Lightning Jack (1994)

Genres - Comedy, Western  |   Sub-Genres - Comedy Western, Odd Couple Film  |   Run Time - 93 min.  |   Countries - Australia, USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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In this humorous Western, Aussie Paul Hogan plays a cowboy running from the law. Lightning Jack Kane is a member of the notorious Younger Brother gang. He is the only member to survive their last shoot-out. Fortunately, he was only a minor member of the gang and escapes notice. Jack decides to rob a bank. He gets away with a small amount of cash and a mute, Ben, as a hostage. Unfortunately for Jack, Ben wants to be an outlaw so Jack is stuck with him. Eventually the two become grudging friends.

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bad-guy, bank, bank-robbery, cowboy, friendship, good-guy, hostage, on-the-run, outlaw [Western], robbery, sidekick