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.
Nun Sara is on the run in Mexico and is saved from cowboys by Hogan, who is preparing for a future mission to capture a French fort. The pair become good friends, but Sara never does tell him the true reason behind her being outlawed.
As the film opens on an Oklahoma farm during the depression, two simultaneous visitors literally hit the Wagoneer home: a ruinous dust storm and a convertible crazily driven by Red, the ... See full summary »
Seven years after a daring bank robbery involving an anti-tank gun used to blow open a vault, the robbery team temporarily puts aside their mutual suspicions to repeat the crime after they are unable to find the loot from the original heist, hidden behind a school chalkboard. The hardened artilleryman and his flippant, irresponsible young sidekick are the two wild cards in the deck of jokers. Written by
According to Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate (2004), Clint Eastwood did not like to do more than three takes for a shot. Jeff Bridges said, "I would always go to Mike (Michael Cimino) and say 'I think I can do one more. I got an idea', and Mike would say 'I gotta ask Clint.' Clint would say, 'Give the kid a shot.'" Also, First Assistant Director Charles Okun added, "Clint was the only guy that ever said 'No'. Michael said 'OK, let's go for another take. 'If it was take four, Clint would say 'No we got enough. We got it', and if Cimino took too long to get it ready, Eastwood would say, 'It's good, let's go.'" See more »
At the end of the movie as Thunderbolt drives the new convertible out of the dealer's garage the camera and 2 crew can be seen reflected in the passenger side door. See more »
I don't wish to be forward but we'd like to exchange cars with you. So the faster you get out, the better it'll be for your ass.
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Two misfits and a love story between two loners. That in itself it's an intriguing premise but if you add to that mix, Clint Eastwood and Jeff Bridges as the two loners, then we'll have something we've never seen before. Lightfoot (a superlative Jeff Bridges) has a crush on Thunderbolt (an astonishing Clint Eastwood) at first sight. Thunderbolt seems to be aware of it, if only subconsciously but eventually surrenders to the kind of feeling he, probably, never experienced. A father with a son who hero worships him. Tragically romantic. Brutal and deeply felt, Michael Cimino's debut as a director is a feast for the senses. Highly recommended.
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