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A mentally unbalanced young woman (who thinks she's Jackie Kennedy) flips into a murderous rage when her brother returns home to reveal he's engaged.

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Jackie-O is anxiously awaiting the visit of her brother home for Thanksgiving, but isn't expecting him to bring a friend. She's even more shocked to learn that this friend is his fiance. It soon becomes clear that Jackie Kennedy's obsession is nothing compared to her obsession with her brother, as it also becomes clear she isn't the only member of the family with problems... Written by Mike Myers <mmyers@ucsd.edu>

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Rated R for language, perverse sex-related situations, and an image of violence | See all certifications »

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10 October 1997 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

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$63,266 (USA) (10 October 1997)

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$617,403 (USA) (14 November 1997)
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Parker Posey plays a woman who has a twin brother. In real life, Parker Posey actually has a twin brother Christopher Posey. See more »

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The amount of wine in Jackie-O's glass varies improbably between shots while Marty is playing the piano. See more »

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Jackie-O: Guess where I am? I'm in a box and I can't get out.
Marty: No. I'm in a box and I can't get out.
Jackie-O: Well, I'm sorry that wasn't a very good mime, Marty, I didn't see that at all.
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Good filmed play.
16 August 1998 | by (Portland USA) – See all my reviews

I still don't know what to think about films like this, which are not more than a play that happens to be filmed. Very good screenplay, good acting, specially Posey and amazingly, Spelling.Predictive ending. Good analysis about feeling comfortable with your own, even though it's a very weird own.


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