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Raising Jeffrey Dahmer (2006)

R  |   |  Biography, Drama  |  2006 (USA)
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Based on the true story of the mass murderer Jeffrey Dahmer, the events within the family behind, and leading up to, his capture.

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Detective John Amos
Scott Cordes ...
Lionel Dahmer
Cathy Barnett ...
Shari Dahmer
Rusty Sneary ...
Luke Adams ...
Lucille Louise ...
Baby Jeff Dahmer (as Lucille Louise Scanlon)
Jeannine Hutchings ...
Catherine Dahmer
Frankie Krainz ...
Victim No. 1 (as Frank Krainz)
Kip Niven ...
Attorney Howard Parker
Granvile O'Neal ...
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Walter Coppage ...
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Joyce Dahmer
Jeph Scanlon ...
Mark Stanton
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Little Girl
Kathleen Warfel ...
Dr. Price
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Based on the true story of the mass murderer Jeffrey Dahmer, the events within the family behind, and leading up to, his capture.

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Would you still love your son even if he grew up to be Jeffrey Dahmer?

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The scene where Jeffry's father calls Jeffry's home and the Milwaukee police answer they say the area code is 682 when in actuality 682 is Texas and 414 is Milwaukee. See more »

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Save yourselves! It's too late for us!
26 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We have 3 cats and 2 dogs. I think we could have organized them to do a better re-enactment of Jeffrey Dahmer's childhood than this film. The movie is 100 minutes long; we made it 60 minutes--so, to be fair, I haven't even seen the whole movie. I just couldn't bear it. This looks like a film put together by a group of high school students in a movie-making class. And not even high-achieving students. The acting was awful, although I felt a great deal of pity for the actors in this film. They really never had a chance. Lots of corny flashbacks. Not even sure of the film's accuracy based on other things I've heard and read on Dahmer. I have to say...might be the worst movie I've ever seen. I can't believe this was even in the video store. Please, spare yourself! Avoid this one at all costs!


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