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To Catch a Killer (1992)

Unrated | | Biography, Crime, Drama | TV Movie 15 May 1992
"To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour, a great child entertainer, a respectful businessman, and a violent serial killer ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... John Wayne Gacy
... Joe Kozenczak
... Rachel Grayson
... Attorney Carlson
... Koslo
... Paxton
David Eisner ... Williams
... Atkins
... DeMarco (as Tony DeSantis)
... King
Gary Reineke ... Petrie
... Morris
Danny Pawlick ... Santori
... Bragg
... Alice Pearson
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"To Catch a Killer" tells the true gruesome story of John Wayne Gacy - a good friend and helpful neighbour, a great child entertainer, a respectful businessman, and a violent serial killer who raped and murdered over 30 young boys. Written by Jaromir Krol <jaromirk@kr.onet.pl>

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In preparing for the role of Lt. Kozenczak, Michael Riley interviewed the real Joe Kozenczak at length to learn about the case and the man. See more »

Goofs

A Ryne Sandberg Cubs poster is hanging on the wall. At the time of the murders, Sandberg was with the Philadelphia Phillies. He didn't come to the Cubs until 1982. See more »

Quotes

John Wayne Gacy: Oh Mr. Policeman, don't you know a clown can get away with murder?
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Version of Gacy (2003) See more »

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he is fantastic!
13 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

I like Brian Dennehy very much, he is such a great actor, he is a natural talent and i love the movie ''to catch a killer'', its a very shocking and creepy true story, and like the way Brian act is just fantastic! Anyway..almost every movie he play fantastic. I just love this man, and i would like to meet him for real, because i have heard he must be a real gentleman, i would like to figure that out, ha ha..really, he is one of the greatest actors i know. I'm looking for this movie so many times in the Netherlands with Dutch subtitling, but i could not found it, its a shame! But i did see the movie for almost 4 times, and every time is forget to put a tape in the recorder. I just want this movie so badly!Love and greetings, Monique, Rotterdam, Netherlands


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