History Film / TheNextThreeDays

24th Aug '15 12:24:11 AM Morgenthaler
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2010 film directed by Paul Haggis (''Film/{{Crash}}'') and starring RussellCrowe and Elizabeth Banks.

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2010 film directed by Paul Haggis (''Film/{{Crash}}'') and starring RussellCrowe Creator/RussellCrowe and Elizabeth Banks.
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11th Jul '15 5:52:18 PM Fireblood
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* DrivenToSuicide: Banks, when her character learns no one believes her story about bumping into the murderous junkie and she's never leaving prison [[spoiler: and again when her husband makes the decision to leave their son behind]].

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* DrivenToSuicide: Banks, when her character learns no one believes her story about bumping into the murderous junkie and she's never leaving prison [[spoiler: and again when her husband makes the decision to leave their son behind]].behind. In both cases her attempts fail]].
3rd Sep '14 8:25:31 PM shibata33
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* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler: John decides to shoot up a meth lab for the money.]]

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* AssholeVictim: Desperate for cash, John eventually decides to rob a [[spoiler: John decides to shoot up a meth lab for the money.lab. A drug lord and a dealer is dead as a result.]]



* DrivenToSuicide: Banks, when her character learns no one believes her story about bumping into the murderous junkie and she's never leaving prison [[spoiler: and again when her husband makes the decision to leave their son behind]].

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* DrivenToSuicide: Banks, when her character learns no one believes her story about bumping into the murderous junkie and she's never leaving prison [[spoiler: and again when her husband makes the decision to leave their son behind]].



* IHaveAFamily: The drug lord uses the "I have a kid." variant to temporarily make John hesitate, then runs upstairs to grab his gun. He does have a son, but his wife took him away a year prior.
* NoIndoorVoice: The ID forger speaks quite loudly, due to his deafness.



* VomitIndiscretionShot: When John [[spoiler: almost gets caught with the "bump key" and is spotted by the investigator]].
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: What happened to the junkie?

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* VomitIndiscretionShot: When John [[spoiler: almost gets caught with the "bump key" bump key and is spotted interrogated by the investigator]].
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: What happened to the junkie?
investigator]].
14th Jul '14 9:14:27 AM JusticEqualsVengeance
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* OneSceneWonder: Liam Neeson as writer Damon Pennington.



* WriteWhatYouKnow: Paul Haggis said the parts where John looks up prison break info on the internet was inspired by his own web searches when he decided to leave the ChurchOfHappyology (you know what I mean); it also seemed to have informed his casting of fellow ex-"Happyologist" Jason Beghe.
* [[WrongfulAccusationInsurance Wrongful Accusation Insurance: The Movie]]
** Actually, no. Rather than try to prove her innocence, they just try to leave the country. John is also aware that if he is caught, he will go to prison as well.
30th May '14 9:14:48 PM TheVoiceOfTreason
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* DrivenToSuicide: Banks, when her character learns no one believes her story about bumping into the murderous junkie and she's never leaving prison [[spoiler: and again when she gets overwhelmed by the great escape]].

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* DrivenToSuicide: Banks, when her character learns no one believes her story about bumping into the murderous junkie and she's never leaving prison [[spoiler: and again when she gets overwhelmed by her husband makes the great escape]].decision to leave their son behind]].
2nd Jul '13 1:22:29 PM W43
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** Actually, no. Rather than try to prove her innocence, they just try to leave the country. John is also aware that if he is caught, he will go to prison as well.
9th Sep '12 9:15:06 PM Clendy82
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* [[WrongfulAccusationInsurance Wrongful Accusation Insurance: The Movie]]
29th Jul '12 11:35:48 AM silentheartsong
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* AdvertisedExtra: The trailer makes a reasonably big deal about the fact that Liam Neeson is in this movie. He appears for maybe five minutes total.
7th May '12 7:09:10 AM foxfireman
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* DynamicCharacter: In the beginning we see John as a mild-mannered and caring professor and family man. As the movie goes on he accumulates all the skills and the cold mentality to pull off a jailbreak.

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* DynamicCharacter: In the beginning we see John as a mild-mannered and caring professor and family man. As the movie goes on he accumulates becomes a steely-eyed [[TheStrategist strategist]], accumulating all the skills and the cold mentality to pull off a jailbreak.
7th May '12 5:46:36 AM foxfireman
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* DynamicCharacter: In the beginning we see John as a mild-mannered and caring professor and family man. As the movie goes on he accumulates all the skills and the cold mentality to pull off a jailbreak.
-->'''Damon Pennington''': But before you do anything, you have to ask yourself if you can do it. Can you forget about ever seeing your parents again? Can you kill a guard? Leave your kid at a gas station? Push some nice old lady to the ground just because she gets between you and the door? Because to do this thing, that's who you have to become.
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