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A psychological thriller based on the infamous 1892 murders of the Borden family.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Kristen Stewart ... Bridget Sullivan
Chloë Sevigny ... Lizzie Borden
Fiona Shaw ... Abby Borden
Denis O'Hare ... John Morse
Kim Dickens ... Emma Borden
Jeff Perry ... Andrew Jennings
Jamey Sheridan ... Andrew Borden
Tara Ochs ... Susan Gilbert
Jay Huguley ... William Henry Moody
Jeremy Sykes ... Tenement Man
Darin Cooper ... Jury Foreman
Tom Thon ... Prof. Wood
Elgin Lee Elgin Lee ... Pedestrian
Ivylyn Nickel ... Tenant
Daniel Wachs ... Dr. Bowen
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Storyline

In 1892, after the Borden family welcomes a new Irish maid called Bridget Sullivan (Kristen Stewart), she and Lizzie ( Chloë Sevigny) become friends. The friendship between these women becomes something more and that is not only falling in love, at the same time they're are both victims of physical and sexual abuse from Mr. Borden. But tension in the Borden household, leading to a violent breaking point. Written by Merve Kurt

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The legend of Lizzie Borden


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Rated R for violence and grisly images, nudity, a scene of sexuality and some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lizzie See more »

Filming Locations:

Savannah, Georgia, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$47,580, 16 September 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$635,859, 18 October 2018
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2.39 : 1
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It's definitely worth the watch
22 September 2018 | by sdemeloSee all my reviews

A resident of Fall River, Massachusetts where the crime took place I thought the film was a very good representation of a theory of what happened in the Borden house in 1982. I have been listening to these theories since I was a child and to be be honest I was a little skeptical going in but also anxious to see hollywood's Take on our infamous socialite. Acting was great, which was to be expected because the cast is phenomenal. The score was great and added just the right amout of suspense to a film where you kinda know what is going to happen. The film is a little slow in some parts but it is worth the wait. It picks up pretty nicely. If you don't know the story of Lizzie then you need to see this movie and start your wheels turning on this mystery. If you do now the story then you need to get tot he theater and watch this take on it because it is awesome and you won't be disappointed. Also, take a trip to the bed and breakfast here in Fall River and learn more about it!


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