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Blue-Eyed Butcher (2012)

Texas beauty Susan Wright appeared to have a fairytale life with an adoring husband, Jeff, two beautiful kids, and close family and friends. But in 2003, six years into their marriage, the ... See full summary »

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Stephen Kay
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sara Paxton ... Susan Wright
Justin Bruening ... Jeff Wright
W. Earl Brown ... Thomas Dean
Michael Gross ... Ron Wright
Lucinda Jenney ... Susan's Mother
Annie Corley ... Mrs. Wright
David Marciano ... Detective
Matthew Del Negro ... Jeff's Co-worker
Erin Cahill ... Cindy
Annie Wersching ... Allie
Lisa Edelstein ... Kelly Siegler
Jon Curry ... Ben Furhman
Sam McMurray ... Dr. Sheffield
Vyto Ruginis ... Philip Gross
Pat Skipper ... Judge
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Texas beauty Susan Wright appeared to have a fairytale life with an adoring husband, Jeff, two beautiful kids, and close family and friends. But in 2003, six years into their marriage, the fairy tale crumbles when Jeff is found dead and buried in the backyard of their suburban home. The close-knit community is shocked as police accuse Susan of pre-meditated murder -- luring her husband into the bedroom, tying him up and violently stabbing him almost 200 times before haphazardly cleaning up the crime scene. As Jeff's family reels from the devastating news, Susan begins to mount her aggressive defense; that she needed to kill Jeff out of self-preservation for herself and her children after years of physical and mental abuse. But prosecutor Kelly Siegler is skeptical of her defense and forcefully argues she is a cunning, doe-eyed sociopath, who has used her good looks to try to get away with anything in life -- even murder. Written by Max Axall

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Trivia

Susan Wright was denied parole again on July 24th 2017 See more »

Goofs

When Justin invites Sara over to his place for the first time, he puts on a new shirt, at the back of the shirt the label is first shown on his back but when he opens the door for her, it has moved up near his shoulder. See more »

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Referenced in Will of Fortune (2014) See more »

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You're So Worth It
Written and Performed by Giles Edward Palmer and Mick Lister
Courtesy of Extreme Music
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Pretty Good TV Movie!
22 March 2020 | by amgee-89551See all my reviews

Really good Television Movie about a real life crime case! Sara Paxton gives her best ever performance as Susan Wright! 5/10 worth a watch for sure!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Killing Mr. Wright See more »

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Budget:

$10,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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