A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy from the perspective of Liz, his longtime girlfriend, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.

Director:

Joe Berlinger

Writers:

Elizabeth Kendall (based on the book "The Phantom Prince: My Life with Ted Bundy" by), Michael Werwie
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lily Collins ... Liz Kendall
Zac Efron ... Ted Bundy
Angela Sarafyan ... Joanna
Sydney Vollmer ... Babysitter
Macie Carmosino Macie Carmosino ... 2 Yr Old Molly
Ava Inman ... 4 Yr Old Molly
Morgan Pyle ... 8 Yr Old Molly
James Hetfield ... Officer Bob Hayward
Richard K. Jones Richard K. Jones ... Interrogation Room Sherrif
Justin Inman ... Police Lineup Suspect
Grace Victoria Cox ... Carol Daronch
Alan B. Jones Alan B. Jones ... Utah Judge Stewart Hanson (as Alan Bomar Jones)
Jeffrey Donovan ... Utah Defense Attorney John O'Connell
Maya Berlinger Maya Berlinger ... Concerned Library Co-Ed
Derek Snow Derek Snow ... Security Guard
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Storyline

A single mother believes she's found the man of her dreams. But their seemingly perfect life is turned upside down when he's arrested on suspected kidnapping charges and linked to multiple murders. Adamant that he's being framed, he defends himself in America's first nationally televised trial while she struggles to come to terms with the truth. Written by Netflix

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Inspired by True Events. See more »


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Rated R for disturbing/violent content, some sexuality, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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The University of Washington Law School law library scenes were filmed in Northern Kentucky University's Salmon P. Chase College of Law in Highland Heights, Kentucky on February 17, 2018. See more »

Goofs

When Ted is asking Liz if he ever laid a hand on her or raised his voice, the film neglects to mention the instances from the past where he was controlling and on one occasion he pushed Liz into a lake during an argument. The film also neglects to mention his constant stealing. See more »

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Title Card: Few people have the imagination for reality. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832
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Crazy Credits

Footage of the real Ted Bundy is shown during the first part of the credits. See more »


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Lucky Man
Written by Greg Lake
Performed by Emerson Lake and Palmer (as Emerson, Lake & Palmer)
Courtesy of Leadclass Limited, under exclusive license to BMG Rights Management (UK) Limited
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Zac nails it
1 February 2019 | by jokerittSee all my reviews

People forget that Ted Bundy had a plea bargain for only life in prison with no death penalty. He refused it at the last minute which shocked the judge. I still like the 2002 Bundy film with Michael Reilly Burke who also did a great portrayal of Bundy. This is Zac's serious role for once and shows he is a great actor unlike some of his poor comedies.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile See more »

Filming Locations:

Covington, Kentucky, USA See more »

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$9,816,572
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