Based on 20 Critics
  • As a metaphysical exploration of otherworldliness, Jacob's Ladder has a kind of morbid intensity, for those who like that sort of thing. The picture flounders, however, with its insistence on injecting a little politics into the paranormal brew. [1Nov 1990, p.A20]

  • This movie left me reeling with turmoil and confusion, with feelings of sadness and despair. Those are the notes it strives for. show more

  • Truly frightening and visually unique, this messy, challenging film is anchored by Tim Robbins' remarkable performance. show more

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