almost 2 years
Worth it for the Joe Pesci rant alone. It's a mystery...
Fantastic cast and fantastic film. Long but worth it.
over 5 years
The scene with Sutherland on the park bench is one of the best moments in movie history.
almost 6 years
for Stone, this is personal. JFK's death allowed Stone to become a decorated Vet
over 6 years
A good film, despite being overburdened by conspiracy theories.
JFK is a 1991 American film directed by Oliver Stone. It examines the events leading to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and alleged subsequent cover-up, through the eyes of former New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison (played by Kevin Costner).
Garrison filed charges against New Orleans businessman Clay Shaw (Tommy Lee Jones) for his alleged participation in a conspiracy to assassinate the President, for which Lee Harvey Oswald (Gary Oldman) was found responsible by two Government investigations: the Warren Commission, and the House Select Committee on Assassinations (which concluded that there was another assassin shooting with Oswald).
The film was adapted by Stone and Zachary Sklar from the books On the Trail of the Assassins by Jim Garrison and Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy by Jim Marrs. Stone described his fictionalized account as a "counter-myth" to the "fictional myth" of the Warren Commission. He followed up this film with two more about the...