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Director:
Writer (WGA):
David Webb Peoples (written by)
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Release Date:
7 August 1992 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Won 4 Oscars. Another 41 wins & 21 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Eastwood & Hackman shine See more (471 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Clint Eastwood ... Bill Munny

Gene Hackman ... Little Bill Daggett

Morgan Freeman ... Ned Logan

Richard Harris ... English Bob

Jaimz Woolvett ... The 'Schofield Kid'

Saul Rubinek ... W.W. Beauchamp

Frances Fisher ... Strawberry Alice

Anna Levine ... Delilah Fitzgerald (as Anna Thomson)
David Mucci ... Quick Mike

Rob Campbell ... Davey Bunting
Anthony James ... Skinny Dubois
Tara Frederick ... Little Sue (as Tara Dawn Frederick)

Beverley Elliott ... Silky
Liisa Repo-Martell ... Faith
Josie Smith ... Crow Creek Kate

Shane Meier ... Will Munny
Aline Levasseur ... Penny Munny
Cherrilene Cardinal ... Sally Two Trees
Robert Koons ... Crocker
Ron White ... Clyde Ledbetter
Mina E. Mina ... Muddy Chandler
Henry Kope ... German Joe Schultz

Jeremy Ratchford ... Deputy Andy Russell

John Pyper-Ferguson ... Charley Hecker
Jefferson Mappin ... Fatty Rossiter
Walter Marsh ... Barber
Garner Butler ... Eggs Anderson
Larry Reese ... Tom Luckinbill
Blair Haynes ... Paddy McGee
Frank C. Turner ... Fuzzy
Sam Karas ... Thirsty Thurston

Lochlyn Munro ... Texas Slim
Ben Cardinal ... Johnny Foley

Philip Maurice Hayes ... Lippy MacGregor (as Philip Hayes)
Michael Charrois ... Wiggens
William Davidson ... Buck Barthol (as Bill Davidson)

Paul Anthony McLean ... Train Person #1 (as Paul McLean)
James Herman ... Train Person #2
Michael Maurer ... Train Person #3

Larry Joshua ... Bucky
George Orrison ... The Shadow
Greg Goossen ... Fighter (as Gregory Goossen)

Directed by
Clint Eastwood 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
David Webb Peoples (written by)

Produced by
Clint Eastwood .... producer
Julian Ludwig .... associate producer
David Valdes .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Lennie Niehaus 
 
Cinematography by
Jack N. Green (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Joel Cox 
 
Casting by
Phyllis Huffman 
 
Production Design by
Henry Bumstead 
 
Art Direction by
Adrian Gorton 
Rick Roberts 
 
Set Decoration by
Janice Blackie-Goodine 
 
Makeup Department
Stan Edmonds .... assistant makeup artist
Iloe Flewelling .... head hair stylist
Michael Hancock .... head makeup artist (as Mike Hancock)
Carol Pershing .... hair stylist: Sonora
 
Production Management
Lynne Bespflug .... unit manager
Bob Gray .... production manager
David Valdes .... production manager: Sonora
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bill Bannerman .... second assistant director
Grant Lucibello .... third assistant director
Scott Maitland .... first assistant director
Tom Rooker .... third assistant director
Jeffrey Wetzel .... second assistant director: Sonora
 
Art Department
Edward Aiona .... property master
Dean Goodine .... assistant property master
George Griffiths .... stand-by painter
Jan Kobylka .... construction coordinator
Chuck McSorley .... assistant property master: Sonora
James J. Murakami .... set designer
Gary Clayton Ripley .... head painter (as Gary Ripley)
Bruce Robinson .... construction foreman
Michael Sexton .... assistant property master
Ron Trost .... construction coordinator: Sonora
Doug Wilson .... head painter
Tim C Campbell .... scenic painter (uncredited)
Bill Merrett .... carpenter (uncredited)
Ken Wills .... assistant set decorator (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Rick Alexander .... re-recording mixer (as Dick Alexander)
Neil Burrow .... sound editor
Gordon Davidson .... sound editor
Michael Evje .... sound mixer: Sonora
Les Fresholtz .... re-recording mixer
Devon Heffley Curry .... adr supervisor (as Devon Curry)
James J. Isaacs .... dialogue editor (as James Issacs)
Cindy Marty .... sound editor
Michael Mirkovich .... assistant sound editor
Alan Robert Murray .... supervising sound editor
Walter Newman .... supervising sound editor
Kim Nolan .... assistant sound editor (as Kimberly Nolan)
Vern Poore .... re-recording mixer
Michael Ruiz .... assistant sound editor
Karen Spangenberg .... supervising dialogue editor
Karen G. Wilson .... dialogue editor
Marshall Winn .... sound editor
Butch Wolf .... sound editor
Rob Young .... sound mixer
Kelly Zombor .... boom operator
Mary Jo Lang .... foley mixer (uncredited)
John Roesch .... foley artist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
John Frazier .... special effects coordinator
Maurice Routly .... special effects foreman (as Maurice Routley)
Harold Selig .... special effects best boy: Sonora (as Hal Selig)
Paul Healy .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
Bill Merrett .... special effects assistant (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Alex Green .... stunts (uncredited)
George Orrison .... stunt double: Clint Eastwood (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bob Akester .... still photographer
Mark Anderson .... second assistant camera: Sonora
Marco Ciccone .... second assistant "a" camera
Douglas Craik .... first assistant "b" camera (as Doug Craik)
Peter N. Green .... loader: Sonora (as Peter Green)
Jim Gregor .... assistant chief lighting technician
Dan Heather .... second assistant "b" camera
Hal Nelson .... best boy grip: Sonora
Víctor Pérez .... assistant chief lighting technician: Sonora (as Victor Perez)
Tony Rivetti .... first assistant "a" camera (as Anthony J. Rivetti)
Charles Saldana .... key grip
T. Daniel Scaringi .... dolly grip: Sonora (as T.D. Scaringi)
Stephen St. John .... "a" camera operator
Tom Stern .... chief lighting technician
Randy Swanson .... best boy grip
Carey Toner .... dolly grip
Roger Vernon .... "b" camera operator
 
Casting Department
Stuart Aikins .... casting: Canadian
William Haines .... casting assistant (as Bill Haines)
Nadene Katz .... casting assistant
Lorelei Kuchera .... extras casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joanne Hansen .... wardrobe supervisor: women's
Carla Hetland .... wardrobe supervisor: men's
Valerie T. O'Brien .... set costumer: Sonora (as Valerie O'Brien)
Glenn Wright .... wardrobe department head
 
Editorial Department
Donah Bassett .... negative cutter
Michael Cipriano .... assistant film editor
Phil Downey .... color timer
 
Music Department
Robert Fernandez .... scoring mixer (as Bobby Fernandez)
Donald Harris .... music editor
Laurindo Almeida .... musician: guitar solo (uncredited)
Tommy Johnson .... musician: tuba soloist (uncredited)
Lennie Niehaus .... conductor (uncredited)
Lennie Niehaus .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Patti Zimmitti .... orchestra contractor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Ray Breckenridge .... transportation captain
Keith Dillin .... transportation coordinator
Randy Luna .... transportation co-captain
 
Other crew
Diane Anderson .... first aid: Sonora
Sheila Aquiline .... assistant production accountant
Marco Barla .... unit publicist
Tom Bews .... wrangler boss
Tom Eirikson .... wrangler boss
Lynn Elston .... production accountant
Penny Gibbs .... production coordinator
Tom Glass .... wrangler boss
Robert J. Groff .... craft service: Sonora
Rose Johnson .... craft service
Rose Johnson .... first aid
Jeff Kloss .... production accountant (as Jeffrey Kloss)
Anisa Lalani .... assistant production coordinator
John Lind .... production associate
Michael Maurer .... production auditor
J.P. Moss .... designer: knives
Lloyd Nelson .... script supervisor
Rino Pace .... location manager
Matt Palmer .... production associate
Melissa Rooker .... assistant: to Clint Eastwood
John Scott .... head wrangler
Carol Trost .... production coordinator: Sonora
Loranne Turgeon .... production secretary
Buddy Van Horn .... technical consultant
Cathy Yost .... assistant production coordinator
Neale Joudrie .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Tony Kerum .... caterer (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Sergio Leone .... dedicated to (as Sergio)
Bill Marsden .... the producers acknowledge the invaluable help and cooperation of: film commissioner of Alberta
Murray Ord .... the producers acknowledge the invaluable help and cooperation of: IATSE
Don Siegel .... dedicated to (as Don)
 
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MPAA:
Rated R for language, and violence, and for a scene of sexuality
Runtime:
131 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Dolby (as Dolby Stereo)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Clint Eastwood asked Gene Hackman to model his character of Little Bill Daggett on then Los Angeles police chief Daryl Gates.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When the Kid and Munny are discussing the killings after the last one, the Kid is drinking from a bottle that's fluid level keeps changing around however slightly.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Quick Mike:Dammit! Come a-running, lad!
Delilah Fitzgerald:Stop it!
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Claudia's SongSee more »

FAQ

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229 out of 267 people found the following review useful.
Eastwood & Hackman shine, 30 January 1999
Author: Kaserynofthegyre from Adelaide

Unforgiven is about as far from the fantasy mythos of A Fistful of Dollars as Clint Eastwood could get. No pin-point accuracy with 19th century technology, no desire to 'play fair' and face the enemy on even terms. If you can shoot him in the back...then do it.

Eastwood puts in an astonishing performance as the retired killer Muny, saved from his life of thievery and murder by his late wife. Now, desperately trying to support his children with no income, he is tempted back to his killing ways by the bounty offered by the women of a brothel, one of whom's number has been savagely beaten and disfigured by a drunken ranch-hand.

The film follows Eastwood as he wrestles with his desire to honour his wife's memory and his need to feed his children by returning to the killer that, he fears, is his true nature. Meanwhile word of the bounty has spread and the events spiral out of control as the sheriff (Gene Hackman) deals with the guns for hire that ride into town.

While all the supporting cast are excellent Gene Hackman's Oscar winning performance even manages to eclipse Eastwoods as the brutal Sheriff. He beats one of the bounty hunters, English Bob (Richard Harris) almost to death and then explains to a journalist, in one of the film's stand out scenes, how men like he and Muny are so successful at killing. The mood moves from light banter to life threatening seriousness...and back again, with just one move of his head.

One of the greatest Westerns ever made? Certainly. Although the fact it's a western is really secondary. In truth it's a tale of the nature of evil and the nature of man. Eastwood uses the gap between the western myth and reality as an arena to play out his story and does so with consummate style.

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