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Title: Eastwood's other Greatest movies...
Post by: Bill Carson on June 11, 2004, 03:01:22 PM
 8)   what do you think amigos?
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Post by: Bill Carson on June 11, 2004, 03:02:58 PM
damn. I meant to type 'Legendary TRILOGY'!!!! A thousand apologies amigos.  ;D
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Post by: Groggy on June 11, 2004, 03:09:05 PM
  I've said before: "Unforgiven" all the way.  ;D
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Post by: Simon on June 12, 2004, 04:11:58 AM

Yeah! The Unforgiven
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Post by: deMaie on June 12, 2004, 05:33:17 AM
Kelly's Heroes   ;)  , I watch it about 3 times a year.
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Post by: mortimer on June 12, 2004, 07:05:10 AM
Josey Wales
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Post by: Tucster on June 12, 2004, 07:58:43 AM
Unforgiven a classic!!
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Post by: DJIMBO on June 12, 2004, 12:13:19 PM
Escape From Alcatraz
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Post by: El Bon on June 14, 2004, 03:21:53 PM
Josey Wales has to be on there.
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Post by: The Hunchback on June 15, 2004, 06:02:28 PM
UNFORGIVEN is by far his best as an actor and probably his best as a director (it's a close call with BIRD).

I'd put IN THE LINE OF FIRE up there among the choices.  It's certainly better than HEARTBREAK RIDGE and KELLY'S HEROES.
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Post by: Mr._Blondie on June 15, 2004, 06:58:14 PM
I would have to say Alcatraz and Joesy Whales are the better of his other movies.

The dollars trilogy are his best films though.
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Post by: DJIMBO on June 16, 2004, 05:31:52 AM
a much underrated one i like is White Hunter, Black Heart
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Post by: The Hunchback on June 16, 2004, 06:49:29 AM
I agree with Djimbo.  WHITE HUNTER, BLACK HEART should be up there too.  Minus Jeff Fahey, it's a great film.

Very unique Clint performance.  I love the dinner party scene where he tells the nasty story to the Nazi woman and puts her in her place.
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Post by: elgado on June 16, 2004, 08:22:57 AM
The Bridges of Madison County ;D :D


Seriously, it'd have to be Escape From Alcatraz...A big reason would be because I first saw it when I was a wee young-un and the ending had me pondering for quite some time =D
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Post by: Picabo on June 19, 2004, 07:26:46 PM
I would say "High plains drifter" and "Unforgiven". I like "Josey Wales" too!
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Post by: Angel Eyes on June 23, 2004, 07:38:39 AM
Personally I think The Eiger Sanction and Play Misty For Me were two of his greatest films,
but thats just me...
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Post by: Sackett on June 23, 2004, 10:21:24 AM
Kelly's Heroes is one of the best.  Sutherland should have had more directorial leadership.  He botched it.
Josey Wales is one of the best westerns.  Hollywood had to wait quite a while to be able to come up with something that would equal it.
Yol Bolsun.
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Post by: Sackett on June 23, 2004, 10:25:20 AM
Hi Angel Eyes,
I agree with you.  I like Eiger Sanction too.  Play Misty For Me was a shocker.  Hollywood did not want to film Fatal Attraction because of Misty's lingering effects on people's minds.
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Post by: mortimerforever on June 26, 2004, 01:27:23 AM
High Plains Drifter or Pale Rider I'd say.



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[Drifter Clint] You'd look pretty stupid with that knife sticking out of your ass.
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Post by: titoli on July 20, 2005, 04:21:54 AM
Dirty Harry, Alcatraz, Kelly Heroes (not much of a "Eastwood" movie, though). The Unforgiven: most overrated.
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Post by: noodles_leone on July 20, 2005, 05:07:01 AM
I think Unforgiven, Mystic River and The Bridges Of Madison County have to be ranked in the "top 20 movies of all times"...
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Post by: noodles_leone on July 20, 2005, 05:08:52 AM
(i'm afraid i have more than 20 movies in my top 20  :-\)
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Post by: Cusser on July 20, 2005, 05:11:27 AM
Josey Wales
Dirty Harry
Misty
Unforgiven
Million Dollar Baby

Just face it, the guy's pretty damn good.  From his track record, memorable lines, etc., it's pretty obvious he had more than an actor's hand the the spaghetti westerns.
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Post by: Beebs on July 20, 2005, 06:36:08 AM
Kelly's Heroes was great because it's my three favorite movies, War Western and Comedy wiht Donald Sutherland.
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Post by: Film-Junkie Zach on July 20, 2005, 10:49:00 AM
MILLION DOLLAR BABY, MYSTIC RIVER, and UNFORGIVEN.
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Post by: Tucos wife on July 20, 2005, 12:30:13 PM
Outlaw Josey Wales. It was based on a book by one the best authors of all time, Forrest Carter. Read his book on Geronimo, (one of my favourite war heroes) called "Watch for me on the Mountain" It's one of those books that really touch you and you'll never forget it or the history of Native Americans. Supposedly the film rights have been bought, by whom I don't know. A friend of mine was trying to buy them. I hope whomever does, does a good job.
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Post by: Charlie Siringo on July 20, 2005, 02:32:25 PM
Dirty Harry for introducing the greatest, coolest cop in film history and spawning sev great sequels!
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Post by: titoli on July 23, 2005, 03:39:02 PM
I have forgotten to include Coogan's Bluff. And is Joe Kidd really that bad?
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Post by: Beebs on July 23, 2005, 05:44:00 PM
About Coogan's Bluff. Being a Texan, the thing that I love about that movie  is that they always assume he's from Texas not Arizona.
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Post by: Christopher on July 24, 2005, 03:16:11 PM
Eastwood is my favorite actor, so the list is a bit long of my favorites. Some that haven't been mentioned (unless I missed them) are The Beguiled, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, Bronco Billy and Honkytonk Man. I'd say The Bridges of Madison County is one of his overall best performances. If I looked at Eastwood's movies over the past decade, I'd say Bridges was the best film of that bunch.
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Post by: Juan Miranda on July 25, 2005, 07:05:50 PM
2 whole pages and not a single mention yet of PAINT YOUR WAGON. Shame on y'all.

Again, another fan of HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER and UNFORGIVEN. I voted for the latter, in the end, as in HPD he is too much like a Leone character, whereas in UNFORGIVEN he is something quite different.

Big fan of TWO MULES FOR SISTER SARAH too.
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Post by: Christopher on July 25, 2005, 08:50:05 PM
I actually almost mentioned Paint Your Wagon. ;D I don't consider it to be one of his great movies, but I have always enjoyed it.
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Post by: titoli on July 26, 2005, 02:10:43 AM
I saw Paint you Wagon at the theatre 35 years ago and never had the nerve to watch it again since.
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Post by: Banjo on July 26, 2005, 03:50:21 AM
     How come no-ones mentioned Pale Rider which is up there with the likes of High Plains Drifter and Josey Wales?
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Post by: Marco Leone on July 26, 2005, 08:08:04 AM
I actually almost mentioned Paint Your Wagon. ;D I don't consider it to be one of his great movies, but I have always enjoyed it.

I love the "Paint Your Wagon" parody in the Simpsons.  Classic.

Well, as far as Clint's best movie aside from the Dollars Trilogy, my vote must be for Unforgiven.  I love the way it is fairly slow but powerful (with the scene between Clint and Gene Hackman at the end possibly the best climax to a film ever), the fact that the actual "bad guys" are nothing special - just out-of-line cowhands, and the superb acting from messrs Clint, Hackman, Harris and Freeman.
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Post by: John Baldwin on July 26, 2005, 10:32:58 AM
Unforgiven, Bridges of Madison county and A perfect World are for me the best. Mystic River is not bad but he doesn't play in (but Wallach do  ;D)
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Post by: HEX on September 20, 2005, 02:13:28 PM
WHERE THE HELL IS JOSEY WHALES?
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Post by: HEX on September 20, 2005, 02:14:56 PM
and also u sir have forgotten THE BEGUILED
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Post by: archangel on March 11, 2006, 06:54:57 PM
He has never topped the trilogy. and never will.
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Post by: Tim on March 11, 2006, 10:34:58 PM
  My favorite Eastwoold movie other than the Leone trilogy is Kelly's Heroes.  No matter how many times I see it I still laugh at Oddball with his negative waves.  Eastwood is just one of many in this great cast.

  A close second is Where Eagles Dare with Clint single-handedly taking out the entire German army while not receiving as much as a scratch.

  If I'm going for third place, I'll take Two Mules for Sister Sara.  Good Morricone score and a definite chemistry between Clint and Shirley MaClaine.
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Post by: Beebs on March 12, 2006, 11:03:19 AM
I correct you sir. Clint does, unfortunately, receive several hard kicks to the abdomon in Where Eagles Dare :P

I love Where Eagles dare. It's like a Bond movie but with Clint Eastwood and Richard Burton.
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Post by: roberti on March 12, 2006, 12:04:49 PM
Here are my 4 favorite:

Play Misty for Me
The Outlaw Josey Wales
The Bridges of Madison County
The Enforcer

and I think Pink Cadillac is a nice movie anyway.
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Post by: franksgrandson on March 12, 2006, 04:52:29 PM
With Eastwood movies I keep going back to Tightrope very edgy movie with Eastwood showing a very tormented side worth a second look.
and Pale Rider should be in the list
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Post by: cigar joe on March 12, 2006, 04:57:06 PM
My list is:

Hang 'en High
Where Eagles Dare
Two Mules for Sister Sara
Dirty Harry
Thunderbolt & Lightfoot
High Plains Drifter
Unforgiven
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Post by: The Firecracker on March 12, 2006, 05:05:05 PM

well I was going to vote but...The Beguiled is nowhere to be seen.


I never have liked the Dirty Harry films. they seem like cheap tv movies.

I guess I'll go with High Plains Drifter(though it isnt my favorite. It is the most entertaining of the lot up there.
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Post by: Cusser on March 12, 2006, 06:39:32 PM
For me:
Unforgiven
Josey Wales
Dirty Harry
Play Misty
and... I liked Bronco Billy, a real sleeper