11 Movies Inspired by Ed Gein’s Hideous Crimes

The killer's creepy crimes have led to a slew of villains based on Gein.

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  • Photo Credit: Alchetron and Orion Pictures

Psycho

1960

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  • Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures

Three on a Meathook

1972

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  • Photo Credit: Studio 1 Productions

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

1974

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  • Photo Credit: Vortex

Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile

1974

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  • Photo Credit: American International Pictures

Maniac

1980

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  • Photo Credit: Magnum Motion Pictures

The Silence of the Lambs

1991

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  • Photo Credit: Orion Pictures

Ed and His Dead Mother

1993

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  • Photo Credit: IRS Media

In the Light of the Moon/Ed Gein

2000

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  • Photo Credit: City Heat Productions

Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainsfield

2007

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  • Photo Credit: North American Entertainment

Ed Gein: The Musical

2010

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  • Photo Credit: DaviesRussell

Child of God

2014

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  • Photo Credit: RabbitBandini Productions