One by one, the victims fell, each death more gruesome than the last. The actual murders that rocked Boston in the '60s are the gripping subject matter of this unforgettable police thriller. Henry Fonda stars as the investigating police detective. Tony Curtis delivers a stunning performance as the psychopath Fonda must conquer. Filmed in a documentary style that makes the horrifying events all the more real, THE BOSTON STRANGLER is one of the most powerful films in its genre.

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The Boston Strangler (1968)

Documentary/Horror · 1h 56m

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One by one, the victims fell, each death more gruesome than the last. The actual murders that rocked Boston in the '60s are the gripping subject matter of this unforgettable police thriller. Henry Fonda stars as the investigating police detective. Tony Curtis delivers a stunning performance as the psychopath Fonda must conquer. Filmed in a documentary style that makes the horrifying events all the more real, THE BOSTON STRANGLER is one of the most powerful films in its genre.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Twentieth Century Fox

Budget

$4,100,000

Revenue

$17,810,894
Cast
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Henry Fonda

John S. Bottomly
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Tony Curtis

Albert DeSalvo
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Karen Ericson

Pat Bruner (as Karen Huston)
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Bennie E. Dobbins

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Mark Dawson

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Yutta D'Arcy

Girl (uncredited)
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Dennis Cross

Steve - Bartender (uncredited)
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Bob Courts

Detective (uncredited)
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Clint Kimbrough

Stanley Hodak (uncredited)
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Mike Lally

Crime Scene Investigator (uncredited)
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Tony Landolfi

Bystander (uncredited)
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Sandy McPeak

Reporter (uncredited)
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Forrest Wood

Arthur Leary (uncredited)
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James J. Casino

Suspect (uncredited)
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Harry Carter

Detective (uncredited)
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Violet Carlson

Woman (uncredited)
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Walter Klavun

Chief of Police
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Arthur Hanson

Commissioner
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Mike Kellin

Julian Soshnick
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Jeanne Cooper

Cloe
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William Traylor

Arnie Carr
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Daniel Meek

Bystander (uncredited)
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Hubie Kerns

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Michael Jeffers

Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
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Jack Hynes

TV News Reporter (uncredited)
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Brick Huston

Technician (uncredited)
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Shep Houghton

Detective (uncredited)
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George Holmes

Clerk (uncredited)
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Alfred Hinckley

Manager at Charley's (uncredited)
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Chuck Hicks

Cop (uncredited)
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Bob Harks

Suspect (uncredited)
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Gina Harding

Audri (uncredited)
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Chance Gentry

Det. Doran (uncredited)
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Jack Garner

Technician (uncredited)
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Cornelius Frizell

Bit Part (uncredited)
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Staci-Ann Frank

Judy DeSalvo (uncredited)
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Nicci-Ann Frank

Judy DeSalvo (uncredited)
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Eddie Frank

Michael DeSalvo (uncredited)
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Irene Forrest

Mary McLean (uncredited)
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Larry Duran

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Ken DuMain

Suspect (uncredited)
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Edmund Donnelly

Bartender (uncredited)
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Edward Winter

Man in Hallway (uncredited)
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Glenn R. Wilder

Driver (uncredited)
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Fiddle Viracola

Clara Lucia (uncredited)
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Meredith Vincent

Mrs. Taylor (uncredited)
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Rex Thompson

Nat (uncredited)
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Marie Thomas

Gloria (uncredited)
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George Souza

Ralph (uncredited)
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Hagen Smith

Suspect (uncredited)
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Eddie Smith

Suspect (uncredited)
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Audrey Shamroy

Nurse (uncredited)
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Walter Scott

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Hurd Hatfield

Terence Huntley
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Richard Krisher

Tom
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George Kennedy

Phil DiNatale
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John C. Burrell

Preacher (uncredited)
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Ron Burke

Man in Phone Booth (uncredited)
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Robert Buckingham

Bailiff (uncredited)
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Loren Brown

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Dan Bassman

Commentator (uncredited)
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Benjie Bancroft

Detective (uncredited)
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David Armstrong

Suspect (uncredited)
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Tom Aldredge

Harold Lacey (uncredited)
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Owen Orr

Dick Matheson (as Greg Benedict)
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Carole Shelley

Dana Banks
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Pamela McMyler

Grace (as Pam McMyler)
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George Fisher

Mr. Taylor
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Janis Young

Louise Parker
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Penny Williams

Mae
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Matt Bennett

Harold
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Tim Herbert

Cedric
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Murray Hamilton

Frank McAfee
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Sally Yarnell

Worried Woman (uncredited)
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Bill Couch

Police Officer (uncredited)
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George Sawaya

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Alex Rocco

Lt. Lurie (uncredited)
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Hank Robinson

Police Officer (uncredited)
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John Richards

Mr. Barris (uncredited)
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Jean Ransome

Worried Woman (uncredited)
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James Plunkett

Bystander (uncredited)
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Charlie Picerni

Driver (uncredited)
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Nancie Phillips

Barbara Wise (uncredited)
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John Pedrini

Detective (uncredited)
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Victor Paul

Police Officer (uncredited)
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Boyd Santell

Orderly #2 (uncredited)
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Barbara Collentine

Nurse (uncredited)
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Kevin Coates

Boy (uncredited)
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Linda Clifford

Bystander (uncredited)
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George Tyne

Dr. Kramer
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James Brolin

Sgt. Lisi
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Elizabeth Baur

Harriet Fordin
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Tom Noel

Cop (uncredited)
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Paul Napier

Technician (uncredited)
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Shelley Burton

David Parker
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John Cameron Swayze

T.V. Narrator
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Alex Dreier

News Commentator
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Almira Sessions

Emma Hodak
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Dorothy Blackburn

Minnie Adams
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Enid Markey

Edna
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David Lewis

Judge Schroeder
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Dick Dial

Driver (uncredited)
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Gwyda Donhowe

Alice Oakville
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Eve Collyer

Ellen Ridgeway
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William Hickey

Eugene T. O'Rourke
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Richard X. Slattery

Ed Willis
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George Furth

Lyonel Brumley
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Lara Lindsay

Bobbie Eden
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Dana Elcar

Luis Schubert
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Austin Willis

Dr. Nagy
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Carolyn Conwell

Irmgard DeSalvo
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Leora Dana

Mary Bottomly
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George Voskovec

Peter Hurkos
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William Marshall

Edward W. Brooke
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Sally Kellerman

Dianne Cluny
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Jeff Corey

John Asgeirsson
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Isabella Hoopes

Bertha Blum
Crew
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Richard Fleischer

Director
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Edward Anhalt

Writer
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Gerold Frank

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

The Boston Strangler

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

9/7/2004

Disc Title Front Cover

The Boston Strangler

(DVD)

3/14/2006

Disc Title Front Cover

The Boston Strangler

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

11/15/2016

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