Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr.

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  • PG-13
  • 1999
  • 1 hr 31 min
  • 7.5  (5,569)
  • 78

This documentary chronicles the story of the son of a corrections officer, Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. or "Mr. Death", who claims he bore witness to an execution in the electric chamber leading to his belief that the chairs used in American prisons were unsafe and ineffective. Mr. Death reveals that he was recruited by state prisons across America to inspect and redesign their electric chairs despite his lack of formal training or education on the matter. The documentary takes a close look at Mr. Death's controversial findings on the use of poisonous gas in the Auschwitz death camps.

Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr.
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This documentary chronicles the story of the son of a corrections officer, Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. or "Mr. Death", who claims he bore witness to an execution in the electric chamber leading to his belief that the chairs used in American prisons were unsafe and ineffective. Mr. Death reveals that he was recruited by state prisons across America to inspect and redesign their electric chairs despite his lack of formal training or education on the matter. The documentary takes a close look at Mr. Death's controversial findings on the use of poisonous gas in the Auschwitz death camps.

Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. is a 1999 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 31 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.5 and a MetaScore of 78.

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  • Release Date
    1999
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 31 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (5,569)
  • Metascore
    78