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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)

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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

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 ... 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 »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

The courtroom scenes were filmed at the U.S. Post Office in Covington, Kentucky which was formerly the home of the U.S. District Court See more »

Goofs

Judge Edward Cowart was heavyset, had no beard, a full head of hair and had a thick southern accent. John Malkovich is bald, bearded, thin and played him with no accent. See more »

Quotes

Ted Bundy: People don't realize that murderers do not come out in the dark with long teeth and saliva dripping off their chin. People don't realize that there are killers among them. People they liked, loved, lived with, work with and admired could the next day turn out to be the most demonic people imaginable
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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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Version of The Stranger Beside Me (2003) See more »

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Do You Believe in Magic
Written by John Sebastian (as John Benson Sebastian)
Performed by The Lovin' Spoonful
Courtesy of Buddah Records/Legacy Recordings
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Too superficial
5 May 2019 | by Michael-s-duganSee all my reviews

First the good. Solid work from the actors, particularly Efron, Parsons and Milkovich. The costuming and set design was spot on, especially the Miami court room.

Now the not so good, there is just too much to unpack with Ted Bundy to cover in 110 minutes. The movie has to gloss over so much material to fit time constraints. We only mildly see Bundy's manipulative skills. We never see the psychopathy. Without more detail and more insight into the crimes, the movie is really just flabby and flaccid.

To me, this movie would have been better served as a mini series so we could see the beginnings and evolution of Bundy and his relationships.


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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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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,813,468
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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