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Frank & Jesse (1995)

At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James and other former guerillas who rode with Quantrill and Bill Anderson take the oath of allegiance to the Union. Feeling oppressed by ... See full summary »

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At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James and other former guerillas who rode with Quantrill and Bill Anderson take the oath of allegiance to the Union. Feeling oppressed by Chicago railroad investors, the James and Younger brothers, Bob and Charlie Ford, Clell Miller and Arch Clements take to robbing banks, trains and coaches, with Pinkerton sworn to bringing them to justice. Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

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The civil war made them outlaws. The people made them heroes

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Rated R for strong western violence | See all certifications »

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22 April 1995 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Bill Paxton and Dana Wheeler-Nicholson both appeared in another western together, "Tombstone" See more »

Goofs

The James' brothers did not wait four years to begin their crime spree, it was less than a year after the war ended and probably by February, 1866. See more »

Quotes

Frank James: What's your plan?
Jesse James: I'm going to find that painted horse and kill that son of a bitch sitting on its backside. That's my plan.
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Referenced in Buttcrack (1998) See more »

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Auld Lang Syne
Performed by Randy Travis
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Six-guns?
17 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The whole sequence of the ill-fated raid by the gang on the Northfield bank was totally unrealistic. Anybody count the number of shots the outlaws fired from their revolvers in that scene? I always thought the pistols of that era held a maximum of six rounds; well, five actually, to be safe. You wouldn't want to be bouncing around on horseback with the hammer of your pistol resting on a live round. It's silliness like this that spoils so many Westerns. In "Open Range," for instance, the Kevin Costner character fires far more than six shots from his revolver before reloading in the otherwise pretty good climactic gunfight. And at the end of "Wild Bill," another good film, Jeff Bridges fires at least twenty shots from his pair of six-guns.


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