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The Ripper (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Thriller  -  6 December 1997 (USA)
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This telling of the story of Jack the Ripper focuses not on the killings as much as on the aristocratic lives of the people connected to the heir-apparent to the throne of England... who of... See full summary »

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This telling of the story of Jack the Ripper focuses not on the killings as much as on the aristocratic lives of the people connected to the heir-apparent to the throne of England... who of course is the Ripper. It tells also of the investigator who dares to charge this man with such crimes, and of his love for a witness to one of the brutal slayings. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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Rated R for violence and sexuality | See all certifications »
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A hasfelmetsző  »

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Samuel West previously played Prince Albert Victor Edward as a young child in Edward the King (1975) in which his father Timothy West played the title role. See more »

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The chalk graffiti was never photographed. Sir Charles Warren ordered it to be erased out of fear that it could cause a riot due to the Anti-Semitic feelings within the community. See more »

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Version of Jack the Ripper (1976) See more »

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AU BORD DU TEMPLE SAINT
(from LES PECHEURS DES PERLES)
Music by Georges Bizet
Lyrics by Michel Carre and Eugene Cormon
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Nicely done, interesting take on Jack the Ripper
23 November 1998 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

Not blazingly original, but still a well made film about the infamous Ripper murders. The cast is good, Bergin and Anwar are excellent and West is perfectly cast. Costuming, atmosphere and the like are up to big screen standards. Events and characters are modified a little for dramatic purposes, so true blue Ripper enthusiasts might find fault, but recommended for fans of Victorian period movies and general thriller/mysteries.


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