Alyssa asked in Entertainment & MusicMovies · 1 decade ago

what movies are based on Jesse James?

I know that the assassination of Jesse James is one but I feel I watched another.

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    There have been numerous portrayals of Jesse James in film and television,[66] including two wherein Jesse James, Jr. depicts his father. In many of the films, James is portrayed as a Robin Hood-like character.[67]

    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 Ford[67]

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