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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

Cast

Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Geoffrey Lewis, Catherine Bach View All


Crew

Michael Cimino (Screenplay), Michael Cimino (Director) View All

Release: May 23rd, 1974
Runtime: 1 hour, 55 minutes
With the help of an irreverent young sidekick, a bank robber gets his old gang back together to organise a daring new heist.
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JayDee
Film trivia Michael Cimino modelled the film after his favourite film from the 1950s 1955's Captain Lightfoot.
Iroquois
Before Michael Cimino hit Oscar gold with visceral Vietnam War melodrama The Deer Hunter, he directed a little film called Thunderbolt and Lightfoot that starred Clint Eastwood and Jeff Bridges as Thunderbolt and Lightfoot respectively.
Thunderbolt
Some may find Jeff Bridges character over the top early on in the film but as the plot thickens, he starts to crumble under pressure and becomes more down to earth.


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