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Genre  Docudrama
Initial DVD release  February 11, 2014 (USA)
Country  United States
6/10 IMDb

Director  Nelson McCormick
Language  English
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Release date  November 10, 2013 (2013-11-10) (US)
Based on  Killing Kennedy  by Bill OReilly and Martin Dugard
Writer  Kelly Masterson, Bill OReilly (based on the book by), Martin Dugard (based on the book by)
Nominations  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie
Cast  Rob Lowe (John F. Kennedy), Will Rothhaar (Lee Harvey Oswald), Ginnifer Goodwin (Jacqueline Kennedy), Michelle Trachtenberg (Marina Oswald), Jack Noseworthy (Robert F. Kennedy), Casey Siemaszko (Jack Ruby)
Similar movies  A Ripple of Hope, JFK: 3 Shots That Changed America, Il n'y a pas de Kennedy heureux, Salt, Parkland, Mermaids

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Killing Kennedy is 2013 American television film, based on the 2012 non-fiction book of the same title by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard, and starring Rob Lowe as United States President John F. Kennedy and Will Rothhaar as Lee Harvey Oswald.


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It premiered in the US and Canada on National Geographic Channel on November 10, 2013, followed by the various European National Geographic channels a few days later. It was first shown on terrestrial TV in the UK by Channel 4 on November 23. 2013.

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Plot summary

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The movie dramatizes the presidency and assassination of Kennedy, as well as the life of Lee Harvey Oswald in the years leading up to the assassination.

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In 1959, Oswald meets with Richard Edward Snyder in Moscow and announces his renunciation of his American citizenship. Next, Oswald courts Marina in Minsk.

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The 1961 invasion of Cuba turns into a fiasco as John Kennedy refuses to provide air support.

Main cast

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  • Rob Lowe as John F. Kennedy
  • Will Rothhaar as Lee Harvey Oswald
  • Ginnifer Goodwin as Jacqueline Kennedy
  • Michelle Trachtenberg as Marina Oswald
  • Jack Noseworthy as Robert F. Kennedy
  • Francis Guinan as Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Richard Flood as Kenny O'Donnell
  • Natalie Gold as Ruth Paine
  • Casey Siemaszko as Jack Ruby
  • Mary Pat Gleason as Marguerite Oswald
  • Boris McGiver as FBI Special Agent John W. Fain
  • Jamie McShane as US Moscow Embassy consul Richard Edward Snyder
  • Brian Hutchison as USSS Special Agent Winston Lawson
  • Antoinette LaVecchia as Lady Bird Johnson
  • Keith Tyree as Governor John Connally
  • Adrienne Nelson as Nellie Connally
  • Lucas N Hall as Officer Atwell
  • Roger W. Durrett as Admiral Arleigh Burke, Chief of Naval Operations
  • Danny McCarthy as Agent James P. Hosty
  • Parker Dowling as Buell Wesley Frazier
  • Mike Shiflett as Captain Will Fritz
  • Terry Menefee Gau as Nurse Doris Nelson
  • Matt Micou as Officer Officer J.D. Tippit
  • Joseph Gray as Sergeant Gerald Hill
  • Reception

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    On its original airing, it drew in 3,354,000 viewers, averaging a 1.1 rating with adults in the 25-54 demographic. The viewership broke the record previously held by Killing Lincoln which averaged 3,351,000 viewers.

    Critical response

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    Killing Kennedy received mixed reviews but was nominated for several awards. It has a 56% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and 6/10 on IMDb. Rob Lowe's performance was well received, but the movie was described as having a 'not brilliant' screenplay and the direction was also received poorly.


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