Boston Strangler Movie (2023) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review

Boston Strangler

March 17, 2023
1hr 52min
Status: released

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Boston Strangler Movie Details:

Country United States
Language English
Release DateMarch 17, 2023
Running Time1hr 52min
StarringKeira Knightley
Carrie Coon
Alessandro Nivola
David Dastmalchian
Chris Cooper
Directed by Matt Ruskin
Written byMatt Ruskin
Produced byRidley Scott
Kevin J. Walsh
Michael Pruss
Tom Ackerley
Josey McNamara
Cinematography by Ben Kutchins
Edited by Anne McCabe
Music byPaul Leonard-Morgan
Production Companies20th Century Studios
Scott Free Productions
LuckyChap Entertainment
Langley Park Productions
Distributed byHulu

Boston Strangler Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Keira Knightley as Loretta McLaughlin
  • Carrie Coon as Jean Cole
  • Alessandro Nivola as Detective Conley
  • Chris Cooper as Jack MacLaine
  • David Dastmalchian as Albert DeSalvo
  • Morgan Spector as James McLaughlin
  • Bill Camp as Commissioner McNamara
  • Robert John Burke as Eddie Holland
  • Rory Cochrane as Detective DeLine
  • Peter Gerety as Eddie Corsetti
  • Ryan Winkles as Daniel Marsh
  • Michael Malvesti as Detective Donovan
  • Aurora McLaughlin as Maggie
  • Liam Anderson as Tommy
  • Antonio X Volpicelli as Patrick (voice)(as Antonio Volpicelli)
  • Nancy E. Carroll as Mary McDermott
  • Therese Plaehn as Kelly
  • Stephen Thorne as Frank Cole
  • Greg Vrotsos as George Nassar


Based on the infamous Boston Strangler murders, this is the true story of Loretta McLaughlin, the first reporter to connect the murders and break the story of the Strangler. She and fellow reporter Jean Cole challenged the sexism of the early 1960s to report on the city’s most notorious serial killer and worked tirelessly to keep women informed.

About Boston Strangler Movie:

Boston Strangler is an American historical crime drama film written and directed by Matt Ruskin. The film stars Keira Knightley as Loretta McLaughlin, the reporter who broke the story. The film also stars Carrie Coon, Alessandro Nivola, Chris Cooper, David Dastmalchian, Robert John Burke, and Morgan Spector in supporting roles.

It is based on the true story of the Boston Strangler, who in the 1960s killed 13 women in Boston, Massachusetts. The film is a co-production between Scott Free Productions, LuckyChap Entertainment, 20th Century Studios, and Langley Park Productions. Ben Kutchins served as the film’s cinematographer.

Filming began on December 2021 and wrapped in March 2022. Boston Strangler was theatrically released on March 17, 2023, by 20th Century Studios on Hulu.