Winter Kills

"Excellent"

Winter Kills Review


A real cult classic, this reimagining of the Kennedy assassination asks what might have gone down in an alternate and very similar universe. Based on the book by Manchurian Candidate author Richard Condon, the story gives us Nick Kegan (Jeff Bridges), the half-brother of a president assassinated 19 years earlier. Suddenly, evidence reveals there was more than one shooter that day (sound familiar?), sending him into a wild -- and often wildly funny -- hunt for his brother's actual killers. Dryly comedic, William Richert takes his directorial debut into impressive places -- and wow, check out that cast! Too bad it gets a little kooky in the end, but that doesn't detract much from a very fun movie.


Facts and Figures

Run time: 97 mins

In Theaters: Friday 11th May 1979

Production compaines: Winter Gold Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Fresh: 12 Rotten: 2

IMDB: 6.4 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: Daniel H. Blatt, Fred C. Caruso

Starring: as Nick Kegan, as Pa Kegan, as John Cerruti, as Joe Diamond, as Z.K. Dawson, as Emma Kegan, as Frank Mayo, as Yvette Malone, as Gameboy Baker, as Keifitz, as Miles Garner, as Captain Heller One, as Lola Comante, as Keith

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