top 15 movies that show why Clint Eastwood is the MAN!!!by fatfantom | created - 13 Apr 2011 | updated - 13 Apr 2011 | Public
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1. Tarantula (1955)
Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A spider escapes from an isolated desert laboratory experimenting in giantism and grows to tremendous size as it wreaks havoc on the local inhabitants.
Votes: 7,068 | Gross: $1.10M
One of Clint's first movies, he plays a jet fighter pilot that wipes out the big bug!!!
2. Dirty Harry (1971)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
When a mad man calling himself 'the Scorpio Killer' menaces the city, tough as nails San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath.
Greatest tough guy of all time
3. Any Which Way You Can (1980)
PG | 116 min | Action, Comedy
A trucker turned prize fighter, his brother and their pet orangutan have a series of misadventures involving the mob, corrupt cops, motorcycle gangs and pretty dames.
Votes: 14,420 | Gross: $70.69M
great 70's movie( I know it came out in 1980, but it has a 70's feel) with fun story and great fight scenes
4. The Gauntlet (1977)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A hard but mediocre cop is assigned to escort a prostitute into custody from Las Vegas to Phoenix, so that she can testify in a mob trial. But a lot of people are literally betting that they won't make it into town alive.
Votes: 17,342 | Gross: $35.40M
kinda dirty Harry, kinda not, but fun shoot outs and the armored bus is cool
5. Heartbreak Ridge (1986)
R | 130 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.
Votes: 33,268 | Gross: $42.72M
pure cheese and Clint just being a 50+ year old bad ass, great!!
6. Unforgiven (1992)
R | 130 min | Drama, Western
Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man.
Votes: 308,073 | Gross: $101.16M
Maybe his best movie
7. Gran Torino (2008)
R | 116 min | Drama
Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.
Votes: 616,608 | Gross: $148.10M
How is it I still think that an 80 year old would kick my ass, oh yeah this movie!!!
8. Play Misty for Me (1971)
R | 102 min | Thriller
A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture.
Votes: 21,011 | Gross: $10.60M
I mean come on this girl went nuts for Clint, you can't be any more the man then driving the ladies crazy
9. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
R | 178 min | Western
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
Votes: 558,666 | Gross: $6.10M
It is between this and Unforgiven for his best western and maybe best role ever
10. Hang 'Em High (1968)
M | 114 min | Western
When an innocent man barely survives a lynching, he returns as a lawman determined to bring the vigilantes to justice.
Not the best of his westerns but maybe my favorite. Just good plan fun
11. The Dead Pool (1988)
R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Dirty Harry Callahan must stop a sick secret contest to murder local celebrities, which includes himself as a target.
Votes: 33,648 | Gross: $37.90M
G n R, Liam Neeson and 80's throw away one liners.....yes, yes and yes!!!!
12. Firefox (1982)
PG | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A pilot is sent into the Soviet Union on a mission to steal a prototype jet fighter that can be partially controlled by a neuralink
Votes: 21,513 | Gross: $46.71M
Watched again recently and it is a little to long, but still an awesome movie
13. Coogan's Bluff (1968)
Approved | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
An Arizona deputy goes to New York City to escort a fugitive back into custody.
pre Dirty Harry, you see the motavation for that role in here.
14. Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
PG | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Alcatraz is the most secure prison of its time. It is believed that no one can ever escape from it, until three daring men make a possible successful attempt at escaping from one of the most infamous prisons in the world.
Votes: 95,403 | Gross: $43.00M
this is one of those guy movies that is so well made, like Gran Torino and Unforgiven, that you can watch with the wife
15. High Plains Drifter (1973)
R | 105 min | Mystery, Western
A gunfighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago and is hired to bring the townsfolk together in an attempt to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.
Votes: 40,728 | Gross: $15.70M
this tough for me, between HPD and Pale Rider..... Clint is more, well, Clint in this movie so it wins out.