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At Theaters: 2/9/2018 On Video:
Rated: PG-13 Length: 1 hr. 34 min.
Internet: Web Site Movie ID: 601151
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures Inc.
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The real-life story of three men whose brave act turned them into heroes during a high speed railway ride. In the early evening of August 21, 2015, the world watched in stunned silence as the media reported a thwarted terrorist attack on Thalys train #9364 bound for Paris-an attack prevented by three courageous young Americans traveling through Europe.
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Drama Thriller - This drama based on the real life thwarted terrorism attempt is not the thriller it's being sold as, for the incident occupies only a small around of the run time. Most of the film is a more slow- moving drama about the 3 young Americans who foiled the attempt, with the real life figures playing themselves. There are a few actual actors here, most notably Judy Greer and Jenna Fischer, but their screen time is very limited. Language and some graphic violence make the film not for kids.
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Cast and Crew Heading
Spencer Stone Acting Debut
Alek Skarlatos Acting Debut
Anthony Sadler Acting Debut
Judy Greer GRANDMA, CARRIE, JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME
Jenna Fischer BRAD'S STATUS, WALK HARD: THE DEWEY COX STORY
Dir/Prod: Clint Eastwood AMERICAN SNIPER, JERSEY BOYS, J. EDGAR, HEREAFTER
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About The Production
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Content Heading
PROFANITY: 1 F-word; 13 S-words; 1 GD; a few others.
SEX/NUDITY: None.
VIOLENCE: Fights, shootings with blood.
DRUGS/ALCOHOL: Alcohol and tobacco.
ACTION: A big fight/struggle.
COMEDY: Comic lines and exchanges, especially between kids.
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Roger Ebert Full Review
Average ...for the most part, "The 15:17 to Paris" is a study in misplaced priorities. While the re-enactment of the incident on the train is superb...I'd have happily traded the lead-up hour of marshmallow fluffery for scenes that showed what happened to the guys once they got back to their home country and were treated like gods on earth ...

NY Post Full Review
Below Average Clint Eastwood is at the top of his game for about 10 action-packed minutes in which he directs a recreation of the events of Aug. 21, 2015... But minus its pivotal event, "The 15:17 to Paris” feels a lot like sitting through someone else's endless photo slide show: Really only interesting to the people who lived it.

Newsday Full Review
Above Average ...one of the most interesting films in the director's canon, even if it leans more toward miss than hit. The train attack, restaged by the men and several other real-life participants (including shooting victim Mark Moogalian), unfolds with quick, blunt intensity. That powerful moment, thrillingly close to documentary or even psychodrama, suggests the movie that "The 15:17 to Paris” could have been.

The Guardian Full Review
Below Average ...a strangely boring, dramatically inert film in which the main characters remain as opaque and unreadable as sphinxes to the very last. ...the real meat of the film is that mind-bendingly boring holiday: endless beers, endless coffees, endless selfies. No tension between the guys. No real connection either.

Note: The rating above is our interpretation of what the critic would give this movie based on their review. We are not affiliated with these critic's in any way.

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Opinion Heading

Based on an Exit Polling of 74 Moviegoers

Ages Age Group
How
Many
Your Probability of
Enjoying This Movie
*
Would
Recommend
Movie To Friends
13-19Teens (M)
5
Fairly High
100%
13-19Teens (F)
6
About 50/50
100%
20-29Yg Adults (F)
2
About 50/50
100%
30+Adults (M)
28
Fairly High
89%
30+Adults (F)
33
Fairly High
94%
*Possible Ratings: Very High, High, Fairly High, About 50/50, Fairly Low, Low, Very Low.

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OPINION OVERVIEW
The following is the original "What's Worth Watching" write-up for this movie.

Moviegoer Opinions:

Based on a theater exit polling of 74 moviegoers:
TEENS: Two males loved it, two enjoyed it very much and one rated it "average." Only one female loved it, with two enjoying it very much. The remaining three felt it was just an "average" movie (enjoyable but nothing special or memorable).
TWENTYSOMETHINGS: One lady loved it and one felt it was "average."
ADULTS: The male and female reviews are very similar. About 35% to 40% loved it with another 15% to 25% indicating that they enjoyed it very much. Unfortunately, about 30% of both males and females felt it was just an "average" movie (enjoyable but nothing special or memorable). Also, 5% to 10% actually disliked it, which is very uncommon.

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