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Ed Gein - The Butcher of Plainfield

drama, horror, thrillers

The gruesome murders shocked the world, the grisly remains told a terrifying story of pain, brutality and torture.

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Kane Hodder


Michael Feifer



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Top Critic Reviews

Rotten: The least fathfull bio of a serial killer, ever.

- Stefan Birgir Stefansson,, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Audience Reviews

4 stars

It was good. I didn't think that Ed was fat but oh well how should I know. I still can't believe that is a true story. It was great movie.

- MichelleasaurusRex, Wednesday, March 5, 2008

4 stars

This is a real true life horror story There really was an Ed Gein There is a Plainfield, Wisconsin Ed Gein was insane and died in a mental institution from cancer.

- 01MovieMan, Sunday, September 21, 2008

1 star

Maybe because I live in Wisconsin, although far from truth, this movie based on actual events gave me the creeps.

- kayleeusa, Tuesday, March 24, 2009