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Terror at London Bridge (1985)

Bridge Across Time (original title)
Not Rated | | Horror | TV Movie 22 November 1985
London Bridge, London, England, 1888. Jack the Ripper dies in the Thames river. London Bridge, Lake Havasu, Arizona, 1985. The last original stone used to rebuild the London Bridge is laid,... See full summary »

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Don Gregory
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Angie
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Joe Nez
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Lynn Chandler
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Chief Peter Dawson
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Elaine Gardner
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Ed Nebel
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Alma Bellock
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Anson Whitfield
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Dave Williamson
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Alice Williamson
Paul Rossilli ...
The Ripper
Cameron Milzer ...
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Charles Benton ...
Mr. Daly
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London Bridge, London, England, 1888. Jack the Ripper dies in the Thames river. London Bridge, Lake Havasu, Arizona, 1985. The last original stone used to rebuild the London Bridge is laid, all the city is happy. But since that moment some strange murders happen. The policeman Don Gregory has some suspects, but his ideas are quite strange, he thinks about a Jack the Ripper revived. Nobody believes him... Written by Paola Vaccari <accomazzi@p90.msoft.it>

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Awful Made For TV Chiller
21 February 2010 | by See all my reviews

In 1888 Jack the Ripper is shot by police and dies in the Thames river. In 1985 the last original stone used to rebuild the London Bridge in Lake Havasu, Arizona is laid, and all the city is happy. But since that moment some strange murders occur in the quiet tourist destination. The policeman Don Gregory (Hasselhoff) has some suspects, but his ideas are quite strange. He thinks that Jack the Ripper has somehow been revived. Nobody believes him, even though he is, in fact, correct.

When I sat down to watch this, I didn't expect a masterpiece. I just expected it to be a bad 80's horror movie that would be good for some laughs and some gore. But this is a made-for-television horror film that should never have been made. The premise is ridiculous, the film is scare free, and the acting is atrocious. And since it was made for TV, there is no gore, just women screaming as Jack raises a blade as we fade to commercial.

This film isn't even good for some laughs. Despite the presence of the always terrible Hasselhoff and cult icon Adrienne Barbeau (who is given nothing interesting to do,) the movie is boring, plodding along until it's predictable conclusion.


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