Killing Kennedy (film)

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Killing Kennedy
Killing Kennedy promotional poster.jpg
Promotional poster for the US premiere
GenreDocudrama
Directed byNelson McCormick
Produced byLarry Rapaport
Screenplay byKelly Masterson
Based onKilling Kennedy 
by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
StarringRob Lowe
Will Rothhaar
Michelle Trachtenberg
Ginnifer Goodwin
Music byGeoff Zanelli
CinematographyStephen St. John
Editing byAdam Wolfe
Production companyScott Free Productions
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Original channelNat Geo US
Release date
  • November 10, 2013 (2013-11-10) (US)
Running time92 min (net runtime)
 
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Killing Kennedy
Killing Kennedy promotional poster.jpg
Promotional poster for the US premiere
GenreDocudrama
Directed byNelson McCormick
Produced byLarry Rapaport
Screenplay byKelly Masterson
Based onKilling Kennedy 
by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
StarringRob Lowe
Will Rothhaar
Michelle Trachtenberg
Ginnifer Goodwin
Music byGeoff Zanelli
CinematographyStephen St. John
Editing byAdam Wolfe
Production companyScott Free Productions
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Original channelNat Geo US
Release date
  • November 10, 2013 (2013-11-10) (US)
Running time92 min (net runtime)

Killing Kennedy is 2013 American television film, based on the 2012 non-fiction book of the same title by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard, and starring Rob Lowe as United States President John F. Kennedy and Will Rothhaar as Lee Harvey Oswald.

It premiered in the US and Canada on National Geographic Channel on November 10, 2013,[1] followed by the various European National Geographic channels a few days later.[2][3][4][5][6] It was first shown on terrestrial TV in the UK by Channel 4 on November 23. 2013.

Plot summary[edit]

Based on Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's best seller comes this shocking thriller starring Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin. As John F. Kennedy (Lowe) rises to become U.S. president, a former Marine grows disillusioned with America. When their paths ultimately cross, the course of history is changed forever as seen in this mesmerizing film about the assassination of JFK -- and its chilling aftermath.

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Awards and nominations[edit]

YearAssociationCategoryNomineeResult
2014Writers Guild of America AwardLong Form – AdaptationKelly MastersonNominated
2014Directors Guild of America AwardDirectors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Miniseries or Movies for TelevisionNelson McCormickNominated
201420th Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television MovieRob LoweNominated

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