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MPAA R for disturbing images, language, teen drug use, drinking and sexual content, and for brief nudity

Sex & Nudity

  • Jeffrey Dahmer works out without a shirt on.
  • There is a lot of explicit dialogue among the teenage boys throughout the film. Jeffrey is shown masturbating from behind for one scene, and he gets a physical from a doctor (this seems to be when he realizes he is gay). A boy looks at a playboy magazine and makes crude comments about the nudity.

Violence & Gore

  • In one scene Jeffrey catches a fish to which he uses a knife to cut it's insides out


Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • Jeffrey Dahmer does a lot of underage drinking in the movie.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Jeffrey Dahmer cuts up dead animals in the movie. It may be disturbing to viewers.
  • This movie is based on true events involving American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who in the early 90's killed, raped, and ate over 2 dozen men in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • Jeffrey Dahmer act"crazy" in front of other students to get attention. This scene is meant to disturbed the audience.


The Parents Guide items below may give away important plot points.

Sex & Nudity

  • Jeffrey Dahmer attempts to kill and rape a man.
  • Jeffrey Dahmer gets a physical at the doctor. He is completely naked, no frontal shot is shown.

Violence & Gore

  • There are several moments in which onlookers make the suggestion Jeffrey Dahmer is about to kill

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