Jacob's Ladder

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"The most frightening thing about Jacob Singer's nightmare is that he isn't dreaming."
  • R
  • 1990
  • 1 hr 55 min
  • 7.5  (99,047)
  • 62

A psychological horror thriller about the terrible cost of war. Jacob Singer is a Vietnam War veteran suffering from psychological trauma due to his time in battle. After returning home to New York he struggles to keep himself together as he experiences increasingly disturbing hallucinations and flashbacks. His girlfriend, ex-wide, and best friend all try to help but find themselves at a loss as he drifts further from sanity. As things deteriorate he finds out his old army buddies seem to be in a similar state and, increasingly paranoid, starts to wonder if PTSD is the only thing affecting them.

Jacob's Ladder
Jacob's Ladder
Jacob's Ladder

Trailer - 1 min 52 sec

Description
A psychological horror thriller about the terrible cost of war. Jacob Singer is a Vietnam War veteran suffering from psychological trauma due to his time in battle. After returning home to New York he struggles to keep himself together as he experiences increasingly disturbing hallucinations and flashbacks. His girlfriend, ex-wide, and best friend all try to help but find themselves at a loss as he drifts further from sanity. As things deteriorate he finds out his old army buddies seem to be in a similar state and, increasingly paranoid, starts to wonder if PTSD is the only thing affecting them.

Jacob's Ladder is a 1990 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 55 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.5 and a MetaScore of 62.

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  • Release Date
    1990
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 55 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (99,047)
  • Metascore
    62