Evil Dead

2002 ,    »  -   13 Comments
Ratings: 6.24/10 from 82 users.

Would you venture into the world of darkness? To places that are temples of the wicked? To find out how Hitler's body was eliminated by the KGB? Who took a murderer's gravestone for memento? Where is the burial place of Jesse James? And who decapitated the man who killed the King of England? Were these persons too evil to rest in peace? The grave, the reign of the cruelest tyrant, and the most heartless serial killer... all have to end sometime. But though they end in death, sometimes the legacy of evil lives on.

Ed Gein was a farmer's son, but after his brother, father and his mother died he lived alone in an old farmhouse outside of Plainfield, Wisconsin. A town of just 500 people, an ordinary kind of town, but what was about to unfold there would shock the entire world and spawn the most terrifying movies ever made. So how did Ed Gein become Plainfield's most infamous son? What triggered an explosion of evil within?

Plainfield's hardware store hasn't changed much in 50 years... since the day in 1957 when its owner, Bernice Worden, suddenly went missing. Mrs. Worden's folks called out the county sheriff, but he thought crime was simply not probable for such a small town. Officers visited Gein's farmhouse because Ed was a frequent customer at the store, so maybe he'd seen something.

How could anyone have suspected the horror which was about to unfold? In the flashlight glare Bernice Worden's corpse was dangling from a meat hook. They were inside the lair of a monster. Under piles of garbage there were body parts from more than a dozen of corpses. Some of Gein's collection came from his own fresh kills, the rest he plundered from Plainfield's cemetery.

But what had turned the farmhand into a murderer? The bodies Gein stole were all women. He needed them to be fresh to carry out his most astonishing act of evil. Ed Gein became byword for evil, but he also became a star.

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13 Comments / User Reviews

  1. pwndecaf

    I've seen and heard this "expert" in the dark suit and glasses before - beware, he is an uptalker. I hate that!

    Looks like he is just on the Ed Gein story at the start. Whew...

  2. bringmeredwine

    Not a good way to enjoy my morning coffees; rehearing accounts of Ed Gein's atrocities.
    The story at the end about the witch of Yazoo was just ridiculous.
    Meh. This is a cheesy tv show and I only watched it because it's pouring rain outside.

  3. rodrigo

    This is not a documentary, this is a "TV Show"! and it is rubbish! People do not commit horrific acts because they are evil but because they are sick, and they are sick due to a sick or better say under-evolved society that makes films like this one.

  4. Chico Buencamino

    you just saved my time..thanks

  5. Grytpype

    At least the voice-over isn't performed by the bloke with the ninety-octaves-below-middle-C growl ("Whaat haarors murst his maaahnd have contayyynndd..."). They must have a special school for these people - if someone spoke to you like that in real life, you'd do something unpleasant in your pants.

  6. mike jarvis

    heaven.hell.angels.demons.saints.trolls.etc....assign whatever meanings you choose. it all adds up to nonsense...sick and twisted people do sick and twisted things.watch and wonder if you will...just an empty video of sick men. Nothing paranormal. Nothing spiritual.nothing to make one really think!

  7. arcturus

    A lot of nonsense.

  8. Mike Jones

    I commit horrific acts because the devil commands me to.

  9. rodrigo

    Ok if so then how does evil look like? Describe the entity that commands you to do things.

  10. MrNukem

    So you think Hitler, Stalin & Mao were "sick" and not evil? Concentration Camps in WWII, Ethnic Cleansing camps in Bosnia.were run by "sick" people not evil people? If you really believe that you are either incredibly naive or a fool.

  11. rodrigo

    Well if you are going to go on further analysis I must say "sick" might not be the proper word then. "Mal adapted" could be a better option. Others come to mind as well but never "evil" since when we use that word we get out of the realm of reality, at least our closest reality that is. Therefore it cannot be used to describe actual reality.
    We might never "know" what the causes of someone's behavior are but whatever they are, most certainly are not supernatural causes like evil spirits and such.
    By looking at things in ways other than " good OR evil" the emphasis, when looking at situations, is a search for truth and understanding and not only to condemn or to judge just what our senses perceive and nothing else beyond.
    In the other hand when one classifies an object or behavior as "eveil" there is no room for the search of understanding since the alleged cause is a supernatural entity.
    Now if you are not concerned with the truth or understanding the whys of someone's behavior, in order to learn and not repeat, then of course none of what I am saying make any sense to you.

  12. Chad Robinson

    Nice job "Rodrigo", we're all thrilled your mother smuggled her pregnant ass over the border to give birth to you; "little Rodrigo" (the anchor baby ) so he can be a Natrilized US citizen & drink milk & grow big and strong, and Obama can become POTUS & give Rodrigo financial aid so he can be educated at the "best" community college and use his new big education to tout about how large his junk & or annual Income is so he can feel important. So he can talk down to folks in the comment section of TDF, great job Rodrigo, be all you can be!!

  13. Shannon

    Soooooooooooooo I started reading the comments to see what people thought about this one before I decided to watch or not and Chad Robinson what's with your rant? Because his name is Rodrigo you just assume all the vomit that you just wrote was just? People never stop amazing me!

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