Gran Torino

Lists: Drama

Brief Synopsis: "Walt Kowalski, an iron-willed and inflexible Korean War veteran living in a changing world, is forced by his immigrant neighbors to confront his long-held prejudices."

Overall Ranking: 588 (Rank from 2008: # 13)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 45.45%
Regular 54.55%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Alex Robinson93
Rob from GuysFilmQuest90Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 7
Jim Carrier90(full review)Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 1
Scary: 2
Rewatch: 7
CinemaVisitor Erik90
Patrick Devitt90
David Baruffi80
Thomas Pollock80
Gorgon Reviews80(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman80 - One of Clint Eastwood's best performances
(full review)
Bryan Lienesch74 - It lost the "not cliche" argument when it had an elderly Clint Eastwood actually say get off my lawn.
Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 3
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 3
Dan O'Neill65 - This may not be his best work, but Clint Eastwood does a great job on screen, with perfect presence, and a screenplay that shows humor, but also enough heart.
(full review)
Comedy: 7
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 1
Rewatch: 5

People Involved

  • Clint Eastwood (Walt Kowalski)
  • Cory Hardrict (Duke)
  • John Carroll Lynch (Barber)
  • Geraldine Hughes (Karen Kowalski)
  • Brian Haley (Mitch Kowalski)
  • Dreama Walker (Ashley Kowalski)
  • Doua Moua (Fong/Spider)
  • Brian Howe (Steve Kowalski)
  • Sarah Neubauer (Paralegal)
  • Lee Mong Vang (Hmong Gang Banger 3)
  • Nana Gbewonyo (Monk)
  • Christopher Carley (Father Janovich)
  • Bee Vang (Tao Vang Lor)
  • John Anton (Family Friend)
  • Austin Douglas Smith (Daniel Kowalski)
  • Ahney Her (Sue Lor)
  • Ramon Camacho (Latino #3)
  • Rio Scafone (Day Planner)
  • Clint Eastwood (Director)