• Publication date: December 19, 2013

From Hell

1888 is a hellish time in Victorian London. And no darker pit eats at Londoners than the district of Whitechapel, where surgically-mutilated dead prostitutes begin to appear. Inspector Abberline (Johnny Depp) leads the investigation on Jack the Ripper, aided by his clairvoyant visions brought on by opium and laudanum. Soon enough Abberline is caught in a web of intrigue with everything from Royalty to freemasons obstructing his investigation...

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2001

MBC Action:

August 14, 2015 00:30 (KSA) ~ August 13, 2015 23:30 (CLT)

Deemed the most powerful Jack the Ripper movie to date, the Hughes brothers direct From Hell based on the classic 1999 macabre graphic novel series bearing the same name by Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell.

1888 is a hellish time in Victorian London. And no darker pit eats at Londoners than the district of Whitechapel, where surgically-mutilated dead prostitutes begin to appear. Inspector Abberline (Johnny Depp) leads the investigation on Jack the Ripper, aided by his clairvoyant visions brought on by opium and laudanum.

When Abberline meets Mary (Heather Graham) and discovers that there may be a connection between Mary and her prostitute friends and the Ripper murders, he consults Royal physician Sir William Gull, who shines a light that there may be more to the Ripper murders than meets the eye; Royalty, Freemasonry, and more...

Starring:

  • Johnny Depp
  • Heather Graham
  • Ian Holm
  • Robbie Coltrane
  • Ian Richardson
  • Jason Flemyng

Directed by:  Albert Hughes & Allen Hughes

Rating:  R for strong violence and gore, sexuality, language and drug use.