Jane Got a Gun Synopsis
Jane Got a Gun centers on Jane Hammond (Natalie Portman), who has built a new life with her husband Bill "Ham" Hammond (Noah Emmerich) after being tormented by the ultra-violent Bishop Boys outlaw gang.
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Screen International

By Lisa Nesselson
The motivations and the performances are solid in Jane Got A Gun, an attractively mounted post-Civil War revenge drama with plenty of...
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Los Angeles Times

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Jane Got A Gun may not have reinvented the wagon wheel, but it rolls out as a sturdy, well-crafted genre piece despite its rocky road to...
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TheWrap

By Alonso Duralde
Jane Got a Gun takes long pauses in the action to chronicle through flashbacks how this love triangle comes to defend a single home. The...
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RogerEbert.com

By Peter Sobczynski
Jane Got a Gun has its good points and less demanding fans of the Western genre may find some value in it, especially considering how few...
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The A.V. Club

By Jesse Hassenger
Even when the movie focuses on its imagery rather than its plot mechanics, it seems intent on covering its bases rather than committing to...
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50

Consequence of Sound

By Blake Goble
"Jane" eventually comes alive, even if Jane never truly does.
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50

Slant Magazine

By Matt Brennan
It constantly blunders into stylistic choices and narrative clichés that sabotage the sturdy two-hander at its center.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Chris Nashawaty
Since the film’s last-minute rewrites, casting switcheroos, and musical chairs behind the camera are irrelevant to the actual quality of...
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50

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
The action is visceral and exciting, but everything between the shootouts, especially the mostly-insipid flashbacks (A pre-Civil War...
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40

The New York Times

By Glenn Kenny
Whatever feminist angle the film might have once aspired to is lost in its listless shuffle.
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Jane Got A Gun

By greenrodeo
The movie has a very realistic feel to it of a time and place in the U.S. where the living conditions were as harsh as the worst of the uneducated scoundrels looking to profit off of others,...

UNIQUE.

By crls1979
I was impressed with the film's ability to mantain my interest despite its lack of high-action tempo found in other gunslinger dramas. This western is set apart from most others with its never-subtle...

Suburb Western!

By curtisthaden
An atypical Western – strong female lead. The acting was excellent and I liked the storyline and the flashbacks added depth to the movie. Not sure how anyone could not like this movie even if you...

Jane Got a Gun

By Darlabuckman
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Jane rocks!

By djhammonds528
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Jane Got a Gun

By maleiaritchey
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Love it !

By kathylavin56
It is really a story about love.......

Would be a good snuggle at home movie

By stormnsr
This is a good rainy day flick for a rainy Saturday or Sunday. We literally had the entire theater to ourselves. Saw no advertising for this movie. It was a last minute idea to go. Not horrible, just...

Oscar Worthy!

By itsmevic70
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An Epic Western Survival Story

By RJHThePatriot
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Rated R | For Violence and some language.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Violence, language in Western that never comes to life.
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