The Hunt for the Boston Bombers (2014)

Inside the Hunt for the Boston Bombers (original title)
A recounting of the 2013 terrorist bombing of the Boston Marathon and its subsequent investigation and manhunt.


Sam Hobkinson, Sam L.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
William B. Evans William B. Evans ... Himself - Superintendent, Boston Police
Karen Odom Karen Odom ... Herself - Spectator
Michele Mahoney Michele Mahoney ... Herself - Spectator
Frank Armstrong Frank Armstrong ... Himself - Boston Police (as Captain Frank Armstrong)
Jim Blackburn Jim Blackburn ... Himself - Michele's Boyfriend
Edward F. Davis Edward F. Davis ... Himself - Commissioner, Boston Police
Rick Deslauriers Rick Deslauriers ... Himself - Special Agent in Charge, FBI Boston (as Richard C. DesLauriers)
Thomas Menino Thomas Menino ... Himself - Mayor of Boston
Deval Patrick Deval Patrick ... Himself - Governor of Massachusetts
John Foley John Foley ... Himself - Assistant Special Agent in Charge, FBI Boston
Jeffrey Kalish Jeffrey Kalish ... Himself - Vascular Surgeon (as Dr. Jeffrey Kalish)
Darrin Greeley Darrin Greeley ... Himself - Lieutenant Detective, Boston Police
Kimberley Lawrence Kimberley Lawrence ... Herself - Supervisory Special Agent, FBI
Jeffrey S. Sallet Jeffrey S. Sallet ... Himself - Assistant Special Agent in Charge, FBI Boston
John DiFava John DiFava ... Himself - Chief of MIT Police


In April 2013, chaos erupted in Boston near the finish line of one of the world's oldest and most prestigious marathons. It was the worst terrorist attack on the United States since 9/11 and led to one of the most extensive and public manhunts in American history. Now, as the one-year anniversary approaches, National Geographic Channel presents a special two-hour event, Inside the Hunt for the Boston Bombers. Written by National Geographic

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2014 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Phoenix, Arizona, USA


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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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The interior municipal and government flags in the recreated scenes are not trimmed in gold braid as the flags in the archival footage are (the established convention). See more »

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