Parkland


Zac Efron, Marcia Gay Harden, Billy Bob Thornton and Paul Giamatti star in the JFK assassination thriller. Watch the movie trailer for Parkland below. Recounting the chaotic events that occurred in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963, the story weaves together the perspectives of a handful of ordinary individuals suddenly thrust into extraordinary circumstances.

Parkland movie poster
  • Release Date: October 4, 2013
  • Studio: Exclusive Releasing
  • Genre: Drama, Thriller
  • Director: Peter Landesman
  • Screenwriter: Peter Landesman
  • Official Website: Parkland-TheMovie.com
  • Cast: Zac Efron, Marcia Gay Harden, Billy Bob Thornton, Paul Giamatti, Jacki Weaver, James Badge Dale, Jackie Earle Haley, Colin Hanks, David Harbour, Ron Livingston, Jeremy Strong
  • Running Time: 1 hr. 32 min.
  • MPAA Rating: (PG-13) for bloody sequences of ER trauma procedures, some violent images and language, and smoking throughout.
  • Amazon Price: $15.99

Plot Summary

From producers Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman and writer/director Peter Landesman, PARKLAND is the true story behind a tragic day in history you thought you knew, but didn’t, and couldn’t, until now…50 years later.

November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever – when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. We follow in almost real time a handful of individuals forced to make split-second decisions after this incomprehensible event that would change their lives and forever alter our world’s landscape: the young doctors and nurses at Parkland Hospital, the chief of the Dallas Secret Service, the unwitting cameraman who captured what has become the most watched and examined film in history, the FBI Agents who had gunman Lee Harvey Oswald within their grasp and Vice President Lyndon Johnson who had to take control of a country in a moment’s notice. Thrust into a scenario of unprecedented drama with unimaginable consequences, these key characters respond with shock, outrage, determination and courage. Woven together, their seemingly disparate perspectives make one of the most thrilling and powerful stories never told.

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Parkland – Movie Trailer

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