Gacy (2003)

For those who don't know the name and legacy of John Wayne Gacy, the movie is based on the true story of one of the nation's most prolific serial killers (33 murder convictions). Gacy depicts the methods upstanding citizen and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 2003
DVD Release Date: May 13, 2003
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

In this unenlightening, dramatized account of Gacy's crime spree, first-time writer-director Clive Saunders, working with television writer David Birke, displays little genuine interest in why Gacy killed.

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Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian

Gacy channels its horror through bicentennial suburban kitsch, clowns-in-the-closet visuals, and a heaving, foul, maggot-carpeted crawlspace deep with death and lies.

Stefan Birgir Stefansson

i'm pretty sure Gacy's life wasn't this boring

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

We barely learn a thing about [Gacy], other than the fact that his father abused him and he hates his wife.

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Steve Crum

Was this movie really necessary? Sickoid film content is far from entertaining.

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Flixster Audience Score: 22% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Gacy is a disturbing low budget psycho horror film that mixes crime elements with biography to create a decent film that could have been a bit better. Now,… More
Wahida K
The Movies based upon true stories and serial killers are the creepy ones.
Cassandra Maples
John wayne Gacy a real life serial killer, now a horror movie. I liked this movie, but beware it is kind of a slow moving movie.Based on a true story of a… More
_kelly .King
Watched this after watching the A&E Biography on Gacy. Felt like the screenwriters should have also watched that as they missed out on what could have been… More
Lady D'arbanville
A made for tv version of the story based on the real life Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy and as a result it's not a particularly well acted piece.… More
Nicki Marie
Very poorly edited, but entertaining and horrible. What an awful man!