Search results for "Jesse James"


Jesse James (1939) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Mar 2007

After railroad agents forcibly evict the James family from their family farm, Jesse and Frank turn to banditry for revenge.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Henry Fonda  •  Nancy Kelly  •  Randolph Scott

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007) RT 76% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Everyone in 1880's America knows Jesse James. He's the nation's most notorious criminal, hunted by the law in 10 states. He's also the land's greatest hero, lauded as a Robin ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Andrew Dominik
CAST:  Brad Pitt  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  Brooklynn Proulx  •  Dustin Bollinger

Alias Jesse James (1959) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Insurance salesman Milford Farnsworth sells a man a life policy only to discover that the man in question is the outlaw Jesse James. Milford is sent to buy back the policy, ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Rhonda Fleming  •  Wendell Corey  •  Will Wright

Young Jesse James (1960) RT Audience 50%

Ray Stricklyn plays the young outlaw Jesse James in this youth-oriented western.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  William F. Claxton
CAST:  Ray Stricklyn  •  Willard Parker  •  Emile Meyer  •  Sheila Bromley

Jesse James: American Outlaw (2007)

DVD release: Aug 2007

Documentary exploring the history of one of America's most notorious outlaws.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  Mike Loades
CAST:  Caspar Poyck  •  Matt Easton  •  James Horton

American Bandits: Frank and Jesse James (2010) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: May 2010

After Jesse James is wounded by a bullet to the chest, Frank James splits the gang up and plans a rendezvous in four days time. With U.S.-Marshall Kane in hot pursuit, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Fred Olen Ray
CAST:  George Stults  •  Peter Fonda  •  Tim Abell  •  Jeffrey Combs

The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James (1986) RT Audience 74%

DVD release: Aug 2005

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • TV movie • Western
DIRECTION:  William A. Graham
CAST:  Johnny Cash  •  Kris Kristofferson  •  Marcia Cross  •  Gail Youngs

The Return of Jesse James (1950)

DVD release: Nov 2011

Frank James resents and tries to stop a ruthless drifter who has adopted the name of his dead brother in order to duplicate his crimes.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Arthur Hilton
CAST:  John Ireland  •  Ann Dvorak  •  Henry Hull  •  Reed Hadley

Jesse James at Bay (1941) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Nov 2003

When Jesse learns that Krager is cheating settlers, he and his gang rob trains to obtain money for them to purchase their land. Krager, finding a Jesse look alike in Burns, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Western
DIRECTION:  Joseph Kane
CAST:  Roy Rogers  •  George 'Gabby' Hayes  •  Sally Payne  •  Pierre Watkin

Days of Jesse James (1939) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Nov 2003

Days of Jesse James is a 1939 American film directed by Joseph Kane and starring Roy Rogers. Bank robbery pulled off by the bank officials, not the usual James gang.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Joseph Kane
CAST:  Roy Rogers  •  George 'Gabby' Hayes  •  Don "Red" Barry  •  Pauline Moore




The True Story of Jesse James (1957) RT 86% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Misfit Missouri brothers Jesse and Frank James (Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter) turn to crime in the post-Civil War South.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Western
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  Robert Wagner  •  Jeffrey Hunter  •  Hope Lange  •  Agnes Moorehead

Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966) RT 14% / Audience 10%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Dr. Frankenstein's Granddaughter Maria, and her brother assistant Rudolph, moved to the old west because the lightning storms there are more frequent and intense, which allows ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Horror • Science Fiction • Western
DIRECTION:  William Beaudine
CAST:  John Lupton  •  Narda Onyx  •  Estelita Rodriguez  •  Cal Bolder

I Shot Jesse James (1949) RT 78% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Aug 2007

Bob Ford murders his best friend Jesse James in order to obtain a pardon that will free him to marry his girlfriend but is plagued by guilt and self-disgust.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Samuel Fuller
CAST:  John Ireland  •  Reed Hadley  •  Tom Tyler  •  Tommy Noonan

Adventures of Frank and Jesse James (1948)

Jesse James returns to Missouri, and he and brother Frank come to the aid of a young woman who owns a gold mine. Her father was murdered and she took over the mine, and now ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Crime • Western
DIRECTION:  Yakima Canutt  •  Fred C. Brannon
CAST:  Clayton Moore  •  Steve Darrell  •  Noel Neill  •  George J. Lewis

Jesse James Rides Again (1947) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Dec 2006

Jesse James wants to start a new life in a new location, but quickly finds himself wrapped-up in protecting townsfolk from the machinations of evil oilmen.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Western
DIRECTION:  Thomas Carr  •  Fred C. Brannon
CAST:  Clayton Moore  •  Linda Stirling  •  Roy Barcroft  •  Tris Coffin