The Limehouse Golem

The Limehouse Golem

Streaming Video - 2017
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A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times - the mythical so-called Golem - must be responsible.

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Linniemyrtle
Jun 11, 2019

I watched it. Now I am befuddled.

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Morganucopia
May 26, 2019

Warning: Extremely graphic, gory, and disturbing scenes such as the slicing open of a prostitute with a knife. I like Bill Nighy a lot, but couldn't enjoy this movie for the unnecessarily gruesome violence. This kind of thing can be kept off stage; my imagination works well enough, thank you. A story told with gore is robbed of any suspense.

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Myst_1983
May 23, 2019

A pretty movie to watch, and while dingy it's not as dark in appearance as some movies of this style tend to be. It's a fairly straight forward murder mystery, with some gore in it but less of a thriller than some. The costumes and acting are entertaining to see.

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lakeland53
Dec 27, 2018

Beautiful art direction, sets, great ensemble cast. Set in 1880's, London , England. Takes place in the poorest part of the city, which adds to the mystery of these continual murders. Nighy plays the inspector who will solve the case, and he is very good. Really good watch, but, beware. There are scenes of murder and a lot of blood. May not be suitable for kids under 8 years. Loved the whole cohesiveness of the film and the cast. Good script.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Oct 06, 2018

This mystery/thriller film is set in the Victorian era and follows a detective as they try to solve the case of a serial killer who has been killing violently and leaving gruesome bloody notes behind. Even though the actors did a great job at portraying their characters, things were just too boring to watch and the storyline was quite lackluster. The movie failed to create a sense of mystery or thrill and it felt like you were just watching a group of characters having various casual conversations. I would rate this movie 2.5/5 stars and recommend it to those who like serial killer movies that aren’t scary. @The_Reviewer of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board

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jimg2000
Sep 29, 2018

An expensive looking film with decent cast, period costumes and rich theater set. Nighy played a detective who followed his nose investigating a series of gruesome murders in seedy Limehouse in Victorian London. In the process, he nosed into another suspicious death case, the husband of a music-hall star... hence he and us were led by the nose from clue to clue and suspect to suspect until the film ended. Okay then. However, some biting dialogues on social ills during Victorian times.

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raymontez
Jul 26, 2018

I just couldn't finish this movie

ArapahoeJohanna Jul 15, 2018

While I wouldn't consider this film to be any kind of masterpiece of cinema, it was a fun period piece with plenty of twists and turns. A depraved murderer stalks a London suburb, and the investigation draws Inspector Kildare into the colorful and depraved world of Victorian music halls. It's an over-the-top adventure full of dark secrets and darker deeds. The plot isn't particularly unpredictable or nuanced and none of the characters suffer an abundance of depth, but it's an enjoyable movie with plenty of memorable moments.

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akirakato
May 30, 2018

Directed by Juan Carlos Medina in 2016 based on the novel "Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem" by Peter Ackroyd, this British horror-mystery depicts the investigation of the horrific murders.
In 1880---before Jack the Ripper---the city of London was gripped with fear as a serial killer dubbed the Limehouse Golem remained on the loose while leaving cryptic messages written in the victims' blood.
Scotland Yard assigns the case to Inspector Kildare to solve it.
Amazingly, you'll see Karl Marx in the reading room of the British Museum.
You'll see such a lot of red herrings that you might get confused.
Out of the blue, however, the case appears clear before your eyes, and you might suddenly get stupified and unsatisfied.

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marieloudavril
May 26, 2018

this is an interesting, unusual and intriguing story thriller movie. Well done. Great performance and amazing costumes of this time. Keep your interest until the end. Definitively a movie to see.

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Morganucopia
May 26, 2019

Violence: Extremely graphic, gory, and disturbing scenes such as the slicing open of a woman with a knife.

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jimg2000
Sep 29, 2018

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