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Gran Torino (2008) Poster

(2008)

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References 

The Three Stooges Show (1960) (TV Series)
Walt mentions them.
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
When confronting the black gang members; Walt spits his tobacco before he draws his gun. Which was Josey Wales' signature move.
The Shootist (1976)
Very similar to "The Shootist". Two tough men unliked by most upset with the way their world has changed. Both become mentors to young men who tried to steal from them, Wayne's horse and Eastwood's Gran Torino. Both become fond of the women leads. Both men are dying of cancer and chose to die in a gun battle.
Universal Soldier (1992)
In one scene Father Janovich trys to tell Walt that the Korean War is over but he refuses to listen, much like in Universal Soldier when Luc trys to tell Andrew that the Vietnam War has ended, but Andrew also refuses to listen
Falling Down (1993)
A man frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.
Air Force One (1997)
"Get off my lawn!"

Referenced in 

De wereld draait door: Episode #4.65 (2008) (TV Episode)
The trailer is shown.
The Big Bang Theory: The Killer Robot Instability (2009) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned in the end credits "Chuck Lorre Productions, #235" card.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Echelon Conspiracy/Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li/Crossing Over (2009) (TV Episode)
A woman says that Grand Torino (2008) made her cry
At the Movies: Cannes Film Festival 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David Stratton as having a similar plot to Up.
Gran Torino - The Eastwood Way (2009) (Video)
This is a featurette about Clint Eastwood making the film "Gran Torino" (2008)
Gran Torino: Gran Torino More Than a Car (2009) (Video)
Home entertainment bonus feature
The Final Destination (2009)
In the hospital there is a racist Korean War veteran (this is an allusion to Clint Eastwood's character Walt Kowalski from Gran Torino), also like Kowalski he mentions he killed Asians back in the war to an Asian nurse.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $500 question
Borderlands (2009) (Video Game)
One of the missions is called "Get Off My Lawn!".
At the Movies: Summer Special 2009/10 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David Stratton as being among his favourite movies of 2009.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.124 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "21st Century Cinema"
Modern Family: Boys' Night (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
CCTV (2011) (Short)
Quotation
Conan: The Devil Went Down to 7-Eleven and Bought a Slurpee (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by comedian Steve Byrne during his standup routine
Psych: The Amazing Psych-Man & Tap Man, Issue No. 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "Eastwood in 'Gran Torino'? There's a guy you want to hop in the tub with."
Saturday Night Live: Katy Perry/Robyn (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Doggie Duty" segment
Saturday Night Live: Zooey Deschanel/Karmin (2012) (TV Episode)
Clint Eastwood (Bill Hader) quotes the line "Get off of my lawn!" in one of the "Eastwood Ad" segments.
New Girl: Neighbors (2012) (TV Episode)
Schmidt calls Nick "Gran Torino", referring to him being older and grumpy.
Hellhounds (2013)
The quote "shut up pussy" said in the bar scene is a direct reference to the same line from Gran Torino.
Suburgatory: I'm Just Not That Into Me (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue

Featured in 

The 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards (2009) (TV Movie)
Nominee clips.
The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2009) (TV Movie)
Nominee clips.
At the Movies: Episode #6.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when this movie is reviewed.
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.120 (2009) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Duplicity/Knowing/I Love You, Man (2009) (TV Episode)
"How to Be A Man" segment
Spike's Guys Choice (2009) (TV Movie)
Clips shown, and mentioned during Clint Eastwood presentation
At the Movies: Episode #7.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when it is revealed that this movie came in at No. 1 in a viewers' poll on the top 10 movies of 2009.
The Eastwood Factor (2010) (Video)
clips
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Hour: Episode #7.22 (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Clint Eastwood's bio segment.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Cool Cars (2011) (TV Episode)
#9
At the Movies: 25 Years of Margaret & David (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when David chooses it as one of his top three international movies.
Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story (2013)
Clips from films shown and were discussed by those interviewed.

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