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Jacob Singer was a veteran of the Vietnam War and struggled to maintain his sanity after returning home. Singer rapidly falls apart as the world and people around him turn into disturbing images from his past. His girlfriend, Jezzie, and his ex- wife tried to help, but couldn't. Even Singer's friend, Louis, fails to reach him as he descends into madness.
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Jacob's Ladder is a 1990 American psychological horror film directed by Adrian Lyne, produced by Alan Marshall, written by Bruce Joel Rubin, and starring Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, and Danny Aiello. In the film, Jacob Singer's experiences before and during his service in Vietnam result in strange, fragmentary visions and bizarre hallucinations that continue to haunt him. As his ordeal worsens, Jacob desperately attempts to figure out the truth.Jacob's Ladder was made by Carolco Pictures ten years after being written by Rubin. Though only moderately successful upon release, the film garnered a cult following and its plot and special effects became a source of influence for various other works such as the Silent Hill video game series. A remake, also titled Jacob's Ladder, was released in 2019.
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