Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

DVD - 2018
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After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon, an immature mother's boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated.
Publisher: [Los Angeles, California] : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2018]
Branch Call Number: Thr
THREE BILLBOAR OUTSIDE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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KKOFFEE88
Sep 16, 2018

Quality actress who received an award for this movie and I see why. I loved her in almost famous so I knew I was in for a treat. Excellent.

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Nooksack20
Aug 24, 2018

I thought the movie was interesting for the first 20 minutes, then it descended into an abyss of confusion and violence. Later it became clear that the author and writers could not come up with an ending to the movie, so as has become the Hollywood style, it abruptly ended with nothing. I've seen all of the nominated movies for best picture of 2017, and have realized the Actor's Guild have been spending too much time drinking out of the toilet and having the lid fall on their collective heads.

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gachavez
Aug 22, 2018

Waste of time! Plot is intriguing at first, but then it goes nowhere. Acting is okay, not an academy award caliber on any actors part! The premise is based on the lack of police investigation of a daughters brutal murder, hence the three billboards. However, we never find out about the daughter or what happens. You are left hanging at the end with this stupid road trip to kill a guy who did not kill the daughter! Ugh!!!!!

Better to watch paint dry then to waste oxygen breathing than to watch this movie! IMVHO!

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movie20
Aug 19, 2018

Frances is always so good and believeable. I read on Wikipedia how the idea for the movie came about. I liked the movie, but was not keen on the ending. This movie reminded me of the movies Seven Psychopaths, Fargo and In Bruges. Wacky kinda movies.

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MontMoroc
Aug 14, 2018

I really didn't care for the characters in this movie, or the movie as a whole.

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mr_chocolate
Aug 14, 2018

Well acted and written film, with some faults that made it that much lesser-of-a-film. It may have been trying to create the character of a small town, but I also found that the grieving mother's anger towards the local police, went over-the-top, as well as the course language.
There were a couple of other minor glitches, but was impressed with the character development and acting, which wasted no time in getting into the grief of the parent, and the frustration of a cold case.

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Lady_Greywolf
Aug 12, 2018

Another slow moving moving that really made no sense. I don't see what all the hubbub was at the Oscars for this movie......was of good actors on a bad script

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Ky68RasK
Aug 10, 2018

Very good. Sam Rockwell is excellent. But I think the McDormand character goes overboard in her anger.

In my humble estimation this is one of the all time best movies. It would be on my list of 10 movies that I could take to a desert island and view over and over. The story is dark and violent. Yet ti also features humor, love, and more plot twists that are hard to see coming. The acting is superb and the story is riveting. I would recommend this movie to any adult.
WM

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mraptopulos
Aug 04, 2018

One of the best dark comedy. The cast is good and well acted. The irony in some of the scenes will make you laugh, then make you think. It is an important movie for the times we live in.

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Lucik32
May 28, 2018

Violence: throughout the movie

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Lucik32
May 28, 2018

Coarse Language: almost in every sentence

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the_bookwyrm
Mar 14, 2018

Coarse Language: Present throughout the film

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jdonohue
Jun 23, 2018

jdonohue thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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Lucik32
May 28, 2018

Lucik32 thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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jimg2000
Mar 18, 2018

Real-life story of the father who inspired the Oscar-nominated film Three Billboards with his messages to the 'corrupt' police who 'botched' the case of his raped and strangled daughter (and it's not in Missouri)

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5316567/Real-life-murder-story-inspired-Three-Billboards-film.html

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jimg2000
Mar 18, 2018

Many many quotes including racial slurs in IMDb already. Thanks to the posters who shared them:

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5027774/quotes/?tab=qt&ref_=tt_trv_qu

Lyrics to the "Last Rose Of Summer":
'Tis the last rose of summer left blooming alone
All her lovely companions are faded and gone
No flower of her kindred, no rosebud is nigh
To reflect back her blushes and give sigh for sigh

I'll not leave thee, thou lone one, to pine on the stem
Since the lovely are sleeping, go sleep thou with them
Thus kindly I scatter thy leaves o'er the bed
Where thy mates of the garden lie scentless and dead

So soon may I follow when friendships decay
And from love's shining circle the gems drop away
When true hearts lie withered and fond ones are flown
Oh who would inhabit this bleak world alone?
This bleak world alone

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