Odonnell, with bruce greenwood featured as president john f. As garrison, kevin costner gives a measured yet passionate performance. Kevin costner was 35 in jfk when he played the character jim garrison. Oliver stones new movie jfk has been attacked, in the weeks. Theyre mostly divided between dallas, texas, where the president was killed, and new orleans, louisiana, where da jim garrison kevin costner investigates the possible machinations of behindthescenes figures. Jfk 1991 official trailer kevin costner, oliver stone thriller. Kevin costners 10 best performances hollywood reporter. Jfk accurately reflects our national state of mind since nov. Jfk is a wellmade work of suspense, intrigue, and drama, all based on trying to solve one of the greatest mysteries of our time. Kevin costner plays new orleans district attorney jim garrison, who takes it upon himself to investigate the assassination of president john f. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. Thirteen days, which found costner playing presidential aide kenneth odonnell alongside bruce greenwood jfk and steven culp bobby kennedy in a tense behindthescenes.
Jim garrison kevin costner gives an emotional closing argument to the jury about the importance of truth within the government. His accolades include two academy awards, two golden globe awards, one primetime emmy award, and two screen actors guild awards costner began his acting career with sizzle beach, u. Kennedy visar sig snart vara en till synes omojlig uppgift att klara av. The pair previously dated for 3 years after getting together in march 1975. He was also involved in a relationship with christine. Jfk 1991 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The best movies and shows starring kevin costner on hulu and other streaming options. At first i felt disappointed because i thought the robin hood movie stopped short and i was missing the second disc for it, but then found out it was actually a 2sided disc. Apr 28, 2011 our hero is new orleans district attorney jim garrison who, in another subtle bid for trustworthiness, is played by 1991s biggest mainstream hollywood star, kevin costner.
Actor kevin costner wears shuron ronsir zyl browline glasses in the 1991 classic movie jfk. Directors cut by oliver stone kevin costner, sissy. Tommy lee jones at an event for jfk 1991 kevin costner and oliver stone in jfk 1991. Its sad that this crime was not properly investigated from the very beginning. New orleans district attorney jim garrison discovers theres more to the kennedy assassination than the official story. New orleans district attorney jim garrison discovers theres more to. In october 1962, the kennedy administration struggles to contain the cuban missile crisis. Written by oliver stone and zachary sklar, based on the books crossfire. Special edition 1991 starring kevin costner and kevin bacon on dvd and bluray. Academy awardwinning superstar kevin costner rumor has it, the bodyguard heads a tremendous allstar cast, with the real garrison. Kevin costner, in full kevin michael costner, born january 18, 1955, lynwood, california, u. Feb 06, 2011 jim garrison is portrayed having lunch with dean andrews, where the latter makes use of his unusual vocabulary. The brisk investigation of that murder conducted under the guidance of supreme court. Oliver stones jfk was under assault for its interpretation of history before it was even released.
Kevin michael costner born january 18, 1955 is an american actor, director, producer, and musician. The film follows district attorney jim garrison kevin costner, who puts a businessman on trial for plotting with lee harvey oswald and others to kill president john f. Today he is 65, and has starred in 66 movies in total, 44 since jfk was released how old do you think he looks in the movie. It was the most successful of three films stone made about american. An academy awardwinning docudrama chronicling new orleans district attorney jim garrisons investigation into the assassination of president john f. Kevin michael costner was born on january 18, 1955 in lynwood, california, the third child of bill. The plot that killed kennedy, by jim marrs and on the trail of the assasins, by jim garrison. Its inclusion of the zapruder film, which depicts with great clarity a large part of the shooting sequence, and in particular the fatal head shot. The postman the postman 1997 dances with wolves lieutenant dunbar 1990 robin hood. The film is perhaps best known by the general public for three things.
Jfk is a 1991 american political thriller film directed by oliver stone. Theyre mostly divided between dallas, texas, where the president was killed, and new orleans, louisiana, where da jim garrison kevin costner investigates the. However, i found it interesting that the wyatt earp movie was a 2 disc movie, but the robin hood movie was a 2sided disc. Oct 06, 2012 jim garrison kevin costner and his team delve into the background of lee harvey oswald gary oldman, and arrive closer to the conclusion that he was just a patsy. Kevin michael costner was born on january 18, 1955 in lynwood, california, the third child of bill costner, a ditch digger and ultimately an electric line servicer for southern california edison, and sharon costner nee tedrick, a welfare worker. Oliver stones new movie jfk has been attacked, in the weeks before its release, by those who believe stone has backed the wrong horse in the kennedy assassination sweepstakes by those who believe the hero of this film, former new orleans district attorney jim garrison, was a loose cannon who attracted crackpot conspiracy theories the way a dog draws fleas. American actor, director, and producer kevin costner has won two academy awards, among other awards. Somehow, oliver stone got permission to use many actual sites for his contentious film about events surrounding the assassination of president john f kennedy on november 22, 1963. At any rate costner does a credible job playing a man obsessed with this case at the expense of his home life. Kevin costner was 35 in jfk when he played the character jim garrison that was over 28 years ago in 1991. Jun 18, 2017 boyish charm, yet surprising see more ideas about kevin costner, boyish and i movie. Kennedy and alleged coverup through the eyes of former attorney jim garrison.
May 14, 2014 jfk 1991 official trailer kevin costner, oliver stone thriller movie hd a new orleans da discovers theres more to the kennedy assassination than the official story. Before i saw this film, i had seen oliver comment that jfk was a movie in which he got all. In the story, new orleans district attorney jim garrison kevin costner is convinced that there are some big flaws in the investigation of oswald gary oldman, and he sets out to recreate the. The script for jfk was written by oliver stone and zachary sklar and was based on two books, jim garrisons on the trail of the assassins, and crossfire. Jfk is a 1991 film about a new orleans da who believes theres more to the kennedy assassination than the official story directed by oliver stone. Jfk is an american historical legalconspiracy thriller film. Thirteen days is a 2000 american historical political thriller film directed by roger donaldson. He found success in such movies as the untouchables, bull durham, field of dreams, and the bodyguard but was perhaps best known for dances with wolves, for which he won oscars for best picture and director. Kevin costner 15 greatest films ranked include dances with. Aklagaren jim garrisons kevin costner kamp att finna sanningen bakom mordet pa president john f. Kevin costner gary oldman tommy lee jones kevin bacon. Kevin costner, gary oldman, tommy lee jones, kevin bacon en michael rooker.
Hes adept at managing a huge cast, complicated plotting, and weighty topics. All acting and directing support the frighteningly real hypothesis that john f kennedy was assassinated by elements of the us militaryindustrial complex. Jfk 1991 official trailer kevin costner, oliver stone thriller movie hd a new orleans da discovers theres more to the kennedy. Oliver stone has tackled such enormous issues and largerthanlife subjects before. At the end of the movie when the trial is going on, lou ivons suit changes from. Structured as a bit of a courtroom drama with new orleans da jim garrison kevin costner investigating the case, interviewing spinning an impeccable yarn about the conspiracy theories revolving the assassination of john f. Kennedy, jfk is a captivating, riveting, and truly compelling film.
The couple has three children from this marriage, anne clayton, lily mccall, and joe tedrick. Kevin costner bio, married, wife, net worth, ethnicity. I have no opinion on the factual accuracy of his 1991 film jfk. It examines the events leading to the assassination of united states president john f. Kennedy and alleged coverup through the eyes of former new orleans district attorney jim garrison kevin costner. Following a few minor supporting parts, he rose to prominence with his portrayal of eliot ness in the. List of awards and nominations received by kevin costner. I dont have the slightest idea whether oliver stone knows who killed president john f. Costner began his acting career with sizzle beach, u. Kevin costner puts in a superb turn as jim garrison the new orleans attorney general also mentions have to go to tommy lee jones, joe pesci and the forever underated michael rooker. Just a few years ago, in bull durham, kevin costner played a bush leaguer who declares, i believe that lee harvey oswald acted alone, by way of expressing support for the official story. It dramatizes the cuban missile crisis of 1962, seen from the perspective of the us political leadership. Watch jfk movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at.
Kevin costner stars as top white house assistant kenneth p. His accolades include two academy awards, two golden globe awards, one primetime emmy award, and two screen actors guild awards. Oct 06, 2012 jim garrison kevin costner gives an emotional closing argument to the jury about the importance of truth within the government. Kevin costner previously dated actress peggy trentini and model bobbie brown. Every weekend, we pick a movie you can stream that dovetails with current events. Oliver stones movie, jfk, was released in north america in december 1991, and on the other side of the atlantic over the next few months. Today he is 65, and has starred in 66 movies in total, 44 since jfk was released. This is a list of awards and nominations received by american actor, director, producer, and musician kevin costner. Jfk 47 movie clip a meeting with x 1991 hd youtube. This movie was taken straight from the book and even quotes garrison directly. Kevin michael costner born january 18, 1955 is an american actor, filmmaker, and musician.
How a 1991 movie resulted in jfks assassination files being. With kevin costner, gary oldman, jack lemmon, walter matthau. This movie has an attention to detail that rivals a stanley kubric film, which is the highest complement i can give. Olivers stones jfk builds up an overwhelming head of urgency that all comes rushing out at the end of the film, in a tumbling, angry, almost piteous monologue the whole obsessive weight of jim garrisons conviction that there was a conspiracy to assassinate john f. By the turn of the millennium, kevin costners film star status was a thing of the past. A brilliant bluray for a brilliant film but its just a sad shame that they used the cover of tjust the american flag but no inclusion of kevin costner as in the original. Jfk full movie drama 1991 hd kevin costner, gary oldman reju zomborosor. Dec 20, 2016 jfk director oliver stone and star kevin costner look back at the political thriller 25 years later. Actor kevin costner was also in the midst of wellearned industry cachet at the time, hot on the. Jfk is een amerikaanse samenzweringsthriller uit 1991 onder regie van oliver stone. With the words come images, faces, names, snatches of dialogue, flashbacks to the evidence, all marshaled to. Kevin costners 10 best movies jan 28, 2015 nearly a decade after he scored a huge hit with jfk, kevin costner starred in another film that drew inspiration from events surrounding the kennedy administration. Kevin costner, tommy lee jones, laurie metcalf, et al.
If i were a juror and the us government was on trial, on hearing the evidence presented in this film i would have no hesitation in returning a guilty verdict. Kevin costner jim garrison its not ironic, its sad that people are still investigating the assassination of president john f. The best movie quotes, movie lines and film phrases by movie quotes. It examines the events leading to the assassination of president john f. Make offer waterworld 12 laserdisc movie kevin costner very good. Kevin costner, american film actor and director known for his portrayals of rugged but sensitive individuals. Kevin costners 10 best performances to date collider. Kevin costner as jim garrison wears them in the movie jfk orville redenbacher, popcorn god these celebrities or the characters they played are all associated with. Oct 06, 2012 jim garrison kevin costner meets with a mysterious man called x donald sutherland, who gives him confidential information about president kennedys assassination. Donald sutherland, gary oldman as lee harvey oswald, and kevin costner jfk movie images. Prince of thieves robin of locksley 1991 the bodyguard frank farmer 1992. Jfk 1991 official trailer kevin costner, oliver stone. Jfk director oliver stone and star kevin costner look back at the political thriller 25 years later. Its a long film but its worth it and extremley thought provoking which keeps you watching engulfs you in a great conspiracy story.42 123 769 59 1290 1024 724 1488 15 1204 1134 1173 1503 521 386 1085 894 1245 324 238 768 942 472 570 705 33 873 237 1050 574 1166 1335 76