Jacob's Ladder

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Jacob's Ladder

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Jacob's Ladder

Release Date: November 02, 1990

Year    :   1990
Slogan    :   «The most frightening thing about Jacob Singer's nightmare is that he isn't dreaming.»
Genres    :   Drama, Mystery, Horror
Production Companies    :   Carolco Pictures, TriStar Pictures
Director    :   Adrian Lyne
Producers    :   Heidi Levitt, Clayton Townsend, Risa Bramon Garcia, Billy Hopkins, Bruce Joel Rubin, Bruce Joel Rubin, Mario Kassar, Alan Marshall, Andrew G. Vajna
Writers    :   Bruce Joel Rubin
RunTime    :   113 mins.
Budget    :   25000000
Revenue    :   25965144

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.

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