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Jackie (2016)

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Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 37 wins & 137 nominations. See more awards »

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Jackie is a portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Kennedy. Jackie places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband's assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a portrait of the First Lady as she fights to establish her husband's legacy and the world of "Camelot" that she created and loved so well. Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures

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I want them to see what they have done to Jack.


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Rated R for brief strong violence and some language | See all certifications »

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2 December 2016 (USA)  »

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Džeki  »

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

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$278,715 (USA) (2 December 2016)

Gross:

$13,935,861 (USA) (17 March 2017)
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This film's result is an intimate portrait, yet one of epic themes, that provides a portrait of Jacqueline Kennedy as we've not seen her: a deeply human, vulnerable woman confronted at once with the power of loss, love, self-preservation, public consciousness and history. See more »

Goofs

The White House Tour was broadcast on Valentine's Day 1962, not in 1961 as was shown in this film - in case you wondered, that's why Mrs. Kennedy wore red. The documentary was titled 'A Tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy.' See more »

Quotes

Jackie Kennedy: There are two kinds of women, those who want power in the world and those who want power in bed.
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Connections

Referenced in Breakfast: Episode dated 18 January 2017 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Camelot: Finale Ultimo
Composed by Frederick Loewe
Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Performed by Richard Burton and the Camelot Ensemble
Published by Chappell & Co., Inc.
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment
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Boring
24 January 2017 | by (Lancaster, England) – See all my reviews

It was boring and the music was dreadful.

I have to write a minimum of 10 lines say the review guidelines to tell you how boring it was.

It was very, very boring. Long self indulgent shots.

Pointless "narrative".

Perhaps I was just in the wrong place for this film. Or perhaps it was just a very, very, VERY boring film.

That critics like.

Like "Tree of Life". {Shudders}

What is it with critics and boring, pretentious films?


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