Chappaquiddick (2018) - Rotten Tomatoes

Chappaquiddick (2018)



Want to See

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Movie Info

Ted Kennedy's life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne.


Jason Clarke
as Sen. Ted Kennedy
Kate Mara
as Mary Jo Kopechne
Ed Helms
as Joe Gargan
Bruce Dern
as Joe Kennedy Sr.
Jim Gaffigan
as Paul Markham

News & Interviews for Chappaquiddick

Critic Reviews for Chappaquiddick

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (3)

[jason] Clarke does wonders with the material, adding new dimensions and layers between what hit the screen and what lingered just out of frame.

September 15, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Everything is methodical, it covers most of the bases, but passion and vitality are crucially missing from director John Curran's treatment.

September 11, 2017 | Full Review…

"Chappaquiddick" is exactly what you want it to be: a tense, scrupulous, absorbingly precise and authentic piece of history - a tabloid scandal attached to a smoke-filled-room travesty.

September 10, 2017 | Full Review…

Whether a product of the script as written or of Curran's directorial decisions, the second half of Chappaquiddick plays like comedy.

September 28, 2017 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

An intriguing take-down of the Kennedy mythos.

September 22, 2017 | Full Review…

The drama between Teddy and his daddy is so rich and thick it's like watching a Greek Tragedy.

September 19, 2017 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Chappaquiddick

There are no featured reviews for Chappaquiddick at this time.

Chappaquiddick Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss Chappaquiddick on our Movie forum!

News & Features