The Ripper (1997)





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Janet Meyers directed this TV movie about the search for Jack the Ripper in London of 1888. As Inspector Hansen (Patrick Bergin) searches for the murderer of East End prostitutes, his suspicions focus on Prince Albert Victor (Samuel West), eldest son of the Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria's grandson. Filmed in Melbourne, Australia, this drama premiered December 6, 1997 on the Starz! channel.
Horror , Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By:
Michael R. Joyce Productions


Patrick Bergin
as Inspector Jim Hansen
Gabrielle Anwar
as Florry Lewis
Michael York
as Sir Charles Warren
Samuel West
as Prince Edward
Adam Couper
as Sgt. Tommy Bell
Essie Davis
as Evelyn Bookman
Olivia Hamnett
as Lady Margaret
Damien Pree
as Off. Peters
Karen Davitt
as Mary Kelly
Andrew Shortell
as Police Photographer
Kevin Miles (II)
as Sir William Frazier
John Gregg
as Dr. William Gull
Frank Whitten
as Dr. Pearce
Lisle Jones
as Thomas Delancey
Anthony Morton
as Cartman
Stephen Sheehan
as Policeman
Denzil Howson
as Doorman
Michael Fry
as Captain
Richie Akers
as Small Man
David Clisby
as Big Man
Tim Wood
as Prince's Valet
Colin Duckworth
as Majo-Domo
Sally-Anne Upton
as Bartender
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All Critics (3)

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November 7, 2005
Times (UK)

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August 12, 2005

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December 31, 1999
Apollo Guide

Audience Reviews for The Ripper


Not too bad, but awfully slow moving at times. The pacing is just too slow. The cast does a good job. nice costumes and decent period detail. It lacks spark, it needs more energy and excitment.

James Higgins
James Higgins

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