• Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Release Date: November 10th, 2017

DVD Release Date: February 27th, 2018

R |1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary

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 is only exacerbated.

Cast: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Lucas Hedges, Clarke Peters, Abbie Cornish, Peter Dinklage, Caleb Landry Jones

Director: Martin McDonagh

Genres: Dark comedy , Crime drama

Production Co: Fox Searchlight, Film4, Blueprint Pictures

Distributors: Fox Searchlight

Keywords: Revenge, Mother, Small town, Amusing, Mystery, Pursuit, Rise, Brash, Rivalry, Tense, Emotional, 2010s, Quest, Police officer

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Matt SingerScreenCrush

    It is a movie about how anger consumes and destroys, and how the only cure for that anger is empathy, something that’s in short supply these days but Three Billboards has in abundance. show more

  • 90
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    While the film continues almost throughout to generate great whoops of shocking laughter, it's the notes of genuine sorrow, compassion and contrition that resonate. show more

  • 80
    Dana StevensSlate

    Though Mildred makes many choices that are reprehensible or downright dangerous, McDormand never fails to convince us of the fundamental decency of this woman, a tragic heroine struggling to find even the tiniest scrap of meaning in a comically awful world. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Winner Leading Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Winner Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Winner Outstanding British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Winner Actress in a Leading Role
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Winner Best Motion Picture - Drama
Winner Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Nominated Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Music (Original Score)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Nominated Director
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Winner Best Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)
Nominated Film Editing
Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Winner Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Winner Actor in a Supporting Role
Winner Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Winner Best Foreign Film
Amandaprisen (2018)
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)