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The Ripper (1997)

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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Insp. Jim Hansen
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Florry Lewis
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Sgt Tommy Bell
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Evelyn Bookman
Olivia Hamnett ...
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Chalmers
Josephine Keen ...
Lizzie
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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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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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When Inspector Hansen is showing Florry photos of the murders, he is using photos of the REAL victims, but the photos he is showing her are of the murders that haven't happened yet. See more »

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Version of Seven Murders for Scotland Yard (1972) See more »

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STRING QUARTET IN C MAJOR 'DISSONANZEN', K.465 -- 1st Movement
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Wrong killer.
4 January 1999 | by (Canyon Lake, Texas) – See all my reviews

Entertaining and proof that you can make film noir on a tight budget. The sets and costuming are well done, although the electrical conduits seen in several scenes are annoying to the discernible eye.

I rate this a favorable film despite what should be a fatal flaw. Albert Victor could not have committed these crimes. The consensus among Whitechapel Murder Scholars denounce royal involvement.

Oh well, its just a movie, and as such it is worth viewing.


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