The Next Three Days script
Synopsis: Life for John and Lara Brennan (Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks) is miserable after she is convicted of a murder she says she did not commit. Three years later while struggling with the demands of work and raising his son alone, John is still trying to establish her innocence. When her final appeal is rejected, Lara becomes suicidal, forcing John to exercise the only option he has left: Break her out of prison.

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Luke puts it in his mouth.

JOHN (CONT'D)

No, no, no; you feed me.

(to Lara)

Your son is hopeless.

Lara grabs her phone and leans over them to take a photo.

LARA:

Squeeze in tight.

JOHN:

You can't do this every morning. It

is way too corny.

LARA:

Smile. It's just until he's eighteen.

It flashes. Lara kisses John, puts an alien-looking electric

toothbrush on the table & walks off to pour coffee to go.

LARA (CONT'D)

Present.

JOHN:

(examining it)

Sweetie, you have to stop believing

everything you read in a catalogue.

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Paul Haggis

Paul Edward Haggis (born March 10, 1953) is a Canadian director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known as screenwriter and producer for consecutive Best Picture Oscar winners, 2004's Million Dollar Baby and 2005's Crash, the latter of which he also directed. more…

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