Jacknife

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1989
  • Running time: 102 min
A Vietnam veteran visits a bitter comrade-in-arms in a small Connecticut town and takes a liking to the man's sister, causing a crisis. First-rate cast in a gripping drama!
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A Vietnam veteran visits a bitter comrade-in-arms in a small Connecticut town and takes a liking to the man's sister, causing a crisis. First-rate cast in a gripping drama!

Original Release

03/10/1989

US Release

03/10/1989

Cast

Ed Harris Dave / David 'High School' Flannigan
Robert De Niro Megs / Joseph 'Jacknife' Megessey
Ivar Brogger Depot Mechanic
Kathy Baker Martha / Martha Flannigan
Michael Arkin Dispatcher
Sloane Shelton Shirley
Jordan Lund Tiny
Charles S. Dutton Jake / Jake, Veteran Encounter Group Leader
Bruce Ramsay Corridor Student
Jessalyn Gilsig His Girlfriend
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

David Hugh Jones

Writers

Stephen Metcalfe

Cast

Ed Harris Dave / David 'High School' Flannigan
Robert De Niro Megs / Joseph 'Jacknife' Megessey
Ivar Brogger Depot Mechanic
Kathy Baker Martha / Martha Flannigan
Michael Arkin Dispatcher
Sloane Shelton Shirley
Jordan Lund Tiny
Charles S. Dutton Jake / Jake, Veteran Encounter Group Leader
Bruce Ramsay Corridor Student
Jessalyn Gilsig His Girlfriend
Josh Pais Rick
Tom Isbell Bobby Buckman
Kirk Taylor Helicopter Gunner
George Gerdes Tony
Lois Dellar Cocktail Waitress
Joel Miller Restaurant Couple
Irene Rauch Restaurant Couple
Paul Hoover Upscale Bartender
Paul Hart Potbellied Man
Loudon Wainwright III Ferretti

Producers

Editors

John Bloom

1990Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
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