American Outlaws Movie Review Summary

Actors: Colin Farrel, Scott Caan, Ali Larter, Gabriel Macht, and Timothy Dalton

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American Outlaws is a movie based on the life of Jesse James. After the civil war, the James brothers come home to find their farms threatened by the railway. The plot involves a gang along with Jesse James, fighting for justice. There is also a touch of romance between Jesse James and the lovely Zee.
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The review of this Movie prepared by becky mann

This movie is based on the real-life story of the American outlaw Jesse James. It follows Jesse through the end of the Civil War, and his return home to find his farm and town threatened by the railroad.

Jesse and friends create a gang that wreaks havoc on the railroad and Pinkerton agents hired to evict farmers from their land.

It also follows Jesse in his quest for the love of Zerelda Mimms, and his attempts to turn straight after his life of crime.
The review of this Movie prepared by Becky Lee

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   16th-19th century Western    -   Yes Kind of western:    -   hunting down outlaws    -   fighting bad business/family

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   accused criminal    -   cowboy Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm Misc setting    -   prison    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   land battles    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   hanging    -   run over Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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