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Parkland -- A recounting of the chaotic events that occurred at Dallas' Parkland Hospital on the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
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Writers:
Peter Landesman (written by)
Vincent Bugliosi (book)
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Release Date:
2 October 2013 (France) See more »
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Tagline:
On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. This is the story of what happened next. See more »
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A recounting of the chaotic events that occurred at Dallas' Parkland Hospital on the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Inconceivable Event, Powerful Film See more (77 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Marcia Gay Harden ... Nurse Doris Nelson

Matt Barr ... Paul Mikkelson

Zac Efron ... Dr. Charles 'Jim' Carrico

Mallory Moye ... Emergency Room Nurse

Paul Giamatti ... Abraham Zapruder

Bitsie Tulloch ... Marilyn Sitzman

Ron Livingston ... James Hosty

Jason Douglas ... Ken Howe

David Harbour ... Gordon Shanklin

James Badge Dale ... Robert Oswald

Larry Jack Dotson ... Acme Brick Supervisor

Austin Nichols ... Emory Roberts

Billy Bob Thornton ... Forrest Sorrels

Jonathan Breck ... Winston Lawson
Eugene Lee ... Orderly

Nico Evers-Swindell ... Rufus Youngblood

Irene White ... Hospital Switchboard Operator #1
Luci Christian ... Hospital Switchboard Operator #2

Kat Steffens ... Jacqueline Kennedy

Tom Welling ... Roy Kellerman

Mark Duplass ... Kenneth O'Donnell

Gil Bellows ... David Powers
Sean McGraw ... Lyndon B. Johnson

Brett Stimely ... President Kennedy

Paul Sparks ... Harry McCormick

Samuel Davis ... Trauma Resident

Colin Hanks ... Dr. Malcolm Perry

Gary Grubbs ... Dr. Kemp Clark
Arthur Simone ... Trauma Doctor

Matthew Tompkins ... Secret Service Agent
Gary Clarke ... Admiral George Burkley

Chamblee Ferguson ... Dallas Morning News Lab Tech

Jackie Earle Haley ... Father Oscar Huber

Bryan Batt ... Malcolm Kilduff

Ellen Halper ... Acme Brick Timekeeper

Chris Freihofer ... Chamberlain

Rob Gallavan ... Lem Johns
John Taylor Phillips ... FBI Agent

Robert Catrini ... Funeral Director
Chuck Huber ... Hugh Jameison

Rory Cochrane ... Earl Rose
Richard Dillard ... Theron Ward

Richard Jackson ... Sgt. Bob Dugger

Drew Waters ... Col. James Swindal

Walt Roberts ... Dallas Police Detective

Jacki Weaver ... Marguerite Oswald

Jeremy Strong ... Lee Harvey Oswald

Dana Wheeler-Nicholson ... Lillian Zapruder

Jeffrey Schmidt ... Richard Stolley

Glenn Morshower ... Mike Howard
Jimmie Dale Gilmore ... Reverend Saunders
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ryan M. Lee ... Gerald Blaine

Reynolds Washam ... FBI Agent
Shaun Adler ... Dallas Police Officer (uncredited)
William Akey ... Dr. Ronald Jones (uncredited)
Virginia Allee ... Nurse (uncredited)

Heath Allyn ... Secret Service Agent (uncredited)

Carl Bailey ... Texas Ranger (uncredited)

Jet Baker ... (uncredited)

Lance Barnett ... Secret Service Agent (uncredited)
Cheryl Bond Danks ... Hospital Visitor (uncredited)

Devin Bonnée ... Billy (uncredited)

Gerald Brodin ... FBI Agent (uncredited)

Drew Brown ... Dallas Police Officer - L.E. Grey (uncredited)

Scott K. Butler ... Reporter (uncredited)

Sarah Joy Byington ... Marina Oswald (uncredited)

John Cann ... Secret Service Agent (uncredited)

Anthony J. Caruso ... Secret Service Agent (uncredited)
Gene Cervenka ... Dallas Police Officer (uncredited)

Casey Charland ... Hospital Visitor (uncredited)
Katy Erin Corbell ... Nurse (uncredited)

Darryl Cox ... Gen. Godfrey McHugh (uncredited)

Steve Craig ... Orderly (uncredited)
Jennifer Cundiff ... Nurse (uncredited)
Joshua Curttright ... FBI Agent (uncredited)
Richard Dodwell ... Priest (uncredited)

David Eaton ... Police Officer - Dealey Plaza (uncredited)
Evan Fitzmaurice ... FBI Agent (uncredited)
John P. Funk ... Reporter (uncredited)
Jeff Gibbs ... Kodak Lab Technician (uncredited)

Jenny Gravenstein ... Duty Nurse (uncredited)
Charles E. Gray ... FBI Agent (uncredited)

Armando Gutierrez ... Dallas Police Officer - Glen McBride (uncredited)

Courtney Hans ... Acme Brick Employee (uncredited)

Rod Hermansen ... Texas Ranger (uncredited)

Nathaniel Holt ... Acme Brick Employee (uncredited)
Jake Jecmenek ... Dallas Police Detective (uncredited)

Zach Kepple ... Texas Ranger-Dealey Plaza (uncredited)
Richard Klein ... Detective Banks (uncredited)

Chris J. Knight ... Texas Ranger (uncredited)
Klifton Kruger ... Secret Service Agent (uncredited)

Oryan Landa ... Texas Ranger (uncredited)

Julia Lashae ... Nurse (Trauma 1) (uncredited)

Stephen Latham ... Texas Ranger (uncredited)

Bill Lemens ... Oswald's Secret Service Driver (uncredited)
Elizabeth Lestina ... Hospital Civilian (uncredited)

Anne Lockhart ... ER Nurse (uncredited)
Caroline McNeil ... Mourner at Hospital (uncredited)
Steven Mitchell ... President Aide (uncredited)
Michael Morris ... Officer L.D. Cooper (uncredited)
Joe Nemmers ... Agent (uncredited)
Paul Nye ... Reporter (uncredited)

John Orr ... Lookie-Loo (uncredited)
Glenn Page ... Detective (uncredited)
Nick Pernokas ... FBI Agent (uncredited)
Alin Gabriel Pop ... FBI Agent (uncredited)

Elisabeth Raine ... Mourner at Hospital (uncredited)

Mia Rangel ... Patient (uncredited)

David Z. Roberts ... Clint Hill (uncredited)

Susan Roberts ... Admissions Clerk (uncredited)

Sheree L. Ross ... Extra at Airfield (uncredited)
Jake Uriah Rupp ... Dallas Police Officer - W.G. Lumpkin (uncredited)
Lesley Ann Rupp ... Nurse (uncredited)

Peggy Schott ... Nellie Connally (uncredited)
Lee Sheridan ... Hospital Patient (uncredited)

Dan Silver ... Surgeon (uncredited)
Rebekah Spencer ... Civilian (uncredited)
Jeremy St. James ... Orderly (uncredited)
Aidan Sullivan ... ER Nurse (uncredited)

Craig Taylor ... Civilian (uncredited)

Gary Teague ... (uncredited)
Emily S. Weiss ... Hospital Patient (uncredited)

Kristin Miller White ... Hosty's Stenographer (uncredited)
Deborah J. Wilson ... Mourner at Hospital (uncredited)

Greg Wise ... Doctor in Trauma Room (uncredited)
Eric Zettina ... FBI Agent (uncredited)

Daniel Zubiate ... Texas Ranger (uncredited)

Directed by
Peter Landesman 
 
Writing credits
Peter Landesman (written by)

Vincent Bugliosi (book "Four Days in November")

Produced by
Tobin Armbrust .... executive producer
Guy East .... executive producer
Brian Falk .... executive producer
Gary Goetzman .... producer
Tom Hanks .... producer
Matt Jackson .... producer
Jeni Jones .... associate producer (as Jennifer Ruper)
Jillian Longnecker .... co-producer
Bill Paxton .... producer
Joe Ricketts .... executive producer
Wendy Rutland .... co-executive producer
Lauren Selig .... co-executive producer
Nigel Sinclair .... producer
Ginger Sledge .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
James Newton Howard 
 
Cinematography by
Barry Ackroyd 
 
Film Editing by
Markus Czyzewski 
Leo Trombetta 
 
Casting by
Lindsay Graham 
Mary Vernieu 
 
Production Design by
Bruce Curtis 
 
Art Direction by
Rodney Becker 
 
Costume Design by
Kari Perkins 
 
Makeup Department
Jacenda Burkett .... makeup department head
Bridget Cook .... department head hairstylist
Jacqueline Fernandez .... makeup artist
Melissa Forney .... key hair stylist
Heather Henry .... makeup artist
Heather Henry .... special makeup effects artist
Missy Lisenby .... makeup artist
Nancy Rankin .... hair stylist
Randy Westgate .... makeup department head
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kayse Goodell .... second assistant director
Jeremy Mohler .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Marc Baird .... storyboard artist
Chia Berry .... art department coordinator
Leila Dallal .... assistant property master
Tim Dingle .... scenic artist
Derek Drewes .... gangboss
Laura Dávila .... prop intern
Melanie Ferguson .... on-set dresser
Ellen Lampl .... graphic designer
Jessica Lowe .... scenic
David Menefee .... general foreman
Adele Plauche .... set designer
Victoria Ramirez .... props
Scott A. Reeder .... property master
Jason Schulte .... key greens
Phil Shirey .... leadman
Michael Smothers .... toolman
Aaron Statler .... set dresser
Tom Ward .... construction coordinator
Jeri Woodward .... scenic
Randal Woodward .... lead scenic
 
Sound Department
Ron Bedrosian .... adr mixer
Kerry Ann Carmean .... sound effects editor
Kay Colvin .... sound utility
Nerses Gezalyan .... sound mixer
Shane Hayes .... adr recordist
Ando Johnson .... additional sound
Tony Lamberti .... sound re-recording mixer
Dave McMoyler .... supervising sound editor
Michael Minkler .... sound re-recording mixer
Beauxregard Neylon .... adr mixer
Michelle Pazer .... dialogue editor
John Pritchett .... sound mixer
David M. Roberts .... boom operator
Greg Townsend .... sound re-recording mixer
Tami Treadwell .... adr mixer
Gayle Wesley .... first assistant sound editor
Roy Machado .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Billy Theriot .... adr mixer (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Maru Buendia-Senties .... on-set visual effects coordinator
Patrick Clancey .... digital opticals
Gus Duron .... optical editor
Gus Duron .... visual effects
Mike Fischer .... visual effects artist
Justin Gladd .... visual effects editor
Scott Gordon .... visual effects supervisor
Rachel Faith Hanson .... visual effects producer
Pete Herzog .... visual effects executive producer
Chas Naylor .... visual effects artist
Will Nicholson .... cg supervisor
Tom Rubendall .... visual effects coordinator
Doug Spilatro .... visual effects artist
 
Stunts
Thomas E. Bentley .... stunts
Christopher M. Campos .... stunt driver
John Cann .... stunt performer
Chance Hartman .... stunt driver
David Roberts .... stunts
Bryon Weiss .... stunt driver
Jeff Milburn .... stunt driver (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Wes Ahl .... grip
Carlos Benavides .... electrician
Kelly Bogdan .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Scott Cremeens .... electrician
Dustin Cross .... digital imaging technician
Eric Cunningham .... best boy rigging electric
Wes Dixon .... company electrician
Oliver Driscoll .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Roger Eickenroht .... rigging electrician
Claire Folger .... still photographer
Patrick Fortune .... grip
Ashley Harkrider .... grip: trainee
Donald R. Howe Jr. .... second assistant camera
Mark Manthey .... gaffer
Raul Mello .... rigging gaffer
Ben Oliver .... rigging electrician
Brice Reid .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Steve Urban .... dolly grip
Nathanael Vorce .... camera operator
Nathanael Vorce .... camera operator: "b" camera
 
Casting Department
Sally Allen .... extras casting director
Vicky Boone .... location casting
Toni Cobb Brock .... extras casting director
Catherine DeMartino .... local casting assistant
Terri Douglas .... adr voice casting
Peggy Schott .... casting
Alexandria Walters .... extras casting coordinator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Stephany Baskin .... set costumer
Wilberth Gonzalez .... wardrobe intern
Karen Holley .... assistant costume designer
Yvonne Wilburn .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Brad Besser .... assistant editor
Eileen Godoy .... digital intermediate producer
Laura Holeman .... digital intermediate assistant producer
Rowan Maher .... first assistant editor
Tom Reiser .... colorist
Andre Rivas .... assistant digital colorist
Dylan Tichenor .... additional editor
 
Music Department
Deva Anderson .... music supervisor
Jon Aschalew .... synth programmer
Sven Faulconer .... composer: additional music
Victor Pesavento .... music preparation
Simon Rhodes .... music scoring mixer
Linnea Snyder .... music preparation
Pamela J. Sollie .... scoring coordinator
Sunna Wehrmeijer .... composer: additional music
Mark Graham .... head of music preparation (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Sam Craytor .... driver: honeywagon
Greg Faucett .... transportation coordinator
Joseph Lockwood .... transportation
Jeff Milburn .... motorcycle driver
Lonnie Nelson .... transportation captain
Russell E. Scott .... picture car coordinator
Joe Self .... driver
Steven Willhoite .... production van driver operator
 
Other crew
John Arszyla .... set medic
Donald Banks .... production assistant
Maru Buendia-Senties .... assistant to producers
Lauren Burckhard .... production assistant
Robert Calder .... production staff
Gabby Canton .... assistant: Matt Jackson
Stephanie Rae Capizzo .... office production assistant
Corbin Clem .... location production assistant
Logan Cooper .... location scout
April Crump .... payroll accountant
Amanda Curry .... first assistant accountant
Terry DeLacey .... Catering Assistant
Caity Engler .... assistant to Mr. Goetzman
Robbie Friedmann .... location manager
Hugo Garza .... set trainee
Kurt Graver .... assistant: The American Film Company
Cate Hardman .... script supervisor
Zachary Heine .... location assistant
Renee Hines .... accounting assistant: post production
Todd M. Hofacker .... assistant: Zac Efron
Jeni Jones .... creative executive (as Jennifer Ruper)
Adam Kenitzer .... production assistant
Parker Laramie .... assistant: Peter Landesman
Jennifer Mosley .... assistant: Ginger Sledge
C.J. Neels .... local assistant
Mark O'Connell .... social media manager
Jason Ormand .... production assistant
Emily Rice .... post production accountant
Will Rimmer .... production assistant
Molly Scott .... production secretary
Amit Shekhar .... digital marketing manager: India
Amit Shekhar .... digital media: India
Cynthia Streit .... production coordinator
Amanda Sutton .... post production payroll accountant
Jason Tamasco .... executive assistant: Jillian Longnecker, Co-Producer
Jessica Trimble .... production assistant (as Jessi Trimble)
Maria de los Angeles Uribe .... post production accountant
Kristin Vela .... assistant production coordinator
Steve White .... assistant location manager
 

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Rated PG-13 for bloody sequences of ER trauma procedures, some violent images and language, and smoking throughout
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93 min
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Trivia:
The movie was based on Helter Skelter (1976) (TV) prosecutor/author Vincent Bugliosi's book "Four Days in November: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy". That book, as noted in the credits, was an excerpt from his book "Reclaiming History", in which he takes a prosecutorial approach to prove that Lee Harvey Oswald carried out the assassination alone, and systematically debunk conspiracy theories. He began the book after serving as the "prosecutor" in the British documentary On Trial: Lee Harvey Oswald (1986) (TV), which conducted a jury "trial" of Oswald.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: At the end of the movie it says that Agent Forrest Sorrels died in 1993 at 82 years old. He was actually 92 years old. His age is confirmed during his Warren Commission testimony taken in 1964 where he says he is 63 years old, making his birth year 1901. He was 21 when he began his 47 year long government service in 1922.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Title Card:On November 22, 1963, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, made a political trip to Dallas, Texas with his wife, Jacqueline, and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Title Card:Less than an hour after landing in Dallas, Kennedy was assassinated.
Title Card:This story is based on the true events that took place on that day, and the three that followed.
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Referenced in "Filmselskabet: Episode #4.1" (2013)See more »

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11 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Inconceivable Event, Powerful Film, 12 October 2013
Author: Aisha Robins from Springfield, Virginia

Though I agree with reviewers that some of the acting was less than stellar, particularly in the vapid portrayal of Jackie Kennedy, I became completely engaged in the devastation slammed into the lives of the "little people" and those charged with handling the travesty that was the point of "Parkland." Everyone was just "going about their lives," excited to see this hero President in their own city. It wasn't about memorable dialog. That was in the prepared statements of straight-faced Walter Cronkite in that new era of television reporting, but it wouldn't have been appropriate for those on the scene. The point was the event, and the total panic and confusion in what was an incredibly short time span. People were stunned, and they didn't know what to do, whether in the operating room to protect the dignity of the President by leaving his shorts on, or faced with the decision of where to put the casket. I don't care if these didn't happen in reality. I expected to be emotionally engaged in the story and I wasn't disappointed. I was appropriately jolted by the shifts between images of how each person in Dallas responded - from the Secret Service to the Dallas Medical Examiner to the typically human compulsions to crowd the one-foot square window into the operating room. Though the portrayal of Marguerite Oswald might have seemed "over the top," for me it captured her bizarre, insane determination to be the aggrieved party. What a dramatic contrast with the personal strength of her son, Robert Oswald. Even though he always believed his brother killed the President of the United States, we learn that he never changed his name and didn't move his family from the Dallas area. And the life of Abraham Zapruder was decimated. Here's a small business owner who's excited about using his new state-of-the-art movie camera to capture the President's visit. He wasn't there to film an assassination. I think I would have been "sweaty," too, if this kind of responsibility dropped onto my shoulders because of an inconceivable twist of fate. Suddenly his life was taken over by the Secret Service, the ultimate national police force, and his integrity and resistance to being in the limelight were obvious. Though he was the center of attention in processing the film footage, that was clearly not his role in the overall unfolding of events. Bottom line, I guess the reviewer and I had very different perspectives on the validity of Peter Landesman's goals for "Parkland" and how well he achieved them. I couldn't disagree more strongly with Peter Debruge's review.

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