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The Commission (2003)

Using transcripts from the Warren Commission Report, this film documents the workings of the Warren Commission, which investigated the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martin Landau ... Sen. Richard Russell
Sam Waterston ... J. Lee Rankin
Martin Sheen ... Dep. Atty. Gen. Nicholas Katzenbach
Edward Asner ... Capt. J.W. 'Will' Fritz
Joe Don Baker ... Rep. Hale Boggs
Corbin Bernsen ... Rep. Gerald R. Ford
Lloyd Bochner ... John J. McCloy
Stephen Collins ... Joseph A. Ball
Henry Gibson ... Police Chief Jesse Curry
Alex McArthur ... Roger Craig
Jack Betts ... Allen Dulles
Alan Charof ... Chief Justice Earl Warren
Don Moss ... Sen. John Sherman Cooper
David Booth ... Assistant Counsel J. B. Adams
D.C. Douglas ... Assistant Counsel Howard P. Willens
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Using transcripts from the Warren Commission Report, this film documents the workings of the Warren Commission, which investigated the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.

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7 November 2003 (USA) See more »

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Was filmed around the different stars' schedules over an eight year period. As new documents were declassified, more scenes were added to make the film a more complete representation. See more »

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Film as document
29 May 2005 | by staff-38See all my reviews

I see this movie as being more like a living document. Something in the vein of a Ken Burns documentary. What is extraordinary about it is that is does not pose any theories. Just gives you the facts, especially the ones missing from the final report, then lets you make up your own mind about it.

The performances are mostly good, though some of the smaller roles seem very stiff, as though he was using non-actors. Sam Waterston is great as he comes off with a full personality. And, of course, it's always great to see Joe Don Baker.

Definitely a movie worth seeing.


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