Most Popular Jesse James Character Movies and TV Shows
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R | 160 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader.
Votes: 158,640 | Gross: $3.90M
2. American Outlaws (2001)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Western
When a Midwest town learns that a corrupt railroad baron has captured the deeds to their homesteads without their knowledge, a group of young ranchers join forces to take back what is ... See full summary »
Votes: 13,295 | Gross: $13.26M
3. Frank & Jesse (1995)
R | 105 min | Biography, Western
At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James and other former guerillas who rode with Quantrill and Bill Anderson take the oath of allegiance to the Union. Feeling oppressed by ... See full summary »
4. Jesse James (1939)
Approved | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
After railroad agents forcibly evict the James family from their family farm, Jesse and Frank turn to banditry for revenge.
6. A Time for Dying (1969)
M | 67 min | Western
In Silver City, naive farm boy Cass and newcomer saloon girl Nellie are married by Judge Roy Bean in a shotgun wedding but their honeymoon is marred by outlaws.
7. Alias Jesse James (1959)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
Outlaw T.J. "Jesse" James tries to kill insurance agent Milford Farnsworth, who has been mistaken for him in order to collect on a big policy.
8. The True Story of Jesse James (1957)
Approved | 92 min | Action, Biography, Crime
Biopic loosely based on the last 18 years of Jesse James' life and focused on the relationship between brothers Jesse and Frank James.
9. I Shot Jesse James (1949)
81 min | Drama, History, Romance
Bob Ford murders his best friend Jesse James in order to obtain a pardon that will free him to marry his girlfriend but is plagued by guilt and self-disgust.
12. The Legend of Jesse James (1965–1966)
30 min | Western
In a surprising twist, Jesse and Frank James come across as good guys as they go about their outlaw ways. Jesse is a devilish scoundrel with an eye for the ladies while Frank concerns himself with more practical matters.
14. Badman's Territory (1946)
Passed | 97 min | Western
Sheriff Mark Rowley and his brother John find themselves in an annexed area of Indian Territory which is home to notorious outlaws like Jesse James and Sam Bass.
Votes: 531 | Gross: $4.00M
15. Young Jesse James (1960)
Approved | 73 min | Action, Adventure, War
In this one, the father of Jesse and Frank James is unjustly hanged by Union troops and their mother's arm is amputated after their home is bombed by Union people, so they go riding with ... See full summary »
17. Adventures of Frank and Jesse James (1948)
Approved | 180 min | Action, Adventure, Western
Jesse James returns to Missouri, and he and brother Frank come to the aid of a young woman who owns a gold mine. Her father was murdered and she took over the mine, and now the villains who... See full summary »
18. The Return of Jesse James (1950)
Approved | 75 min | Action, Drama, Western
Frank James resents and tries to stop a ruthless drifter who has adopted the name of his dead brother in order to duplicate his crimes.
19. Jesse James as the Outlaw (1921)
History, War, Western
Depicts Jesse James' return home to Missouri after the Civil War hoping to live a life of peace, but is falsely accused of robbing a bank. He is forced to take up a life of crime by being ... See full summary »
20. Jesse James, Jr. (1942)
Approved | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The telegraph is coming to Sundown and Martin, Carson, and the crooked Sheriff are out to stop it. But Johnny Barrett is there to help bring it in and he is assisted by the bicycle riding Pop Sawyer.
The Brady Bunch (1969–1974)
TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family
Bobby becomes obsessed with Jesse James. Mike and Carol don't approve of his new hero, and try to find a way to convince him that James was nothing but a "mean, dirty killer."
Around the World in 80 Days (1989)
PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
After finding an old friend, Fogg and Aouda, who are falling in love, head for the USA. Fogg confronts outlaw Jesse James and the Sioux raid his train. He buys a boat to England, but gets arrested by Fix. The time is pretty much up.
Hondo and the Judas
60 min | Western
A rebel Colonel, thought to be dead, surprises his comrades by bringing them back together for a final crime. Hondo rejoins the group, unaware of the Colonel's plan to get revenge on whoever ambushed him.
Hollywood Horrors (2018– )
Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966)
Not Rated | 5 min | Documentary, Horror
Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966) is a low-budget western/horror hybrid film released in 1966.
Deadliest Warrior (2009– )
Jesse James vs. Al Capone
TV-14 | 23 min | Action, Game-Show, History
Jesse James, one of the most feared outlaws in the American West, vs. Al Capone, America's most notorious gangster.
The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Showdown with Rance McGrew
TV-PG | 25 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
The star of a Western TV series suddenly finds himself transported back in time to the real Wild West, and face-to-face with the real Jesse James.
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993–1997)
TV-PG | 46 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Lois and Clark meet H.G. Wells, who has traveled on his time machine with a companion from the future. This companion named Tempus roams the city robbing people of gold, which is needed to ... See full summary »
The Murder of Jesse James
Not Rated | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Flynn joins forces with legendary outlaw Jesse James, and the two create bloody havoc across the American frontier. Cut to Lucy, Wyatt and Rufus, who team up with a notable marshal to bring the fugitives to justice.
My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)
The Time Machine Is Waking Up That Old Gang of Mine
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Martin is still trying to fix his CCTBS - his time travel machine - but it's stuck on the year 1870, the place the state of Missouri. There is a short circuit in the CCTBS, and instead of ... See full summary »
The Younger Brothers' Younger Brother
TV-PG | 60 min | Western
It's a case of comic mistaken identity when Hoss - on a delivery run for the Ponderosa - is mistaken as a member of the bumbling Younger Brothers gang. Ben and Joe are eventually able to convince the authorities to let Hoss go, but not after a series of misunderstandings wherein they too are involved with the Youngers' gang.