Jacknife

  • 1989
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

This modest but compelling drama received only a brief theatrical release; it's a must-see on video for the performances, not the predictable story. Robert De Niro stars as "Megs" Megessey, nicknamed "Jacknife" in Vietnam because of his fondness for wrecking vehicles. Back Stateside, with the war long over, Megs is still a bit strange, and tends to irritate...read more

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Jacknife - Official Trailer
01:24 — 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 cas (more…)

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  • Released: 1989
  • Rating: R
  • Review: This modest but compelling drama received only a brief theatrical release; it's a must-see on video for the performances, not the predictable story. Robert De Niro stars as "Megs" Megessey, nicknamed "Jacknife" in Vietnam because of his fondness for wrecki… (more)

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