New York Ripper (1982)
AKA: Lo Squartatore di New York
Directed by: Lucio Fulci
Starring: Jack Hedley (Lt. Williams), Paolo Malco (Dr. Paul Davis), Howard Ross (Mikis), Almanta Suska (Fay), Andrea Occhipinti (Peter)
Country: Italy, European Cinema
Language: Italian (Eng Subs)
Genres: Detective-Mystery, Gore-Gruesome, Sexual-Violence against Women, Serial Killers
Plot – Spoilers:
Set in New York, though everyone speaks Italian, The New York Ripper concerns the brutal killing of attractive women that soon assumes a serial nature. Lt. Williams who’s in charge of the case decides to consult a psychiatrist Paul Davis to help build a profile. Soon enough, Williams starts receiving taunting phone calls from a funny duck-voiced person claiming to be the killer.
The body count keeps increasing and multiple characters are introduced, each of whom could potentially be the killer – in short, a fine work from one of the masters.
Awesome movie. Lucio Fulci truly is the master of gore
Very good movie. The special effects are believable.
A true classic in the original Italian masters of slasher flicks. I recomend this one for those with an interest in the roots of gritty cop verses serial killer genre.
Great slasher flick, with surprise ending. Well done. Loved it… Thanks again effedup
Fulci classic,makes a great double bill with William lustigs Maniac,2 brutal slashers set on the streets of grimy 1980 new york