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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)

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A courtroom frenzy ensues and sweeps 1970s America when a young single mother meets Ted Bundy.

Director:

Joe Berlinger

Writers:

Elizabeth Kendall (based on the book "The Phantom Prince: My Life with Ted Bundy" by), Michael Werwie
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lily Collins ... Liz Kendall
Zac Efron ... Ted Bundy
Angela Sarafyan ... Joanna
Sydney Vollmer ... Babysitter
Macie Carmosino Macie Carmosino ... 2 Yr Old Molly
Ava Inman ... 4 Yr Old Molly
Morgan Pyle ... 8 Yr Old Molly
James Hetfield ... Officer Bob Hayward
Richard K. Jones Richard K. Jones ... Interrogation Room Sherrif
Justin Inman ... Police Lineup Suspect
Grace Victoria Cox ... Carol Daronch
Alan B. Jones ... Utah Judge Stewart Hanson (as Alan Bomar Jones)
Jeffrey Donovan ... Utah Defense Attorney John O'Connell
Maya Berlinger Maya Berlinger ... Concerned Library Co-Ed
Derek Snow Derek Snow ... Security Guard
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Storyline

A courtroom frenzy ensues and sweeps 1970s America when a young single mother meets Ted Bundy.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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The Story Behind America's Most Notorious Serial Killer See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing/violent content, some sexuality, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile See more »

Filming Locations:

Covington, Kentucky, USA See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The film premiered on 26 January 2019 at the Sundance festival in Utah, coincidentally the state with many of Bundy's murders. The Sundance film festival starts on 24 January 2019, exactly 30 years to the day since Bundy's execution via electric chair in Florida. See more »

Goofs

The movie starts off in 1969, and Ted Bundy is supposed to be driving a 1968 VW Standard Beetle. However the VW that Bundy drives in the movie is 1973 (or later) Super Beetle. You can tell due to the curved windshield and wide trunk hood which only came on those model years. See more »

Quotes

Ted Bundy: You fell in love with a weirdo.
Liz Kendall: I did. I fell in love with a weirdo.
Ted Bundy: That makes you weird, just by association.
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Crazy Credits

Footage of the real Ted Bundy is shown during the first part of the credits. See more »

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Version of The Stranger Beside Me (2003) See more »

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A Captivating Narrative
3 May 2019 | by chrisruiziceSee all my reviews

Throughout the film, Zac Efron's performance as Ted Bundy being cool, calm, collected and charming was spectacular. His overall performance was chilling as he provokes you to feel as though he is innocent. This movie is a look at how serial killer movies should be done. They aren't just crazies out on the street, they're your coworkers, your friends, your family. Sit back and contemplate every relationship you've had as you watch a captivating narrative on Ted Bundy's trial and later life.


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