About

This acclaimed Oliver Stone drama presents the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison. When Garrison begins to doubt conventional thinking on the murder, he faces government resistance, and, after the killing of suspected assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, he closes the case. Later, however, Garrison reopens the investigation, f...

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Directed by

Oliver Stone

Written by

Oliver Stone (Screenplay)
Zachary Sklar (Screenplay)
Jim Marrs (Novel)
Jim Garrison (Novel)

Runtime

189 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The story that won’t go away.

Cast

Keywords

investigation conspiracy death president historical figure assassination cia homophobia john f. kennedy government vietnam war new orleans kennedy assassination

Photos

Lists

#654 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#201 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar for Best Film Editing Pietro Scalia

Oscar for Best Cinematography Robert Richardson

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Score John Williams

Oscar nomination for Best Picture Oliver Stone A. Kitman Ho