Jacob's Ladder

Lists: Conspiracy thriller

Brief Synopsis: "After returning home from the Vietnam War, veteran 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. His girlfriend, Jezzie, and ex-wife, Sarah, try to help, but to little avail. Even Singer's chiropractor friend, Louis, fails to reach him as he descends into madness."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 1990: # 0)

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  • Tim Robbins (Jacob Singer)
  • Elizabeth Peña (Jezebel)
  • Danny Aiello (Louis)
  • Matt Craven (Michael)
  • Pruitt Taylor Vince (Paul)
  • Jason Alexander (Geary)
  • Patricia Kalember (Sarah)
  • Eriq La Salle (Frank)
  • Ving Rhames (George)
  • Brian Tarantina (Doug)
  • Brent Hinkley (Jerry)
  • S. Epatha Merkerson (Elsa)
  • Suzanne Shepherd (Hospital Receptionist)
  • Doug Barron (Group Leader)
  • Anthony Alessandro (Rod)
  • Macaulay Culkin (Gabe (uncredited))
  • Lewis Black (Jacobs Doctor)
  • Kyle Gass (Tony)
  • Jaime Perry (Field Medic)
  • Sam Coppola (Taxi Driver)
  • Evan OMeara (Sam)
  • Gloria Irizarry (Mrs. Carmichael)
  • Raymond Anthony Thomas (Policeman)
  • Christopher John Fields (Field Medic)
  • Michael Tomlinson (Field Doctor)
  • Antonia Rey (Woman on Subway)
  • John Capodice (Army Officer)
  • John Patrick McLaughlin (Army Officer)
  • Bellina Logan (Emergency Ward Nurse)
  • Scott Cohen (Resident Doctor)
  • Davidson Thomson (Evil Doctor)
  • Bryan Larkin (Jed)
  • Thomas A. Carlin (Doorman)
  • Carol Schneider (Nurse)
  • Becky Ann Baker (Nurse)
  • Diane Kagan (Nurse)
  • Billie Neal (Della)
  • Dennis Rubin Green (Attendant)
  • Byron Minns (Orderly)
  • Reggie McFadden (Partygoer)
  • Stephanie Berry (Partygoer)
  • Barbara Gruen (Mourner)
  • John Louis Fischer (Machine Gunner)
  • Perry Lang (Jacobs Assailant)