• Thoroughbreds (2018)


Release Date: March 9th, 2018

DVD Release Date: June 5th, 2018

R |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

Childhood friends Lily and Amanda reconnect in suburban Connecticut after years of growing apart. Lily has turned into a polished upper-class teenager who has a fancy boarding school on her transcript and a coveted internship on her resume. Amanda has developed a sharp wit and her own particular attitude but all in the process of becoming a social outcast. Though they initially seem completely at odds, the pair eventually bond and hatch a plan to solve both of their problems.

Cast: Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy, Anton Yelchin, Paul Sparks, Francie Swift, Kaili Vernoff, Chaunty Spillane, Stephanie Atkinson

Director: Cory Finley

Genres: Dark comedy , Thriller

Production Co: Focus Features, June Pictures, Big Indie Pictures

Distributors: Focus Features

Keywords: Transformation , Best friend , Mother , Growing up , Brooding , Hilarious , Dark , Amusing , Murder , Brash , Car , Rivalry , 2010s , Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Boyd van HoeijThe Hollywood Reporter

    Thankfully, Finley isn’t only adept at writing and directing good dialogue but he also understands how images and sounds can enhance his story. show more

  • 80
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    Some zinging dialogue and pungent photography are complemented by the two young leads and the late Anton Yelchin in support. show more

  • 90
    E. Oliver WhitneyScreenCrush

    Ultimately it’s Finley’s sleek and stylish visual language that makes Thoroughbred a must-see, and one of the best surprises out of Sundance. He composes his shots with such precision, control, and confidence. show more

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