Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a ... See full summary »
Marvin J. Chomsky
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C. Thomas Howell,
Docu-drama based on the life of Ted Bundy, a serial killer who killed at least 19 young women during the 1970's (though some sources say as many as 30 to 35 were murdered). Set from his college student years, to his first victims, his capture, escape from prison (twice), his final killing spree to his trial, conviction and execution. Written by
In the scene when Ted and his girlfriend Lee are celebrating with friends at a party, a woman walks up to Lee introducing herself as "Beverly" and talks to her about working with Ted at a crisis center. Her character is clearly a reference to Ann Rule, a true-crime author who met and worked with the real Ted Bundy at a crisis center in Seattle, Washington during the early 1970s. Furthermore, Rule did, in fact, meet and talk with the real Ted Bundy's girlfriend at a Christmas party one year. Rule would later write a book about Bundy and his murders. See more »
When Ted is in the grocery store near the beginning of the movie, we see a cap gun on the racks. The gun has an orange cap on the end of the barrel, a safety feature not introduced until the late '80s. See more »
Man at the Window:
[after catching Ted masturbating to the young girl undressing herself]
Aw, hell! You again?
[Ted ignores him and keeps finishing himself. The man at the window throws a cup of water on him; Ted runs to his car]
[Ted frustratingly pounds on his steering wheel as he drives away]
Fuck, fuck. FUCK!
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The man can turn s**t into gold if asked to. Freeway being one of my favorite movies, I expected a lot of him in Ted Bundy, and he fulfilled every expectation, and then some. His style hasn't changed, still has that creepy Movie of the Week feel to it, with R-rated gore and violence, a very unsettling juxtaposition. This movie, like Freeway, is not for the easy vomitters. Or the sensitive. I had to sleep with my window closed and one eye open last night.
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