September 22, 2017
Rated R for language throughout, some graphic injury images, and brief sexuality/nudity
Based on the true story from the New York Times bestseller, Jake Gyllenhaal stars as the working-class Boston man whose iconic photo from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing captured the hearts of the world. Stronger is the deeply personal account of the heroic journey that came after that photo – defining a man’s inner courage, a community’s pride, a family’s bond and an unexpectedly tenacious love....
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Jake Gyllenhaal delivers a fine performance in Stronger
, a good but not great biopic about Jeff Bauman, who lost both his legs in the Boston Marathon attack. Told with earnestness, Stronger
depicts Bauman’s challenging recovery (both physically and psychologically) and the dynamics of his boisterous family.
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