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Ed Gein (2000)
"In the Light of the Moon" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Biography, Crime, Drama  |  20 July 2001 (UK)
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The story of Ed Gein, who dug up the corpses of over a dozen women and made things out of their remains before finally shooting two people to death and butchering their bodies like beef sides.

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The true story of Edward Gein, the farmer whose horrific crimes inspired Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Silence of the Lambs. This is the first film to Gein's tormented upbringing, his adored but domineering mother, and the 1957 arrest uncovered the most bizarre series of murders America has ever seen. Written by Anonymous

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$5,708 (USA) (4 May 2001)

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ESP 89,594,481 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Steve Railsback spent two and a half months prepping for the role of Ed Gein. For example, Railsback read five books on Gein to research the part. See more »

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Ed Gein, and most of the other characters in the movie, speak with southern accents, but Ed Gein was from Wisconsin, and the film takes place there. See more »

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OK movie, has some tech errors.
9 September 2001 | by (Wisconsin (yeah, where ed's from)) – See all my reviews

Movie was OK, but there were some screwups I remember. One was while Ed was driving his truck at night there were some oncoming headlights. They were square lights, and had to be a car from at least early 80 vintage. Film was supposed to take place in the 50s. Also, Ed was packin' a Mauser C96 Broomhandle pistol. He shot the bartender with it. Later the cops found the spent shell and said they found a spent round from a .32 cal. That's wrong. The C96 came in .30 Mauser and 9mm. There were a few other oddball calibers but no .32 auto. Later Ed blasts some chick with a .22 rifle. The sound guys made it sound like a deer rifle. Way too much boom. I'm sure there were others, and I hope you post them.

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