Fact-checking the ‘Patriots Day’ movie

FILE -- Mark Wahlberg during the filming of ÒPatriots Day,Ó the movie that revisits the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, in Boston, April 18, 2016. With ÒPatriots Day,Ó set for release in the coming months, the worry is that some people Ñ New Englanders in particular Ñ will view the film as a callous effort to translate tragedy into entertainment. (Katherine  Taylor/The New York Times)
Mark Wahlberg filmed a scene for “Patriots Day” in April 2016. –Katherine Taylor/The New York Times

The film “Patriots Day” recounts the bombings at the Boston Marathon in 2013 and the tense moments and days afterward in which first responders, doctors, and nurses rushed to save lives, while law enforcement officials hunted down the suspects.

But like many Hollywood movies based on reality, it doesn’t always accurately depict what actually happened.

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