Gacy (film)

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DVD cover
Directed by Clive Saunders
Produced by Tim Swain
Larry Rattner
Written by Clive Saunders
David Birke
Starring Mark Holton
Music by Mark Fontana
Erik Godal
Cinematography Kristian Bernier
Edited by Jeff Orgill
Chryss Terry
DEJ Productions
Península Films
Distributed by Lionsgate
Release dates
  • May 13, 2003 (2003-05-13)
Running time
88 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $250,000

Gacy is a 2003 direct-to-video biographical-drama film directed by Clive Saunders and written by Saunders and David Birke. The story revolves around the life of serial killer John Wayne Gacy.


John Wayne Gacy (Mark Holton) seemed to be a model citizen. He even volunteered as a clown for the children at the local hospital, but he kept a gruesome secret. A trail of missing young men led to Gacy's suburban home. The nation watched in horror as, one by one, the details of over 30 murders came to light and most of the victims, entombed in the crawl space underneath his house, were unearthed.

John Wayne Gacy had been one of the most infamous killers in the whole country.


Production notes[edit]

  • The character of Tom Kovacs is a composite of two young men who had lived with Gacy in reality.


On the film review aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes, Gacy received a 17% approval rating, based on 6 reviews, with an average rating of 3.8/10.[1]


  1. ^ "Gacy (film)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2011-06-28. 

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