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Who Took Johnny (2014)

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WHO TOOK JOHNNY is an examination into an infamous thirty-year-old cold case: the disappearance of Iowa paperboy Johnny Gosch, the first missing child to appear on a milk carton. The film ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Noreen Gosch Noreen Gosch ... Herself - Johnny's Mother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nancy Allen Nancy Allen ... Herself - Marc Allen's Aunt
Paul Bonacci Paul Bonacci ... Himself
Troy Boner Troy Boner ... Himself - Child Victim (archive footage)
Mike Borland Mike Borland ... Himself - Photojournalist
Nick Bryant Nick Bryant ... Himself - Author
Drew Collins Drew Collins ... Himself - Father of Missing Girl
Heather Collins Heather Collins ... Herself - Mother of Missing Girl
Orval Cooney Orval Cooney ... Himself - Police Chief (archive footage)
Cam Coppess Cam Coppess ... Himself - Police Officer
John DeCamp John DeCamp ... Himself - Paul Bonacci's Attorney
John Gosch Sr. John Gosch Sr. ... Himself - Johnny's Father
Nick Gray Nick Gray ... Himself - Producer
George Hartney George Hartney ... Himself - Noreen's Husband
Ron Hosko Ron Hosko ... Himself - FBI
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WHO TOOK JOHNNY is an examination into an infamous thirty-year-old cold case: the disappearance of Iowa paperboy Johnny Gosch, the first missing child to appear on a milk carton. The film focuses on the heartbreaking story of Johnny's mother, Noreen, and her relentless quest for the truth about what happened on the tragic September morning in Des Moines when Johnny never returned from his paper route. Along the way there have been mysterious sightings, strange clues, bizarre revelations, and a confrontation with a person who claims to have helped abduct Johnny. Steeped in intrigue and conspiracy theories, WHO TOOK JOHNNY explores eyewitness accounts, compelling evidence, and emotional discoveries spanning three decades of the most spellbinding missing person's case in U.S. history Written by Filmbuff

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On September 5, 1982, Johnny Gosch disappeared while preparing to deliver newspapers in West Des Moines, Iowa. 30 years later the truth about what happened will be revealed.


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2016 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Des Moines, Iowa, USA

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RumuR Inc. See more »
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Johnny was the second person to have his picture on a milk carton. The first was Etan Patz. See more »

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Features Conspiracy of Silence (1993) See more »

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For the (American) conspiracists, paranoiacs, a perfect documentary.
7 October 2016 | by UNOhwenSee all my reviews

Though the abduction of ANYone is sad, the US has been overcome in he past 2-3 decades with paranoia, and conspiracy lunatics - almost all uneducated, and it's a rife situation for a documentary like this.

In the late 80's, a teenager named John Gosch was kidnapped. To this day, it's unsolved.

This leads the door warped open for everyone - people who think the 'global elitists', and the 'devil worshiping' took him. And on, and on.

Just looking at parts of some of these 'reviews', shows which the people who loved his, have limited mental capacities, themselves; 'adejesus614' says it 'shades the light'. Sorry, it's 'SHEDS' light. (Oh, yes, as you can see from this person's nickname, they're a typical right wing, religious wacko).

No, there's no 'secret cabal', and it's certainly got nothing to do, with some backwater, like Des Moines, Iowa (folks, wake up, and get some schooling!).

More than likely, the young man met a terrible fate, by some sick person. End of story. No, he's not hanging with Elvis, nor any reptilian aliens'.

But, these people have their brains so, so screwed up, I'm to sure which is worse; the simple truth of this kid, or the BIGGER story; the IQ of a country the size of the US, IS RAPIDLY sinking. And with it, the rise of deluded thinking.


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