Cory Finley

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Cory Finley
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Cory Finley at the 2019 TIFF premiere of Bad Education
OccupationPlaywright, Filmmaker

Cory Finley is an American screenwriter, playwright, and director. [1] Finley wrote and directed the black comedy film Thoroughbreds, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2017. [2] He also directed the true crime dramedy film Bad Education starring Hugh Jackman and Allison Janney, which premiered on HBO and won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie in 2020. [3] [4]




2017 Thoroughbreds Director, writer
2019 Bad Education Director


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