2019 has been the year of movie remakes, some are hits… others are misses. Michael Ealy, who is one of America’s favorite actors, assumed the role of Jacob Singer, an Afghanistan veteran who has a hard struggle with paranoia. In the beginning of the movie, Jacob has learned that his brother, Isaac died, which triggers this scary visions.
As the movie progresses, he uncovers secrets about his brother and has a shocking revelation regarding PTSD and its new replacement: drug addiction.Jacob’s Ladder is a psychological thriller, which is becoming more popular in mainstream American movies, and is aimed to have viewers scared, yet thinking at the same time.
The 2019 remake of Jacob’s Ladder was not received well by audiences and critics, with an approval rating of 5% on Rotten Tomatoes and an influx of negative reviews.