Patriots Day (movie)

2016 film by Peter Berg

Patriots Day is a 2016 American drama movie about the Boston Marathon bombings and chase to arrest the two Islamic terrorists. It was directed by Peter Berg and written by Berg, Matt Cook, and Joshua Zetumer. The movie is based on the book Boston Strong by Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge.

It stars Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Bacon, John Goodman, J.K. Simmons, Michelle Monaghan, James Colby and Alex Wolff with Lana Condor.

It was released in Boston on December 21, 2016 and worldwide on January 13, 2017.[1] It had strong good reviews with an 80% on Rotten Tomatoes.[2]


  1. Kenneth Turan (20 December 2016). "'Patriots Day' finds Mark Wahlberg and Peter Berg at their best in a fine tribute to the people of Boston". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  2. "National Board of Review Announces 2016 Award Winners". National Board of Review. November 29, 2016. Retrieved November 29, 2016.