Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

By Martin McDonagh

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2017-11-10
  • Advisory Rating: R
  • Runtime: 1h 55min
  • Director: Martin McDonagh
  • Production Company: Blueprint Pictures
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • iTunes Price: USD 14.99
8.2/10
8.2
From 1,270 Ratings

Description

Award-winning actress Frances McDormand (Fargo) delivers a stunningly powerful performance in this darkly comic drama that has been hailed as one of the year’s best films. A murdered girl’s defiant mother (McDormand) boldly paints three local signs with a controversial message, igniting a furious battle with a volatile cop (Sam Rockwell) and the town’s revered chief of police (Woody Harrelson.)

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  • Too close to home

    4
    By sophiegirl
    Fan of dark humor and dark drama so this one is a hit. Living in rural America, though, it really isn’t that far off the mark. Interesting. Loved it.
  • You can't great movie out of a bad script.

    1
    By Dom-tanet
    The best thing about this movie is acting. Everyone in this movie, gave their best in the term of acting. But when it comes to the most important part of movive, the script, this movie is just bad. If only the police brutality, to minorities, in this movie had shown us that their the real consequnces toware the law enforacement who commited such a horrible crime. But No, there isn't. Also It's really hard for me to feel anything for the mother, Frances's character becasue the whole tregidy happended because the mother had the flight with her own daughter. The mother even said right before her daughter ran away, and fached her worst tregedy, that " I wish you got raped"!!!! And the worst of all, at the end of moive, there's NO conclusion, there's resolutions. The smart script would at least will give you something to make you know that the whole 2 hours hasn't been in vain. The police who commited brutality and the person who committed the crime just move on with their lives. And the mother keeps on living her bitter life. And all the F words that really really unnecessary indeed. This movie is unintellegnce, uninsprire and unforgiving.
  • Somewhat flawed, but well-acted film

    3
    By Rhythm Oriented
    Given the recent critical praise, I really wanted to like this, but the pacing paired with plot holes (minor spoilers on next paragraph) made for a less-than-satisfying viewing experience. Sam Rockwell and Woody Harrelson have finally received the recognition they deserve, and Frances McDormand was stellar as always, but they could not fight their way out of a half-baked screenplay that presents more questions than answers: usually a good thing, but that probably will not translate into a worthwhile two hour investment of time for most viewers. Some plot holes and directorial missteps include (some spoilers ahead) 1. a burn victim being discharged from the hospital in an unrealistic time frame in order to advance the story 2. arson not being investigated beyond brief questioning 3. several other directorial decisions that do not correlate with characters’ given personalities, including someone climbing a billboard to extinguish fire instead of doing so from a safer perspective 4. coincidental placement of characters in shops, restaurants and other locations; acceptable in a small town, but occurring so frequently that the overall screenplay comes off as contrived
  • Reaching

    2
    By j-bone327
    Completely unnecessary, totally and awkwardly forced profanity that wasn’t anything near authentic. Pretty much ruined the entire movie. But hey, if you’re into that sort of thing, have a blast.
  • Horrible ending

    2
    By Dash12xse
    Wasn’t really funny, plot was slow and unbelievable in a that would never happen sense, and the movie tried to be to many genres. RT rating is on crack ....as usual
  • Must see

    5
    By Brybry99301
    Great movie dark funny and sad, watch it you won’t regret it. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
  • Oh yes!!!!!!!

    5
    By schumerfan
    A beautiful movie. Beautiful, human and raw. Frances McD and Sam Rockwell are amazing. Sam’s journey is beautiful. This is a must see. Best film of the year by far
  • Left wing propaganda

    1
    By Ricardo L
    A lot of things in this movie seem designed to divide an already divided country. Disappointed.
  • OK

    3
    By brslc
    Unnecessary and excessive profanity from all characters. Great scenes. Fabulous acting. Stupid and reverse-racist stereotypes detracted from the movie, although one person did change, which gave some depth. Great dialogue. The ending was a major letdown.
  • Amazing!!!

    5
    By tha redness
    This movie is definitely in the top ten of the best movies that I have ever seen. Frances McDormand completely nailed her role, and Woody Harrelson was beyond phenomenal. This movie is absolutely worth purchasing!

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