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To Catch a Killer (1992)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Crime | Drama  -  15 May 1992 (USA)
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"To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour, a great child entertainer, a respectful businessman, and a violent serial killer ... See full summary »

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Joe Kozenczak
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DeMarco (as Tony DeSantis)
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Petrie
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Brenda Bazinet ...
Alice Pearson
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"To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour, a great child entertainer, a respectful businessman, and a violent serial killer who raped and murdered over 30 young boys. Written by Jaromir Krol <jaromirk@kr.onet.pl>

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According to Brian Dennehy, John Wayne Gacy wrote him a letter in protest of the film and to proclaim his innocence. See more »

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In the scene where the detective is confronting Gacy, the first time while Gacy has his back to the bar, you can see the mike and boom at least on three different cuts. See more »

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Dennehy's Best Movie Role!!
8 April 1999 | by (Markham,Ontario) – See all my reviews

"To Catch A Killer" is a truly disturbing film. But like other disturbing true stories, this one was done extremely well. It was meant for TV and not the big screen. Brian Dennehy was simply incredible as "John Wayne Gacey" & I feel this is the best role that he has ever played. I had the chance to buy the Laser Disc of this movie,but did'nt & I have regretted it ever since. I hope they will release the DVD of this unforgetable & shocking masterpiece. This movie will have you on the edge of your seat.


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