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Sabrina

I have always enjoyed following the lives of people who commit heinous crimes. I just cannot fathom what goes on in their minds. Jeffrey Dahmer was simply a bullied kid with some underlying personal issues. He dealt with a lot of issues at home, with his mother being mentally unstable and ...Read more

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Jared

As a fan of the original graphic novel I was extremely curious to how this would be fleshed out as full narrative film and came away pretty satisfied. Its interesting to see moments that were literal footnotes in the original become full blown sequences. I had my doubts about the actor chosen ...Read more

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Josh

This film is creepy but very interesting. Being able to understand Jeffrey and his personal life gives more meaning to him. I remember first hearing about this on a TV show about famous killers in the past. This movie compared to the TV show, gives more meaning to him. The TV show just talked ...Read more

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Andars

This film reminds me that people are often going through hard times and it's important to be kind to everyone. Even though those boys may have not felt as though they were bullying Jeffrey, they were, but in a more covert manner. He didn't have a supportive home life and was going through ...Read more

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Greg

It was a good film, but would have been better with more development into his mind, rather than his acting out for acceptance

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Pier

I would have wanted to see more OVERT details of Jeff and his obsession with men...... that he would develop later. Some scenes explore this, but not enough of them. We mainly have this picture of a nerdy outsider who is accepted somewhat by some other boys for the fun of it all.

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Chelsea

I have been wanting to watch this film for quite a while now. We get a closer look at Jeffrey Dahmer before his infamy, though we are still removed from Dahmer himself - what I believe is an emphasis on his psychopathy.

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zhaoming

what is the main idea of this movie? can not understand it.

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Chelsea

Hi zhaoming! We're getting a closer look at Jeffrey Dahmer's background and adolescence. The film is an insight into his formative years before he became the infamous serial killer - perhaps a bit of the nature vs. nurture debate is at play here too. Was Jeffrey Dahmer born a killer or was it ...Read more

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zhaoming

i think people are born good. The personality is affected by their environment. i like one saying by anne, "it is a wonder i haven't abandonded all my ideas. they seem so absurd and impratical. yet i cling to them because i still believe, inspite of everything, that people are truly good at ...Read more