The Best JFK Assassination Movies

Here is a list of the best John F. Kennedy assassination movies ever made, ranked by movie fans just like you. These JFK movies are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about JFK's assassination are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about John F. Kennedy assassination you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous John F. Kennedy assassination movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these John F. Kennedy assassination movie titles for more information about the films. List is made up of many different items, including Killing Kennedy and The Eternal Frame.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best John F. Kennedy assassination movies?" and "What is the greatest JFK movie of all time?" Various bits of information are included with these popular John F. Kennedy assassination movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these JFK assassination movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming services like Netflix, these movies can be enjoyed no matter what.

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  • JFK
    Kevin Costner, Sissy Spacek, Joe Pesci
    264 votes
    • Released: 1991
    • Directed by: Oliver Stone
    This acclaimed Oliver Stone drama presents the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy led by New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison (Kevin Costner). When Garrison ...more

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  • Parkland
    James Badge Dale, Zac Efron, Marcia Gay Harden
    193 votes
    • Released: 2013
    • Directed by: Peter Landesman
    Chaotic events take place at Parkland Hospital in Dallas after the attack that assassinated President John F. Kennedy.
  • Executive Action

    Executive Action

    Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Will Geer
    117 votes
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: David Miller
    In 1963, with President John F. Kennedy growing more liberal and humanitarian in his policies, a shadowy cabal of Texas oil magnates, hardline conservatives, intelligence agents and rogue operatives ...more

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  • LBJ
    Woody Harrelson, Bill Pullman, Jennifer Jason Leigh
    25 votes
    • Released: 2017
    • Directed by: Rob Reiner
    LBJ is a 2017 American political drama film directed by Rob Reiner. The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson (Woody Harrelson) from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
  • In the Line of Fire
    Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo
    81 votes
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
    A Secret Service agent is taunted by calls from a would-be killer who has detailed information about the agent - including the fact that he failed to save President John F. Kennedy from ...more

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  • The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald

    The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald

    Ben Gazzara, Lorne Greene, John Pleshette
    18 votes
    • Released: 1977
    • Directed by: David Greene
    This alternative version of history begins in 1964, with Lee Harvey Oswald (John Pleshette) well into what the media has dubbed "the trial of the century." The assassination of President Kennedy is ...more