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The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James (1986)

This movie looks at the last years (not days, as implied in the title) of famous outlaws, Frank and Jesse James. The film opens in 1877 with the brothers trying to settle down after 15 ... See full summary »

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This movie looks at the last years (not days, as implied in the title) of famous outlaws, Frank and Jesse James. The film opens in 1877 with the brothers trying to settle down after 15 years of thievery. Frank is shown to be a book-loving and family-oriented man, while brother Jesse is a money-hungry womanizer. The movie follows their lives through Jesse's death at the hands of the "rotten little coward" Bob Ford and Frank's death in 1915. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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17 February 1986 (USA)  »

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Die letzten Tage von Frank und Jesse James  »

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The film features three of the four members of the country music super-group "The Highwaymen": Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, and Willie Nelson. The only one not featured was Waylon Jennings. See more »

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Most of the Colt Single Action Army revolvers in the movie have bright brass trigger guards and grip frames. On real SAAs, these parts were made of steel or iron, then finished in a deep blue that matched the barrel and cylinder. See more »

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Frank James: What's so funny?
Jesse James: You, ya jack ass.
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Terribale movie
28 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have no ideal what these other reviews are talking about, they must have never looked into the real life of Jess and Frank James. The move is somewhat in line with what happen, but no where near the truth. Franks wasn't even no where near Bob Ford when he got shoot.

As for as the actors, please, who in the world would pay good money to the worst actor in the world (Kris Kristofferson) in a movie. I love Johnny Cash as a singer, but please once again, now way these two should ever share a screen together.

Do yourself a favor, when this movie comes on run, don't walk, to anywhere, just as long as you get far far away from this stink bomb.


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