Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri | Chicago Reader

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

The title town of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri seems like the very model of traditional small-town America, radiating charm and tranquility. Neighbors keep in touch, and the crime rate is so low that the police station shuts down at night. But after the savage rape and murder of a local teenager goes unsolved for seven months, the victim's fed-up mother, Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand), rents three billboards outside town and uses them to shame the popular police chief, Willoughby (Woody Harrelson). Her defiant stance will push buttons and trigger a wave of violence, turning this funny, profanity-laced drama into a cautionary tale about the dangers of playing God. Continue reading>>



  • Martin McDonagh


  • Frances McDormand
  • Woody Harrelson
  • Sam Rockwell
  • Lucas Hedges
  • Clarke Peters
  • Abbie Cornish
  • Peter Dinklage
  • Caleb Jones
  • Kerry Condon
  • John Hawkes
  • Kathryn Newton
  • Zeljko Ivanek
  • Brendan Sexton III
  • Samara Weaving


  • Graham Broadbent
  • Pete Czernin
  • Martin McDonagh
  • Bergen Swanson
  • Diarmuid McKeown
  • Rose Garnett
  • David Kosse
  • Daniel Battsek

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