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Absolute Power (1996)
      
Luther Whitney
Eastwood as a master thief witnesses the murder of the president's lover. Co stars Laura Linney and Ed Harris. Adapted from the book written by David Baldacci. The book is a terrific read and so different.
Ambush at Cimarron Pass (1958)
      
Keith Williams
He allegedly said about this movie "Probably the lousiest western ever made"
Any Which Way You Can (1980)
      
Philo Beddoe
"Right turn Clyde" Sequel to Every Which Way but Loose.
The Beguiled (1971)
      
Corporal John McBurney
While recovering from wounds in a boarding school during the Civil War a soldier cons his ways into several of the women also sheltering there with tragic consequences for all involved.
Blood Work (2002)
      
Terry McCaleb
A retired cop on the trail of a serial killer for a second time.
The Bridges Of Madison County (1995)
      
Robert Kincaid
Co stars Meryl Streep in one of her finest roles. A tearjerker of a movie. See it before you die.
Bronco Billy (1980)
      
Bronco Billy McCoy
Directed by Eastwood. Bronco Billy McCoy "the fastest gun in the west" is the star of a rundown travelling circus. The role of Antoinette Lily earned co-star Sondra Locke a Golden Raspberry Award nomination for Worst Actress. Two of Eastwood's children - Alison & Kyle - made uncredited appearances.
City Heat (1984)
      
Lt. Speer
A cop and cop turned private eye who were once friends must put aside their differences to defeat the bad guys. also starrng Burt Reynolds, Jane Alexander, Madeline Kahn, Rip Torn (Zed in 'Men in Black') and Richard Roundtree (of 'Shaft' fame}
Coogans Bluff (1968)
      
Deputy Sheriff Walt Coogan
Arizona Deputy on the trail of a criminal in New York. Co stars included Lee J Cobb and Don Stroud.
The Dead Pool (1988)
      
Harry Callahan
Fifth and final Dirty Harry movie. Horror movie director Peter Swan (Liam Neeson) invents a betting game called "the dead pool" Callahan must track down the serial killer who starts killing off celebrities whose names are in "the pool" Also stars Patricia Walker and Evan Kim. Jim Carrey appears in his first dramatic role as rock singer Johnny Squares.
Dirty Harry (1971)
      
Harry Callahan
Sniper runs amok in San Francisco. A hard nosed cop with a magnum handgun wants to make his day.
The Eiger Sanction (1975)
      
Jonathan Hemlock
A government assassin turned art history professor is called upon to perform more "sanctions" (killings) with one of the targets being a member of a mountain climbing team attempting an ascent of the Eiger mountain. Eastwood both starred & directed and also did his own climbing & stunts.
Enforcer (1976)
      
Harry Callahan
San Francisco's most ruthless detective has a new partner who happens to be female. He is not best pleased but gets on with his job dealing with terrorists threatening the city.
Escape From Alcatraz (1979)
      
Frank Morris
Based on the one factual escape from the State Penitentiary in San Francisco. Brutal film in which Patrick McGoohan excels in the role of the prison governor.
Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
      
Philo Beddoe
Eastwood plays a easy going truck driver who is also a good fist fighter. Co stars included Geoffrey Lewis and Clyde as his scene stealing orangutang buddy.
Firefox (1982)
      
Mitchell Gant
British & American intelligence services recruit a former fighter pilot to steal a Soviet fighter aircraft with extremely advanced capabilities including radar invisibility & weapons controlled by thought. Eastwood produced & directed.
The First Travelling Saleslady (1956)
      
Lt. Jack Rice
The owner of a failing corset company is trying to turn her fortunes around. Eastwood palys only a minor role as a policeman. James Arness, star of the T.V. series Gunsmoke, appears as a cattle rancher.
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
      
Joe (The Man With No Name)
(Per un pugno di dollari) A stranger rides into town to make money from two warring families. Directed by Sergio Leone.
For A Few Dollars More (1965)
      
Manco (The Man With No Name)
(Per qualchedollari in piu) Bounty hunters on the trail of a Mexican bandit and killer. Directed by Sergio Leone.
Francis in the Navy (1955)
      
Jonesy
The 6th film in the Francis the Talking Mule series & Eastwood's first credited role.
The Gauntlet (1977)
      
Ben Shockley
The sixth film directed by and starring Clint Eastwood. An action picture about a police officer who must transport a witness from Las Vegas to Phoenix, it also stars Sondra Locke, as Gus Malley, William Prince, Bill McKinney, and longtime personal friend Mara Corday who would appear with Eastwood in another three films.
The Good The Bad and The Ugly (1966)
      
Blondie
(Buono, il brutto, il cattivo) Eastwood stars with Lee Van Cleef and Eli Wallach as three men on the trail of hidden civil was gold. Directed by Sergio Leone.
Gran Torino (2008)
      
Walt Kowalski
Also produced and directed. Eastwood has stated that this is his final film as an actor. The film features a predominantly Hmong cast, as well as Eastwood's younger son, Scott Eastwood. The story follows Walt Kowalski, a recently widowed Korean War veteran who is alienated from his family and angry at the world. Walt's young Hmong neighbor, Thao, tries to steal Walt's prized 1972 Ford Gran Torino on a dare by his cousin for initiation into a gang. Walt develops a relationship with the boy and his family.
Hang ‘Em High (1972)
      
Marshall Jed Cooper
When an innocent man (Eastwood) survives a lynching he becomes a lawman intent on bringing the vigilantes responsible to justice.
Heartbreak Ridge (1986)
      
Gunnery Sergeant Highway
Eastwood plays a tough soldier tasked to shape up a platoon of misfits against the backdrop of the Invasion of Grenada.
High Plains Drifter (1972)
      
The Stranger
A tale of revenge and retribution.
Honkytonk Man (1982)
      
Red Stovall
Outstanding movie depicting one man’s fight to achieve his dream during the Depression years. Very poignant movie. Get the handkerchiefs out.
In the Line of Fire (1993)
      
Frank Horrigan
Eastwood plays a secret service agent on the trail of an assassin John Malkovich who is intent on killing the president of the USA.
Joe Kidd (1972)
      
Joe Kidd
Western depicting the hunt for a Mexican Luis Chalma who is more than a thorn in the side of rich landowner Frank Harlan played by Robert Duvall. Directed by John Sturgis.
Kelly's Heroes (1970)
      
Private Kelly
Co stars with Telly Savalas and Donald Sutherland. A comedy caper set against the background of World War 2. Sutherland’s performance as Oddball is classic.
Lafayette Escadrille (1958)
      
George Moseley
A rich, spoiled Bostonian joins the French Foreign Legion and becomes a volunteer pilot during WWI. The minor role played by Eastwood was based on a real person, George Clark Mosely, an American football player who served with the Lafayette Flying Corp. The lead role was played by Tab Hunter.
Magnum Force (1973)
      
Harry Callahan
Motorcyclists dressed as cops are systematically murdering San Francisco's underworld. Clint Eastwood stars in the follow on to Dirty Harry. Look out for David Soul who played Hutch in the TV series Starsky and Hutch.
Million Dollar Baby (2004)
      
Frankie Dunn
Oscar winning performance from Hilary Swank.
The Mule
      
Earl Stone
2018. Based on a true story. Faced with a family breakdown and financial problems, an elderly horticulturalist becomes a drug mule for a Mexican drug cartel.
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
      
Josey Wales
A classic western in which played alongside Chief Dan George a real life chief of the Squamish Indian Tribe.
Paint Your Wagon (1969)
      
Pardner
Based on the Broadway musical by Lerner & Loewe. Set in a mining camp during the California gold-rush. Eastwood sings several of the songs. Also stars Lee Marvin and Jean Seberg.
Pale Rider (1985)
      
Preacher
A mysterious stranger, known as 'Preacher' arrives in a California mining town in time to foil the plans of a corrupt big-time miner and his cohorts. The character of Preacher was, according to Eastwood, "an ou-and-out ghost" - similar the to the Man With No Name in High Plains Drifter. Produced & directed by Eastwood, it was the highest grossing western of the 1980s.
A Perfect World (1993)
      
Red Garnett
Co stars included Kevin Costner as Butch Haynes. Eastwood stars as a sheriff seeking re election on the trail of escaped killer and convict.
Pink Cadillac (1989)
      
Tommy Nowak
Bail jumper Lou Ann McGuinn takes her husband's prizrd cadillac & flees from bounty hunter Tommy Nowak & also a group of neo-nazis who are after counterfeit cash which, unknown to Lou Ann, is hidden in the trunk. Co-stars Bernadette Peters with cameos by Bryan Adams & Jim Carrey
Play Misty For Me (1971)
      
Dave Garver
A fling between a disc jockey and a fan leads to some disturbing goings on. Directed by Clint Eastwood.
The Rookie (1990)
      
Nick Pulovski
A rookie detective (Charlie Sheen) is teamed with a veteran officer with a long list of dead partners. They have to take down a car-theft ring despite Pulovski (Clint Eastwood) being kicked off the case. Co-stars Raul Julia, Sonia Braga, Lara Flynn Boyle
Space Cowboys (2000)
      
Frank Corvin
Classic comedy drama as four aging astronauts return to NASA for their last big hurrah. Co stars Donald Sutherland, Tommy Lee Jones and James Garner.
Sudden Impact (1983)
      
Harry Callahan
The fourth film in the Dirty Harry series & the only one directed by Eastwood himself. A gang rape victim seeks vengenge years later by killing off her attackers one by one. Callahan is tasked with investigating the killings. It is at the beginning of this movie that he utters the immortal catchprase "Go ahead, make my day"
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974)
      
John Doherty
Violent movie about a bank robbery but with some classic comedy moments and superb scenery. Jeff Bridges as Eastwood’s young sidekick is excellent. Co stars George Kennedy and Geoffrey Lewis.
Tightrope (1984)
      
Wes Block
A murderer is loose on the streets of New Orleans. He is targeting women who are known to the detective tasked to solve the killings. Look out for Alison Eastwood - Clint’s daughter in real life playing his daughter in this movie.
Trouble With the Curve (2012)
      
Gus Lobel
A baseball scout whose age is catching up with him goes on one last mission accompanied by his estranged daughter.
True Crime (1999)
      
Steve Everett
Eastwood plays a reporter with a drink problem trying to establish if a man on death row is innocent or not.
Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)
      
Hogan
A gunslinger teams up with a nun to help a goup of Mexican revoutionaries during the French intervention in Mexico. Co-stars Shirley MacLaine as Sister Sara.
Unforgiven (1992)
      
William Munney
Violent portrayal of the old west with great performances by Eastwood and Gene Hackman. Quite rightly won 4 Oscars including Best Film, Best Director (Eastwood) and Best Supporting Male Actor (Hackman). A classic western.
Where Eagles Dare (1968)
      
Lt. Morris Schaffer
A group of WWII Allied comandos are on a mission to rescue a U.S. Brigadier General who has been captured by the Germans.
White Hunter Black Heart (1990)
      
John Wilson
Eastwood portrays a Hollywood producer/director big game hunting in Africa. Suggestions role was based on real life director John Huston.


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