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.

Director:

Cory Finley

Writer:

Cory Finley
Reviews
Popularity
2,601 ( 272)
1 win & 23 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

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 ... Phil
James Haddad James Haddad ... Michael
Nolan Ball Nolan Ball ... Delivery Guy
Celeste Oliva ... Receptionist
Edit

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

Taglines:

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 »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Cory Finley's directorial debut. See more »

Goofs

At 01h11 30, when Mark's playing tennis alone, on the first shot, facing him, we can clearly see the playground with almost no tennis balls, when the camera comes his side, the playground is full of tennis balls. See more »

Quotes

Tim: [after noticing the gash in his head] What am I going to tell my dad?
Amanda: Wear a hat.
Amanda: [Holding up his gun] We're keeping this by the way.
See more »

Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References First Blood (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Uja
Written and Performed by Tanya Tagaq, Jesse Zubot, Jean Martin & Michael Edwards
Courtesy of Six Shooter Records, Inc.
See more »

User Reviews

 
Love the relationship
15 July 2018 | by JohannesnSee all my reviews

I'm not sure this movie classifies as a comedy film. It's a light movie, but it's more serious than funny if you ask me. I really love this indie movie, and I watched it because of Anya Taylor-Joy. She did phenomenal and so did Olivia Cooke.

More indie films like this! (:


86 of 115 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 221 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Thoroughbred See more »

Filming Locations:

Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,224,430, 11 March 2018

Gross USA:

$3,072,605

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,187,255
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed