Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

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"Thunderbolt… the man with the reputation. Lightfoot… the kid who's about to make one!"
  • R
  • 1974
  • 1 hr 56 min
  • 7.1  (22,386)
  • 62

Lightfoot (Jeff Bridges) is riding in a car he has just stolen when he accidentally runs over a man who is chasing after what appears to be a minister. He gives the minister a ride and soon discovers that the man is actually a notorious bank robber known as The Thunderbolt (Clint Eastwood) who used to be part of a famous criminal gang. Thunderbolt has been hiding out from his old gang, since they are under the mistaken impression that he betrayed them and made off with the cash from their last robbery together. Now Lightfoot finds himself mixed up with an increasingly dangerous situation as Thunderbolt's old pals finally catch up to them. An uneasy alliance forms as the men discover the current location of the stolen loot and hatch a plan to recover it. The film also features a young Gary Busey in a small role, as well as a cameo by Clint Eastwood's then five year old son. Jeff Bridges received an Academy Award nomination for his performance.

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot
Thunderbolt And Lightfoot
Thunderbolt And Lightfoot

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Lightfoot (Jeff Bridges) is riding in a car he has just stolen when he accidentally runs over a man who is chasing after what appears to be a minister. He gives the minister a ride and soon discovers that the man is actually a notorious bank robber known as The Thunderbolt (Clint Eastwood) who used to be part of a famous criminal gang. Thunderbolt has been hiding out from his old gang, since they are under the mistaken impression that he betrayed them and made off with the cash from their last robbery together.

Now Lightfoot finds himself mixed up with an increasingly dangerous situation as Thunderbolt's old pals finally catch up to them. An uneasy alliance forms as the men discover the current location of the stolen loot and hatch a plan to recover it.

The film also features a young Gary Busey in a small role, as well as a cameo by Clint Eastwood's then five year old son. Jeff Bridges received an Academy Award nomination for his performance.

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot is a 1974 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 56 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1 and a MetaScore of 62.

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  • Release Date
    1974
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 56 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (22,386)
  • Metascore
    62