- OSCAR WINNER:
- Best Cinematography
- Best Editing
JFK is Oliver Stone’s 1991 powerful and controversial film about the shots heard round the world and the mystery surrounding the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and remains one of the most provocative movies of our time.
Aside from its box-office success, critical acclaim and awards, it played a major role in the national debate leading to passage of the 1992 Assassination Materials Disclosure Act.
Nominated for eight Academy Awards and winner of two, JFK chronicles New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison's investigation into the Kennedy assassination. It explores all the assassination theories that have raised the nation's persistent questions, doubts and suspicions for 50 years.
- 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION INCLUDES:
- - JFK: Director's Cut on Blu-ray: Includes Commentary by Director Oliver Stone, Feature-Length Documentary Beyond JFK: The Question of Conspiracy, Deleted/Extended Scenes and an Alternate Ending.
- - PT 109 for the first time on DVD: A profile of courage, hope and survival, PT-109 is an action-packed, detailed retelling of young John F. Kennedy’s heroic wartime exploits as the skipper of a PT boat caught in the line of fire.
- - JFK Remembered: 50 Years Later: This inspiring new documentary recounts the historic moments, accomplishments and challenges of his presidency during an era of change.
- - John F. Kennedy: Years of Lightning, Days of Drums is the remastered 1964 documentary that captures the spirit and vitality of John F. Kennedy’s presidency with excerpts from many of his speeches as well as footage of his swearing in and inaugural address.