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Menendez: Blood Brothers (2017)

This film explores the inner lives and motivation behind the murders of entertainment executive Jose Menendez and his wife Kitty at the hands of their sons Lyle and Erik in 1989.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Nico Tortorella ... Lyle Menendez
Aliyah O'Brien ... Woman at tennis match
Courtney Love ... Kitty Menendez
Benito Martinez ... Jose Menendez
Alison Wandzura ... Jill Lansing
Meredith Scott Lynn ... Defense Attorney Leslie Abramson
Laura Mitchell ... Oziel's Mistress
Blair Penner ... Andy
Myko Olivier ... Erik Menendez
Tina Grimm ... Reporter
Artine Tony Brown ... Det. Leslie Zoeller (as Artine Brown)
Mar Andersons ... Detective Linehan
Jennifer-Juniper Angeli ... Deputy D.A. Pamela Bozanich
Joey Pacheco ... Young Erik (as Joey Giuseppe Pacheco)
Ash Lee ... Deputy D.A. Lester Kuriyama
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This film explores the inner lives and motivation behind the murders of entertainment executive Jose Menendez and his wife Kitty at the hands of their sons Lyle and Erik in 1989.

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Genres:

Biography | Crime | Drama

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Menendez: Kan Kardesler See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lifetime Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Jose and Kitty Menendez were murdered in 1989, but a close-up of the bookshelf when they were shot in this film reveals book titles and editions of titles that were published after their deaths. See more »

Quotes

Erik Menendez: [lying on a bench in the prison workout arena, lifting a weighted bar over his head; puts it down] I wanna tell Leslie.
Lyle Menendez: [looking elsewhere] About what?
Erik Menendez: Dad.
[sits up]
Erik Menendez: About what he did to us.
Lyle Menendez: [walks past him] Are you nuts?
Erik Menendez: We don't have a case. And they have those tapes.
Lyle Menendez: [hushed] Do you know what they'll do to us in here if they find out our dad molested us?
Erik Menendez: [stands] I'm tired of keeping secrets.
Lyle Menendez: [goes on the bench to lift] I'll tell you what. You can tell her he beat you up, okay? Leave out the rest....
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Brilliant!
14 June 2017 | by jonathonaSee all my reviews

Loved this film so much. The writing and directing were truly powerful. I was both entertained and educated, this film brought a depth of perspective about the murder that was truly enlightening. It's the best TV movie I've ever seen. And Courtney Love and Myko Olivier were exceptional actors. Bravo Lifetime!


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