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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The movie is, by turns — and sometimes simultaneously — darkly comic, blazingly profane, flat-out hilarious and shockingly violent, not to mention flippant, tender, poetic and profound. show more

  • 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

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

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