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.
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.
In the scene where Thao goes along with Walt to the barbershop, the barber's jacket zipper changes position several times.
The credits scroll over a highway overlooking the lake shore, with the Warner Logo appearing in black and white.
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