Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI is a darkly comic drama from Academy Award winner Martin McDonagh (IN BRUGES). After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes (Academy Award winner… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 1, 2017
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri deftly balances black comedy against searing drama -- and draws unforgettable performances from its veteran cast along the way.

Alison Willmore
BuzzFeed News

But while that is a rage that's exhilarating to witness, it's a rage that's not available to everyone. Just as not everyone in Ebbing can claim the protection of being considering "good," we still don't live in a world where everyone gets to be angry.

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Matthew Lickona
San Diego Reader

McDonagh works way too hard to inject nearly every scene with his patented solution of acid wit and dark-roast comedy... It's jarringly effective until it starts to feel like shtick, at which point it works only as a numbing agent.

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Steve Persall
Tampa Bay Times

Three Billboards lands somewhere near Coen brothers country, eloquently finding comedy in horror and vice versa.

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Alexandra MacAaron
Women's Voices for Change

The movie is one of the angriest films in recent memory. Yet it has moments of unlikely (yet hilarious) comedy and sincere tenderness, along with acts of nearly unwatchable violence

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Cary Darling
Houston Chronicle

Despite McDonagh's cinematic hyperbole, it's the strength of the performances from McDormand, Harrelson and Rockwell that keeps "Three Billboards" sturdily anchored in a compellingly rendered reality.

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Bob Grimm
Reno News and Review

An instant classic.

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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri tells the story of a woman emulating God's vengeance when she might profit more by emulating his forgiveness, especially toward herself.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

Takes the viewer on a dizzying ride through dark comedy, wrenching tragedy, shocking moments, karmic twists, and redemption.

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Karen Han
The Daily Beast

"Cathartic or livable" might as well be the Midwestern ethos; it's the land of displacement, or being between two poles, and Three Billboards is a rare movie to so perfectly capture how there's still beauty (and hope) in it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Sanjay Rema
Halfway through this film, I was ready to call it the best film of the year. Then the story started taking wild turns and got a little out of hand, but I will… More
KJ Proulx
It goes without saying that dark comedy is very difficult to accomplish. I would almost say it's harder to pull off than regular comedy because you need to… More
Nate Zoebl
Mildred (Frances McDormand) is a divorced single mother working in the small town gift shop of the small town of Ebbing, Missouri. It's also been seven… More
Kevin Mozulay
Whenever I'm confident in believing a movie is going to be special, I'll gather a large group of friends to go see it. As soon as I heard Martin… More
Spencer Macklin
Powerful acting and direction help to create the somber scene for Three Billboards. Wonderful dark comedy. Doesn't pull any punches.
Glenn Gaylord
I SAW THE SIGNS - My Review of THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI (3 1/2 Stars) Writer/Director Martin McDonagh (IN BRUGES) has never met a scab he… More