DAHMER

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Release Date: June 21, 2002

Starring: Jeremy Renner, Bruce Davison,
Artel Kayaru, Matt Newton, and
Dion Basco

Genre: Drama/Biography

Audience: Adults REVIEWER: Dr. Tom
Snyder DAHMER is a confused
look into the evil mind of the
gruesome cannibal and serial
killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who was
killed in 1994 while serving a
life sentence in prison.
Jeremy Renner stars as the
killer. The movie travels back
and forth in time showing
Dahmer's obsession with
homosexual pornography and
alcohol. Dahmer has
confrontations with his
father, who tries to help him
with his drinking but gets
angry about his son's
secretive need for privacy.
The movie also shows Dahmer
trying to seduce young men,
eventually drugging his
victims so that he can rape
them or murder them. DAHMER
never really explains the
famous serial killer's
behavior. At some points,
however, the movie suggests
that Dahmer became violent
because he repressed his
homosexual desires instead of
expressing them openly. This
is ultimately an abhorrent,
politically correct worldview.
DAHMER avoids most of the
graphic details of Dahmer's
violent life, but it does
depict him raping some male
victims, angrily choking a
couple of them and mutilating
two of his murder victims. The
movie also contains some
strong foul language and
marijuana use. Also, a couple
scenes featuring policemen are
not flattering to their
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Rating: R

Runtime: 101 minutes

Distributor: Peninsula Films, Inc. CONTENT:
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Homosexual, politically
correct worldview suggests
serial killer and cannibal
became violent because he
repressed his homosexual
desires instead of expressed
them openly and serial killer
mocks Christianity and
marriage in one scene although
family members talk briefly
about going to church; 18
mostly strong obscenities and
one strong profanity;
extremely violent scenes with
sounds of man cutting off one
dead victim's arm, hitting one
victim on head with blunt
object, starting to drill hole
through man's head, choking
two victims almost to death,
standing by pool of gore, and
inserting hand or fingers into
open wounds; depicted sodomy,
man walks in on couple
fornicating, men hug,
voyeurism, visit to homosexual
bar, and talk of
homosexuality; upper male
nudity during homosexual acts
and men in underwear; alcohol
use, underage drinking and
drunken stupor; smoking,
marijuana use and
killer/rapist drugs victims;
and, lying, deceit and cops
depicted as stupid in two
scenes.

Director: David Jacobson

Executive Producer:

Producer: Larry Rattner EXECUTIVE
PRODUCERS: Leonard Shapiro and
Timothy Swain

Writer: David Jacobson

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(HoHoHo, PCPC, Ab, C, LLL, VVV, SS, NN, AA, DD, M) Homosexual, politically correct worldview suggests serial killer and cannibal became violent because he repressed his homosexual desires instead of expressed them openly and serial killer mocks Christianity and marriage in one scene although family members talk briefly about going to church; 18 mostly strong obscenities and one strong profanity; extremely violent scenes with sounds of man cutting off one dead victim's arm, hitting one victim on head with blunt object, starting to drill hole through man's head, choking two victims almost to death, standing by pool of gore, and inserting hand or fingers into open wounds; depicted sodomy, man walks in on couple fornicating, men hug, voyeurism, visit to homosexual bar, and talk of homosexuality; upper male nudity during homosexual acts and men in underwear; alcohol use, underage drinking and drunken stupor; smoking, marijuana use and killer/rapist drugs victims; and, lying, deceit and cops depicted as stupid in two scenes.

GENRE: Drama/Biography

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Summary:

DAHMER is a confused look into the evil mind of the gruesome cannibal and serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. Though the movie does not graphically examine all of Dahmer's bloodletting, it contains a few extremely violent scenes and suggests that Dahmer became violent because he repressed his homosexual desires instead of expressing them openly.

Review:

DAHMER is a confused look into the evil mind of the gruesome cannibal and serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who was killed in 1994 while serving a life sentence in prison. Jeremy Renner stars as the killer. The movie travels back and forth in time showing Dahmer's obsession with homosexual pornography and alcohol. Dahmer has confrontations with his father, who tries to help him with his drinking but gets angry about his son's secretive need for privacy. The movie also shows Dahmer trying to seduce young men, eventually drugging his victims so that he can rape them or murder them.

DAHMER never really explains the famous serial killer's behavior. At some points, however, the movie suggests that Dahmer became violent because he repressed his homosexual desires instead of expressing them openly. This is ultimately an abhorrent, politically correct worldview. DAHMER avoids most of the graphic details of Dahmer's violent life, but it does depict him raping some male victims, angrily choking a couple of them and mutilating two of his murder victims. The movie also contains some strong foul language and marijuana use. Also, a couple scenes featuring policemen are not flattering to their intelligence.

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