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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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Joe Kozenczak
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Rachel Grayson
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Attorney Carlson
Martin Julien ...
Koslo
Scott Hylands ...
Paxton
David Eisner ...
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Tony De Santis ...
DeMarco (as Tony DeSantis)
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Gary Reineke ...
Petrie
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Morris
Danny Pawlick ...
Santori
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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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One of Gacy's potential victims is shown wearing a Michael Jordan t-shirt. Jordan would have been a junior in high school at the time of the murders. See more »

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Im surprised no one else has commented on this film
24 January 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

IT is a fantastic movie. and based in fact...and incredibly Creepy to think it is on a true story.

Seriously...Brian denehey as John Gacy is brilliant. Seriously worthy of a Oscar....considering Charlize Theron played Aileen in monster and won an Oscar for her portrayal of that serial killer.

(i know it seems Apples and oranges...but i think you know what i mean.)

I've watched both..and Brian deftly deserved some accreditation for it...shame it wasn't released now days wit bigger budget etc..

Excellent.


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