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1.

Robin Williams should really stick to more serious roles like this.

9/10
Author: Michael DeZubiria (wppispam2013@gmail.com) on 9 February 2004
2.

Testifying To The Power Of Hope

7/10
Author: sddavis63 (revsdd@gmail.com) on 29 December 2001
3.

Excellent

10/10
Author: Lindy-24 on 26 September 1999
4.

Excellent Entertainment

Author: Mark Walston on 27 October 2004
5.

Misconceptions?

10/10
Author: Weebette on 25 September 1999
6.

Dark comedy, with an appropriately surreal ending

7/10
Author: Transit on 14 October 1999
7.

One of the best movies I've ever seen

10/10
Author: G.W.Borg on 5 March 2004
8.

Another solid performance by Robin Williams!

7/10
Author: yossarian100 on 2 March 2004
9.

Possibly the most underrated movie of the last five years

9/10
Author: Steve Bierfeldt (Yankees120@aol.com) on 20 April 2002
10.

Jakob tries to give us hope by making up the happy ending

Author: Vladimir_Grozescu on 9 June 2002
11.

great story

8/10
Author: alex on 28 January 2005
12.

A cinematic masterpiece

10/10
Author: firstsonxb on 14 September 2006
13.

Engrossing tale of hope kept alive in a wartime Jewish ghetto

8/10
Author: roghache on 22 April 2006
14.

Robin Williams gives an Oscar-worthy performance.

9/10
Author: Lockjaw-2 on 20 September 1999
15.

A story poorly told

4/10
Author: FlickJunkie-2 on 23 March 2000
16.

"We are the chosen people...but I wish the Almighty had chosen someone else."

3/10
Author: moonspinner55 on 18 August 2011
17.

Please Don't Let This Film Be Forgotten...

9/10
Author: musichawkeye on 19 May 2010
18.

Movie about hope

9/10
Author: Petri Pelkonen (petri_pelkonen@hotmail.com) on 21 July 2006
19.

See it for itself

10/10
Author: Reyka on 27 September 1999
20.

Comedy in the Ghetto? Oy Vey!

3/10
Author: Shannon Box (sbox@gvtc.com) on 16 May 2000
21.

worst remake ever! they just not get it

1/10
Author: (strange-world) on 25 July 2007
22.

Very good movie

10/10
Author: jennampoole on 9 May 2006
23.

Depressing. There is No Lying About That.

5/10
Author: Python Hyena on 6 November 2015
24.

Could Never really tell what it was Going for,

4/10
Author: Dillon Harris on 1 April 2015
25.

532nd Review: Comedy & The Holocaust: In the long tradition of Jewish humor

7/10
Author: intelearts on 21 March 2013
26.

A Holocaust film with an original storyline.

7/10
Author: Erik Price on 3 August 2012
27.

Decently made, lot of potential in the emotional content

8/10
Author: s_keskar on 24 May 2005
28.

It was better than I though.

Author: (Fraxer_84@hotmail.com) on 8 January 2004
29.

A movie that touches people.

8/10
Author: Braveheart1626 (Braveheart1626@cs.com) on 7 September 2001
30.

worth seeing with good performance from Robin Williams

8/10
Author: awlauter on 21 January 2001
31.

Worth a look for an underappreciated performance by Williams and some great supporting cast work

7/10
Author: Steve Llanso on 14 August 2000
32.

Hope, when it was most needed.

6/10
Author: PlainIce on 3 June 2000
33.

Something missing here

8/10
Author: jukebox-2 (jukebox@cyberus.ca) on 23 April 2000
34.

Robin Williams' List

7/10
Author: sticky-4 on 19 October 1999
35.

Good story of hope

5/10
Author: Mickey Micklon on 12 May 2010
36.

Funny side of a disastrous incident

9/10
Author: engin esen on 22 June 2007
37.

Heartwrenching tale of the human spirit

Author: rainbow4142000 on 6 November 2003
38.

The kind of film we don't want to see, but should anyway.

Author: TxMike on 4 August 2002
39.

A Great and Sad Movie.

Author: movies2u on 25 February 2002
40.

Why you should watch this

8/10
Author: heero-yuy on 25 May 2001
41.

Even better than Life Is Beautiful

8/10
Author: kbouck on 27 June 2000
42.

Too late?

Author: Yidl on 22 September 1999
43.

A moving, heart felt picture, with all the impact of Schindlers List or Saving Private Ryan!

9/10
Author: Kevin Chouinard (chouie1) on 22 September 1999
44.

I wouldn't waste my money if I were you.

2/10
Author: Sam Cuttell (cat lady) on 26 September 1999
45.

Jakob the Liar Review

6/10
Author: wallijar on 23 October 2015
46.

A moving, tragic comedy,

8/10
Author: juneebuggy on 26 March 2015
47.

Williams shines, but the rest is a tad drab.

6/10
Author: ThatMOVIENut on 2 December 2014
48.

Worth Checking Out

7/10
Author: slightlymad22 on 23 October 2014
49.

Great mixture of comedy and intense drama! 7/10

7/10
Author: leonblackwood on 2 October 2014
50.

Robin Williams tries his best

6/10
Author: SnoopyStyle on 10 December 2013

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