Patriots Day is a drama film recounting the events after the Boston Marathon bombing. Directed by Peter Berg with a screenplay co-written with Matt Cook and Joshua Zetumer, the film is based on Boston Strong, a book written by Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, J. K. Simmons, Kevin Bacon, John Goodman, and Michelle Monaghan in the lead roles.
On April 15, 2013, two pressure cooker bombs were set off during the Boston Marathon. Aside from the explosions, many people were also injured by the subsequent shootings. In the wake of the terrorist attack, the Boston Police Commissioner, Edward F. Davis, formed a task force to hunt down the suspected terrorists. Police Sgt. Tommy Saunders was among the policemen whose bravery resulted in the arrests.
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