MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 12 this week

Albert Fish: In Sin He Found Salvation (2007)

Not Rated  |   |  Documentary, Biography, Crime  |  27 March 2007 (USA)
5.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.8/10 from 647 users  
Reviews: 12 user | 9 critic

Albert Fish, the horrific true story of elderly cannibal, sadomasochist, and serial killer, who lured children to their deaths in Depression-era New York City. Distorting biblical tales, ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 43 titles
created 17 Dec 2011
 
a list of 21 titles
created 02 Jan 2012
 
a list of 42 titles
created 07 Nov 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 11 Jan 2014
 
a list of 43 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Albert Fish: In Sin He Found Salvation (2007)

Albert Fish: In Sin He Found Salvation (2007) on IMDb 5.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Albert Fish: In Sin He Found Salvation.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Based on the true story of the mass murderer Jeffrey Dahmer, the events within the family behind, and leading up to, his capture.

Director: Rich Ambler
Stars: Bo Svenson, Scott Cordes, Cathy Barnett
Documentary | Biography | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An experimental documentary that uses archival footage, interviews, and fictionalized scenarios to tell the story of the people around Jeffrey Dahmer, during the summer of his arrest in 1991.

Director: Chris James Thompson
Stars: Andrew Swant, Pamela Bass, Jeffrey Jentzen
Documentary | Crime | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A living victim's personal journey through one of the most unique serial killer cases in U.S. History - the BTK murders, as told through the eyes of Charlie Otero, the oldest surviving ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Levitz
Stars: Charlie Otero, Gary J. Caldwell, Dennis Rader
Documentary

The authorized, official documentary of the world's most famous serial killer, John Wayne Gacy, and the man who dared to defend him.

Directors: Marc Menet, Scott Prestin
Kemper (Video 2008)
Crime | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

A film based on the true story of Ed Kemper, a serial killer who murdered ten in Santa Cruz, CA during the late sixties and early seventies.

Director: Rick Bitzelberger
Stars: Christopher Stapleton, Robert Sisko, Sean Thomas
Patrolman P (2013)
Documentary | Biography | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In 1971 the Knapp Commission, entrusted to expose corruption in the New York Police Department, faces a major problem. They have little physical evidence - their main source, Frank Serpico,... See full summary »

Director: Ido Mizrahy
Documentary | History | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

SPOOKED, The Ghosts of Waverly Hills Sanatorium, documents paranormal evidence including, ORBS, EVPS, Shadow People, Ghostly Photography and video, interviews with actual patients, ghost ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Saint Booth
Stars: Christopher Saint Booth, Philip Adrian Booth, Keith Age
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Members of an affluent Oklahoma community speak out in the aftermath of emotional devastation perpetrated by a prominent and highly regarded pediatrician.

Director: Patrick Viersen Brown
Documentary | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Reckless Indifference examines the tragic chain of events that led to the murder of a Los Angeles teenager who was also the son of an LAPD officer. At the end of an heated and emotional ... See full summary »

Director: William Gazecki
Stars: Robert Derham, Alan M. Dershowitz, Dick Detrich
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The Parking Lot Movie is a documentary about a singular parking lot in Charlottesville, Virginia. The film follows a select group of parking lot attendants and their strange rite of passage... See full summary »

Director: Meghan Eckman
Stars: Patrick Baran, John Beers, Chris Farina
Girl 27 (2007)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The reclusive Patricia Douglas comes out of hiding to discuss the 1937 MGM scandal, in which the powerful film studio tricked her and over 100 other underage girls into attending a stag party, where she was raped.

Director: David Stenn
Stars: Baby Peggy, Richard Bann, Kelly Brown
The Grey Man (TV Movie 2007)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Based on the actual life and events of American serial killer, rapist and cannibal Albert Fish, an mistreated orphan which himself became a self punishing beast later in life.

Director: Declan O'Dwyer
Stars: Daniel Ryan, Nitin Ganatra, Christopher Fulford
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Oto Brezina ...
Bob Dunsworth ...
Fredric Wertham M.D. (voice)
Harvey Fisher ...
Albert Fish (voice)
Derek Gaspar ...
Nathan Hall ...
Kedden
Cooney Horvath ...
...
Narrator
Katherine Ramsland ...
Herself
Donna Rawlins ...
Mrs. McDonnell (voice)
Garrett Shriver ...
St. Sebastian / Isaac
Kasey Skinner ...
Grace Budd
Ronni Trankel ...
Grace Budd (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Albert Fish, the horrific true story of elderly cannibal, sadomasochist, and serial killer, who lured children to their deaths in Depression-era New York City. Distorting biblical tales, Albert Fish takes the themes of pain, torture, atonement and suffering literally as he preys on victims to torture and sacrifice. Includes interviews with artist and Odditorium owner, Joe Coleman, and true-crime author, Katherine Ramsland, Ph.D. Written by Waterfront Productions

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

In Sin He Found Salvation


Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 March 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Albert Fish  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Tony Jay's final acting role. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Sparzanza: Inside the Madness (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Part History, Part Dramatization
31 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Albert Fish, the horrific true story of elderly cannibal, sadomasochist, and serial killer, who lured children to their deaths in Depression-era New York City.

While Fish is well-known among serial killer fanatics, I do not know if he is well-known to the general public. He should be, or at least he certainly should deserve the honor. For all the films that have been made based loosely on Ed Gein, it surprises me that Fish seems to influenced practically no one in the artistic world (beyond Joe Coleman).

The biggest complaint about this film from other reviewers is that it is slow and boring. I will grant that it is a little bit slow, but you are dealing with a subject that has limited photos and even fewer videos. To compile this, the director had to stretch things a bit. Maybe it would have been better as 60 minutes, but I am still impressed by the images they were able to find (some I had seen before, some I had not).

I also liked that Fredric Wertham plays a role in here. I was not aware he testified for the defense of Fish, as Wertham is better known (at least to me) for his crusade against comic books and television violence. There is some irony there, I suppose, that a man who defends the insane ends up battling comic books for their erosion of morals.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Anyone seen this yet? tribalboy2
where can i find this movie chaparra9161
trailer cicatrix86
Albert Fish SCREENING IN THE U.K. filmzrule
Vote for ALBERT FISH for a Capote Award Corey_Mitchell
DECATUR, IL SCREENING- MARCH 24 filmzrule

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?