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 ...
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Following the lives of a dozen Australian soldiers who served in the Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during World War I which follows them from the 1915 battle of Galipoli, to ... See full summary »
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
Director Simon Wincer says making the film was a logistical nightmare because there were so many other westerns filming on the same locations at the same time, such as Wyatt Earp, Geronimo, City Slickers 2 and Tombstone. See more »
It could have been a horrible vanity project by Paul Hogan, but it turned out to be an inoffensive comedy. Not particulary funny or clever, but it passed the time. Cuba Gooding Jr was very good considering he wasn't allow to talk at all. Even Paul Hogan was didn't ham it up too much.
It isn't a great western or a great comedy but it isn't bad and, unless you pay to see it, may even leave you with a half-amused little smile.
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