Eastwood, Clint 1930-
Most widely held works about Clint Eastwood
Most widely held works by Clint Eastwood
Million dollar baby ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 2,331 libraries worldwide
A male boxing trainer attempts to help a young female boxer achieve her dream of becoming a professional.
Flags of our fathers ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,183 libraries worldwide
The story of the five Marines and one Navy corpsman that were forever immortalized as a symbol of WWII by raising the American flag at the battle of Iwo Jima. When Joe Rosenthal's photograph of the event becomes a symbol of hope for the families at home, the three surviving men are pulled from combat and sent on a tour across America to raise desperately-needed bond money. It is a trip that brings out the truths of both that symbolic act, and their lives during war.
Unforgiven ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,109 libraries worldwide
Two retired, down-on-their luck outlaws pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey.
Gran Torino ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,088 libraries worldwide
Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Walt is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man, who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. He is a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor, Thao, a young Hmong teenager, is pressured by his gang member cousin to steal Walt's prize possession, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth. Drawn against his will into the life of Thao's family, Walt is soon taking steps to protect them from the gangs that infest their neighborhood.
Invictus ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,044 libraries worldwide
In 1994, having been released from his long imprisonment, Nelson Mandela is elected as the first president of post-apartheid South Africa. Racial tension runs high, even in the president's offices, and especially among the members of his half black, half Afrikaner security team. As hosts of the 1995 Rugby World Cup, South Africa's low ranked national team, the Springboks, have a berth in the tournament. Mandela begins makeing public appearances supporting the team, and meets privately with captain Francois Pienaar, encouraging him to inspire his teammates to victory. The Springboks' new slogan is "One team, One nation." President Mandela is betting that if they win the Cup, it might even be a bit true.
Mystic River ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,996 libraries worldwide
Boston childhood friends Jimmy, Sean and Dave are reunited after a brutal murder. Reformed convict Jimmy and his devoted wife Annabeth find out that their teenage daughter Katie has been beaten and killed. Jimmy's old friend Sean is the homicide detective assigned to the case. Jimmy gets his relatives, the Savage brothers to conduct their own investigation. Jimmy and Sean soon suspect their old pal Dave, who now lives a quiet life, but harbors some disturbing secrets of his own.
Letters from Iwo Jima ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Japanese and held by 1,984 libraries worldwide
In 1945, the United States and Japanese armies met on Iwo Jima. Decades later, hundreds of letters are unearthed from that stark island's soil. The letters give faces and voices to the men who fought there, as well as the extraordinary general who led them. Leading the defense is Lt. General Tadamichi Kuribayashi. With little defense other than sheer will and the volcanic rock of the island itself, Gen. Kuribayashi's unprecedented tactics transform what was predicted to be a quick and bloody defeat into nearly 40 days of heroic and resourceful combat.
The bridges of Madison County ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,783 libraries worldwide
World-traveling National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid and Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson aren't looking to turn their lives upside down. Each is at a point in life where expectations are behind them. Yet four days after meeting, they won't want to lose the love they've found.
Changeling ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,767 libraries worldwide
Working-class suburb Los Angeles, 1928. Christine says goodbye to her son, Walter, and departs for work. Arriving home, Christine discovers that Walter is nowhere to be found. Christine launches a desperate search for her son. Then, a boy claiming to be Christine's son appears out of thin air. Knowing the boy is not hers, Christine invites the child to stay in her home. Christine cannot accept the injustice being pushed upon her and continues to challenge the Los Angeles police force at every turn. The police slander Christine and paint her as an unfit mother. Christine challenges the system and the only person willing to aid her in her search is benevolent local activist Reverend Briegleb.
Midnight in the garden of good and evil ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,431 libraries worldwide
When the affable host of an elegant Christmas party shoots a man to death, his friends discover secrets that make them less eager to help with his courtroom defense.
The outlaw Josey Wales ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 1,377 libraries worldwide
A peaceful farmer turns Confederate renegade to avenge the deaths of his wife and child at the hands of bandits-turned-Union sympathizers.
Hereafter ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,320 libraries worldwide
This film peers at an intriguing question--is there an afterlife?--through the lens of George, Marie, and Marcus, who are each tortured in different ways by the thought of life after death. George Lonegan is psychic. It was once his career: he was "the man who can speak to the dead," with a high-traffic website, and a popular biography. But he fled that life, unable to cope with the emotional burden of his abilities. Marie Lelay is a French TV presenter coping with the intense emotions brought on by a near death experience in the 2004 tsunami in Thailand. She's written a book on the subject, which was greeted with derision by her colleagues. Marcus and Jason live in a London council estate, covering for their mother, who's a hopeless junkie. When Jason meets a sudden and tragic end, Marcus is set hopelessly adrift, and begins obsessively researching psychics and seers who can help him contact Jason on the other side.
Space cowboys ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,288 libraries worldwide
Four test pilots who missed their trip to space get a second chance when they are called upon to repair an aging Russian satellite.
Dirty Harry ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,283 libraries worldwide
A violently inclined San Francisco police inspector is the only cop who is able to arrest a rooftop sniper. When the man is released through lack of evidence, he takes private revenge.
Fistful of dollars ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,247 libraries worldwide
A mysterious gunman has just arrived in San Miguel, a grim and dusty border town where two rival bands of smugglers are terrorizing the impoverished citizens. A master of the "quick-draw", the stranger soon receives lucrative offers of employment from each gang.
In the line of fire ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 1,233 libraries worldwide
Frank Horrigan, a veteran Secret Service agent haunted by his failure to protect JFK from assassination gets a chance to redeem himself when a brilliant psychopath threatens to kill the current president and take Horrigan with him.
Paint your wagon ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,174 libraries worldwide
The story of a goldmining boom town centering on the work-and-play partnership of two miners and the wife they share.
Pale rider ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,150 libraries worldwide
Corporate mining boss Coy LaHood offers the independent pan miners a deal: get out or be carried out. The terrorized miners have little choice but to accept until a nameless stranger rides into their camp. The miners call him "Preacher." But to LaHood, he's an avenging pale rider and hell follows with him.
Absolute power by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,108 libraries worldwide
He was where he shouldn't have been and saw what he shouldn't have seen. Now, who will believe the word of a career thief and ex-con? Who will trust Luther Whitney when he says he saw a woman killed and that the man responsible for her death is the President of the United States?
Blood work ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
There is a masked killer on the loose, and the police believe its the locations that are important and that the victims are just unlucky. But retired FBI agent McCaleb thinks that it goes the other way around. The killer's victims are very specific. Forced to retire after suffering a heart attack, and receiving a new heart 2 years later, he is approached by the sister of the murdered woman whose heart he now has. Now McCaleb has to use his wits to discover who is responsible for the murders.
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Eastwood, Clinton, 1930-
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