The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford parents guide

The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford

Overall C-

This lengthy movie with an equally lengthy title, offers a glimpse into the private life of Jesse James (played by Brad Pitt), one of America's most glamorized outlaws, and the man who won a place in the history books by assassinating him (Casey Affleck is cast as Robert Ford).

Violence D+
Sexual Content C+
Profanity C+
Substance Use B

Why is The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford rated R? The MPAA rated The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford R for some strong violence and brief sexual references

Run Time: 160 minutes

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Why is The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford rated R? The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford is rated R by the MPAA for some strong violence and brief sexual references

Long and ponderous, this film likely won’t appeal to young audiences unless they are particularly interested in the subject or era. It also contains many moments of gun violence, with victims shot at close range (details and blood are shown). There are a couple of scenes with frank and coarse sexual discussion, one involving derogatory details about Native American women. Other language includes infrequent mild and moderate profanities, a couple of uses of Christian deity as expletives, and crude anatomical terms. Some characters smoke in this period drama.

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The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated Violence.
Alberta Not Rated Coarse Language and Violence.
Manitoba Not Rated Violence.
Ontario Not Rated Nudity, Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video 14A

News About "The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford"

Cast and Crew

The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford is directed by and stars Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Rockwell, Sam Shepard..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford movie is February 4, 2008. Here are some details…

DVD Release Date: 5 February 2008

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford releases to the home video market in the following formats: Standard DVD, Blu-ray and a HD DVD/Standard DVD combo. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital 5.1 (English, French and Spanish), with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.

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Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck also worked together in Ocean’s Eleven, Ocean’s Twelve and Ocean’s Thirteen.

Another cinematic account of the life of Jesse James can be found in American Outlaws.