Jakob the Liar Movie Poster
  • Released
  • September 24, 1999
  • PG-13, 1 hr 54 min
  • 1 Fan Ratings

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Parents need to know that Jakob the Liar is a 1999 movie in which Robin Williams plays a Jewish man trying to survive the Warsaw Ghetto of WW II who accidentally becomes a source of hope, courage, and resilience when he's believed to be hiding a radio and must make up good news about the near arrival of Allied troops on the verge of liberating them. There are hung bodies, beatings, shootings, torture, and psychological cruelty under the Nazi regime, as well as Jewish characters driven to suicide by hanging. There's occasional cigarette smoking, and some wine drinking. Profanity includes "s--t" and "bastard."

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