The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford


2h 40m 2007

Brief Synopsis

An action western surrounding the private life and public exploits of America's most notorious outlaw, Jesse James. As the charismatic and unpredictable outlaw plans his next great robbery, he wages war on his enemies, who are trying to collect the reward money--and the glory--that is riding on his

Film Details

Also Known As
Assasination of Jesse James, The, Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Mordet på Jesse James av ynkryggen Robert Ford, assassinat de Jesse James par le lâche Robert Ford
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2007
Production Company
Cis Hollywood; Efilm; Hatch; Plan B Entertainment; Scott Free; Virtual Studios; Warner Bros. Pictures
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD); Continental Film D.O.O. (Cf); Continental Film S.R.O. (Slovakia); Garsu Pasaulio Irasai (GPI); Intercom; Norsk Filmdistribusjon; Sam Film; Sandrew Metronome Distribution Finland Oy; Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige Ab (Sweden); Sandrew Metronome Filmdistribution As; Sony Pictures Releasing International; United Motion Pictures (Ump); Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
Alberta, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 40m

Synopsis

An action western surrounding the private life and public exploits of America's most notorious outlaw, Jesse James. As the charismatic and unpredictable outlaw plans his next great robbery, he wages war on his enemies, who are trying to collect the reward money--and the glory--that is riding on his capture. However, the greatest threat to Jesse's life may ultimately come from those he trusts the most.

Crew

Avaline Adshead

Medic

Avaline Adshead

Craft Service

Ricardo Alms

Set Designer

Alfred Arndt

Construction Coordinator

Rob Arndt

Construction

Christopher Aud

Sound Designer

Leonard Ayotte

Construction

Michael Babcock

Sound Effects Editor

Jackie Bagley

Assistant Art Director

Cheryl Bainum

Matte Painter

Aram Bannayan

Assistant

Cathy Barillaro

Medic

Cathy Barillaro

Craft Service

Ron Bartlett

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Pierre Bartlette

Construction

Lauren Bass

Casting Associate

Stuart Becker

Assistant Location Manager

David Belcourt

Scenic Artist

Jay Benoliel

On-Set Dresser

Al Berg

Storyboard Artist

Guy Bews

Stunts

Jean Black

Makeup Artist

Sean Blackie

Assistant Set Decorator

Janice Blackie-goodine

Set Decorator

Justin Blades

Stunts

Andrew Bock

Assistant Sound Editor

Ray Breckenridge

Transportation Co-Captain

Devora Brown

Wardrobe

Billy Burton

Stunt Coordinator

Bruce Carwardine

Sound Mixer

Martyn Casey

Music

Luke Cave

Music

Nick Cave

Music Arranger

Nick Cave

Song Performer

Nick Cave

Original Music

Jake Chapman

Assistant

Jill Christensen

Production Coordinator

Curtiss Clayton

Editor

Jesse Cooper

Dga Trainee

Chad Cosgrave

Stunts

Colt Cosgrave

Stunts

Charles Crossin

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Allison Red Crow

Stunts

Sarah Jane Cundell

Location Manager

Emily Currie

Assistant

Laura Cuthill

On-Set Dresser

Dominic Daigle

Matte Painter

Jules Daly

Producer

Deborah Day

Greensman

Roger Deakins

Dp/Cinematographer

Roger Deakins

Camera Operator

Roger Deakins

Director Of Photography

Zooey Deschanel

Song Performer

Rob Doak

Video Assist/Playback

Wendy Dobson

Art Department Coordinator

Joe A Dodds

Stunts

Jordan Dodds

Stunts

Jordon Dodds

Stunts

Donny Dolan

Greensman

Andrew Dominik

Screenplay

Troy Dorchester

Stunts

David Dresher

Post-Production Supervisor

Michael Dressel

Foley Editor

Yoleine Dumarsais

Assistant

Matt Dunkley

Original Music

Matt Dunkley

Music Conductor

Alain Duperon

Construction

Olaf Dux

Construction Coordinator

Bret Edge

Stunts

Lyle Edge

Stunts

Tom Eirikson

Stunts

Warren Ellis

Original Music

Lisa Ellzey

Executive Producer

Chris Evans

Assistant

John Paul Fasal

Adr Mixer

Deak Ferrand

Matte Painter

Jim Finkbeiner

Stunts

Wacey Finkbeiner

Stunts

Mali Finn

Casting Director

Bruce Flewelling

Stunts

Iloe Flewelling

Hair Stylist

Tyler Flewelling

Assistant

Christopher Flick

Foley

Nicole Florian

Production Coordinator

Holly Fortier

Stunts

Kelly Fraser

Costume Supervisor

Kimberley French

Photography

Marie Gaerlan

Assistant Editor

Dede Gardner

Producer

Dede Gardner

Production Executive

Martin Gendron

Art Director

Gerald Gerlinsky

Construction

Dale Gibson

Stunts

Cory Glass

Stunts

Jason Glass

Stunts

Kristy Glass

Stunts

Reg Glass

Stunts

Tom Glass

Stunts

Dr. Rick Glassman

Prosthetic Makeup

Evan Godfrey

Assistant

Shelly Goldsack

Assistant Property Master

Stacey Gooch

On-Set Dresser

Dean Goodine

Property Master

Mike Gould

Chief Lighting Technician

Alex Green

Stunts

Deb Green

Casting Director

Brad Grey

Executive Producer

George Griffiths

Scenic Artist

Terry Gunvordahl

Set Designer

Peter Gurr

Assistant

Terry Haggar

Color Timer

Dennis Hambling

Stunts

Randy Hambling

Stunts

Christian Hamilton

Assistant

Bruce Hamme

Dolly Grip

Ron Hansen

Source Material

Ron Hansen

Associate Producer

Robin Harlan

Foley Artist

Andy Harris

Camera Assistant

Kimberly Harris

Adr Editor

Chris Harrison

Hair Stylist

Allen Hartz

Dialogue Editor

Michael Hatzer

Film Lab

D. M. Hemphill

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Mo Henry

Negative Cutter

Alex Hepburn

Assistant Editor

Deborah Heslop

Assistant

Robert Hilton

Location Manager

Greg Holem

Stunts

John Paul Horstmann

Assistant Editor

Dave Hospes

Stunts

Ed Huery

Assistant

Ashley Hume

Assistant

Marilyn Humphreys

Set Designer

Amber Humphries

On-Set Dresser

Craig Humphries

Graphics Coordinator

Mary Hyde-kerr

Wardrobe

Richard Irwin

Greensman

Jake Jackson

Music Scoring Mixer

Jake Jackson

Score Recording

Lloyd Jacobson

Stunts

Lisa Jemus

Assistant Director

Tom Johnson

Scenic Artist

Johnny Jones

Assistant Property Master

Nancy Jones

Wardrobe

Nazia Kahn

Assistant

Will Kaplan

Music Editor

Jonathan Karp

Music Editor

Gail Kennedy

Makeup

James C Kennedy

Craft Service

James C Kennedy

Medic

Michael Kennedy

Film Lab

Martin Keough

Chief Lighting Technician

Nazia Khan

Assistant

Richard King

Supervising Sound Editor

Richard King

Sound Designer

Jonathan Klein

Foley Editor

Zane Kotyk

Assistant

Rtjean Labrie

Set Designer

Tony Lahaye

Assistant

Arthur J Lamb

Song

Michael Langlois

Stunts

Scott Layton

Assistant Production Coordinator

James Leake

Titles

Sophie Leclerc

Visual Effects Producer

Michael Leder

Assistant

Terrance Leigh

Stunts

Gabrielle Lester

Music

Jackie Lind

Casting Director

David Lindsay

Assistant

Tom Lloyd

Stunts

Jacqueline Loewen

Stunts

David Lourie

Camera Assistant

Jack Lowen

On-Set Dresser

Eva Marie Macgregor

Assistant

Louise Mackiewicz

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Michael Madden

Set Designer

Michael Magill

Dialogue Editor

Geo Major

Boom Operator

Dave Mcbean

Stunts

Gerard Mccann

Music

Gerard Mccann

Music Producer

Travis Mcconnell

Dga Trainee

Kevin Mccormick

Studio Executive

Nancy Mcdonald

Script Supervisor

Lizzie Mcgovern

Assistant Costume Designer

Peter Mcnulty

Associate Editor

Kurtis Meyers

Assistant

Brad Milburn

Set Designer

Devon Miller

Film Lab

Michael W. Mitchell

Sound Effects Editor

Sarah Monat

Foley Artist

Heather Moore

Wardrobe

Damon Moreau

Steadicam Operator

Steve Morrison

Best Boy

Lee Anne Muldoon

Unit Publicist

Stephanie Nilsen

Assistant

Patricia Norris

Production Designer

Patricia Norris

Costume Designer

Larry O'connor

Stunts

Film Details

Also Known As
Assasination of Jesse James, The, Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Mordet på Jesse James av ynkryggen Robert Ford, assassinat de Jesse James par le lâche Robert Ford
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2007
Production Company
Cis Hollywood; Efilm; Hatch; Plan B Entertainment; Scott Free; Virtual Studios; Warner Bros. Pictures
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD); Continental Film D.O.O. (Cf); Continental Film S.R.O. (Slovakia); Garsu Pasaulio Irasai (GPI); Intercom; Norsk Filmdistribusjon; Sam Film; Sandrew Metronome Distribution Finland Oy; Sandrew Metronome Distribution Sverige Ab (Sweden); Sandrew Metronome Filmdistribution As; Sony Pictures Releasing International; United Motion Pictures (Ump); Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group; Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
Alberta, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 40m

Award Nominations

Best Cinematography

2007

Best Supporting Actor

2007
Casey Affleck

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Co-winner of the 2007 Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor - Drama (Casey Affleck) by the International Press Academy (IPA).

Winner of the 2007 award for Best Cinematography by the Chicago Film Critics Association (CFCA).

Winner of the 2007 award for Best Supporting Actor (Casey Affleck) by the National Board of Review (NBR).

Winner of the 2007 award for Best Supporting Actor (Casey Affleck) by the National Society of Film Critics (NSFC).

Winner of the Coppa Volpi for Best Actor (Brad Pitt) at the 2007 Venice International Film Festival.

Winner of two 2007 awards including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor (Casey Affleck) by the San Francisco Film Critics Circle (SFFCC).

Limited Release in United States September 21, 2007

Released in United States 2007

Released in United States December 2007

Released in United States Fall September 21, 2007

Released in United States on Video February 5, 2008

Shown at Deauville Festival of American Cinema (Premiere) August 31-September 9, 2007.

Shown at Dubai International Film Festival (Cinema of the World) December 9-16, 2007.

Shown at London Film Festival (Gala) October 17-November 1, 2007.

Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Competition) August 29-September 8, 2007.

Based on the novel "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" by Ron Hansen; published by Knopf October 12, 1983.

Project was previously set up at Columbia.

Released in United States 2007 (Shown at Deauville Festival of American Cinema (Premiere) August 31-September 9, 2007.)

Released in United States 2007 (Shown at London Film Festival (Gala) October 17-November 1, 2007.)

Released in United States 2007 (Shown at Venice International Film Festival (Competition) August 29-September 8, 2007.)

Released in United States on Video February 5, 2008

Limited Release in United States September 21, 2007

Released in United States Fall September 21, 2007

Released in United States December 2007 (Shown at Dubai International Film Festival (Cinema of the World) December 9-16, 2007.)

Warner Bros. purchased the film rights to the book in March 2004.