Eastwood's next film The Eiger Sanction was based on Trevanian 's critically acclaimed spy novel of the same name.
Eastwood plays Jonathan Hemlock in a role originally intended for Paul Newman , an assassin turned college art professor who decides to return to his former profession for one last "sanction" in return for a rare Pissarro painting. In the process he must climb the north face of the Eiger in Switzerland under perilous conditions. Mike Hoover taught Eastwood how to climb during several weeks of preparation at Yosemite in the summer of before filming commenced in Grindelwald , Switzerland on August 12, The supporting cast included Locke as his love interest and Chief Dan George as an elderly Cherokee who strikes up a friendship with Wales.
Invited to the screening were a number of esteemed film critics, including Jay Cocks and Arthur Knight; directors such as King Vidor , William Wyler , and Howard Hawks ; and a number of academics. Eastwood was then offered the role of Benjamin L. Willard in Francis Coppola's Apocalypse Now , but declined as he did not want to spend weeks on location in the Philippines. Eastwood portrays a down-and-out cop assigned to escort a prostitute from Las Vegas to Phoenix to testify against the mob. Although a moderate hit with the viewing public, critics had mixed feelings about the film, with many believing it was overly violent.
Ebert, in contrast, gave the film three stars and called it " He played Philo Beddoe, a trucker and brawler who roams the American West searching for a lost love Locke accompanied by his best friend, Orville Boggs played by Geoffrey Lewis and an orangutan called Clyde.
The film proved surprisingly successful upon its release and became Eastwood's most commercially successful film up to that time. Panned by critics, it ranked high among the box office successes of his career and was the second-highest-grossing film of Eastwood starred in Escape from Alcatraz in , the last of his films directed by Siegel. The film was a major success; Stanley Kauffmann of The New Republic praised it as "crystalline cinema"  and Frank Rich of Time described it as "cool, cinematic grace".
The film received a number of bad reviews from critics, although Maslin described it as "funnier and even better than its predecessor". In , Eastwood directed and starred in Honkytonk Man , based on the eponymous Clancy Carlile 's depression-era novel.
Eastwood portrays a struggling western singer Red Stovall who suffers from tuberculosis , but has finally been given an opportunity to make it big at the Grand Ole Opry. He is accompanied by his young nephew played by real-life son Kyle to Nashville, Tennessee , where he is supposed to record a song. Only Time gave the film a good review in the United States, with most reviewers criticizing its blend of muted humor and tragedy.
Based on a novel with the same name written by Craig Thomas , the film was shot before but released after Honkeytonk Man. Russian filming locations were not possible due to the Cold War, and the film had to be shot in Vienna and other locations in Austria to simulate many of the Eurasian story locations.
Eastwood directed and starred in the fourth Dirty Harry film, Sudden Impact , which was shot in the spring and summer of and is considered the darkest and most violent of the series. She plays an artist who, along with her sister, was gang-raped a decade before the story takes place and seeks revenge for her sister's now-vegetative state by systematically murdering the rapists.
The line " Go ahead, make my day " uttered by Eastwood during an early scene in a coffee shop has been cited as one of cinema's immortal lines. It was quoted by President Ronald Reagan in a speech to Congress, and used during the presidential elections. It received very positive reviews, with many critics praising the feminist aspects of the film through its explorations of the physical and psychological consequences of rape.
Set in New Orleans to avoid confusion with the Dirty Harry films,  Eastwood played a divorced cop drawn into his target's tortured psychology and fascination for sadomasochism.
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A period gone by, the pioneer, the loner operating by himself, without benefit of society. It usually has something to do with some sort of vengeance; he takes care of the vengeance himself, doesn't call the police. Like Robin Hood. It's the last masculine frontier.
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Romantic myth, I guess, though it's hard to think about anything romantic today. In a Western you can think, Jesus, there was a time when man was alone, on horseback, out there where man hasn't spoiled the land yet.
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It was hailed as one of the best films of and the best western to appear for a considerable period, with Gene Siskel of the Chicago Tribune remarking, "This year will go down in film history as the moment Clint Eastwood finally earned respect as an artist". Production and filming were marred by internal disagreements between Eastwood and long-time friend and producer Fritz Manes, as well as between Eastwood and the United States Department of Defense who expressed contempt for the film. It co-starred Patricia Clarkson , Liam Neeson , and a young Jim Carrey who plays Johnny Squares, a drug-addled rock star and the first of the victims on a list of celebrities drawn up by horror film director Peter Swan Neeson who are deemed most likely to die, the so-called "Dead Pool".
The list is stolen by an obsessed fan who, in mimicking his favorite director, makes his way through the list killing off celebrities, of which Dirty Harry is also included. It is generally viewed as the weakest film of the series, though Roger Ebert thought it was as good as the original. Eastwood began working on smaller, more personal projects and experienced a lull in his career between and Always interested in jazz, he directed Bird , a biopic starring Forest Whitaker as jazz musician Charlie "Bird" Parker.
Alto saxophonist Jackie McLean and Spike Lee , son of jazz bassist Bill Lee and a long time critic of Eastwood, criticized the characterization of Charlie Parker remarking that it did not capture his true essence and sense of humor. DeMille Award for his lifelong contribution, and the Best Director award.
The film is about a bounty hunter and a group of white supremacists chasing an innocent woman Bernadette Peters who tries to outrun everyone in her husband's prized pink Cadillac. The film failed both critically and commercially,  earning barely more than Bird and marking a low point in Eastwood's career. Critics found the film's plot and characterization unconvincing, but praised its action sequences. The years haven't softened him.
They have given him the presence of some fierce force of nature, which may be why the landscapes of the mythic, late 19th-century West become him, never more so than in his new Unforgiven. This is his richest, most satisfying performance since the underrated, politically lunatic Heartbreak Ridge.
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There's no one like him. In , Eastwood revisited the western genre in his film Unforgiven , a film in which he directed and starred as an aging ex- gunfighter long past his prime. Scripts existed for the film as early as under titles such as The Cut-Whore Killings and The William Munny Killings but Eastwood delayed the project because he wanted to wait until he was old enough to play his character and to savor it as the last of his western films.
Horrigan is a guilt-ridden Secret Service agent haunted by his failure to save John F. Kennedy 's life. Set in the s,  Eastwood plays a Texas Ranger in pursuit of an escaped convict Costner who hits the road with a young boy T.
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Janet Maslin of The New York Times wrote that the film marked the highest point of Eastwood's directing career,  and the film has since been cited as one of his most underrated directorial achievements. Thalberg Memorial Award at the 67th Academy Awards. Based on the novel by Robert James Waller ,  the film relates the story of Robert Kincaid Eastwood , a photographer working for National Geographic who, while photographing historic covered bridges in Iowa, meets and has an affair with an Italian-born farm wife, Francesca Streep.
Despite the novel receiving unfavorable reviews, The Bridges of Madison County film was a commercial and critical success. Streep was also nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. In , Eastwood directed and starred in the political thriller Absolute Power , alongside Gene Hackman with whom he had appeared in Unforgiven. Eastwood played the role of a veteran thief who witnesses the Secret Service cover-up of a murder.
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The film received a mixed reception from critics. The film met with a mixed critical response. The roles that Eastwood has played, and the films that he has directed, cannot be disentangled from the nature of the American culture of the last quarter century, its fantasies and its realities. Eastwood directed and starred in True Crime He plays Steve Everett, a journalist and recovering alcoholic, who has to cover the execution of murderer Frank Beechum played by Isaiah Washington.
True Crime received a mixed reception, with Janet Maslin of The New York Times writing, "his direction is galvanized by a sense of second chances and tragic misunderstandings, and by contrasting a larger sense of justice with the peculiar minutiae of crime. Perhaps he goes a shade too far in the latter direction, though.
Eastwood played one of a group of veteran ex-test pilots sent into space to repair an old Soviet satellite. The original music score was composed by Eastwood and Lennie Niehaus. Eastwood directed and scored the crime drama Mystic River , a film dealing with themes of murder, vigilantism and sexual abuse and starring Sean Penn , Kevin Bacon and Tim Robbins. Clint is a true artist in every respect. Despite his years of being at the top of his game and the legendary movies he has made, he always made us feel comfortable and valued on the set, treating us as equals.
The following year Eastwood found further critical acclaim with Million Dollar Baby. Scott of The New York Times lauded the film as a "masterpiece" and the best film of the year. The first, Flags of Our Fathers , focused on the men who raised the American flag on top of Mount Suribachi and featured the film debut of Eastwood's son Scott.
This was followed by Letters from Iwo Jima , which dealt with the tactics of the Japanese soldiers on the island and the letters they wrote home to family members.