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.
Eastwood's character is a Korean War veteran, which he has played in other movies such as Heartbreak Ridge (1986) and Absolute Power (1997). In real life, the actor's penchant for dropping ambiguous Korean War references is considered audacious by those who know him, because he was actually a... ...
God, I am sorry for Dorothy, Walt. She was a real peach.
Walt Kowalski: Thanks for coming, Al.
When Walt goes downstairs during the barbecue, he places his beer on the washing machine. In the next shot, the beer is in his hand.
The credits scroll over a highway overlooking the lake shore, with the Warner Logo appearing in black and white.
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