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JFK (1991)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $70,405,498Details
International Box Office $134,994,502
Worldwide Box Office $205,400,000
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Cast & Crew
  6. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
85% - Certified Fresh
Audience
88% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$40,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 20th, 1991 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: December 13th, 2013 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for language. (also 1992 edited version)
Running Time: 189 minutes
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Keywords: Mafia, Courtroom Drama
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Camelot Pictures, Ixtlan Productions, A. Kitman Ho
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 365 $2,308,799 Feb 7, 1992 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 362 $3,185,727 Jan 31, 1992 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 516 $3,515,815 Jan 24, 1992 38
Fastest Movies to Earn $50 Million at the Domestic Box Office 1,250 $50,249,971 Jan 24, 1992 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 378 $5,797,711 Jan 17, 1992 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 963 $4,722,417 Jan 10, 1992 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 981 $6,823,544 Jan 3, 1992 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,481 $7,445,904 Dec 27, 1991 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,862 $5,223,658 Dec 20, 1991 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,469 1,164 Dec 20, 1991 3

Cast

   Jim Garrison
Kevin Bacon    Willie O'Keefe
Tommy Lee Jones    Clay Shaw
Laurie Metcalf    Susie Cox
Gary Oldman    Lee Harvey Oswald
Michael Rooker    Bill Broussard
Jay O. Sanders    Lou Ivon
Sissy Spacek    Liz Garrison
Beata Pozniak    Marina Oswald
Brian Doyle-Murray    Jack Ruby
Gary Grubbs    Al Oser
Wayne Knight    Numa Bertel
Joey Anderson    Julia Ann Mercer
Vincent D'Onofrio    Bill Newman
Pruitt Taylor Vince    Lee Bowers
Edward Asner    Guy Bannister
John Candy    Dean Andrews
Jack Lemmon    Jack Martin
Walter Matthau    Sen. Russell Long
Joe Pesci    David Ferrie
Donald Sutherland    X (Unknown General in Black)
Sally Kirkland    Rose Cheramie
Anthony Ramirez    Epileptic
Ray LePere    Zapruder
Perry Russo    Angry Bar Patron
Mike Longman    TV Newsman
Pat Perkins    Mattie
Tom Howard    Lyndon B. Johnson
John William Galt    LBJ Voice
Ron Jackson    FBI Spokesman
Sean Stone    Jasper Garrison
Amy Long    Virginia Garrison
Scott Krueger    Snapper Garrison
Allison Pratt Davis    Elizabeth Garrison
Red Mitchell    Sergeant Harkness
Ronald Von Klaussen    Hobo
Michael Ozag    Hobo
Dale Dye    General Y
Jerry Douglas    Board Room Man
Tony Plana    Carlos Bringuier
Tomas Milian    Leopoldo
Raul Aranas    Angelo
John C. Martin    Prison Guard
Henri Alciatore    Maitre d'
Willem Oltmans    George DeMohrenschildt
Gail Cronauer    Janet Williams
Gary Carter    Bill Williams
Roxie Frnka    Earlene Roberts
Ellen McElduff    Jean Hill
Sally Nystuen    Mary Moorman
Marco Perella    Mercer Interrogator
Edwin Neal    Mercer Interrogator
Spain Logue    FBI Agent with Hill
Darryl Cox    FBI Agent with Hill
T.J. Kennedy    Hill Interrogator
Jim Garrison    Earl Warren
Carolina McCullough    Stripper Jada
J.J. Johnston    Mobster with Broussard
R. Bruce Elliott    Bolton Ford Dealer
Barry Chambers    Man at Firing Range
Linda Flores Wade    Sylvia Odio
William Larsen    Will Fritz
Alec Gifford    TV Newsman
Eric A. Vicini    French Reporter
Michael Gurievsky    Russian Reporter
Caroline Crosthwaite-Eyre    British Reporter
Helen Miller    Garrison's Receptionist
Harold Herthum    Coroner
Wayne Tippet    FBI Agent Frank
Norman Davis    Colonel Reich
Errol McLendon    Man with Umbrella
John Seitz    General Lemnitzer
Odin K. Langford    Officer Habighorst
Roy Barnitt    Irvin F. Dymond
Alvin Spicuzza    Bailiff
John Finnegan    Judge Haggerty
Walter Breaux    Vernon Bundy
Michael Skipper    James Teague
Zeke Mills    J.C. Price
James N. Harrell    Sam Holland
Ray Redd    Dodd
Melodee Bowman    FBI Receptionist
Isadore David Brickman    Dr. Peters
Joseph Nadell    Dr. McClelland
Chris Robinson    Dr. Humes
Peter Maloney    Colonel Finck
Chris Renna    Bethesda Doctor
Dalton Dearborn    Army General
Merlyn Sexton    Admiral Kenney
Steve F. Price, Jr.    Pathologist
Tom Bullock    Pathologist
Ruary O'Connell    Pathologist
Christopher Kosiciuk    FBI Agent at Autopsy
John Reneau    A-team Shooter
Stanley White    B-team Shooter
Richard Rutowski    Fence Shooter
Bill Bolender    Prisoner Powell
Larry Melton    Patrolman Joe Smith
Carol Farabee    Carolyn Arnold
Willie Minor    Bonnie Ray Williams
Ted Pennebaker    Arnold Rowland
Bill Pickle    Marion Baker
Mykel Chaves    Sandra Styles
Price Carson    Tippet
Gil Glasgow    Tippet Shooter
Bob Orwig    Officer Poe
Loys Bergeron    Jury Foreman
Kristina Hare    Reporter
Bruce Gelb    Boardroom Man
Ryan MacDonald    Boardroom Man
Duane Grey    Boardroom Man
George R. Robertson    White House Man
Baxter Harris    White House Man
Alex Rodzi Rodine    White House Man
Sam Stoneburner    White House Man
Bob Gunton    TV Newsman
Nathan Scott    John Chancler
Jorge Fernandez    Miguel Torres

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Oliver Stone
Producer    A. Kitman Ho
Screenwriter    Oliver Stone
Screenwriter    Zachary Sklar
Based on the Book 'Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy' By    Jim Marrs
Based on the Books 'On The Trail of the Assassins' By    Jim Garrison
Executive Producer    Arnon Milchan
Composer    John Williams
Director of Photography    Robert Richardson
Production Designer    Victor Kempster
Co-Producer    Clayton Townsend
Associate Producer    Joseph Reidy
Assistant Director    Joseph Reidy
Production Manager    Clayton Townsend
Art Director    Derek R. Hill
Art Director    Alan Tomkins
Set Decorator    Crispian Sallis
Costume Designer    Marlene Stewart
Costume Supervisor    Dan Bronson
Editor    Joe Hutshing
Editor    Pietro Scalia
Associate Editor    Julie Monroe
Additional Editor    Hank Corwin
Sound Mixer    Tod A. Maitland
Re-recording Mixer    Michael Minkler
Re-recording Mixer    Gregg Landaker
Supervising Sound Editor    Wylie Stateman
Supervising Sound Editor    Michael D. Wilhoit
Sound Effects Editor    Scott Martin Gershin
Sound Effects Editor    Jay Richardson
Sound Effects Editor    Mark Lanza
Dialogue Editor    Dan Rich
Dialogue Editor    Bob Newlan
Dialogue Editor    Richard Dwan
Dialogue Editor    David A. Arnold
Dialogue Editor    Christopher Assells
Dialogue Editor    Mark Gordon
Dialogue Editor    Alison Fisher
Dialogue Editor    Willy Allen
Dialogue Editor    Hugo Weng
Music Editor    Ken Wannberg
Make up    Ron Berkeley
Hairstylist    Elle Elliott
Executive Music Producer    Budd Carr
Stunt Coordinator    Risa Bramon Garcia
Casting Director    Billy Hopkins
Casting Director    Heidi Levitt
Stunt Coordinator    Webster Whinery

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/12/20 5 $5,223,658   1,164 $4,488   $5,223,658 3
1991/12/27 6 $7,445,904 +43% 1,164 $6,397   $17,628,624 10
1992/01/03 6 $6,823,544 -8% 1,164 $5,862   $30,855,433 17
1992/01/10 7 $4,722,417 -31% 1,183 $3,992   $37,987,458 24
1992/01/17 8 $5,797,711 +23% 1,350 $4,295   $45,506,354 31
1992/01/24 6 $3,515,815 -39% 1,370 $2,566   $50,249,971 38
1992/01/31 8 $3,185,727 -9% 1,395 $2,284   $54,682,068 45
1992/02/07 9 $2,308,799 -28% 1,351 $1,709   $57,947,808 52

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1991/12/20 6 $10,182,720   1,164 $8,748   $10,182,720 7
1991/12/27 6 $13,849,169 +36% 1,164 $11,898   $24,031,889 14
1992/01/03 5 $9,233,152 -33% 1,164 $7,932   $33,265,041 21
1992/01/10 6 $6,443,602 -30% 1,183 $5,447   $39,708,643 28
1992/01/17 8 $7,025,513 +9% 1,350 $5,204   $46,734,156 35
1992/01/24 5 $4,762,185 -32% 1,370 $3,476   $51,496,341 42
1992/01/31 6 $4,142,668 -13% 1,395 $2,970   $55,639,009 49