American Outlaws

2001 PG-13 1h 34m DVD

American Outlaws

2001 PG-13 1h 34m DVD
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When a corrupt baron forces homesteaders off their land to build a rail line, Jesse James (Colin Farrell) and Cole Younger (Scott Caan) take the law into their own hands and embark on a spree of bank robberies and vandalism aimed at paralyzing the railroad. But they'll have to elude the pursuit of legendary detective Allan Pinkerton (Timothy Dalton), who's been hired by the railroad to bring the boys to justice. Ali Larter ("Heroes") co-stars.
Colin Farrell, Scott Caan, Ali Larter, Gabriel Macht, Gregory Smith, Harris Yulin, Kathy Bates, Timothy Dalton, Ty O'Neal, Will McCormack, Ronny Cox, Terry O'Quinn, Muse Watson, Joe Stevens, Barry Tubb
Les Mayfield
Widescreen 1.85:1
English, French, Spanish (Neutral)
English: DTS 5.1 Surround, English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, French: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
PG-13 - Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers.
age 13+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 13+
age 13+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this movie features a great deal of western-style violence, with many injuries and deaths. There are several shoot-outs and major characters are killed, including a parent. The main characters are robbers who kill when they must to get away with the money. There is some strong cowboy language, including mild references to prostitutes. A scene takes place in a saloon, and a boy takes a drink.

Sexual Content

Sexual references, including mild reference to prostitution.


Lots of action violence, characters in peril, many killed.


Some crude language

Social Behavior


Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Drinking, scene in bar.

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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