Patriots Day (2016)

Patriots Day, a drama film, stars Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Bacon, J. K. Simmons, John Goodman, and Michelle Monaghan. Peter Berg directed the film based on a screenplay he co-wrote with Matt Cook and Joshua Zetumer. The film was based on Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge’s book, Boston Strong, which tackled the Boston Marathon bombings.

On 15 April 2013, terrorists set off two pressure cooker bombs during the Boston Marathon. The explosion was followed by subsequent shootings that initially sent the city into a panic. In the aftermath, Edward F. Davis, the Boston Police Commissioner, led an intensive manhunt against the terrorists. Police Sgt. Tommy Saunders (Mark Wahlberg) joined forces with other brave survivors in hunting down the suspects.

The Boston Marathon bombings galvanized the nation especially as it was set in an event aimed at promoting unity. Watch how the brave men and women achieved their goal despite the odds. Watch the movie on now!

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