|Genre: Action, Western, Comedy, Outlaws, Thieves|
Tagline: Bad Is Good Again.
Plot: The farmers left Liberty, Missouri as boys. Four years later, steeled from fighting on the losing side of the Civil War, the soldiers return home as hardened men hoping to reclaim their former lives — farming their land and caring for their families.
But the homecoming is short-lived: Jesse and Frank James (COLIN FARRELL and GABRIEL MACH'I'), brothers Cole and Bob Younger (SCOTT CAAN and WILL McCORMACK) and their trusted comrade Comanche Tom (NATHANIEL ARCAND) return to find Liberty occupied by Federal troops. Meanwhile., the Rock Island Railroad, led by the powerful Thaddeus Rains (HARRIS YULIN), is forcing farmers to sell their homes at immorally low prices as the R.I.R. builds westward. Making matters worse, the infamous Allan Pinkerton (TIMOTHY DALTON) and his Pinkerton Detective Agency provide limitless manpower to force the railroad company's agenda on unsuspecting citizens.
United by a common bond to defend their homes from the imperialistic East Coast establishment, this small group of former soldiers, together with Jim Younger (GREGORY SMITH), Clell Miller (TY O'NEAL), and Loni Packwood (JOE STEVENS), form the James-Younger Gang. Their vendetta against the railroad company takes the renegades on a journey throughout the Old West, as they attack their adversary where
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