South African President Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) faced an uphill battle, bringing his country together after he was elected to office and ended Apartheid. In 1995, he used the national rugby team's run for the World Cup championship to rally South Africa. Matt Damon plays a rugby star who got to know Mandela. The two developed an unlikely friendship. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Categories: Biography, Drama. Year: 2009.
Clint Eastwood in Invictus
In 1920s Los Angeles, Christine Collins (Angelina Jolie), a single mother and telephone operator, returns home from work to discover that her son Walter (Gattlin Griffith) is missing. After an unsuccessful five month search, police eventually return a boy to her who claims to be he son. When Christine refuses to accept the lie, the police brand her as a delusional, unfit mother. With nowhere left to turn, Christine gets a helping hand from Reverend Gustav Briegleb (John Malkovich), who is determined to confront city authorities and expose the corruption in the LAPD. Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Colm Feore, Denis O'Hare and Jeffrey Donovan. Categories: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Based on a True Story. Year: 2008.
Clint Eastwood in Changeling
Unable to get along with his grown children or his foreign neighbors, Walt Kowalski (Clint Eastwood), a surly, gruff widower set in his ways, passes his time taking care of a 1973 Gran Torino muscle car that he keeps in perfect condition. When Tao (Bee Vang), a young Hmong teenager, tries to steal his prize possession as part of a gang initiation, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth by teaching him the value of hard work. Eventually, Kowalski is begrudgingly drawn into the life of Tao's family and devotes himself to protecting the boy and his sister Sue (Ahney Her) from the dangerous gang. Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Geraldine Hughes, Brian Haley, Chee Thao, Brooke Chia Thao and Sonny Vue. Categories: Action, Drama, Thriller. Year: 2008.
Clint Eastwood in Gran Torino
In 1945, thousands of Marines attacked the island of Iwo Jima in a battle thsy resulted in horrific casualties on both sides. The three surviving soldiers (Ryan Phillippe, Adam Beach and Jesse Bradford) who were photographed raising the flag there were taken back to the United States to raise money for the war effort. But they were traumatized by the fighting and felt that the government version of the battle was inaccurate. Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Myra Turley, John Benjamin Hickey and John Slattery. Categories: Action, Drama, History, War. Year: 2006.
Clint Eastwood in Flags of Our Fathers
With the Imperial Japanese Army desperate to prevent the US from capturing the small island of Iwo Jima, General Tadamichi Kuribayashi (Ken Watanabe) is given command of the forces on the island and sets out to prepare for the imminent attack. But, when the General foregoes traditonal tactics, resentment and resistance grow among his staff. Meanwhile, the soldiers, including former baker Saigo (Kazunari Ninomiya), try to survive the army's harsh treatment, all the while knowing that a fierce battle looms. When the invasion begins and the prospect of defeat becomes more of a reality, the General and Saigo do their best to fend off their enemies and fight with honor. Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Tsuyoshi Ihara and Takashi Yamaguchi. Categories: Drama, War. Year: 2006.
Clint Eastwood in Letters from Iwo Jima
Frankie Dunn (Clint Eastwood) is a former boxer who runs a gym in Los Angeles with his friend Eddie (Morgan Freeman). After his star pupil signs on with another trainer, Frankie says that he has given up training boxers until Maggie Fitzgerald (Hilary Swank) walks into his gym. Reluctant at first, Frankie finally agrees to train Maggie and tempers her raw talent with his years of experience. Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Jay Baruchel, Mike Colter and Michael Peña. Categories: Drama, Sports. Year: 2004.
Clint Eastwood in Million Dollar Baby
Jimmy (Sean Penn), Sean (Kevin Bacon) and Dave (Tim Robbins) were best friends until the day when Dave was abducted a man claiming to be a police officer. Years later, they find their lives thrust together again when Jimmy's daughter Katie (Emmy Rossum) is murdered. Sean, who is now a police detective, leads the investigation and questions Dave as a prime suspect. Jimmy, consumed with grief, sets out on a course of revenge to learn the truth, no matter the consequences. Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden, Laura Linney, Kevin Chapman and Tom Guiry. Categories: Crime, Drama, Mystery. Year: 2003/.
Clint Eastwood in Mystic River
Francesca Johnson (Meryl Streep) is a stifled housewife who has watched her life take a turn into uneventful monotony. But, when free-spirited photographer Robert Kincaid (Clint Eastwood) stumbles into her driveway, her life is suddenly infused with the excitement and passion she’d been missing. Although deeply conflicted, the two spend four precious days together which they both feel has the richness of a whole lifetime. Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Annie Corley, Victor Slezak, Jim Haynie, Debra Monk and Phyllis Lyons. Categories: Drama, Romance. Year: 1995.
Clint Eastwood in The Bridges of Madison County
Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan (Clint Eastwood) is haunted by the fateful day in Dallas when he became one of the few men in his line of duty to lose a President. Now, with former CIA assassin Mitch Leary (John Malkovich), who feels betrayed by the government he served, stalking the current President, Horrigan faces a new adversary. Leary has been studying Horrigan and taunts him at every turn, but Horrigan is determined not to let history repeat itself. Directed by Wolfgang Petersen. With Rene Russo, Dylan McDermott, Gary Cole and John Mahoney. Categories: Drama, Thriller. Year: 1993.
Clint Eastwood in In the Line of Fire
A bounty put on some cowboys who assaulted a prostitute, attracts the Schofield Kid (Jaimz Woolvett), an inexperienced outlaw, and retired killer William Munny (Clint Eastwood). Teaming up with his old partner Ned (Morgan Freeman), Munny needs this one last job to help save his farm and provide for his children now that their mother is dead. While trying to secure the bounty, Munny eventually finds himself in a feud with Little Bill Daggett (Gene Hackman), Big Whiskey's sheriff. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Categories: Drama, Western. Year: 1992.
Clint Eastwood in Unforgiven
Frank Morris (Clint Eastwood) leads a group of inmates in a daring jailbreak from the supposedly inescapable Alcatraz Prison. Using their own cunning and supplies found inside the prison walls, execute an intricate plan to gain their freedom. But, once they break free, they must still cross the cold, dangerous waters that surround the island. Directed by Don Siegel. With Fred Ward, Patrick McGoohan, Jack Thibeau, Roberts Blossom and Frank Ronzio. Categories: Drama, Thriller, Crime. Year: 1979.
Clint Eastwood in Escape from Alcatraz
After renegades murder his family and destroy his land, Josey Wales (Clint Eastwood) sets out to track down these men and bring them to justice. Finding that his enemies side with the Union, Wales joins up with a group of rebel guerillas who continue fighting even after the official surrender. Now an outlaw on the run, Wales continues his pursuit and is eventually joined by a group of settlers who need his protection. Directed by Clint Eastwood. With Chief Dan George and Sondra Locke. Categories: Action, Drama, Western. Year: 1976.
Clint Eastwood in The Outlaw Josey Wales