All Premium Features are FREE for the rest of 2023!
The Filmaholic

Boston Strangler

17th March 2023
1h 52m
Matt Ruskin
Boston Strangler poster

Boston Strangler is a 2023 Crime Drama film released on 17th March; Matt Ruskin directed the film which stars Keira Knightley, Carrie Coon, and Alessandro Nivola. The film is based on a true story.


Reporters Loretta McLaughlin and Jean Cole bravely pursue the story of the Boston Strangler at great personal risk, putting their own lives on the line in their quest to uncover the truth.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 5:28am.

Cast (71)

Keira Knightley's profile Keira Knightley Loretta McLaughlin
Age at Filming ≈ 37
Carrie Coon's profile Carrie Coon Jean Cole
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Alessandro Nivola's profile Alessandro Nivola
Age at Filming ≈ 50
Chris Cooper's profile Chris Cooper
Age at Filming ≈ 71
Bill Camp's profile Bill Camp
Age at Filming ≈ 61
Robert John Burke's profile Robert John Burke
Age at Filming ≈ 62
Peter Gerety's profile Peter Gerety
Age at Filming ≈ 82
David Dastmalchian's profile David Dastmalchian
Age at Filming ≈ 45
Rory Cochrane's profile Rory Cochrane
Age at Filming ≈ 50
Luke Kirby's profile Luke Kirby
Age at Filming ≈ 44
Kate Lynch's profile Kate Lynch
Age at Filming ≈ 63
Gary Galone's profile Gary Galone
Age at Filming ≈ 68
Morgan Spector's profile Morgan Spector
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Owen Burke's profile Owen Burke
Age at Filming ≈ 30
Jennifer Lafleur's profile Jennifer Lafleur
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Steve Routman's profile Steve Routman
Age at Filming ≈ 60
James Ciccone's profile James Ciccone
Age at Filming ≈ 59
Mike Bash's profile Mike Bash
Age at Filming ≈ 37
Jon Lindstrom's profile Jon Lindstrom
Age at Filming ≈ 65
John Lee Ames
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Jimmy LeBlanc
Age at Filming ≈ 48
Brian Faherty
Age at Filming ≈ 49
Victor Warren
Age at Filming ≈ 62

Watch Boston Strangler (2023) online

Updated: 22nd Jan 2024, 8:51pm

Hulu sub

Production Companies

Langley Park Productions LuckyChap Entertainment

Boston Strangler Content Advisories

Note: The advisories below highlight content or themes that could cause discomfort for viewers. They are blurred as they may contain spoilers. Click here to unblur them.
Alcohol Use

Boston Strangler Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

4% 30-39
11% 40-49
4% 50-59
10% 60-69
1% 70-79
1% 80-89
68% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

37% Female
63% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

1% Good
99% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

3% Reporter
3% Detective
94% Unknown

Boston Strangler FAQ

When was Boston Strangler released?

Boston Strangler was released on Friday March 17th, 2023.

Is Boston Strangler Based on a True Story?

Yes, the film is based on a true story. However, it is very common in these kinds of films for scenes, characters or situations to be changed or fictionalised for dramatic effect. Even when that is the case, the overall story and main characters are based on non-fictional people and events.

Who plays the lead role(s) in Boston Strangler?

The lead role is played by Keira Knightley in the role of Loretta McLaughlin.

Is Boston Strangler on Netflix?

No, Boston Strangler is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is Boston Strangler on Amazon Prime?

No, Boston Strangler is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is Boston Strangler on Disney Plus?

No, Boston Strangler is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States