Bad Karma (2002)

Director
John Hough

Main cast
Patsy Kensit; Patrick Muldoon; Amy Locane; Amy Huberman

Genres
Thriller, Horror

Description
Mental Patient terrorizes her Psychiatrist who she believes is the reincarnation of Jack the Ripper.


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