Starkweather (film)

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Starkweather is a 2004 film directed by Bryon Werner. Written by Working Class Films founder and prolific screenwriter Stephen Johnston whose scripts including Ed Gein and Ted Bundy started the 'Serial Killer' sub genre. Brent Taylor and Shannon Lucio star. Jerry Kroll and Lance Henriksen are also featured.

The movie is based on the life of spree killer Charles Starkweather. The movie was filmed in September 2003 in Acton and Lancaster California and filmed on 35mm. Since its initial release by Thinkfilm in the USA, the film has played over 200 times on Showtime and Starz/Encore, including 15 times in February 2007 alone. Internationally, it was released by Warner Bros (Denmark, Sweden) and e-m-s (Germany) among others.

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