Jack the Ripper 1976

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Jack the Ripper (1976, Swiss, Germany) is a horror film directed by Jess Franco


Main Details

  • Released in 1976
  • Color
  • Running Time: 92 min | USA:82 min (cut version) | USA:87 min
  • Production Co: Elite Film | Ascot Film | Cinemec
  • Distribution Co: Cinépix Film Properties (CFP) (1978) (Canada) (theatrical) (dubbed) | Cineshowcase (1979) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed) | Mid-America Releasing (1979) (USA: Midwest) (theatrical) (dubbed)
  • Written and Directed by Jess Franco
  • Starring Klaus Kinski, Josephine Chaplin, Andreas Mannkopff
  • Produced by Erwin C. Dietrich, Max Dora
  • Original Music by Walter Baumgartner
  • Cinematography by Peter Baumgartner, Peter Spoerri
  • Film Editing by Marie-Luise Buschke

Plot Summary

  • A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.

Also Known As

  • Jack l'éventreur (Canada) (French title) / France
  • Der Dirnenmörder von London (Germany) (cut version)
  • Erotico profondo (Italy)
  • Jack o anterovgaltis (Greece)
  • Slaktaren från Soho (Finland) (Swedish title)
  • Sohon teurastaja (Finland)


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