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Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007)

Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The ... See full summary »

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Michael Feifer

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Michael Feifer
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kane Hodder ... Ed Gein
Adrienne Frantz ... Erica
Michael Berryman ... Jack
Priscilla Barnes ... Vera 'Momma' Mason
Shawn Hoffman ... Bobby Mason
Timothy Oman Timothy Oman ... Sheriff (as Tim Oman)
Caia Coley ... Sue Layton
John Burke ... Rick Layton
Matteo Indelicato Matteo Indelicato ... Deputy Coley
Stan Bly ... Deputy Lyle
Deborah Flora ... Sylvia Anguerson
Kendal Sheppard ... Becky
Mike Korich ... Avary
Jay Wilkins ... Graveyard Security Guard
Sean Stanek ... Federal Employee
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Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre's" Leatherface, the story of real life serial killer Ed Gein is told once again. Nicknamed "The Butcher Of Plainfield," Gein was responsible for a rash of gory murders that sent shock waves through his rural Wisconsin town, and across America, in the late 1950's. Prepare to enter the evil mind and twisted world of "The Butcher Of Plainfield." Written by alfiehitchie

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Rated R for strong violence and disturbing graphic images | See all certifications »

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English

Release Date:

6 March 2007 (USA) See more »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Kane Hodder's tattoos and burn scars are clearly visible through out the movie. See more »

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Version of Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (1974) See more »

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this movie was bad
1 May 2007 | by j-w-priceSee all my reviews

This movie was really bad. First they didn't even follow the facts for it. Half of the movie was made up and it was more about the deputy whose mother was one of Ed Gein's victims. The acting was horrible, except for the guy playing Ed Gein, but its not hard to mess up playing a weird guy. though i think it was horrible i gave it a three because they started it off with actual crime photos. that was the best part of the movie. As soon as the introduction of the movie was finished the movie went downhill. The writer of this movie tried to spice it up, but it didn't need to be. The story of Ed Gein is interesting enough without falsifying information.


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