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Old 09-03-2011, 07:51 PM
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Caught this movie last night and thought it was really good. Not sure why I never saw it before, seems like the reviews weren't all that great. Clint Eastwood definitely still has it. Anyhow, if you haven't seen it, I think it is worth while. Just my opinion.
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It is.... A great movie where an old guy with hard feelings learns over time to accept and love a set of new people who might actually appreciate freedom and sacrifice more than his family does.

Clint will die one day...
But do ya wanna bet on it? Well??? do ya?

An American Icon who'se always been a proud American.
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Clint has certainly always done it his way.... 2 thumbs up
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One of my favorite movies
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I like the song, too.
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Saw it a few years ago and caught it on cable on a slow night a second time......good movie.
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Took my old man to see it when it first came out. He really liked it and it reminded me a lot of how my dad actually is. Pop turned 80 this year.

Great flick. Clint Eastwood has always been a fantastic actor.
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I have seen it about 5 times, I usually stop channel surfing when I see that it's on. I think it's a great movie, as are most Clint Eastwood movies.


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Good movie, and I had a a Gran Torino just like it.
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When he calls the old lady "dragon lady" it's priceless.
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Great movie. I watched it with my 3 boys about 6 months ago and they liked it too. 2 are clooege age and 1 is a HS senior. I was surprised they liked it but they did.
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Originally Posted by beachbum43 View Post
Great movie. I watched it with my 3 boys about 6 months ago and they liked it too. 2 are clooege age and 1 is a HS senior. I was surprised they liked it but they did.
Hopefully, they won't be attending your alma mater.






Sorry beach, I couldn't resist...... Grand Torino is a great movie which never seemed to get the love it deserved.
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Originally Posted by tareece View Post
It is.... A great movie where an old guy with hard feelings learns over time to accept and love a set of new people who might actually appreciate freedom and sacrifice more than his family does.

Clint will die one day...
But do ya wanna bet on it? Well??? do ya?

An American Icon who'se always been a proud American.
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Clint has certainly always done it his way.... 2 thumbs up
Clint will be iconic just like John Wayne is. That movie is good it makes you see how moronic and ungrateful the average american family is these days.
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I've always stopped surfing as well.Haven't seen it for a while.
If memory serves didn't he have a zippo with the First Cav?;?
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Originally Posted by GeorgeRapai View Post
I've always stopped surfing as well.Haven't seen it for a while.
If memory serves didn't he have a zippo with the First Cav?;?
You would be correct.
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It's on TNT right now.




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I watched it for the third time last night. My 19 yr old son had just got home from work and was watching with me. He said he loved the movie (seen it before). Had good time watching it together.
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Saw it for the first time tonight on TNT. Good movie. Too bad Clint had to wear his pants so high as I never could imagine him getting old and looking like that.

Time goes on but Clint will always be cool in my book.
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Hey OSU Daddy and OCLJ- you guys OSU grads?
If so,email me bigmahi@yahoo.com
See who we know!
Jeff

PS-Clint played it well.
Reminds me of El Topo- a stretch.

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