given the circumstances, that's quite alright.
Despite less-than-compelling performances and a lack of artistic perspective, "Patriot's Day" packs an emotional punch on a visceral level. I found the time spent watching the film was rewarding.
Berg & Wahlberg, once more, help shed light on a dark time in history. Patriots Day does well in depicting evenly the tragedy and drama behind the events from April 2013 while also highlighting the heart and captivating courage of those who were victims and those who responded; sending a heartfelt and respectful acknowledgment in the process. 4.5/5
Patriots Day Quotes
There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.