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Added by Hexenkult on 30 Mar 2010 09:55
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Ed Gein on Film

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Psycho (1960)
1960 (June 16) - USA - Alfred Hitchcock

Anthony Perkins as Norman Bates (whose character is loosely based on Gein)
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People who added this item 14 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 4.5
1972 - USA - William Girdler

Loosely based on the Ed Gein crimes
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People who added this item 123 Average listal rating (59 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.5
Deranged (1974)
1974 (February) - Canada/USA - Jeff Gillen / Alan Ormsby

Roberts Blossom as Ezra Cobb (Deranged is directly based on Ed Gein, though no real names were used due to legal reasons)
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People who added this item 1752 Average listal rating (1070 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.5
1974 (October 1) - USA - Tobe Hooper

Gunnar Hansen as Leatherface (his character was loosely based on Ed Gein. Another element in Texas Chainsaw Massacre inspired by Gein is the rural farmhouse adorned with human furniture/remains, etc.)
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People who added this item 128 Average listal rating (80 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.1
Motel Hell (1980)
1980 (October 18) - USA - Kevin Connor

Rory Calhoun as Farmer Vincent (again, very loosely based on the crimes of Ed Gein, Motel Hell is more of a horror parody/pastiche of Psycho and Texas Chainsaw Massacre)
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People who added this item 265 Average listal rating (143 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.5
Maniac (1980)
1980 (December 26) - USA - William Lustig

The late Joe Spinell as Frank Zito (a character who is very very loosely based on Gein, in that he suffered extreme mental abuse by his mother, which eventually leads him to kill women who he feels are "unclean" - prostitutes, etc.)
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People who added this item 6320 Average listal rating (4264 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.6
1991 (February 14) - USA - Jonathan Demme

Ted Levine as "Buffalo Bill" (his character was loosely based on Gein - the human skin suits, cross-dressing, etc.)
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People who added this item 28 Average listal rating (10 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 6.1
1993 - USA - Jonathan Wacks

Steve Buscemi as Ed Chilton (a dark comedy, very loosely based on Ed Gein)
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1994 - USA - Jim Van Bebber (short film)

Mark Gillespie as John Martin (very loosely inspired by Gein)
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Ed Gein (2000)
2000 (November 17) - USA/Portugal - Chuck Parello


Steve Railsback as Ed Gein
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2004 - USA - Michelle Palmer
documentary / short
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2007 (March 6) - USA - Michael Feifer

Kane Hodder as a very "beefy" Ed Gein
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2010 - USA - Steve Russell

graverobbing, murder and...musical numbers!
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A list of films based on or inspired by the crimes of Wisconsin ghoul, Ed Gein. The list is in chronological order by date of release.

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Posted: 7 years, 4 months ago at Apr 4 12:03
Ed Gein: The musical! That's a great idea, hope it will be as funny as the Reefer Madness musical!
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Posted: 5 years, 11 months ago at Sep 16 0:19
Steve Railsback has always reminded me of Ed Gein, from the first time I saw him on The X-Files.


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