Jacob's Ladder

Movies, Horror
Jacob's Ladder

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After returning home from the Vietnam War, veteran Jacob Singer (Tim Robbins) 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 (Elizabeth Peña), and ex-wife, Sarah (Patricia Kalember), try to help, but to little avail. Even Singer's chiropractor friend, Louis (Danny Aiello), fails to reach him as he descends into madness.

Release details

Rated: R
Release date: Friday November 2 1990
Duration: 113 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Adrian Lyne
Screenwriter: Bruce Joel Rubin
Cast: Tim Robbins
Elizabeth Peña
Danny Aiello
Matt Craven
Pruitt Taylor Vince
Jason Alexander
Patricia Kalember
Ving Rhames
Macaulay Culkin