About

Widower Walt Kowalski is a grumpy, prejudiced, tough-minded, unhappy, old, Korean War veteran who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbours. His prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbour, Thao—a young Hmong teenager under pressure from his gang member cousin—tries to steal his Gran Torino, Walt sets out to reform the youth and takes steps to...

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Directed by

Clint Eastwood

Written by

Nick Schenk (Screenplay)
Dave Johannson (Story)

Runtime

116 minutes

Country

United States of America, Germany

Language

English

Tagline

Ever come across somebody you shouldn't have messed with?

Cast

Keywords

priest teenager car gangster rape gang old man war veteran immigration widower detroit hmong

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Lists

#162 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#333 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?