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Jacknife (1989)

R
102 min | Drama

A conflict develops between a troubled Vietnam veteran and the sister, with whom he lives, when she becomes romantically involved with the Army buddy who reminds him of the tragic battle they both survived.See moreA conflict develops between a troubled Vietnam veteran and the sister, with whom he lives, when she becomes romantically involved with the Army buddy who reminds him of the tragic battle they both survived. Written by Keith Loh See less
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Director
David Hugh Jones (as David Jones)
Writer
Stephen Metcalfe (play "Strange Snow") (screenplay)
Composer
Bruce Broughton (original score)
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$ 2,049,769
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Release date
Mar 10, 1989 (United States)

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36 cast members
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Robert De Niro
Megs (as Robert DeNiro) Megs (as Robert DeNiro)   See fewer
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Kathy Baker
Martha Martha   See fewer
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Sloane Shelton
Shirley Shirley   See fewer
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Ivar Brogger
Depot Mechanic Depot Mechanic   See fewer
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Michael Arkin
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Tom Isbell
Bobby Buckman Bobby Buckman   See fewer
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Kirk Taylor
Helicopter Gunner Helicopter Gunner   See fewer
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Charles S. Dutton
Jake (as Charles Dutton) Jake (as Charles Dutton)   See fewer
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Bruce Ramsay
Corridor Student (as Bruce Ramsey) Corridor Student (as Bruce Ramsey)   See fewer
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Jessalyn Gilsig
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Lois Dellar
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Joel Miller
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Irene Rauch
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Paul Hoover
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Paul Hart
Potbellied Man Potbellied Man   See fewer
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Brian Delate
Briggs Briggs   See fewer
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Walter Massey
Ed Buckman Ed Buckman   See fewer
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Elizabeth Franz
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Sal Dominello
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Joseph Grillo
Florist Florist   See fewer
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Tim Conover
'Joe College' 'Joe College'   See fewer
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Gabrielle Carteris
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Madison Arnold
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Tom Rack
William Green William Green   See fewer
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John Boylan
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Tanya Tree
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Keith Glover
Soldier Soldier   See fewer
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Michael McCarty
Landlord (scenes deleted) Landlord (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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John D. Bair
Basketball Player (uncredited) Basketball Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vincent Lantieri
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6.4 / 10 | 4,982 votes