Deranged (1974)

This gritty, disturbing film is purported to be a semi-accurate account of the gruesome antics of notorious Wisconsin killer/graverobber Ed Gein, who killed, skinned, devoured, or made furniture out of his many victims in the late '50s.

Rated: R
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Release Date: February 1, 1974
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Whether completely accurate or not, the chilling demented story was scary and convincing.

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Rob Gonsalves

Offers a top-drawer performance by Roberts Blossom.

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Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

Wanders and meanders and often threatens to roll to a complete stop - yet Roberts Blossom's inherent creepiness keeps things at least minimally compelling.

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Alex roy
Unique but ultimately unsatisfying, Deranged is one of those films that could have been truly good. Unfortunately the film takes too much time to get to the… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
A superb tale of a deranged man, who does unspeakable things with girls and dead bodies after his overbearing mother passes away. The movie is bizarre and… More
jd cryptic
Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile is the best movie based on real life serial killer Ed Gein. It's even better than "In the Light of the Moon… More
Patrick Dolan
A different sort of film based on the Ed Gain case. First of all you have a narrator, who identifies himself as a reporter, and appears in the film as the… More
Cassandra Maples
Oh yeah! This is what us genre fans like to call a REAL horror film! "Deranged" is shocking, insensitive, cold-hearted and features a… More