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Thoroughbreds (2017)

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Two upper-class teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. Together, they hatch a plan to solve both of their problems-no matter what the cost.

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Cory Finley

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Cory Finley
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Olivia Cooke ... Amanda
Anya Taylor-Joy ... Lily
Anton Yelchin ... Tim
Paul Sparks ... Mark
Francie Swift ... Cynthia
Kaili Vernoff ... Karen
Svetlana Orlova Svetlana Orlova ... Housekeeper
Alyssa Fishenden Alyssa Fishenden ... Jessica
Jackson Damon Jackson Damon ... Phil
James Haddad James Haddad ... Michael
Nolan Ball Nolan Ball ... Delivery Guy
Celeste Oliva ... Receptionist
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Storyline

In suburban Connecticut, upper-class high schooler Amanda (Olivia Cooke) euthanizes her crippled horse with a knife, resulting in charges of animal cruelty. Some time later, Amanda arrives at the home of the more popular and academically-inclined Lily (Anya Taylor-Joy). The girls had previously been best friends but grew apart after the death of Lily's father. They meet under the pretense of hanging out and having a casual tutoring session, but Amanda knows that her mother (Kaili Vernoff) has paid Lily to socialize with Amanda. Lily denies being paid, but Amanda, left emotionless by an unspecified mental disorder, is unfazed. Lily meets with Amanda again, this time voluntarily, and they rekindle their friendship..

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Good Breeding Gone Bad


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing behavior, bloody images, language, sexual references, and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Thoroughbred See more »

Filming Locations:

Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,224,430, 11 March 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,830,775, 29 March 2018
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Originally written for the stage. See more »

Goofs

At 01h16, when Amanda drinks the glass of fruit, we can clearly hear she put it back on the table before falling asleep, on the next shot, when Lily leaves, the glass has vanished. See more »

Quotes

Amanda: You should be honest about your feelings. Otherwise it starts coming out in passive-aggressive ways.
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Crazy Credits

The title is shown at the beginning of the credits, followed by a dedication to Anton Yelchin. See more »

Connections

References D.O.A. (1949) See more »

Soundtracks

Sila
Written by Ian Campeau, Tim Hill (as Timothy Hill), Bear Witness (as Ehren Thomas) & Tanya Tagaq (as Tanya Tagaq Gillis)
Performed by A Tribe Called Red featuring Tanya Tagaq
Courtesy of The Greater Goods Co.
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Watchable for sure
10 December 2018 | by lzs-11553See all my reviews

It is different. I am not sure it makes complete sense and a key scene is deliberately omitted, but the babes are thin and flaunting. They are nice to look at and grade high on the eye candy scale. The settings are sterile, but it is deliberately so.


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