Is it possible to end a 150 year feud? On HISTORY's new series Hatfields & McCoys: White Lightning, the modern day descendants of these legendary families find out when a St. Louis investor... See full summary »
The traditional Hatfields versus McCoys family fued with an in depth look at the inner workings of each family. Focusing on the patriarchy and rigid dislike from long term and out dated ... See full summary »
Rebecca De Mornay
A few reviewers here want to compare this film with the Kevin Costner telling. Those people are screaming about inaccuracies with this version. First of all; a truly accurate version of anything during this period in history is impossible since the natives were prone to tall tales, record keeping was poor and courthouses (where the records were kept) burned to the ground regularly. Costner's version wasn't even filmed in the United States (they chose Romania), let alone Kentucky or West Virginia. Hatfields And McCoys: Bad Blood was filmed in Kentucky at historical sites that provided the utmost in accuracy. Let's talk about the actors themselves. Let's first keep in mind they're portraying ignorant hillbillies, so if you're seeking polish, then you're barking up the wrong tree. At least the majority of the cast are Americans, some even from southeastern states. Costner's film chose a large number of actors from the UK and Australia. When I watch something based on American history, I want it filmed in the U.S. and portrayed by Americans. I'll wager that I'm the only reviewer here who has visited the sites used in the movie.
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