The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

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A charismatic, superstitious and moody man, Jesse James (Pitt) presides over a ragtag gang of outlaws who fear his quick temper and even quicker shooting ability. Young Robert Ford (Casey Affleck - Ocean's Twelve) worships Jesse and joins the James... read more
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A charismatic, superstitious and moody man, Jesse James (Pitt) presides over a ragtag gang of outlaws who fear his quick temper and even quicker shooting ability. Young Robert Ford (Casey Affleck - Ocean's Twelve) worships Jesse and joins the James Gang, only to become resentful of his hero. Intent on taking Jesse's place, the young upstart hatches a plan to kill the fastest gun in the West.

Original Release

09/07/2007

US Release

09/21/2007

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Cast

Brad Pitt Jesse James
Casey Affleck Robert Ford
Sam Shepard Frank James
Mary-Louise Parker Zee James
Paul Schneider Dick Liddil
Jeremy Renner Wood Hite
Zooey Deschanel Dorothy Evans
Sam Rockwell Charley Ford
Garret Dillahunt Ed Miller
Brooklynn Proulx Mary James
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Andrew Dominik

Writers

Andrew Dominik, Ron Hansen

Cast

Brad Pitt Jesse James
Casey Affleck Robert Ford
Sam Shepard Frank James
Mary-Louise Parker Zee James
Paul Schneider Dick Liddil
Jeremy Renner Wood Hite
Zooey Deschanel Dorothy Evans
Sam Rockwell Charley Ford
Garret Dillahunt Ed Miller
Brooklynn Proulx Mary James
Dustin Bollinger Tim James
Joel McNichol Express Messenger
James Defelice Baggagemaster (as James DeFelice)
J.C. Roberts Engineer
Alison Elliott Martha Bolton
Kailin See Sarah Hite
Michael Parks Henry Craig
Ted Levine Sheriff Timberlake
James Carville Governor Crittenden
Nick Cave Bowery Saloon Singer

Producers

Lisa Ellzey Executive Producer
Brad Grey Executive Producer
Tony Scott Executive Producer
Ben Waisbren Executive Producer
Jules Daly Producer
Dede Gardner Producer
Brad Pitt Producer
Ridley Scott Producer
David Valdes Producer
Tom Cox Producer
Ron Hansen Producer
Murray Ord Producer
Jordy Randall Producer
Ben Waisbren Producer

Editors

Curtiss Clayton, Dylan Tichenor

2008OscarBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
2008OscarBest Achievement in Cinematography Nominated
2008Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
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