Cool, tough and always classic, Clint Eastwood is a true American icon whose career has spanned more than seven decades. And like every classic western, it has gunfights, conflicts and a slam-bang finale which has a locomotive being driven through a saloon where the bad guys are hiding. As it turns out, Eastwood has a deal with a Juarista colonel in which he stands to make a lot of money if he comes through. Clint Eastwood: The Universal Pictures 7-Movie Collection includes a selection of action-packed westerns Two Mules for Sister Sara, Joe Kidd and High Plains Drifter and edge-of-your-seat thrillers Coogan's Bluff, The Beguiled, Play Misty For Me and The Eiger Sanction that make up this important chapter of one of Hollywood's most unforgettable entertainers. Successful businessman Frank Harmon William Holden , disillusioned after a bitter divorce, thinks he can shut out the pain by isolating himself at his beach house. Starring : Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris Director : Clint Eastwood Running time : 121 Minutes Language : English Share this Product.
Oh, you get them in another language if you want. The three movies are contained on 2 discs ; disc 1 contains 'High Plains Drifter' and 'Joe Kidd', while disc 2 contains 'Two Mules for Sister Sara' solo. Street date is August 4th. These are good Clint Eastwood films but they deserved better, more thorough dvd treatment than they received here. However, he survives the hanging and is rescued by a local sheriff.
Here his mastery is absolute. Joe Kidd is on the same disc with High Plains Drifter. During the American Civil War, the paths of three loners - Joe Eastwood , Tuco Eli Wallach and Setenza Van Cleef - cross as they search for the grave of Bill Carson, home to a hidden fortune. Finally, in 'Hang 'Em High,' 1967 , set in Oklahoma, 1873, Jed Cooper Eastwood is mistaken for a murderous rustler and taken to be hanged by corrupt lawman Captain Wilson Ed Begley. The unwelcome arrival of a stranger Eastwood in the town of Lagos causes resentment and fear among the locals.
With his steely-eyed stare and commanding screen presence, Clint Eastwood turned a handful of Westerns into an exciting new vision of the American West. If you don't follow our , you may not receive a full refund. The color and picture transfer for each is nice, complete with a high-quality anamorphic widescreen presentation. He returns to his former profession of lawman to hunt down his lynchers and bring them totice. Refunds by law: In Australia, consumers have a legal right to obtain a refund from a business if the goods purchased are faulty, not fit for purpose or don't match the seller's description. My only complaint against this set is a total lack of any extra features for any of the movies, save for a theatrical trailer for each.
If you watch and listen closely, you will notice that Eastwood's character is the incarnation of the spirit of a murdered marshal the townsfolk had heartlessly buried in an unmarked grave after arranging his being whipped to death in order to protect the interests of local businessmen. Eastwood is a master at steadily raising the stakes in thrillers. Two Mules for Sister Sara Old Mexico, occupied by the French, is a magnet for American mercenaries, looking to make a fast buck in the lawless country. Now, who will believe the word of a career thief and ex-con? Soon everything and everyone in Dave's life becomes a target for Evelyn's increasingly deadly campaign of terror. Two Mules For Sister Sara takes us south of the border into the middle of the Juarista battle against the French interlopers who conquered Mexico in the mid-19th century. Those who appreciate the inventive sound-tracks of the early Clint Eastwood westerns should especially appreciate Ennio Morricone's unusually bleak, sun-baked compositions for this film.
Since I liked all three movies a lot, I would give this set five stars were it not for the cheap production. Cooper vows revenge upon Wilson and takes a job as a deputy sheriff, determined to restore law and order to Oklahoma. There are no liner notes to speak of except for the rather simplistic one-sentence summaries of the movies on both the clamshell cover and it's protective box. Item is in original shrink wrap if applicable. No decade impacted his growth more as an actor, director and legend than the pivotal years he spent at Universal Pictures between 1968 and 1975 when he made seven movies that laid the foundation for his superstardom. See the seller's listing for full details. During his hunting, he meets Col.
His lustful ambition turns quickly against him and the story follows him through a series of nerve-shattering events, including realistic scenes that are among the boldest, most shocking ever witnessed on film. Clint Eastwood portrays Whitney and directs this crisp, finely acted thriller based on David Baldacci's best-selling novel. His latest assignment involves joining a climbing expedition up the Eiger, identifying the Russian killer amongst the group, and then neutralising his threat. No decade impacted his growth more as an actor, director and legend than the pivotal years he spent at Universal Pictures between 1968 and 1975 when he made seven movies that laid the foundation for his superstardom. And that's where the fun begins. For A Few Dollars MoreMonco is a bounty killer chasing El Indio and his gang.
I'd never seen nor heard of it before but found it to be a powerful film. This powerful, must-have collection showcases Clint Eastwood in some of the toughest and most unforgettable roles of his career. One gets the impression that this collection was hastily assembled and released just to make a quick buck. When the woman, Evelyn Draper Jessica Walter , orchestrates a rendezvous with Dave at his favorite nightspot, the two begin a torrid affair. During the Civil War a wounded Union soldier is sheltered by the headmistress and students of a girls' academy in the South. A stellar cast which includes Gene Hackman and Ed Harris creates well-rounded characters that intensify a constantly spiraling game of cat and mouse between Whitney, local police and the highest levels of White House power. Eastwood portrays a mysterious stranger who emerges out of the desert and rides into the guilt-ridden town of Lago.
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? Joe Kidd Clint Eastwood plays a drunken tracker coerced by American business tycoon Robert Duvall to go in search of Mexican agitator John Saxon. And the only extras offered are the theater trailers; no deleted scenes, interviews, photo stills or any of the other things we've come to expect from these types of collections. Beautifully photographed on location in Eastwood's hometown of Carmel, California, Play Misty for Me continues to be considered one of the great modern-day thrillers. Cool, tough and always classic, Clint Eastwood is a true American icon whose career has spanned more than seven decades. The marshal's spirit has a plan and the calculated way he takes his revenge is a delight to see! As his health returns his desire increases, but can he trust these enemy women not to turn him in? Clint Eastwood: The Universal Pictures 7-Movie Collection includes a selection of action-packed westerns Two Mules for Sister Sara, Joe Kidd and High Plains Drifter and edge-of-your-seat thrillers Coogan's Bluff, The Beguiled, Play Misty For Me and The Eiger Sanction that make up this important chapter of one of Hollywood's most unforgettable entertainers. Directed by Don Siegel, with a sultry score by Lalo Schifrin, this bittersweet thriller of hidden passions is set in one of America's romantic eras. The films in the box set are: Coogan's Bluff 1968 , Two Mules for Sister Sara 1970 , The Beguiled 1971 , Play Misty for Me 1971 , Joe Kidd 1972 , High Plains Drifter 1973 , Breezy 1973 , and The Eiger Sanction 1975.