PT 109
PT 109 (1963)

This World War II adventure chronicles the real-life courage of President John F. Kennedy when he was a Navy lieutenant and Commanding Officer of the illustrious PT 109, a Patrol Torpedo boat stationed in the Solomon Islands. While on… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 19, 1963
DVD Release Date: November 2, 2011
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It probably works best for fans of the popular President.

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Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

JFK as most remember him. Fine performance by Robertson.

Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Mild drama is best in long opening showing restoration of PT boat.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Rapidly produced hero drama (JFK's WWII exploits) has its moments.

Sean Axmaker
Turner Classic Movies Online

Much of the film hits the familiar notes of the classic platoon film with a stiff reverence... It also delivers a personable portrait of an inspiring leader.

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
Henrik Schunk
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… More
Anthony Valletta
Very one sided account, but well done.