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Killing Kennedy
  • TV-MA
  • 1h 28m
  • 2013
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Based on Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s best seller comes this shocking thriller starring Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin. As John F. Kennedy (Lowe) rises to become U.S. president, a former Marine grows disillusioned with America. When their paths ultimately cross, the course of history is changed forever as seen in this mesmerizing film about the assassination of JFK — and its chilling aftermath.
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Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Entertainment Weekly
Jeff Jensen

Ginnifer Goodwin as Jackie and Michelle Trachtenberg as Oswald's wife acquit themselves well in th...

June 22, 2017
San Francisco Chronicle
David Wiegand

You won't come away from it with any new answers, but it's a useful reminder of why the drama of t...

June 22, 2017
Washington Post
Hank Stuever

The dialogue is painfully clumsy, and the pacing is pure Wikipedia.

June 22, 2017
Wall Street Journal
Nancy DeWolf Smith

Killing Kennedy is subversive in a great way. The more the pathology of Oswald is developed...the...

June 22, 2017
Uncle Barky
Ed Bark

Killing Kennedy easily could have been twice its length, the better to add both nuance and context...

June 22, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
By-the-numbers biopic traces last months of Oswald, JFK.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Killing Kennedy is a drama focused on the last few months of the lives of President Kennedy and assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. We see Kennedy's death, both in historical footage and in dramatic reenactments, with blood, screaming onlookers, and devastated family members. Oswald also kills a police officer and attempts to shoot another political figure. We see domestic violence and the aftermath. JFK flirts and cavorts with women, including in one scene in a pool where a woman's appears naked from the back. Expect a bit of strong language and scenes of drinking and minor drunkenness.

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The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Made-for-TV Movie, Biopic, Drama, Thriller, Period Piece
  • Release Date:November 10, 2013
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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