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If you haven’t seen Jacob’s Ladder, now is the perfect time to change that.

Paramount Vault is an overlooked YouTube channel where the company publishes old films, usually the stranger and more obscure ones.


As of today, that now includes the still-creepy Jacob’s Ladder, one of many movies that inspired the original Silent Hill game. The hospital scene, which is near the end of the movie, is particularly Silent Hill-y.

You can watch the whole movie below:

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