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William Tannen, 1984

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With an unbelievable cast and a healthy dose of paranoid politics, it’s a shame that this fun 1984 action flick isn’t better known. Kris Kristofferson stars as a typically grizzled border patrol agent who, with hot-head partner Treat Williams, discovers a half-buried jeep containing a corpse that just might be the real assassin of JFK. As the rebel cops creep closer to the truth—with help from wised-up sheriff Rip Torn and local girl Jean Smart—menacing government suits Miguel Ferrer and Kurtwood Smith descend and the bullets start flying.