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21 Bridges is a 2019 American action thriller film directed by Brian Kirk. It stars Chadwick Boseman, J. K. Simmons, Sienna Miller, Taylor Kitsch, Stephan James, and Keith David, and follows a NYPD detective who shuts down the city in order to find two suspects. Brothers Joe and Anthony Russo act as producers. The film is scheduled to be theatrically released in the United States on September 27, 2019, by STX Entertainment.

21 Bridges
Theatrical release poster
Directed byBrian Kirk
Produced by
Screenplay by
Story byAdam Mervis
Music by
CinematographyPaul Cameron
Edited byTim Murrell
Distributed bySTX Entertainment
Release date
  • July 18, 2019 (2019-07-18) (Portugal)
  • September 27, 2019 (2019-09-27) (United States)
Running time
103 minutes
CountryUnited States



An expertly trained NYPD detective named Andre Davis (Chadwick Boseman) puts all of New York City on a lockdown in order for him and the other authorities to defeat a gang of cop killers.



On July 11, 2018, it was announced that Chadwick Boseman would star in the film, then known under the title 17 Bridges, with Brian Kirk directing.[1] J. K. Simmons, Sienna Miller and Taylor Kitsch were cast in September.[2] Filming began on September 24, with production occurring between New York City and Philadelphia.[3] Keith David, Morocco Omari, Toby Hemingway, Stephan James and Jamie Neumann joined in October 2018.[4][5][6]


In the United States and Canada, 21 Bridges is scheduled to be released in on September 27, 2019.[7][8][9][10][11] It was previously scheduled to be released on July 12, 2019.[12]


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  2. ^ N'Duka, Amanda; N'Duka, Amanda (2018-09-26). "Sienna Miller, J.K. Simmons & Taylor Kitsch Join Chadwick Boseman In STX Thriller '17 Bridges'". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-03-11.
  3. ^ "Chadwick Boseman's Cop Thriller '17 Bridges' Begins Filming September 24th In NYC and Philadelphia". GWW. 2018-07-18. Retrieved 2019-03-11.
  4. ^ "Keith David Joins Chadwick Boseman in 17 Bridges -". 2 October 2018. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  5. ^ N'Duka, Amanda; N'Duka, Amanda (2018-10-03). "'If Beale Street Could Talk' Star Stephan James Lands Major Role Opposite Chadwick Boseman In '17 Bridges'". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-03-11.
  6. ^ Kroll, Justin; Kroll, Justin (2018-10-16). "Chadwick Boseman's '17 Bridges' Adds 'Deuce' Star Jamie Neumann (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2019-03-11.
  7. ^ Pederson, Erik (May 16, 2019). "Chadwick Boseman-Russo Bros Actioner '21 Bridges' Moves To Fall As STX Sets Dave Bautista's 'My Spy' For Summer". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
  8. ^ Rebecca Rubin and Matt Donnelly (June 13, 2019). "Amazon's Awards Hopeful 'The Report' Hitting Prime Two Weeks After Theatrical Debut". Variety. Retrieved June 26, 2019.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)
  9. ^ "21 Bridges (2019)". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved June 26, 2019.
  10. ^ "21 Bridges Tickets, Showtimes and Reviews". Atom Tickets. Retrieved June 29, 2019.
  11. ^ "21 Bridges at an AMC near you". AMC Theatres. Retrieved June 29, 2019.
  12. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony; D'Alessandro, Anthony (2018-08-30). "Chadwick Boseman Action Thriller '17 Bridges' From Russo Brothers & STX Targets Summer 2019 Release". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-03-11.

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