GenreBiography, Drama NetworkHBO WriterAdam Mazer LanguageEnglish
Release dateApril 24, 2010 (2010-04-24) CastDanny Huston (Geoffrey Fieger), Susan Sarandon (Janet Good), John Goodman (Neal Nicol), Brenda Vaccaro (Margo Janus), Eric Lange (John Skrzynski), James Urbaniak (Jack Lessenberry) Similar moviesJ. Edgar, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, The Wolf of Wall Street, My Week with Marilyn, Malcolm X, Nixon
TaglineThe Life and Deaths of Jack Kervorkian
Al pacino you don t know jack 2010
You Don't Know Jack is a 2010 American television film directed by Barry Levinson and starring Al Pacino as Jack Kevorkian, based in part on the book, Between the Dying and the Dead: Dr. Jack Kevorkian's Life and the Battle to Legalize Euthanasia. The film was shot in the New York boroughs of Queens, Staten Island and Brooklyn, as well as Detroit, Michigan, and surrounding areas (where the film also takes place). At the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards, Al Pacino won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, along with the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild award in 2011 for his role as Kevorkian. The film was also nominated for Outstanding Made for Television Movie at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards.
The film focuses on the life and work of physician-assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian, who advocated the idea of doctor-assisted suicide. His aim was to help hopeless patients who were suffering from debilitating pain to commit suicide effortlessly.
Al Pacino as Dr. Jack Kevorkian
Danny Huston as Geoffrey Fieger
Susan Sarandon as Janet Good, a right-to-die advocate
Brenda Vaccaro as Margo Kevorkian Janus, Jack's sister
John Goodman as Neal Nicol
James Urbaniak as Jack Lessenberry
Eric Lange as John Skrzynski
John Engler as Himself (stock footage)
Richard E. Council as Judge David Breck
Sandra Seacat as Janet Adkins
Adam Driver as Glen Stetson
The film was nominated for 15 Primetime Emmy Awards and won two: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for Al Pacino and Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie, or Dramatic Special for Adam Mazer. Pacino also won the Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance.