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The Jacket (23-Jan-2005)

Director: John Maybury

Writers: Tom Bleecker; Marc Rocco; Massy Tadjedin

Original Music by: Brian Eno

Producers: Peter Guber; George Clooney; Steven Soderbergh

Keywords: Thriller, Persian Gulf War

A Gulf War veteran wrongly confined to a criminal mental ward is forced to submit to a doctor's controversial experiments.

Jack Starks, a Gulf War veteran who somehow managed to survive a bullet to the head, returns home to Vermont in 1992 with a nasty case of amnesia, helping a young girl and her alcoholic mother repair their broken-down truck as he walks along a highway. An ill-fated encounter with a man who kills a policeman after picking him up while hitchhiking leaves Jack confined to a mental institution for the criminally insane, forced to undergo prison experiments confined to a straitjacket that enables him to travel through time; seeing a vision of his future death, Jack must now somehow act to alter his destiny.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Adrien Brody
14-Apr-1973   The Pianist
Brendan Coyle
2-Dec-1963   John Bates on Downton Abbey
Daniel Craig
2-Mar-1968   The current James Bond
25-Apr-1958   Lead singer of Marillion, 1981-88
Garrick Hagon
27-Sep-1939   Gavin Jones in The Adventurer
Keira Knightley
26-Mar-1985   Bend It Like Beckham
Kris Kristofferson
22-Jun-1936   Me and Bobby McGee
Jennifer Jason Leigh
5-Feb-1962   Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Jason Lewis
25-Jun-1971   Smith Jerrod in Sex and the City
Kelly Lynch
31-Jan-1959   Drugstore Cowboy
Mackenzie Phillips
10-Nov-1959   Julie on One Day at a Time
Brad Renfro
25-Jul-1982 15-Jan-2008 The Client


Adrien Brody   ...   Jack
Keira Knightley   ...   Jackie
Kris Kristofferson   ...   Dr. Becker
Jennifer Jason Leigh   ...   Dr. Lorenson
Kelly Lynch   ...   Jean
Brad Renfro   ...   Stranger
Daniel Craig   ...   Mackenzie
Steven Mackintosh   ...   Dr. Hopkins
Brendan Coyle   ...   Damon
Mackenzie Phillips   ...   Nurse Harding
Laura Marano   ...   Young Jackie
Jason Lewis   ...   Officer Harrison
Richard Dillane   ...   Capt. Medley
Jonah Lotan   ...   Intern #1
Angel Coulby   ...   Intern #2
Paul Birchard   ...   Doctor
Nigel Whitmey   ...   Lieutenant
Ian Porter   ...   Major
Antony Edridge   ...   Dr. Morgan
Kerry Shale   ...   Prosecutor
Angus MacInnes   ...   Judge
Richard Durden   ...   Dr. Hale
Tristan Gemmill   ...   Officer Nash
Colin Stinton   ...   Jury Foreman
Tara Summers   ...   Nurse Nina
Angelo Andreou   ...   Babak / Iraqi Boy
Teresa Gallagher   ...   Nurse Sally
Anne Kidd   ...   State Representative
Charneh Demir   ...   Jamille / Iranian Mother
Frances Brady-Stewart   ...   Woman with Dog
Lolly Susi   ...   Nurse
Garrick Hagon   ...   Defense Lawyer
Fish   ...   Jimmy Fleischer


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