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Jane Got a Gun (2016) Movie Information

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Gavin O'Connor


Natalie Portman
Ewan McGregor
Noah Emmerich
Rodrigo Santoro
Joel Edgerton
Boyd Holbrook





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Jane Hammond has settled in to a new life with her husband, Bill "Ham" Hammond, but his violent past will not leave him behind. Years after tangling with the violent gang known at the "Bishop Boys" Bill gets into it once again. He comes home, riddled with bullets, with the gang fast on his trail. Jill has no recourse but to turn to ex-fiancé Bill Frost in order to protect her family and survive. -- Chris Kavan

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Indyfreak 05/21/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Not a terribly acted or terribly made film as far as westerns go but a terribly boring one though.

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smeagol 05/16/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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dont watch this movie is my advice. its boring nothing happens and pointless. a bad movie. thats nothing like you expect it to be, your leave this movie thinking what was the point of it. with no value in any of the characters. take any western and times it by 100 and its better than this. its a film that does nothing but waste the viewers time. empty as you can get. seriously anyone reading this could write a better script in 5 minutes

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Matthew Brady 03/14/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Never have I seen a movie that got completely forgotten after a few days of it's release, but for the right reasons.

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Rising Star

08/27/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Plain Jane

"Jane Got a Gun" is not a bomb but it’s not the western I was hoping to see. The draw of seeing a woman in the lead role in this type of film isn’t enough to overcome a somewhat weak storyline. There are also some annoying, needless lines in the movie. Take for instance when Jane Hammond (Natalie Portman) and her hired gun Dan Frost (Joel Edgerton) take her outlaw husband Bill “Ham” Hammond (Noah Emmerich) down into the cellar when John Bishop’s (Ewan McGregor) gang show up hell bent on killing the three of them. Dan puts a gun in Ham’s hand and says, “Anybody ain’t us opens that door, you gotta start shooting.” This happens literally sixty seconds after Ham has already killed one of John Bishop’s men while bedridden.

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03/07/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)


Viel hat man gelesen über die desaströse Produktion dieses Westerns, der eigentlich 2012 ins Kino kommen sollte. Ein Karussel der grossen Namen, die verpflichtet wurden, aber wieder absprangen. Der Star des Films aber, Natalie Portman, war immer fix. Nun sollte man einen schlimmen Fehlschlag erwarten, angesichts der Produktions Historie, aber der bleibt aus. Jane Got A Gun bietet gutes Schauspiel und eine ganze Reihe beeindruckend inszenierter Szenen. Jane Got A Gun will das Genre nicht neu erfinden, sondern einfach eine Geschichte erzählen. Was fehlt ist dieser berühmte letzte Funken an Inspiration, der einen bewegt, unbedingt ins Kino zu müssen. New Mexico 1871. Der ehemalige Gangster “Ham” Hammond (Noah Emmerich) kehrt zurück nach Hause zu seiner Frau Jane (Portman). In seinem Rücken s...


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01/31/2016 (2 of 2 found this helpful)

Underwhelming Bore

Have you ever wanted to see a mundane western minus all of the things you like about westerns? Well, now you have 'Jane Got a Gun'. From the film's title and initial conceit, I thought this would be a return to the routine stylings of a western set to the empowerment of a lead female through acts of vengeance. Not the case at all. Instead, we get a poorly paced slog of a story padded with lousy flashbacks. The characters aren't interesting, the actors are just okay, and the direction is simply flat. Knowing the history behind the making of this film definitely shows us why those factors fall short. A constant string of people had left this film and certain requirements needed to be filled immediately without preparation. The writing wasn't good to begin with, but there still could...

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