The Next Three Days

November 19th, 2010








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The Next Three Days

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Plot
A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder.

Release Year: 2010

Rating: 7.4/10 (63,567 voted)

Critic's Score: 52/100

Director: Paul Haggis

Stars: Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Neeson

Storyline
Lara Brennan is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. It seems she was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on the murder weapon. Her husband, John would spend the next few years trying to get her released, but there's no evidence that negates the evidence against her. And when the strain of being separated from her family, especially her son, gets to her, John decides to break her out. So he does a lot of research to find a way.

Writers: Paul Haggis, Fred Cavayé

Cast:
Russell Crowe - John Brennan
Elizabeth Banks - Lara Brennan
Michael Buie - Mick Brennan
Moran Atias - Erit
Remy Nozik - Jenna
Toby Green - Three Year Old Luke
Tyler Green - Three Year Old Luke
Jason Beghe - Detective Quinn
Aisha Hinds - Detective Collero
Ty Simpkins - Luke
Veronica Brown - Female Guard #1
Olivia Wilde - Nicole
Leslie Merrill - Elizabeth Gesas
Alissa Haggis - Junkie
Daniel Stern - Meyer Fisk

Taglines: What if you had 72 hours to save everything you live for?



Details

Official Website: GAGA [Japan] | Kinowelt [Germany] |

Release Date: 19 November 2010

Filming Locations: Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia

Box Office Details

Budget: $35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend: $6,542,779 (USA) (21 November 2010) (2564 Screens)

Gross: $21,129,348 (USA) (2 January 2011)



Technical Specs

Runtime:  | Portugal:



Did You Know?

Trivia:
The "bump key" technique used by Crowe does actually work as portrayed, on cylinder locks.

Goofs:
Factual errors: When the escaping couple board their flight they pass through Canadian immigration. There are no such exit controls in Canada.

Quotes:
[first lines]
David: Please, get me to a hospital. I can't breathe. I...



User Review

Really Really Good

Rating: 9/10

All I can say is... Big Wow. Boy did I enjoy this film. The story-line is a cross between The Fugitive and a human heist plot movie. There were moments where I genuinely really didn't know which way the story would end. Has to be one of the best, if not the best film I've seen this year.

I just had to watch right through to the end. The only down side, were the roles of the 2 main cops. I'm not sure if 2 real cops would be as persistent. But I guess if they weren't, then the film would be a fair bit shorter.

I can't think of any other bad things about it, as it does what it is supposed to do, make you care about the characters and keep you gripped till the end. All in all very entertaining.

Definitely worth watching.




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