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Speck (2002)

R  |   |  Crime, Horror, Mystery  |  October 2002 (USA)
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Gruesome true story of murderer Richard Speck who killed eight nursing students in one night in Chicago during the late sixties. The story also follows him to his prison fate and uncovers more of his strange behavoir before his death.

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Corazon Amurao
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Patricia Matusek
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Gloria Davy
Kaycee Shank ...
Pamela Wilkening
Sunny Lombardo ...
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Cinderella Gatcheco ...
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Mary Ann Jordan
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Ella Mae
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Dr. Smith (as Johnny Berceller)
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Wayland Geremy Boyd ...
Man In Car (as Wayland Geremy)
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Based on the killings of the 1960's, Richard Speck is a disturbed man that breaks into the college sorority house. He rapes and beats the eight women while thinking to himself about his own psychotic world. Is someone strong enough to escape the grasp of Richard Speck? Written by Wallace Entertainment

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More evil than Bundy. More depraved than Dahmer. See more »


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Rated R for pervasive strong violence, some drug use and language
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Many of lines in the narration were actually quotes said by other serial killers, including Ted Bundy, David Berkowitz, Lucian Staniak, Ed Kemper and Carl Panzram. See more »

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Feels like a made for TV movie.
14 June 2003 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

Richard Speck was always one of the most scary true-life serial killers so I was hoping to be frightened by this picture.

It starts off with a warning saying that the film has been edited so it could gain an "R" rating. So I'm thinking this is going to be some nasty gore-fest.

If there was any gore, it was all edited out, and badly.

Richard Speck is one terrifying dude, but this film comes across as something you might see on UPN.

Wait for "Great Trials and Crimes of the 20th Century" to re-air on PBS and look for the Richard Speck segment. It will scare the pants off of you.

This is pretty bad

2/5 stars.




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