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Jacknife

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)

Released: 1989

Rating: R

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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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