"Lightning Jack" (also known as "Jack colpo di fulmine") is a Comedy/Western film directed by Simon Wincer, released in the USA on March 11 of 1994 . Paul Hogan is starring, alongside Cuba Gooding Jr., Beverly D'Angelo, Pat Hingle, L.Q. Jones and Richard Riehle.
A comedy about two outlaws who just wanted to be wanted.
Who is the director of "Lightning Jack":
Lightning Jack was directed by Simon Wincer, an Australian director, producer, and writer.
Before directing Lightning Jack, Simon Wincer had directed Free Willy, released in 1993, Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991), Quigley Down Under (1990), The Lighthorsemen (1987), D.A.R.Y.L. (1985), and Phar Lap (1983). Since, he directed Operation Dumbo Drop, released in 1995, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001), Young Black Stallion (2003), The Cup (2011).
When was "Lightning Jack" released:
Lightning Jack was initally released in the United States on Friday, March 11, 1994. Also released on Friday, March 11, 1994 have been Salmonberries (dir. Percy Adlon), Guarding Tess (dir. Hugh Wilson), The Hudsucker Proxy (dir. Joel Coen), and Bitter Moon (dir. Roman Polanski). This was twenty-five (25) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, July 01, 1994 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, July 20, 1994 in France; Thursday, June 02, 1994 in Germany; Friday, July 08, 1994 in Spain and on Thursday, March 31, 1994 in Australia.
What is the casting of "Lightning Jack":
At the casting of Lightning Jack we find Paul Hogan, previously seen in Almost an Angel (1990) and Fatty Finn (1980); Cuba Gooding Jr. (Judgment Night (1993), A Few Good Men (1992)); Beverly D'Angelo (Pterodactyl Woman from Beverly Hills (1994), Man Trouble (1992)) [ more... ]
- Pat Hingle and L.Q. Jones have both also be seen in Hang 'Em High, released in 1968.
- Sandy Ward and Frank McRae also appeared in F.I.S.T, released in 1978.
- Robert Guajardo and Bob Sorenson also appeared in The Vagrant, released in 1992.
- Richard Riehle and Cuba Gooding Jr. also appeared in Home on the Range, released in 2004.
What is the Storyline of "Lightning Jack":
Paul Hogan plays Lightning Jack Kane, an long-sighted Australian outlaw in the American outback, with his horse, Mate. After the rest of the gang he is a member of is killed in a robbery-gone-wrong, Jack survives only to read of the events in the newspaper that he was nothing next to others. Annoyed at not being recognised as an outlaw, Jack attempts a robbery by himself, and ends up taking young mute Ben Doyle (Cuba Gooding Jr.) as a hostage. He later discovers that, tired of never been treated with [...]
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