True Crime Thriller ‘American Murderer’ Hunts Down A December Release Date

November 1, 2022

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Lionsgate has just announced the Blu-ray release date for the true crime thriller American Murderer.


This riveting thriller follows Jason Derek Brown (Tom Pelphrey), a charismatic con man bankrolling his extravagant lifestyle through a series of scams. On Brown’s trail: Lance Leising (Ryan Phillippe), a dogged FBI special agent determined to put Brown behind bars. When Brown’s funds run low and his past catches up with him, he plots his most elaborate scheme yet, pitting himself against Leising in a deadly game of cat and mouse — and becoming the most unlikely and elusive fugitive on the FBI’s most-wanted list.


American Murderer arrives October 28th on Digital and December 13 on Blu-ray™ + Digital and DVD from Lionsgate.  It was written and directed by Matthew Gentile (Lawman, Frontman, Heart of Sword), and stars  Daytime Emmy® winner Tom Pelphrey (TV’s “Guiding Light,” 2006 and 2008, Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series; “Ozark”), Tony Award® winner Idina Menzel (Frozen, Enchanted), and Ryan Phillippe (Crash, Cruel Intentions).


Audio Commentary with Writer-Director Matthew Gentile
Proof of Concept Short
Preparing for “Action”: The Visual Design of American Murderer
What’s Left Behind: Making American Murderer


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