what movies are based on Jesse James?
I know that the assassination of Jesse James is one but I feel I watched another.
- antonio andoliniLv 61 decade agoFavorite Answer
There have been numerous portrayals of Jesse James in film and television, including two wherein Jesse James, Jr. depicts his father. In many of the films, James is portrayed as a Robin Hood-like character.
1921: Jesse James Under the Black Flag, played by Jesse James, Jr.
1921: Jesse James as the Outlaw, played by Jesse James, Jr.
1927: Jesse James, played by Fred Thomson
1939: Jesse James, played by Tyrone Power with Henry Fonda as Frank James and John Carradine as Bob Ford
1939: Days of Jesse James, played by Don 'Red' Barry
1941: Jesse James at Bay, played by Roy Rogers
1947: Jesse James Rides Again, played by Clayton Moore
1949: I Shot Jesse James, played by Reed Hadley
1950: Kansas Raiders, played by Audie Murphy
1951: The Great Missouri Raid, played by Macdonald Carey
1957: True Story of Jesse James, played by Robert Wagner
1959: Alias Jesse James, played by Wendell Corey in a comedy starring Bob Hope
1960: Young Jesse James, played by Ray Stricklyn
1965: The Legend of Jesse James, TV series starred by Allen Case
1966: Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter, played by John Lupton
1969: A Time for Dying, played by Audie Murphy
1972: The Great Northfield, Minnesota Raid, played by Robert Duvall
1980: The Long Riders, played by James Keach
1986: The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James, played by Kris Kristofferson with Johnny Cash as Frank James and Willie Nelson as Gen. Jo Shelby
1994: Frank and Jesse, played by Rob Lowe
1999: Purgatory, played by J.D. Souther
2001: American Outlaws, played by Colin Farrell
2005: Just like Jesse James is the title of a movie that appears in Wim Wenders' Don't Come Knocking, in which Sam Shepard plays an aging western movie star whose first success was with that movie.
2005: Jesse James: Legend, Outlaw, Terrorist (Discovery HD), played by Daniel Lennox
2007: The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, played by Brad Pitt, with Casey Affleck as Bob FordSource(s): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_james