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.
The film was scheduled for shooting in 35 days, but it was shot in 33.
God, I am sorry for Dorothy, Walt. She was a real peach.
Walt Kowalski: Thanks for coming, Al.
Walt has Thao paint the neighbors house. The painted house is clearly visible at one stage. Near the end of the movie, when Walt is mowing his lawn, the new layer of paint disappears.
The credits scroll over a highway overlooking the lake shore, with the Warner Logo appearing in black and white.
$271,720 (USA) (14 December 2008)
$148,095,302 (USA) (18 June 2009)
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