Jacob’s Ladder (1990)

jacobs ladderBy Scott Goldfine

Tim Robbins stars as a psychologically tormented Vietnam veteran in this suspense film. Director Adrian Lyne (“Fatal Attraction”) uses flashbacks and fantasies to tell the story of a man plagued by his prewar life and demons.

The movie serves up some provocative imagery, but is numbingly unengaging and delivers a punchless, copout ending. Also stars Danny Aiello and Jason Alexander. Rated R.

GRADE: C-

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