Marcus Theaters was scheduled to show the film, but pulled it because, “We did not feel it was necessary to revisit this time in Milwaukee's history."
The film's director, Marc Meyers, said on Facebook, “Even though we filmed in Akron, Ohio where the titular character grew up, it still strikes a controversial nerve in Milwaukee. Honestly, this was anticipated.”
Dahmer raped, murdered and dismembered 17 men and boys in the 1970's and 80's.
The Times Cinema was originally scheduled to run the film through Nov. 30.