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Starkweather (2004)

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In 1958 Nebraska 19 year old garbageman Charles Starkweather goes on a murder spree with his 14 year old girlfriend Caril Ann Fugate killing 11 people in three months, introducing America to spree killing.

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Sheriff Merle Karnopp
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The Mentor
Steven K. Grabowsky ...
The Dark Man
Rodney Ballard ...
George Lindsey Jr. ...
Guy Starkweather
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Barbara Fugate
Justin Ipock ...
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Deputy Dale Fahrnbruch
William Knight ...
Robert McClurg
Marianne Emma Jeff ...
Velda Bartlett
Fred Russell ...
Marion Bartlett
Sierra Paris ...
Betty Jean Bartlett
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Storyline

Since childhood, Nebraska farm-boy Charles Starkweather has a schizophrenic Mr. Hyde side, a nameless dark figure, who inspires him to be cruel for the kicks. Having grown up to a 19 year old garbageman and fallen in love with weird girl 14 year old girlfriend Caril Ann Fugate, he gets completely out of control, killing of her entire family and various other singles of groups during their ensuing inter-state car-chase, hunted down by sheriff Merle Karnopp and a growing army of cops and press, then unprecedented. Written by KGF Vissers

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Before Dahmer...Before Bundy...He was the most feared.


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Rated R for strong violence and some language | See all certifications »
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10 September 2010 (Belgium)  »

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Fúria Assassina  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The gas station location was actually a garage for a rehab center that was redressed for the movie. See more »

Goofs

After Starkweather kills a lady and her maid in their house, his white T-shirt is covered with blood. But when he comes downstairs after the second murder, the shirt is perfectly clean. See more »

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Version of Badlands (1973) See more »

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No More Sunshine
Performed by Buddy Lee
Written by Lee Silver
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10 July 2009 | by (Midian) – See all my reviews

I have seen already some movies based on Starkweather, for example Natural Born Killers was loosely based on that theme. Not so known but a good story about him is Badlands, and then came this flick. Should tell the story as it was, but after 5 minutes into the movie I already know that it would be bad. Charles had some voices in his head, The Mentor called in this flick, played by Lance Henrikson. But he appears in the movie and that is already one of the mistakes, it has nothing to do with the story about Starkweather. The Son of Sam had also voices but in the movie, Summer of Sam, you hear the voices you don't see a real person. Here it does and it annoys. Further on the killings are mostly off camera especially those with the stabbing. The gore is far away and the blood flows but not that it is scary as does the movie, it is never scary. As far as I know the dates are correct, but still it is a worse movie. You better watch Badlands instead. Luckily the performance of Charles is believable, ashame, good have been better.


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