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Jacob's Ladder (2019)

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After his brother returns home from war, 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.

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David M. Rosenthal

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Jeff Buhler (screenplay by), Sarah Thorpe (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Ealy ... Jacob Singer
Jesse Williams ... Isaac 'Ike' Singer
Nicole Beharie ... Samantha Singer (as Nikki Beharie)
Guy Burnet ... Hoffman
Joseph Sikora ... Paul Rutiger
Karla Souza ... Annie / Angel
Ritchie Coster ... Louis
Jon Eyez ... Attacker
Desmond Phillips ... Homeless Vet
Theresa O'Shea ... Old Woman
Brooke Jaye Taylor ... Female Guard
Kevin L. Johnson ... Medic
Jim Palmer Jim Palmer ... Male Guard
Myke Schwartz ... Attacker 2
Mark Scarboro ... Slim
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After his brother returns home from war, 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. A remake of the 1990 thriller starring Tim Robbins. Written by Matthew Joseph Monzo

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Rated R for language, some violence, sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jacob's Ladder See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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2.39:1
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Trivia

Remake of Adrian Lyne's 1990 film Jacob's Ladder (1990) starring Tim Robbins. See more »

Quotes

Samantha Singer: We thought you were dead.
Isaac 'Ike' Singer: Maybe I was.
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14 September 2019 | by sanclanSee all my reviews

I agree with most reviewers. Jacob's Ladder was one of my top 10 favorite movies of all time, well it still is, except this version. What in the world!?!?!? Bad production, bad acting, horrible retake on the story, just not the same element at all. The first movie was so suspenseful and full of mystery. This remake labors you into wanting to keep watching, but knowing it is hard to do so. Leave perfection alone!


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