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Buffalo Bill ( Rated R ) 

Jame Gumb (known by the nickname Buffalo Bill) is a fictional character and the primary antagonist of Thomas Harris's 1988 novel The Silence of the Lambs and its 1991 film adaptation, in which he was played by Ted Levine. In the film and the novel, he is a serial killer who murders overweight women and skins them so he can make a "woman suit" for himself. This is the prequel to The Silence of the Lambs all the life of Buffalo Bill. 

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( The Back Story ) 

Gumb was born in California on October 25, 1949, and abandoned by his mother — analcoholic prostitute who misspelled "James" on his birth certificate — and then taken into foster care at age two. Jame Gumb he had a traumatic childhood. Billy was not born a criminal , but made one by years of systematic abuseJame Gumb was living in foster homes until the age of 10 before getting adopted by his grandparents , who became his first victims. After that he was put into Tulare Vocational Rehabilitation , a psychiatric hospital where he learns to be a tailor. Later, Gumb has a relationship with Benjamin Raspail. After Raspail left him, he kills Raspail's new lover, Klaus, and flays him. Because as you know Jame Gumb is wanting to become a woman but being too disturbed to qualify for gender reassignment surgery . He kills women so he can skin them and create a "woman suit" for himself. He is described as not really transgender, but merely believing himself to be because he hates his own identity.  James Gumb's modus operandi is to approach a woman, pretending to be injured and asking for help, then knocking her out in a surprise attack and kidnapping her. He takes her to his house and leaves her in a well in his basement, where he starves her until her skin is loose enough to easily remove. In the first three cases, he leads the victims upstairs, slips nooses around their necks and pushes them from the stairs, strangling them. He then skins parts of their body (a different section on each victim), and then dumps each body into a different river, destroying any trace evidence. This MO caused the homicide squad to nickname him Buffalo Bill (Buffalo Bill's Wild West show typically claimed that Buffalo Bill Cody had scalped a Cheyenne warrior). One officer quipped it was because he "skins his humps. So in the case of Gumb's first victim , Fredrica Bimmel , he weighed down her body,  so she ends up being the third victim found. In the case of the fourth victim, he shoots her instead of strangling her, then inserts a Death's-head Hawkmoth in her throat , and dumps the body. At the start of the The Silence of the Lambs novel , Gumb has already murdered five women. An that is where this movie ends and The Silence of the Lambs movie begins. Harris based various elements of Gumb's MO on six real-life killers: 

  • Jerry Brudos, who dressed up in his victims' clothing and kept their shoes.

  • Ed Gein, who fashioned trophies and keepsakes from the bones and skin of corpses he dug up at cemeteries. He also made a female skin suit and skin masks.

  • Ted Bundy, who pretended to be injured (using an arm-brace or crutches) as a ploy to ask his victims for help. When they helped him, he incapacitated and killed them, dumping their bodies far away.

  • Gary M. Heidnik, who kidnapped and tortured six women and held them prisoner as sex slaves.

  • Edmund Kemper, who, like Gumb, killed his grandparents as a teenager "just to see what it felt like."

  • Gary Ridgway, the Green River Killer (still unidentified at the time of the novel's writing), who, like Gumb, dumped women's bodies in rivers and inserted foreign objects into their corpses.

"This will be the most sick and twisted movie you have seen in your life and not only will it creep you out but it will as make you want to puke ! " 

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