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Documentary 201559 minutesOn: Prime Video 

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 Prime Video, and streaming with subscription on Sundance Now. It's a documentary movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.2 (587 votes).

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Greg Barker

Greg Barker


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#49,331 Ranked Movie

#220 Ranked in News Movies

#233 Ranked in Movies on Sundance Now

#7196 Ranked in Movies on Prime Video

The Thread has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.2 (587 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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