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Lightning Jack (1994)

 -  Comedy | Western  -  11 March 1994 (USA)
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Lightning Jack Kane is an Australian outlaw in the wild west. During a bungled bank robbery he picks up mute Ben Doyle as a hostage. The two become good friends, with Jack teaching Ben how ... See full summary »

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Lightning Jack Kane
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Ben Doyle
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Lana Castel
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Pilar (as Kamala Dawson)
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U.S. Marshal Dan Kurtz
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Sheriff
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Marcus
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Mr. Doyle
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John T. Coles
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Bart
Sandy Ward ...
Judge Curren
Roy Brocksmith ...
Junction City Tailor
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Junction City Shopkeeper
Kevin O'Morrison ...
Old Guy in Alley
Mark Miles ...
Luke
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Lightning Jack Kane is an Australian outlaw in the wild west. During a bungled bank robbery he picks up mute Ben Doyle as a hostage. The two become good friends, with Jack teaching Ben how to rob banks, while they plan Jack's last heist. Written by Rob Hartill

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A comedy about two outlaws who just wanted to be wanted.

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Comedy | Western

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content | See all certifications »

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11 March 1994 (USA)  »

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Jack colpo di fulmine  »

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£732,234 (UK) (15 July 1994)
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Major League Baseball pitcher 'Roger Clemens (I)' makes an uncredited cameo appearance as the eye-patched outlaw character "Dutch Spencer". See more »


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Wanted Man
Written by Bob Dylan
Performed by Johnny Cash
Courtesy of PolyGram Special Markets
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An underrated Western Comedy Gem.....
10 September 2003 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews



It may have received some scathing reviews, but overall, Lightning Jack is DAMN funny movie. Paul Hogan's stiff acting is an asset here, Cuba Gooding Jr steals the show hilariously, without saying a single word. I dare anyone to not laugh when Doyle(Gooding Jr) shoots himself in the foot.

Far from flawless, but overall, if you dont take it seriously, fun to watch. 6.5 out of 10




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