R | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
In Victorian-era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders of Jack the Ripper.
(At around forty-five minutes) The medical council announcer introduces the Elephant Man as Joseph Merrick, then Merrick's benefactor Dr. Treves "corrects" him, so he calls him John Merrick. Merrick's given name was Joseph, but Frederick Treves insisted on calling ... ...
All right. We can do it here, but hurry up.
Polly Nichols: The bobbies are trackin' us!
Polly's John: Right.
Polly's John: Gotta get the old man hard first.
Polly Nichols: Give it here. I'll put it in meself!
Polly's John: Is that in?
Polly Nichols: Of course it is. Come on!
Polly's John: No, it's not. Ya got it stuck between yer bleedin' legs!
Polly Nichols: No,...
(at around 1h 8 mins) Prince Albert Victor's painting in the gallery declares him to be the Duke of Clarence, a title he would not receive until three years later, in 1891.
Thanks to the Megerdichian family
The line "Jack the Ripper's not finished", which was included in several previews, is not in the film itself.
$11,014,818 (USA) (21 October 2001)
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