over 4 years
One that is nice to have seen.
Excellent point of view on the Jack the Ripper story. Exciting, intense, and clever
Visually good. Script lets it down. Heather Graham far too pretty to be a believable whore
From Hell is a 2001 American crime drama horror mystery film directed by the Hughes brothers. It is an adaptation of the comic book series of the same name by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell about the Jack the Ripper murders.
In 1888, Mary Kelly (Heather Graham) and her small group of London prostitutes trudge on through this daily misery, their only consolation being that things cannot get any worse. Yet things do when their friend Ann Crook is kidnapped and they are drawn into a conspiracy with links higher up than they could possibly imagine. The kidnapping is soon followed by the gruesome murder of another woman, Martha Tabram (Samantha Spiro), and it becomes apparent that they are being hunted down, one by one as various prostitutes are murdered and mutilated post mortem.
Sinister even by Whitechapel standards, the murder of Martha and her companions grabs the attention of Police Inspector Frederick Abberline (Johnny Depp), a brilliant yet troubled man whose police work is often...