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post #1 of 39 (permalink) Old 01-09-2009, 10:25 PM Thread Starter
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Gran Torino Movie

Just got back from the show. Great movie. You could tell the packed house enjoyed it too. Funny & sad. Even at 82 Clint is the toughest guy around. He doesn't even have to do anything, just stare. Last chance to see Clint act as he said that this will be his last acting role.

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I saw it today too,good flick.It's sad to see our hero get old,but it's life!

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Im just surprised that the Torino was'nt wrecked for the movie...like Hollywood loves to do to musclecars!!

But yeah, Clint Eastwood will forever be THE MAN!!

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I was disappointed in how little of the Torino we saw. And no action shots except the kid driving it away at slow speed.

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At least they didn't destroy 25 of them making the movie. Would that have been better? :shock:

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I just came in from watching it as well... Was my birthday, so I treated myself to possibly the best Clint Eastwood film of all time... JMHO Rest assured, I'm buying this one when it comes out on DVD...




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saw it last night also, great movie.
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Hope to see it tonight. 8)

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The bootleg copy has already mad it here to Iraq, and I can tell you that we all loved that movie! My sergeant now has a plethora of new nicknames for our soldier of Korean decent... :shock:

One of the best movies I've seen in a good while!
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it is definatly a good movie. I will buy it when it comes out on DVD. I really like Clint eastwood movies and I also like 72 torinos, kinda the best of both worlds for me you could say. the ending definatly surprized me. it's sad to see a good actor retire.

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Wow!! This is the best movie I've ever seen Clint do hands down. I would have to say he's made an exit for him self in the best way to be remembered. He reminds me a lot of my dad and the very limited things he said about the Korean war.

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Very good showing, :cry: Have drinks after the movie....Not before.
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Wow!! This is the best movie I've ever seen Clint do hands down. I would have to say he's made an exit for him self in the best way to be remembered.

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I agree totally Ace, there couldn't have been a better ending to cap off a career as great as his was... On a scale of 1-10 this one would blow the top off the chart... 8) 8) 8)




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ditto what everyone else has said. Saw it last night

Sharpen your pitchforks and light your torches... 'CHANGE' is coming!

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