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The Lennon Report (2016)

PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History | 6 April 2016 (USA)
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The unheard true story of the moments after John Lennon was shot as seen through the eyes of those who lived it. Alan Weiss, an ambitious young news producer, finds himself in a position to break the biggest story of the year following a violent motorcycle accident. The emergency department at Roosevelt Hospital discovers a John Doe shooting victim is the worlds biggest rock star and struggles to... See full summary »

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Jeremy Profe
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Credited cast:
Evan Jonigkeit ... Dr. David Halleran
Richard Kind ... Dr. Stephan G. Lynn
David Zayas ... Officer Joseph Medina
Devin Ratray ... Phil Bernstein
Ashlie Atkinson ... Deartra Sato
Adrienne C. Moore ... Dr. Pamela Roberts
Stef Dawson ... Barbara Kammerer
Micah Hauptman ... Bob Goodrich
Gabe Fazio ... Officer Wagner
Stephen Spinella ... Dr. Richard Marks
Olli Haaskivi ... Clerk Andrew Adams
Rick Crom ... Howard Cosell
Juan-Pablo Veizaga ... Orderly Santo Ramirez (as Juan-Pablo Veza)
Marrick Smith ... Jeff Fischer
Gloria Mann ... Sandra Shohen
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The unheard true story of the moments after John Lennon was shot as seen through the eyes of those who lived it. Alan Weiss, an ambitious young news producer, finds himself in a position to break the biggest story of the year following a violent motorcycle accident. The emergency department at Roosevelt Hospital discovers a John Doe shooting victim is the worlds biggest rock star and struggles to keep the news quiet while working to save his life.

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Rated PG-13 for bloody images/ER medical procedures and brief strong language | See all certifications »
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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Francisco Productions See more »
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The film takes place on December 8, 1980. See more »

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Terrific Movie
19 October 2016 | by matt819-82-796369See all my reviews

I loved this movie. Did not really have any expectations to be dashed - as I did not really know what to expect - but was delighted and amazed at how it held my interest throughout the entire film - AND - introduced me to another facet of John Lennon's death that I had never heard about - or even considered. As another reviewer noted, there is such a difference in the reporting back in the pre-cellphone world of 1980 - as compared to now and the 24/7 - social media news world of reporting we live in today. LOVED the newsroom characters and the journalist's tenacious efforts to take advantage of his incredible "luck" of being an ER patient at the same moment John Lennon is rushed in with gunshot wounds. As a former RN at a major hospital in 1980 - I can attest to the incredibly realistic portrayal of the hospital staff in dealing with the very sad and difficult moment in time. I was totaled riveted and I really recommend this movie. Even though one is reminded of the sad point in time - when the world lost the amazing John Lennon - I walked out so satisfied and educated and it was a delightful change of pace from the high budget films I have become so used to seeing. Highly recommend!


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