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Shot in the head during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, American soldier Jack Starks (Academy Award winner Adrien Brody - The Pianist) is pronounced dead by army medics moments before miraculously returning to life. One year later, Jack has returned to his native Vermont, where he is arrested for a murder he cannot remember. Found not guilty by reason of insanity, the veteran finds himself in an asylum, where a maniacal doctor (Kris Kristofferson - Blade trilogy) puts him on a grueling regimen of experimental drugs, restrains him in a jacket-like device, and locks him away in a body drawer of the basement morgue. The therapy sends the patient on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death in four days' time. Now, the only question that matters is: Can the woman (Keira Knightley - Bend It Like Beckham) he meets in the future save him from The Jacket?
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Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: The Jacket is a case of creepy style over substance.
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- Genre:Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
- Release Date:March 4, 2005
- Audio Format:5.1
- Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
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