At, we show you how pop culture (TV, movies, books, ads) is connected to other pop culture. For example, what song is in that Super Bowl commercial or TV episode? What book is that character reading? What music is another song sampling? We answer these questions and many more.

Jakob the Liar (1999)

Home > Explore > TV/Films > Movies > Jakob the Liar
Jakob the Liar (1999) (Movie)
Buy Movie Now

Jakob the Liar (Movie)

Genres: Comedy / Drama / War
  • Download on iTunes
  • Buy on
Jakob the Liar is a 1999 American war comedy-drama film directed by Peter Kassovitz and starring Robin Williams, Alan Arkin, Liev Schreiber, Hannah Taylor-Gordon, and Bob Balaban. The movie is set in 1944 in a ghetto in German-occupied Poland during the Holocaust and is based on the book by Jurek Becker about World War II Jewish ghetto life. It is a remake of the East German DEFA film Jakob der Lügner from 1975.