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LIZZIE Blu-ray Review

LIZZIE Blu-ray Review

Lizzie Blu-ray Review

The Movie


In 1892 Lizzie Borden lives a quiet life in Massachusetts under the strict rules established by her father. Lizzie finds a kindred spirit in the live-in maid, Bridget, and friendship soon blossoms into a secret romance. But tension mounts in the Borden household, leading to a violent breaking point.

Directed By: Craig William Macneill

Written By: Bryce Kass

Starring: Chloë Sevigny (Lizzie Borden), Kristen Stewart (Bridget Sullivan), Denis O’Hare (John Morse), Kim Dickens (Emma Borden), Fiona Shaw (Abby Borden), Jeff Perry (Andrew Jennings), Jamey Sheridan (Andrew Borden), Tara Ochs (Susan Gilbert), Jay Huguley (William Henry Moody), Darin Cooper (Jury Foreman), Jeremy Sykes (Tenement Man), Jody Matzer (Deputy Fleet), Tom Thon (Prof. Wood), and more.

Genre: Biography, Crime, & Drama

Rating: R

Runtime: Approx. 105 Minutes

Blu-ray Details


  • English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio


  • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
  • Resolution: 1080p
  • Original aspect ratio: 2.39:1
  • Subtitles: English SDH & Spanish

Special Features

  • “Understanding Lizzie” Featurette

My Thoughts

I give the Lizzie Blu-ray a B.

I’m sure you’ve heard the story of Lizzie Borden and maybe you’ve even read or heard the rhyme:

Lizzie Borden took an axe, And gave her mother forty whacks; When she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one.”