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3 Days to Kill (2014)

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A dying CIA agent trying to reconnect with his estranged daughter is offered an experimental drug that could save his life in exchange for one last assignment.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Costner ... Ethan Renner
Amber Heard ... Vivi Delay
Hailee Steinfeld ... Zooey Renner
Connie Nielsen ... Christine Renner
Tómas Lemarquis ... The Albino
Richard Sammel ... The Wolf
Marc Andréoni ... Mitat Yilmaz
Bruno Ricci ... Guido
Jonas Bloquet ... Hugh
Eriq Ebouaney ... Jules
Joakhim Sigue Joakhim Sigue ... Abbate
Alison Valence Alison Valence ... Sumia
Big John Big John ... Louis
Michaël Vander-Meiren Michaël Vander-Meiren ... Jacques
Paolo Calia Paolo Calia ... JPG Salesman
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Storyline

Dying of brain cancer, a dangerous international spy is determined to give up his high stakes life to finally build a closer relationship with his estranged wife and daughter, whom he's previously kept at arm's length to keep out of danger; but first, he must complete one last mission - even if it means juggling the two toughest assignments yet: hunt down the world's most ruthless terrorist and look after his teenage daughter for the first time in ten years while his wife is out of town. Written by Relativity Media

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The question is, kill or die? See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | France | Serbia

Language:

English | French | German | Serbian

Release Date:

21 February 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

3 días para matar See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,242,218, 23 February 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$30,697,999, 15 May 2014

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$52,597,999
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Extended Edition)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

3 Days to Kill (2014) and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) were the first espionage films starring actor Kevin Costner since No Way Out (1987) around twenty-seven years earlier. See more »

Goofs

Before Vivi gives Ethan the Glock 17, she places the slide in the locked-back position using the rear grip to pull back the slide; i.e., she did not manually place the locking pin in the locking grove. Locking the slide using this method can only be done if any empty magazine tube has been inserted in gun. Essentially, Vivi gave Ethan an unloaded gun. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
CIA Employee: Mr. Director, this is Agent Vivien Delay.
CIA Employee: For the last ten years the Central Intelligence Agency has been after Wolfgang Braun.
Vivi Delay: The Wolf.
CIA Employee: As you know, we have no positive identification of what the Wolf looks like. What we do know is he's a former German national who sells atomic material to terrorists all over the world.
CIA Employee: Intelligence confirms that a transaction is to take place next week in Belgrade.
CIA Employee: [throws down pictures] The Wolf's number one man, the Albino, will be selling a ...
[...]
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Alternate Versions

Unrated version has 5 minutes of additional footage. See more »

Connections

Featured in 3 Days to Kill: Covert Operation (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Snake Pit Lash Out
Written by Grégoire Musso (as Gregoire Musso) and Bruce Keen
Performed by Vactrol Lovers
© 2013 Benzene Publishing
2013 Benzene Music
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Kevin Costner and cast make a good thriller/drama/part-comedy in 3 Days to Kill
22 February 2014 | by tavmSee all my reviews

Kevin Costner is a CIA agent who just found out he doesn't have long to live so he agrees to one more assignment from Amber Heard. He has also decided to reacquaint with his estranged wife, Connie Nielsen, and teen daughter, Hailee Steinfeld, in Paris. Oh, and his apartment is inhabited by squatters who he legally can't kick out until the spring. With what I just described, there's plenty of action, drama, and some humor to go along with a pretty entertaining mix of genres that I just was willing to ride along with. The players I mentioned were good enough for this. Really, I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed this. So on that note, I recommend 3 Days to Kill.


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