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Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield ()


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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... See more »

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Ed Gein
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Erica
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Jack
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Vera 'Momma' Mason
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Bobby Mason
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Sheriff (as Tim Oman)
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Sue Layton
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Rick Layton
Matteo Indelicato ...
Deputy Coley
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Deputy Lyle
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Sylvia Anguerson
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Becky
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Avary
Jay Wilkins ...
Graveyard Security Guard
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Federal Employee
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Woman in Road
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Man in Road
Torre Valencia ...
Girl in Store
Glenn Valencia ...
Father in Store
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Mrs. Gein
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Lee Ann
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Billy Joe
Coley Feifer ...
Little Ed Gein
Reed Hodder ...
Reid
Mark R. Brown ...
Mr. Divecchio

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Michael Feifer

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Michael Feifer ... ()

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Barry Barnholtz ... executive producer
Melvin Butters ... associate producer
Michael Feifer ... producer
Amparo O'Connell ... distribution producer (as Amparo Ochoa Vargas)
Sean Stanek ... line producer
Deborah Templeton ... associate producer

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Glenn Morrissette

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Roberto Schein

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Bryan Roberts

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Mark Tillman

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Noah Naylor

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Carlo Garduno

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Keith Del Mar
Josh Paul

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Heather Hershman

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Tom Devlin ... special makeup effects artist
Dennis Ramirez ... special makeup effects artist
Natalie Thimm ... key makeup artist / special makeup effects artist

Production Management

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Arthur Bonner ... unit production manager
'Rick' Ricardo Escamilla ... production manager
Will Santa Cruz ... post-production supervisor

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Arthur Bonner ... second second assistant director
'Rick' Ricardo Escamilla ... second assistant director (as Rick Escamilla)
Sean Stanek ... first assistant director / second unit director

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D.J. Markuson ... set dresser

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Brian Armstrong ... foley artist
Sam Aronson ... re-recording mixer
Ian Boyd ... sound mixer
Ken Cain ... sound effects editor
Erick Meany ... foley artist

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Christian H. Burton ... camera operator (as Chris Burton)
Brian D'Haem ... best boy electric
Brian M. Fisher ... best boy electric
Brian Fletcher ... electrician
Christopher Preston ... camera operator: "b" camera / second assistant camera
Lynette Privatsky ... camera data management
Cass Rasmussen ... gaffer
Rocky Rodriguez ... best boy / grip
Rocky Romines ... key grip
Sean Stanek ... camera operator: "b" camera
David Starks ... best boy grip
Kim Turney ... camera data management

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Lauren Levine ... transportation coordinator

Other crew

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Arthur Bonner ... production coordinator
Jevon Bonner ... production assistant
Liana Bryer ... executive assistant
Lindsay Cohen ... script supervisor
Chris Kassis ... production assistant

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Plot Summary

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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Also Known As
  • Ed Gein - Der wahre Hannibal Lecter (Germany)
  • Ed Gein (Australia)
  • Эд Гейн: Мясник из Плэйнфилда (Russia)
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  • 90 min
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Budget $1,500,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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