Amateur "Ripperologists" can enjoy a list of movies and documentaries on the still unsolved case. Illustration from The Illustrated London News.
The series of unsolved bloody murders of poor women left smokey, Victorian London terrified and transfixed 130 years ago. The obsession also made for great fiction and wild speculation as to who the killer was and his reason for the murders.
Movie makers and TV documentarians continue to wring the obsession for entertainment value. Here’s a list of the best, some of which you can watch right now. Click on the movie titles to watch trailers, the Watch the movie! link for the movie, and on the documentary titles to watch the docs.