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Dirty Harry 3: The Enforcer (1976)

Duration 1h 36m Rating (UK) X Source of story An original screenplay using some fo the characters from previous films of the franchise. Director James Fargo Writers/Script Stirling Silliphant, Dean Riesner (Story Gail Morgan Hickman, S.W. Schurr. Characters Harry Julian Fink, Rita M. Fink) Starring Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Bradford Dillman, John Mitchum, Albert Popwell, … Continue reading

For a Few Dollars More (1965)

Duration 2h 12m Rating (UK) X Source of story An original screenplay using at least one character from A Fistful of Dollars, or at least his poncho. Director Sergio Leone Writers/Script Luciano Vincenzoni, Sergio Leone (story by Sergio Donati, Enzo Dell’Aquila, Fernando Di Leo) Starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volantè, Klaus Kinski … Continue reading

Pale Rider (1985)

Duration 1h 55m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Clint Eastwood Writers/Script Michael Butler, Dennis Shryack Starring Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Carrie Snodgress, Chris Penn, Richard Dysart, Sydney Penny, Richard Kiel Elevator Pitch: When a gold prospector’s camp in the hills of California is attacked by vigilantes working for a banker, … Continue reading

Dirty Harry 2: Magnum Force (1973)

Elevator Pitch Harry Callahan and his partner are nominally on stake-out duty due to the perception by his boss that he is a maverick, but when villains begin to be gunned down he is recalled and given the job of arresting a mobster who might possibly be carrying out the hits. Things do not go … Continue reading

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

Elevator Pitch. A couple of gunmen, running a scam involving getting reward money for one and then preventing him being hanged, hear that there is a fortune in gold hidden in a grave in a cemetery and so must travel across the country during the US Civil War, forced to remain together because one knows … Continue reading

Dirty Harry (1971)

Duration 1h 42m Rating (UK) X Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Harry Julius Fink, Rita M. Fink, Dean Riesmer (other versions by Terrence Malick, John Milius plus a story version by Jo Heims) Additional Info This film was in development for years with Frank Sinatra being attached to it for  a while. Many … Continue reading

Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Albert Maltz Additional Info The story by Budd Boetticher – the action taking place during the French invasion of Mexico between 1862 and 1866. Director Don Siegel Starring Shirley MacLaine, Clint Eastwood – and a lot of Mexicans because they were cheap. … Continue reading

Sully

Released 2016 Rating 12A in UK Director Clint Eastwood Writer/s Todd Komarnicki Starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Mike O’Malley, Anna Gunn, Laura Linney Source of story Real events and book by Chelsey Sullenberger Elevator Pitch When a bird strike disables both engines of an Airbus A320 shortly after take-off from LaGuardia, the pilots have moments … Continue reading

True Crime

Released 1999 Rating 15 in UK Director Clint Eastwood Writer/s Larry Gross, Paul Brickman, Stephen Schiff Starring Clint Eastwood, Isaiah Washington, James Woods, Bernard Hill Source of story A novel by Andrew Klavan Elevator Pitch A veteran reporter who is screwing his immediate boss’s wife, is given the job of covering an execution which is … Continue reading

Absolute Power

Released 1997 Rating 15 in UK Director Clint Eastwood Writer/s William Goldman Starring Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Scott Glen, Richard Jenkins Source of story A book of the same name by David Baldacci Elevator Pitch The US president and the young wife of his principle sponsor are getting together in the … Continue reading

American Sniper (2014)

Released 2014 Rating 15 in UK Director Clint Eastwood Writer/s Jason Hall Starring Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller Source of story A book by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen, Jim DeFelice Elevator Pitch Chris Kyle has shown talent as a marksman even as a child, so when he joins the Navy Seals and becomes a sniper … Continue reading

Kelly’s Heroes

Released 1970 Rating PG in UK Director Brian G Hutton Writer/s Troy Kennedy- Martin Starring Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland, Telly Savalas, Harry Dean Stanton, Don Rickles, Carroll O’Connor Source of story Original screenplay Elevator Pitch In WWII Europe a group of American soldiers make their way behind German lines in order to steal a cache … Continue reading

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