From Hell Synopsis
A Scotland Yard investigator (Johnny Depp) searches for Jack the Ripper.
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Sensational and accomplished.
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88

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Gripping and stylish thriller.
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Ambitious, visually stunning and hugely accomplished.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
Mystery skillfully evokes Victorian London's dark depths.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie feels dark, clammy and exhilarating -- it's like belonging to a secret club where you can have a lot of fun but might get into...
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
An amazing physical specimen, beautifully photographed and edited. If you think of it as your own opium dream, you may dismiss the lousy...
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50

USA Today

By Staff [Not Credited]
With almost as many subplots as corpses, the movie maintains its mild watchability only because the Ripper saga still engrosses.
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Feels stagy, stiff and entirely unnecessary.
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38

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
What the Hughes brothers have come up with is, to borrow another phrase from that bygone age, a penny dreadful.
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20

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The Hughes boys blow it by burying a fine cast -- Robbie Coltrane as a cop and Ian Holm as a royal sawbones are standouts -- in stock...
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By Therumrunner5
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Rated R | For strong gore, strong violence, language, drug content and sexuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Gruesome, predictable Jack the Ripper retelling.
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