R | | Drama
Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.
13 December 2008 | olofsson501
9 | A great feel-good movie with both comedy and tragedy at the same time
This movie made me laugh and cry at the same time. It deals with both grimy old bastards as well as with more serious ...
Open casting calls for Hmong actors were held in Hmong communities in Detroit, Michigan, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and in Fresno, California.
God, I am sorry for Dorothy, Walt. She was a real peach.
Walt Kowalski: Thanks for coming, Al.
Walt's medical form lists date of birth as February 1930. When his family celebrates his birthday with him, the grass is green, and he joins his neighbors for a cookout. That isn't February in Detroit.
The credits scroll over a highway overlooking the lake shore, with the Warner Logo appearing in black and white.
$271,720 (USA) (12 December 2008)
$148,085,755 (USA) (12 June 2009)
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