MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 941 this week

Jacob (I) (2011)

4.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.1/10 from 619 users  
Reviews: 23 user | 19 critic

Lonely and disturbed Jacob Kell loved his little sister more than anything on earth. When tragedy strikes, Jacob retaliates the only way he knows how - and anyone who crosses his path will know there is no limit to his brutal vengeance.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

with Prime Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 33 titles
created 14 Oct 2012
 
a list of 47 titles
created 28 Feb 2013
 
a list of 32 titles
created 04 Jul 2013
 
a list of 32 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 26 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Jacob" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Jacob (2011)

Jacob (2011) on IMDb 4.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Jacob.
4 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

As Jon (Shawn Welling / Michael Biehn) and Joy Ford (Tory Tompkins) move into the small town of DarkHorse, mysterious and supernatural occurrences threaten to tear the town apart. Teenage ... See full summary »

Director: Shawn Welling
Stars: Michael Biehn, Lee Majors, Jennifer Blanc
Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

When a suburban couple hires a new age spiritualist to help with their troubled marriage, her advice to video their lives 24/7 to help reunite the family, turns out to reveal their son is ... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Blanc
Stars: Brianne Davis, Gary Cairns, Tara Buck
She Rises (2014)
Horror

A director and her lead actor get a vacation rental while filming a movie. What starts as a helpful unassuming very nice host, becomes their worst nightmare.

Director: Larry Wade Carrell
Stars: Michael Biehn, Angus Macfadyen, Jennifer Blanc
Yellow Rock (2011)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Five men ride into the eerie town of Yellow Rock, hoping to rescue a family member and his lost boy.

Director: Nick Vallelonga
Stars: Michael Biehn, James Russo, Lenore Andriel
Treachery I (2013)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

An estranged father and son are re-united at a wedding party. However, a thunderstorm traps them in a cabin, forcing the family to reveal deeper secrets.

Director: Travis Romero
Stars: Michael Biehn, Matthew Ziff, Caitlin Keats
Conundrum (TV Movie 1996)
Thriller | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A cop and her partner are trying to break a gambling racket in the Vietnamese community. But when her partner's wife is murdered in a gruesome manner, the case takes on a personal cast, and... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Barr
Stars: Michael Biehn, Marg Helgenberger, Ron White
The Victim (2011)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A man lives alone in a remote cabin and is surprised by his visitors.

Director: Michael Biehn
Stars: Michael Biehn, Jennifer Blanc, Ryan Honey
Jacob (TV Movie 1994)
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In the land of Canaan lives Isaac, son of Abraham, with his clever, strong-willed wife Rebekah and his twin sons Esau and Jacob. The first-born, Esau, is a strong and fearless hunter with a... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hall
Stars: Matthew Modine, Lara Flynn Boyle, Sean Bean
Psych:9 (2010)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Working alone at night in a recently closed hospital, an unstable woman witnesses events that may be connected to a string of murders.

Director: Andrew Shortell
Stars: Sara Foster, Cary Elwes, Michael Biehn
Jacob (2010)
Short | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

After a friendly fire accident, a group of British soldiers tear each other apart in a field hospital in Afghanistan.

Director: Sam M. Hanna
Stars: James Atherton, Candida Benson, Shiraz Haq
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A world-renowned spiritual leader arrives in the Asian nation of Purma to give a teaching to the faithful. Accompanying him is a retinue of monks and attendants, including his personal ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Biehn, Antony Szeto
Stars: Michael Biehn, Phoenix Chou, Simon Yam
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Documentary about the making of the indie horror film "Jacob."

Director: Chuck Norfolk
Stars: Michael Biehn, Krystn Caldwell, Larry Wade Carrell
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Sissy
Dylan Horne ...
Jacob
Krystn Caldwell ...
Edith
Larry Wade Carrell ...
Billy / Otis
Leo D. Wheeler ...
Sheriff Andy
...
Max
Parrish Randall ...
Chuck
...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Axe Man
...
Lawrence Kell
...
Deputy Jamie
Johnny Blanco ...
Quentin
Robert Buttrick ...
Gary
...
Renee (as Kelly Burns Smith)
Howard Calvert ...
Amos
Edit

Storyline

Lonely and disturbed Jacob Kell loved his little sister more than anything on earth. When she is tragically murdered by her drunken step-father, Jacob retaliates the only way he knows how...and anyone who crosses his path will know there is no limit to his brutal vengeance. Written by Hudson T. Rodriguez

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Where innocence ends, vengeance begins.

Genres:

Horror

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

30 September 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I ekdikisi tou Jacob  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Grace Powell did her own stunts. See more »

Goofs

When Jacob kills Earl, he has more blood on his face and the front of his shirt. Then when he picks up Sissy, the amount of blood on his shirt, mostly on his left side has changed. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Journey of Jacob Dvd-extra (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not even a decent amount of gore can save this one.
21 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

This movie was a great disappointment considering the rather interesting concept that could have made for an hour-and-a-half of gory entertainment. Unfortunately this movie made me wish I hadn't wasted my time on it.

So this movie is about a disturbed and mentally handicapped man named Jacob (Dylan Horne) whose only friend is his little sister Sissy (Grace Powell). After his dad (sorry I don't remember his name) was killed after going crazy and trying to kill his mom Edith (Krystn Caldwell) after reading a book he found under the floors of a supposedly haunted house he inherited (which is shown in a flashback), his mom marries a drunken a**hole named Otis (Larry Wade Carrell) who abuses and beats her and is nothing but nasty to her and her kids but she stays with him anyway because "he's a nice guy, he's just going through a rough patch", it's only a matter of time before he kills her or one of her kids (at least her co-workers and Sissy acknowledge this, because she sure didn't!).

Sure enough Otis is released from jail and goes out drinking again with his friend (I'm not even going to pretend I remember his name, I can't even remember if the movie ever told it), and then comes home and kills Sissy. When Jacob finds this, he exacts his brutal revenge on Otis, and I have to say, it was a joy watching Jacob kill this disgusting individual (actually you don't really see him being killed, but at least you get to see an arm being ripped off).

The sheriff (Leo D. Wheeler) and Otis' brother (don't remember his name either) hear about this and him and several other people try to hunt Jacob down and kill him. Carnage ensues.

If there's one thing this movie's got going for it it's some decent gore towards the last 20 minutes (because I can tell you right now, it sure ain't the acting!), but there still isn't enough to make up for everything that's wrong with this movie. Jacob's revenge on Otis was satisfying enough though.

One other thing I'd like to comment on is one of the flashbacks where people in a bar try to stop Jacob's dad from killing Edith (by which I mean they go after him one-by-one, waiting for the person currently going after him to die before jumping in). Another scene which has some decent gore.

Oh yeah, I almost forgot about the dubbing, at least two people and a cat seem to be practicing ventriloquism.

I saw this for free on Netflix which I am happy about because I would be even more irritated if I had to pay a dime for this movie along with the hour-and-a-half I wasted on it, and I advise that if the only way you can watch this movie is to pay for it, then skip it and watch something else, wait until it comes on SyFy channel or something and watch it then.


1 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Jacob soundtrack mstjunkie-881-696853
Anyone notice? Zorkmiid
Not terrible jtgrogan
This is like a horror version of 'Sling Blade' sheepdog07
Poor Charlie Daniels valfarabee1031
Discuss Jacob (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?