Anyone ever see Jacob's Ladder?

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  1. BatmiteReturns

    BatmiteReturns Well-Known Member

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    I watched it about 15 years ago and watched it again last night (in bed with all the lights out).

    That is one creepy, scary movie.

    Anyone else care for it?
     
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    It's... weird.
     
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    I remember being scared just by the commercial for it.
     
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    I remember it being ok.

    it ends up all being a dream as he is about to die right?
     
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    Just picked it up on Blu Ray at Target. Hadn't seen it 15 years either.

    The ending is freaky (was about to give it away) .
     
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    I guess I didn't need to use spoiler tags on a 30 year old movie
     
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    YAS!
     
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    It is really scary for some reason.
    Excellent cinematography
     
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    I remember the chick not being that hot.
     
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    Yep, that's it essentially. It's right up there with The Shining and Stephen King's IT for me as far as creep factor goes. I haven't seen IT in quite some time so maybe it doesn't hold up but I remember being freaked a little bit when I saw it years ago.
     
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    Yes, she had some small ass titties and they kept showing the damn things.

    Plus she said some awful things to Jacob like "you were even talking to your dead kid in your sleep".


    Speaking of creepy I just remembered Flowers In The Attic. That gave me a god damn panic attack and I haven't watched it since.
     
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    Total classic. An effective mind bender.
     
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    yea,
     
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    I like the Huey Lewis song.
     
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    Tim Robbins is a damn good actor. Great in Bull Durham and also in Arlington Road.
     
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    I remember seeing it with in the theater with this girl I really liked. I was a young douche in the friend zone. I just remember the chick saying how hot she thought Tim Robbins was. Lanky fuckin asshole. Hated him till I saw Shawshank.
     
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    Yep, totally forgot about Shawshank. One of my all-time favorites.
     
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