Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

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Written and directed by Michael Cimino, the 1974 movie Thunderbolt and Lightfoot tells the story of a friendship formed by unlikely circumstance, leading to a bank robber getting his old gang back together, which an added new accomplice, to attempt a new heist.

Thunderbolt (Clint Eastwood) and Lightfoot (Jeff Bridges) meet by chance, with Thunderbolt fleeing a shooting at a church where he was delivering a sermon, and Lightfoot speeding around in a stolen car. After nearly running Thunderbolt over, Lightfoot lets him into the car and they become friends in remarkably quick time.

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