Bobby

Bobby

Bobby

Emilio Estevez directs and stars in this account of the fallout from Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in 1968. Story unfolds from the point of view of 22 characters present when the shots were fired.

Winner of Best Ensemble Cast at the Hollywood Film Festival 2006
2007Rating: M, contains violence, offensive language & drug use87 minsUSA
BiographyDramaTrue Story & Biography

Bobby / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Emilio Estevez's Bobby is a passionate outcry for peace and justice in America that becomes deeply involving by the final climactic scene...

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

Estevez means well. But having your heart in the right place is no excuse for insipid ineptitude...

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Premiere Magazine

Premiere Magazine

All in all, however, Estevez has pulled together the best political drama, fiction or otherwise, in recent memory...

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Newshub

Newshub

If you banish all thoughts of an Oliver Stone JFK epic and accept 'Bobby' for what it is - a cinematic character-driven take on that day in history - then I expect you'll enjoy it...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Whether or not Bobby Kennedy was the man his supporters believed him to be, the film makes a persuasive case that something important in America was silenced when he was gunned down...

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Christchurch Press

Christchurch Press

If you're the slightest bit cynical, you could view Bobby as gathering its incredible star cast from the Estevez-Sheen Christmas card list – actors who want to align themselves with the left-wing activism that that acting dynasty is known for... But leaving the cynicism aside for a moment, writer-director Emilio Estevez has made a fairly decent film about the day of the death of Bobby Kennedy...

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BBC

BBC

Actor-turned-filmmaker Emilio Estevez pens a love letter to Robert F Kennedy, or more specifically, to an ideal image of the assassinated presidential candidate. Bobby presents a blinkered look at the man and what he meant to Americans in the turbulent 60s, but nobody can accuse Estevez of lacking sincerity...

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