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Jacob's Ladder
Jacob's Ladder
Actors: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peņa, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven, Pruitt Taylor Vince
Genres: Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery & Suspense
R     1998     1hr 53min

Vietnam veteran Jacob Singer (Tim Robbins) thinks he is going insane. Or worse. When his nightmares begin spilling into his waking hours, Jacob believes he is experiencing the aftereffects of a powerful drug tested on him ...  more »


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Actors: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peņa, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven, Pruitt Taylor Vince
Genres: Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Lions Gate
Format: DVD - Anamorphic - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 07/14/1998
Original Release Date: 11/02/1990
Theatrical Release Date: 11/02/1990
Release Year: 1998
Run Time: 1hr 53min
Screens: Anamorphic
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
Edition: Special Edition
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Subtitles: English, Spanish
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Member Movie Reviews

Paula W. (pykart)
Reviewed on 9/21/2011...
really enjoyed this..nice to see Time Robbins in this kind of role..would recommend to others
2 of 2 member(s) found this review helpful.
Alice H. (singlegalkansas) from TOPEKA, KS
Reviewed on 8/25/2009...
Very intense, deeply moving story about the Vietnam War but also a different take on the `return home'!
2 of 4 member(s) found this review helpful.

Movie Reviews

WARNING! about the 2010 DVD re-release
Mark C. | Seattle, WA United States | 09/19/2010
(1 out of 5 stars)

"they did a remaster for the BR, but did not remaster the DVD, the cheap b*stards. this is the same video transfer from the original 1998 DVD release same cat # and same VOB file creation dates; A 12 -year old transfer!"
Misguided Reviewer
Jeffery A. Hartman-baker | Tennessee | 08/27/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I'm not quite sure what movie Rochelle O'Gorman watched for her editorial review. "A spirited performance by Elizabeth Peña outshines Robbins, who is surprisingly lethargic." What? Robbins' character was *supposed* to be lethargic. He was dissociated from reality. He was walking in a dream, unable to associate between fantasy and what was real. It was a stellar performance."