My Friend Dahmer

My Friend Dahmer

DVD - 2018
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A young Jeffrey Dahmer struggles to belong in high school.
"A warped wonder of a movie about a cannibalistic serial killer's awkward teenage years-it takes twisted to areas few have investigated."--Rolling Stone.
"This film is sensitively wrought. It's credible in its evocation of mid-'70s suburbia. The acting is excellent throughout, and Ross Lynch in the role of Dahmer elicits genuine sympathy for an increasingly lost but not yet monstrous soul."--New York Times.
"It sees Jeffrey Dahmer for what he was: a young man who could express himself only through the most hideous violence. Yet it shows you that what he had to express was real."--Variety.
Publisher: [United States] : FilmRise, ©2018.
Edition: Widescreen ed.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (circa 107 min.) :,sound, color ;,12 cm.

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Lucik32
Apr 24, 2018

Well, why would anyone want to watch this movie? Because abnormal psychology and to me especially psychopathy is fascinating. For people with major in psychology this could be an interesting watch.
Jeffrey Dahmer was diagnosed with sexual paraphelias including necrophelia, cannibalism, exhibitionism, pedophelia, depression, substance abuse (alcohol,) and possibly Asperger’s Syndrome and Borderline personality disorder, personality disorder unspecified, with schizoid, antisocial and schizotypal features. He was the most horrifying serial killer in the USA history and got into our classrooms.
Many disorders is very hard to detect and there is no cure for many of them. If we were able to intervene in the childhood of those people, we could prevent many murders from happening.
This movie was filmed about Dahmer's childhood prior his killings. I wish at his time more was known about the mental disorders, Dahmer's parents and classmates paid attention to his odd behavior so he would have been stopped.
I was very excited to get hands on this film. I could actually barely wait to watch it! I enjoyed it and cannot wait to read the book written by Dahmer's classmate.
It is very tragic to see how little we can give to our children. Dysfunctional families, no connection between a parent and a child....it is easy more than you think to create a monster.
The movie ends when Dahmer picks up his first human victim. He was only eighteen years old.
A good watch!

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lindy919
Apr 10, 2018

Why would anyone want to watch this?

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StarGladiator
Feb 23, 2018

Is a movie about a future [??, maybe he started at a younger age ???] cannibal/serial killer really necessary? How's about a move about a little time back, when we had a so-called democratic president and so-called democratic congress, and no gun control was passed, Social Security was lowered through a sneaky backdoor method, and inequality increased? Time for a serious third party like the DSA, perhaps?

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