Jack's Back1988

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Jack's Back
Directed by:
Rowdy Herrington

Directed by Rowdy Herrington, "Jack's Back" (also known as "Ripper, The", "Jack the Ripper - Die Rückkehr") is a Crime/Horror/Mystery/Thriller film, released in the USA on May 06 of 1988 , starring James Spader, Cynthia Gibb, Jim Haynie, Robert Picardo, Rod Loomis and Rex Ryon.

One hundred years ago the world was shocked by a man they called The Ripper. He was never caught...

Who directed "Jack's Back":

Jack's Back was directed by Rowdy Herrington, a director, and writer.

After directing Jack's Back, Rowdy Herrington directed Road House, released in 1989, Gladiator (1992), Striking Distance (1993), I Witness (2003), Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (2004).

When was "Jack's Back" released:

Jack's Back was initially released on Friday, May 06, 1988, in the United States. Also released on this day were Entre tinieblas (dir. Pedro Almodvar), Assault of the Killer Bimbos (dir. Anita Rosenberg), and Dead Heat (dir. Mark Goldblatt). This was thirty-one (31) years ago.

What is the casting of "Jack's Back":

At the casting of Jack's Back we find James Spader, previously seen in Wall Street (1987) and Less Than Zero (1987); Cynthia Gibb (Malone (1987), Salvador (1986)); Jim Haynie (Action Jackson (1988), Pretty in Pink (1986)) [ more... ]

  • Chris Mulkey and Jim Haynie have both also be seen in 48 Hrs., released in 1982.
  • James Spader and Jim Haynie have both also be seen in Pretty in Pink, released in 1986.
  • Robert Picardo and Wendell Wright also worked together in The Howling, released in 1981.
  • Shawne Rowe and James Spader also appeared together in Dream Lover, released in 1994.

What is the Storyline of "Jack's Back":

A young doctor is suspected when a series of Jack the Ripper copycat killings is committed. However, when the doctor himself is murdered, his identical twin brother claims to have seen visions of the true killer.


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