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Suspect is a 2019 comedy mystery film by Grayson Taylor. It is the first film in the Suspect film duology.



Thirteen-year-old Colin Cruise is the arrogant and self-centered son of the Cruise family, owners of the massively successful CruiseTech Industries. On a vacation in upstate New York, both of his parents are mysteriously found dead—and Colin thinks he knows exactly who the murderer is. Fueled by rage and a twisted need to avenge his parents, Colin embarks on a cross-country journey to hunt down the man who murdered his mother and father, aided by his partner Jessica. But it becomes increasingly dangerous as the government launches a search for him, misled to think that Colin himself murdered his parents. Racing to find the murderer, while running from the authorities, Colin and Jessica find themselves in a situation unlike anything they've encountered before. But amidst this journey hides a secret that Colin doesn't know—a secret that could cost him everything.

Behind the Scenes


On July 6, 2018, filming began on the Cruise family vacation home scenes in Silver Bay, NY.

On September 4, 2018, a Forum post announced the film's title and synopsis. It also announced that filming had begun the week before in California and shared a still image from the film. The release date was expected to be around November 2018.

On January 8, 2019, the film was released.

On January 10, 2019, a Facebook post announced the film's release.

On January 23, 2019, the film's blooper reel was released.

On January 27, 2019, a Facebook post announced the release of the film's blooper reel.

On May 4, 2019, the film festival cut of the film was released.

On January 10, 2022, it was announced in the Taylorverse Day 2022 video that a special edition of Suspect would be released in 2022.



Suspect was originally planned to be a standalone film without a sequel.



Blooper Reel






Type: Film

Release date: January 8, 2019

Genres: Mystery, comedy

Duration: 28 minutes

Written and directed by: Grayson Taylor


Grayson Taylor

Ella Taylor

Bryan Taylor

Lisa Taylor

Only available to patrons

Taylorverse Stats

Timeline date: August 2018

Series: Suspect (Film 1)



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