Top 17 Movies Like Jacob’s Ladder That You Should Watching Update 05/2024

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1. Jacob’s Ladder (1990)

Jacob's Ladder (1990)

Jacob Singer, a postal worker in New York City, is fighting to keep his shattered life together. Memories of his first marriage, his now-dead son and his time in Vietnam are increasingly interfering with his day-to-day activities.

In spite of the efforts of Jacob’s new wife to keep him grounded, the line between reality and fantasy blurs more and more.

2. A Nightmare On Elm Street (2010)

Dreams of death stalk a number of young adults as Death seeks vengeance for the death of Freddy Kruger. It’s the awakening of old memories and the denial of a past of vengeance that spurs this hellish vision of a dreamlike state and turns death into a nightmare reality, chased and chastised by this finger-bladed demon.

3. Casualties Of War (1989)

Casualties Of War (1989)

Five American soldiers abduct a girl from her village during the Vietnam War. Four of the soldiers attempt to rape her, but only one will go through with it. The victim is a teenage girl. When it comes to the fifth soldier, he is adamant about seeing justice done. Rather than focusing on a single incident, the film explores the harsh realities of war.

4. The Prophecy (1995)

Thomas Daggett believes that some people lose faith because Heaven only shows them a little bit. What percentage of those who saw too much of Heaven, however, ended up abandoning it? Daggett was on his way to becoming a priest when he joined the police force. A strange, eyeless, hermaphrodite corpse appears one morning, interrupting his plans to put religion behind him.

Suddenly, he finds himself on a path that will place him in the midst of a Heavenly war. He’ll be shown even more gore, blood, and charred flesh as well as corpses that are still alive. A young girl, however, is even more critical to the heavenly army’s success. This Native American child possesses a valuable commodity that Gabriel longs for. It’s so important to Gabriel that he’s willing to do anything to get it, even if it means murdering her and anyone else in his path.

5. Saw II (2005)

Saw II (2005)

There’s a clue to Jigsaw’s hideout when detective Eric Matthews investigates the crime scene of a Jigsaw victim. Jigsaw has his son Daniel trapped in a shelter with four other people, all of whom are inhaling a lethal nerve gas. When he arrives, he realizes this and rushes to help them.

They will perish if an antidote is not administered within two hours. While pleading with Jigsaw to free his son, Eric watches helplessly as the rest of the group is slain in front of him on monitors.

6. Cabin Fever (2002)

Paul, Karen, Bert, Marcy, and Jeff, all of whom met in college, rent a cabin in the woods and spend a week there. The first thing they encounter upon arrival is a sick man who begs for assistance; however, they become frightened and burn the man to death, causing him to fall into the water reservoir and drown.

Everyone, with the exception of Karen, agrees to drink only beer for the duration of the week without knowing the location of the deceased. Everyone’s journey to hell begins when Karen gets sick from drinking tap water and the rest of the group does the same.

7. Solace (2015)

Solace (2015)

An F.B.I. Special Agent (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and a psychic doctor (John Clancy, played by Sir Anthony Hopkins) search for serial killer Charles Ambrose (Colin Farrell).

Joe, an F.B.I. Special Agent, asks Clancy’s friend who has been living in isolation since the death of his daughter for help in solving a string of murders. The issue is that Ambrose is also gifted with ESP, putting him light years ahead of Clancy in this regard.

8. American Sniper (2014)

At the age of thirty, Chris Kyle realized he needed something different in his life, something that would allow him to express his true talent and help the United States in its fight against terrorism.

As a result, he enlisted in the SEALs with the goal of becoming a sniper. After Kyle and the rest of the team get married, they’re sent to Iraq for the first time. As a soldier, Kyle has no problem completing missions. His problems lie in reconciling his military service and civilian life once he returns home to his wife and children.

9. In The Mouth Of Madness (1994)

Now that hack horror writer Sutter Cane has vanished, all Hell has broken loose…figuratively speaking! It appears that author Cane has a gift for description, as his evil creepy-crawlies come to life in vivid detail.

As part of his investigation into Cane’s mysterious disappearance, insurance investigator John Trent winds up in Hobb’s End, a sleepy seaside town on the East Coast. Trent’s problems don’t begin with the fact that this town is a figment of Cane’s deranged imagination.

10. Stay (2005)

Stay (2005)

A provocative and mesmerizing look at the ways in which waking life and dream states can interact to create new kinds of relationships. An experienced Psychiatrist’s ability to distinguish between fantasy and reality is tested when dealing with a suicidal patient.

11. Cell (2016)

People in New England are among the lucky ones to have survived the bloodthirsty epidemic that occurs when a strange signal pulsates through all of the world’s cell phone networks, and they must deal with the ensuing chaos.

12. Flatliners (1990)

Students of medicine start looking into near-death experiences in the hopes of discovering something new. Each person has their heart stopped and then is brought back to life through CPR. Walking nightmares from their childhood recur, reflecting sins they’ve either committed themselves or have been perpetrated against them.

As they try to delve deeper into the death experience in search of a cure, the visions become more intense and they are physically beaten by them.

13. Pi (1998)

Max is a brilliant mathematician who has built a home supercomputer that provides a key to unlocking the mysteries of the cosmos. When members of a Hasidic cabalistic sect and a high-profile Wall Street firm learn about this information, they approach him with advances of sexual nature.

14. New Nightmare (1994)

New Nightmare (1994)

Heather Langenkamp, from the film ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street,’ is being terrified by a phone call that sounds eerily similar to the film’s antagonist, Freddy Krueger.

Heather begins to have doubts when her husband is found dead in a car accident with slash marks all over him. Especially when she learns that Wes Craven is penning a sequel to ‘Nightmare on Elm Street. It doesn’t take long before she realizes she must revert back to Nancy Thompson if she intends to defeat Freddy.

15. Dark City (1998)

A man named John Murdoch wakes up in a strange hotel room with no recollection of how he got there. He also has no idea why he is wanted for a string of brutal murders. His search for the truth about his past leads him to an evil underworld where a mysterious race of beings known as

The Strangers, beings with the power to put people to sleep and change the city and its people forever. After this, Murdoch has to figure out how he can stop them before they take over his mind and kill him.

16. Stigmata (1999)

One of the Vatican’s priests is sent to Brazil’s capital of Sao Paulo to look into a building’s apparent appearance of a face of the Virgin Mary. On the way, he hears about a Virgin Mary statue in a nearby town that appears to be weeping.

The wounds of Christ can be seen on a young woman in the United States. As her stigmata worsens, the priest from the Vatican becomes increasingly involved in her care.

The priest, who has been questioning his religion for the last two centuries, finally understands what she is saying when she stops ranting and raving.

17. London Has Fallen (2016)

London Has Fallen (2016)

All Western leaders must attend the funeral of the British Prime Minister, who died in mysterious circumstances. A seemingly innocuous event turns into a murderous plot to eliminate the world’s most powerful leaders and unleash a dreadful vision of the future.

We have no choice but to believe that only three people in the world can stop it: the US president, his fearsome secret service chief, and a distrustful British MI-6 agent.