An American Crime 16 years old

The true story of a child's punishment that became a woman's crime.

An American Crime

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


An American Crime Cast

Name Character
Ellen Page She was 20, now 37 years old as Sylvia Likens
Catherine Keener She was 48, now 65 years old as Gertrude Baniszewski
Jeremy Sumpter He was 18, now 35 years old as Coy Hubbard
James Franco He was 29, now 45 years old as Andy
Scott Eastwood He was 21, now 38 years old as Eric
Evan Peters He was 20, now 37 years old as Ricky Hobbs
Romy Rosemont She was 43, now 59 years old as Betty Likens
Nick Searcy He was 48, now 65 years old as Lester Likens
Michael O'Keefe He was 52, now 68 years old as Reverend Bill Collier
Ari Graynor She was 24, now 40 years old as Paula Baniszewski
Michael Welch He was 20, now 36 years old as Teddy
Bradley Whitford He was 48, now 64 years old as Prosecutor
Scout Taylor-Compton She was 18, now 35 years old as Stephanie Baniszewski
Brian Geraghty He was 32, now 48 years old as Bradley
Patricia Place She was 83, 83 years old when she died as Mrs. Doyle
Amy Ferguson as Sally
Carlie Westerman as Marie Baniszewski
Hannah Leigh as Shirley Baniszewski
Tristan Jarred He was 13, now 29 years old as Johnny Baniszewski
Michelle Benes as Hope Orbach
Edward James Gage He was 47, now 63 years old as Bailiff
Hayley McFarland She was 16, now 33 years old as Jennifer Faye 'Jennie' Likens
Paul Palo as Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)
Channing Nichols She was 14, now 30 years old as Patty

An American Crime Crew

Name Department
Melissa Kent as Editor. She was 57 (now 74) years old Editing
Nathan Amondson as Production Design. Art
Kirsten Smith as Thanks. She was 37 (now 53) years old Crew
Alan Ari Lazar as Original Music Composer. He was 39 (now 56) years old Sound
Jocelyn Hayes as Producer. Production
Byron Shah as Director of Photography. Camera
Michael V. Nicolo as Casting Associate. Production
Irene Turner as Author. Writing
Irene Turner as Screenplay. Writing
Beau J. Genot as Post Production Supervisor. He was 41 (now 58) years old Crew
Anya Colloff as Casting. Production
Amy McIntyre Britt as Casting. Production
Jonathan McCoy as Unit Production Manager. Production
Hans Ritter as Co-Producer. He was 63 (now 80) years old Production
John Waters as Thanks. He was 61 (19) years old when He died Crew
Hugh Dancy as Thanks. He was 32 (now 48) years old Crew
Pamela Koffler as Executive Producer. She was 57 (now 74) years old Production
Chad Rosen as Assistant Director. Directing
Jan McWilliams as Script Supervisor. Directing
Daniel Curet as Hair Department Head. Costume & Make-Up
Zach Bangma as Art Direction. He was 28 (now 45) years old Art
Molly O'Haver as Set Costumer. Costume & Make-Up
Billy Mulligan as Thanks. Crew
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An American Crime (16 years)

The true story of a child's punishment that became a woman's crime.

  • Release day: Friday, July 27, 2007
  • Runtime: 97 minutes
  • Budget: 2000000.00