Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Movies Based on Murderers

If you enjoy movies based on real life incidents, here's some serial killers reenacted in movies:

“Monster” Aileen Carol Wuornos killed 7 men in Florida, executed in 2002.

“Citizen X” Russian mass murderer Andrei Romanovich Chikatilo killed 52 women and children in the Soviet Union executed 1994.

“Zodiac” Zodiac Killer, a Northern California killer in the 60s, never found, left taunting letters, claimed he murdered 37.

“Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” “Psycho” “Silence of the Lambs,” “The Strangers” “Ed Gein” Ed Gein in the 1940s and 1950s exumed bodies to use and killed women, died in prison mental hospital.

“Night Stalker” Richard Ramirez, convicted of 13 murders in the 1980s in California, on death row.

“Gacy," “To Catch a Killer” John Wayne Gacy, raped and murdered 33 boys and men in the 1970s, in 1994 he was executed. His brain was removed and examined and nothing unusual found.

“Dahmer” Jeffrey Dahmer, killed 17 men and boys. In 1994 he was beaten to death in prison.

“The Deliberate Stranger” Ted Bundy killed over 30 people in the 1970s, executed in 1989.

“Helter Skelter” Charles Manson gang, orchestrated his commune members to kill several people in California, still in prison.

“The Boston Strangler” Albert Desalvo, the Boston Strangler of 13 women in the 1960s, 1973 was found murdered in prison.

“Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer” (Really disturbing movie) Henry Lee Lucas, could have killed 350-600 people. George Bush, Governor of Texas comminuted his death sentence. WTF???? He died of natural causes in prison.

“Summer of Sam” Son of Sam, David Berkowitz, terrorized New York in the 70s with a gun to unsuspecting people, killing 6, wounding more.

“The Hillside Strangler” Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono. Bianchi was also suspected in the alphabet murders—yet another film based on that. These cousins in the 1970s pretended to be cops to lure women and teens to torture and kill them, both carrying on their life sentences.

“Speck” Richard Speck, raped and killed 8 nurses in the 1960s, died of a heart attack while in prison before turning 50.

“Green River Killer” Gary Ridgway, over 50 women killed, incarcerated.


  1. The Gray Man 2007 deals with Albert Fish. I thought the film was alright.

  2. Damn--Albert Fish! Wasn't he called the boogeyman or something? Creepy!

  3. Not sure of his nickname but the book I read on him was called Deranged. His story is pretty disturbing. One of the most famous Xrays is of Albert fish and his scrotum area because he use to put pins inside himself. If you google albert fish xray it pops up.

  4. "The Boston Strangler" was on just last weekend!

    What about "The Black Dahlia"?

  5. Not based on a real life but did you ever see the movie "The Boys Next Door"

    Its intresting on how easy they got away with murdering people, and how bad the witnesses were. i must say the movie freaked me out back in 85


  6. Thanks Donnie--I will definitely check that out!