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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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Cast

Cast overview:
... Amanda
... Lily
... Tim
... Karen
... Mark
Svetlana Orlova ... Housekeeper
... Knitting Therapist
... Doctor
Thomas Dings ... Teenager
Lauren Laperriere ... Mental Patient
... Mrs. Reynolds
Odin Impetuous Lowe ... Thoroughbred Horse (as Odin Lowe)
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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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Good Breeding Gone Bad

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Drama | Thriller

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

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9 March 2018 (USA)  »

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Thoroughbred  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$2,830,775, 29 March 2018
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Cory Finley's directorial debut. See more »

Goofs

The window changes position between shots slightly when Tim talks to Lily in her car. See more »

Quotes

Lily: I saw the photos.
Amanda: Oh.
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The sound of an Ergometer rowing machine is heard at the end of the credits. See more »

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Chameleon
Written by Kim Petras, Eric Goldman, Lauren Vogel, Alyssa Suede, David Campbell & Carlton Moody
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Off to the Races?
13 March 2018 | by See all my reviews

Thoroughbreds was quite a bit to process for me. On the surface, it's a story about young would-be murderers who are plotting to kill a stepfather in a WASPy Connecticut setting. Symbolically, it's a story about free will and letting go of all inhibitions. Amanda teaches Lily that committing a murder is all about getting away from yourself and focusing on the goal. Throughout the film, they relate it to how Steve Jobs dropped out of college and founded his own computer company. Strange and satirical, for sure. Cooke and Joy are a fabulous duo.

The pacing of the film is even more off-putting. Also, despite being advertised as a comedy, Thoroughbreds is so matter of fact and grim, I couldn't decipher what was supposed to be funny from what was supposed to be dead serious. That was entirely the point, but I found myself scratching my head more than enjoying the nuance.


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