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Unforgiven Was 20 Years Old Yesterday.

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Restless28, Aug 8, 2012.

  1. Restless28

    Restless28

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    It's hard to believe that Clint Eastwood's magnificent film, "Unforgiven" was 20 years old yesterday.

    That's my favorite western and my favorite Clint film. It sure has held up well, don't you think?
     
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    Patchman Florist

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    20 years? You sure? It seems like it was only maybe 8 years ago I went to see the premier.

    I guess the movie Pale Rider was ever older.
     
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    1992 indeed. Where did 20 years go?

    "We all have it comin' kid."
     
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  4. Restless28

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    "It's a helluva thing, killing a man. You take away everything he has and will have."
     
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    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

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    You just had to remind me.....


    I dub thee Unforgiven! :

    :rofl:
     
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    Lone_Wolfe Sandbox Refugee CLM

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    And everything we have and may ever have. Can we deal with that?
     
  7. Restless28

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    That's one reason that I love the film. It broke all the stereotypes of past films. IIRC, Clint held up the film until he was old enough to make it work as he wanted. IMO, it closed the chapter on westerns, and all that follow, have a tough act to follow.
     
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    Psychman NRA Patriot Life Member

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    I agree. It is a great movie and one of the few that has a Spencer carbine, and a Schofield, as the 2 standout guns used in the movie. Very well done and one of my favorites.
     
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    Clint doesn't look a day older now either.
     
  10. Brucev

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    Good movie. Not his best. His best was The Good, The Bad and the Ugly. Very close was The Outlaw Josey Wales.

    Only Open Range has in recent time even approached the quality of the above movies.
     
  11. MrKandiyohi

    MrKandiyohi Millennium Member

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    It was an excellent culmination of his Westerns. If anyone would ask, I'd recommend they watch this movie last. When his characters says those lines and talks about his past, you remember all of his Westerns from the past. Will Munny is all of Clint's past characters rolled into one.

    I cannot more highly recommend you watch this movie....last.
     
  12. Bilbo Bagins

    Bilbo Bagins Slacked jawed

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    Wow, and I remember both Clint Eastwood and Gene Hackman both saying after finishing that movie that they were getting too old for action/Western movies.

    During the scene where the the sherriff beats on Munny, Hackman said he thought he was going to take a heart attack.
     
  13. .264 magnum

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    Wow.

    Those movies were interesting, especially OJW is an awesome movie.

    Unforgiven is on an entirely different level.
     
  14. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    I liked Unforgiven, but OJW and GBU are better flicks. . . for different reasons. I think Clint was probably 10 years too old to be in Unforgiven. He IS the role, but just a shade too old.

    Best line (and often used by me) from Unforgiven,

    "We all got it comin, kid."
     
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    Unforgiven is one of my favorite movies ever, but Josey Wales was damn good too.

    But you can't talk about westerns without mentioning Tombstone. Val Kilmer as Doc Holliday absolutely ROCKED !!

    "I'm your huckleberry".
     
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    Sorry--as much as I enjoyed Tombstone, it was basically a western cartoon. Unforgiven is a great film. Totally different deals.
     
  17. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    One I always love is The Quick & The Dead. I'll stop on the channel if it's on every time.
     
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    Clint is the man
     
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    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:

    Not.
     
  20. MrKandiyohi

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    I agree. Tombstone was on TV last month. I thought I'd check it out and see what I'd been missing. I only made it part way through the movie before changing channels.