• My Friend Dahmer (2017)

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My Friend Dahmer

Release Date: November 3rd, 2017

DVD Release Date: March 6th, 2018

R |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

The true, haunting story of young Jeffrey Dahmer -- the shy adolescent in high school who becomes a notorious serial killer years later.

Cast: Ross Lynch, Alex Wolff, Anne Heche, Dallas Roberts, Miles Robbins, Vincent Kartheiser, Cameron McKendry, Harrison Holzer

Director: Marc Meyers

Genres: Biography, Drama

Production Co: Attic Light Films, Aperture Entertainment, Ibid Filmworks

Keywords: Brooding, 1970s, Father, Growing up

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Inkoo KangTheWrap

    With its observational dispassion, My Friend Dahmer doesn’t quite help us understand why Jeff is so into killing, and it’s pretty much useless when it comes to clarifying how he justifies committing such atrocities to himself. show more

  • 80
    David D'ArcyScreen Daily

    Meyers’s drama depends mostly on what it doesn’t show you, and it works. show more

  • 100
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    In its fusion of craft and narrative, My Friend Dahmer is exquisite. In its portrayal of Jeff's agonies, it can be excruciating. show more

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