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Based on 29 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 63
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The movie is often tremendously exciting. show more

  • 100
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    Director Oliver Stone has fashioned in JFK a riveting, dramatic and disturbing look at one of the great whodunits of history. [20 Dec 1991] show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    JFK is provocative, a technical primer and an ensemble treat with unusually well- realized star cameos. [20 Dec 1991] show more

  • 80
    Julie Salamon Wall Street Journal

    It's powerful film making that at the very least accomplishes what Mr. Stone said he set out to do - to offer the world an alternate myth. [20 Dec 1991] show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Stone and his editors, Joe Hutshing and Pietro Scalia, have somehow triumphed over the tumult of material here and made it work - made it grip and disturb us. show more

  • 88
    Gene Siskel Chicago Tribune

    Does JFK capture the truth? Possibly, in a poetic sense. Is it a compelling film? Most assuredly. [20 Dec 1991] show more

  • 88
    Bill Cosford Miami Herald

    JFK is staggering in its power. [20 Dec 1991, p.5] show more

  • 88
    TV Guide

    Director and co-screenwriter Oliver Stone pulls off an amazing filmmaking feat with JFK, transforming the dry minutiae of every John F. Kennedy assassination conspiracy theory of the past three decades into riveting screen material. show more

  • 88
    Slant Magazine

    JFK still retains a primal power; no number of derivative, headache-inducing CSI episodes can blunt the impact of Stone's aggressive visuals, and the film's plea for accountability and honesty in government is as vital now as ever. show more

  • 75
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    It's riveting moviemaking and a boost for what's left of America's ailing collective life. [20 Dec 1991] show more

  • November 23, 2013 Perry Cox
    Report This User

    Stone offers different theories in this movie that were feasable. Some more than others. One thing isn\'t feasable however, and that is the blind idea that Oswald acted alone!

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