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The Thread (2015)

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Documentary 201559 minutes

The Thread is a groundbreaking documentary that exposes the undeniable impact amateur internet writers are having on journalism today. Following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, amateur internet sleuths took to Twitter and Reddit, intent on identifying the individuals responsible. The ensuing investigation led to an innocent young man being charged with the crime, thus changing the face of journalism forever. Directed by Greg Barker (Manhunt) and executive produced by Emmy Award-winning producer Jonathan Chinn (American High) and Academy Award-winning producer Simon Chinn (Man on Wire).The Thread is streaming with subscription on AMC+ (Via Prime Video), free on Tubi, free on Plex, and 2 others. It's a documentary movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.2 (623 votes).

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The Thread has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.2 (623 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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The Thread is a groundbreaking documentary that exposes the undeniable impact amateur internet writers are having on journalism today. Following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, amateur internet sleuths took to Twitter and Reddit, intent on identifying the individuals responsible. The ensuing investigation led to an innocent young man being charged with the crime, thus changing the face of journalism forever. Directed by Greg Barker (Manhunt) and executive produced by Emmy Award-winning producer Jonathan Chinn (American High) and Academy Award-winning producer Simon Chinn (Man on Wire).

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 59 minutes

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Related Genres: Documentary
Available to watch on: Free Services
Original Release Date: Apr 13, 2015