PT 109 1963

PT 109

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Before he becomes commander-in-chief, John F. Kennedy (Cliff Robertson) is a lieutenant, junior grade, in command of a PT-109 boat during World War II. In Leslie H. Martinson's dramatization of the future president's war efforts, Kennedy uses his family name to put himself in the action instead of shirking his duties. Assigned to battle in the Solomon Islands, he leads his crew on treacherous rescue missions. When their ship is cut down, Kennedy and his men must swim to an island for survival.

Cast & Crew

Cliff Robertson
Lt. John F. Kennedy
Ty Hardin
Ens. Leonard J. Thom
James Gregory
Cmdr. C.R. Ritchie
Robert Culp
Ens. George "Barney" Ross
Grant Williams
Lt., Alvin Cluster
Lew Gallo
Yeoman Rogers
Errol John
Benjamin Kevu
Michael Pate
Lt. Reginald Evans
Robert Blake
Charles "Bucky" Harris
Biff Elliot
Edgar E. Mauer
Bryan Foy
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Critic Reviews for PT 109

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Audience Reviews for PT 109

  • Jul 03, 2009
    Way below average American Propandha movie with no story. To make things worse, the protagonist is none other the good ol' JFK. Expect an episodic obstacle course which is tackled by easy-going Cowboy GIs with million dollar smiles. There is nothing to see here, keep walking.
    Henrik S Super Reviewer
  • Aug 27, 2008
    Very one sided account, but well done.
    Anthony V Super Reviewer
  • Aug 09, 2007
    Cliff Robertson turns in a fantastic performance as a young JFK.
    Kevin S Super Reviewer

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