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An American Crime

An American Crime

The true story of a child's punishment that became a woman's crime. Jul. 27, 2007 USA 97 Min. R
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Ellen Page isSylvia Likens
Sylvia Likens
Catherine Keener isGertrude Baniszewski
Gertrude Baniszewski
Hayley McFarland isJennifer Faye 'Jennie' Likens
Jennifer Faye 'Jennie' Likens
Nick Searcy isLester Likens
Lester Likens
Romy Rosemont isBetty Likens
Betty Likens
Ari Graynor isPaula Baniszewski
Paula Baniszewski
Scout Taylor-Compton isStephanie Baniszewski
Stephanie Baniszewski
Tristan Jarred isJohnny Baniszewski
Johnny Baniszewski
Hannah Leigh isShirley Baniszewski
Shirley Baniszewski


The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.

Original title An American Crime
IMDb Rating 7.4 28,335 votes
TMDb Rating 7.4 244 votes

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