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Jacob's Ladder

1990-11-02 | Drama / Mystery
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After returning home from the Vietnam War, veteran Jacob Singer struggles to maintain his sanity. Plagued by hallucinations and flashbacks, Singer rapidly falls apart as the world and people around him morph and twist into disturbing images. His girlfriend, Jezzie, and ex-wife, Sarah, try to help, but to little avail. Even Singer's chiropractor friend, Louis, fails to reach him as he descends into madness.
Director: Adrian Lyne
Stars: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña

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The genre of Jacob's Ladder is Drama,Mystery,Horror.
The production budget of Jacob's Ladder was 25,000,000 USD.
The full version of Jacob's Ladder is provided by Popcornflix , HBO Max , Amazon Video , HBO Now , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , FandangoNOW , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV
The casts of Jacob's Ladder are Tim Robbins starring as Jacob Singer, Elizabeth Peña starring as Jezebel, Danny Aiello starring as Louis, Matt Craven starring as Michael, Pruitt Taylor Vince starring as Paul, Jason Alexander starring as Geary.
After returning home from the Vietnam War, veteran Jacob Singer struggles to maintain his sanity. Plagued by hallucinations and flashbacks, Singer rapidly falls apart as the world and people around him morph and twist into disturbing images. His girlfriend, Jezzie, and ex-wife, Sarah, try to help, but to little avail. Even Singer's chiropractor friend, Louis, fails to reach him as he descends into madness..
The runtime of Jacob's Ladder is 113 minutes.
On July 23, 2021, the IMDB rating of Jacob's Ladder is 7.5/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 73/100, Metacritic rating is 62/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
On July 23, 2021, there were 5269 public reaction to Jacob's Ladder including deeply meaningful, underrated actor, haunting visual, haunting imagery, hellish.
The certification of Jacob's Ladder is R.
The revenue of Jacob's Ladder was 25,965,144 USD.
The director of Jacob's Ladder is Adrian Lyne, the writer is Bruce Joel Rubin.
Jacob's Ladder won 2011 20/20 Awards, 1991 Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival.