Wanting to prove that they're smart enough to get away with murder, 18-year-old friends Richard Loeb (Daniel Schlachet) and Nathan Leopold (Craig Chester) murder 13-year-old Bobby Franks. But was that their true motive? Based on an actual crime that occurred in 1924 in Chicago, this film explores the psychological and sociological reasons two seemingly harmless boys perpetrated such a heinous crime. Did Leopold's unrequited love for Loeb lead to murder?
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- Tom Kalin
- 1993 Independent Spirit Awards®
- Best Male Lead nominee: Craig Chester
RRestricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; director's commentary; photo gallery.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it