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List of the best Clint Eastwood movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. After appearing in For a Few Dollars More in 1965, Clint Eastwood became the face of the modern cowboy. Clint Eastwood's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Clint Eastwood movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Clint Eastwood movies will be at the top of the list. Clint Eastwood has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Clint Eastwood movie of all time is or about the most entertaining Clint Eastwood films.

If you think the best Clint Eastwood role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Clint Eastwood performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

This list has a variety of films from the Clint Eastwood filmogoraphy, like The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and Gran Torino, and answers the questions, "What are the best Clint Eastwood movies?" and "What are the greatest Clint Eastwood roles of all time?" And if you're a fan of Eastwood's Old West films, you might also enjoy our list of best John Wayne movies and best Gene Hackman movies.

Clint Eastwood has been in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Sean Connery and Bruce Willis in terms of fame and success.

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Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, John Vernon
The Outlaw Josey Wales is a 1976 American revisionist Western film. It was directed by and starred Clint Eastwood, with Chief Dan George, Sondra Locke, Sam Bottoms, and Geraldine Keams. The film ...more

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#2 of 396 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #431 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #45 of 307 The Best Movies for Men

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The Good, the Bad and th... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Clint Eastwood Movies
Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is a 1966 Italian epic Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone, starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach. The screenplay was written by Age ...more

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#129 of 630 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #45 of 382 The Best War Movies Ever #172 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies

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Clint Eastwood, Don Siegel, Andrew Robinson
Dirty Harry is a 1971 American action film produced and directed by Don Siegel, the first in the Dirty Harry series. Clint Eastwood plays the title role, in his first outing as San Francisco ...more

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#339 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #18 of 307 The Best Movies for Men #63 of 125 Movies That Should Never Be Remade

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Unforgiven is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Clint Eastwood Movies
Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman
Unforgiven is a 1992 American Western film produced and directed by Clint Eastwood with a screenplay written by David Webb Peoples. The film portrays William Munny, an aging outlaw who takes on ...more

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#172 of 336 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime #26 of 93 The Very Best Oscar-Winning Movieslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Clint Eastwood, Dreama Walker, Scott Eastwood
Gran Torino is a 2008 American drama film directed and produced by Clint Eastwood, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Christopher Carley, Bee Vang and Ahney Her. This was Eastwood's ...more

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#112 of 336 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime #38 of 291 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry #8 of 307 The Best Movies for Men

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Clint Eastwood, Chris Penn, Michael Moriarty
Pale Rider is a 1985 American western film produced and directed by Clint Eastwood, who also stars in the lead role. This movie bears a striking similarity to the classic Western Shane, as well ...more

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#20 of 396 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #965 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #162 of 710 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

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Clint Eastwood, Danny Glover, Patrick McGoohan
Escape from Alcatraz is a 1979 American prison film, directed by Don Siegel and starring Clint Eastwood. It is based on true events. It dramatizes possibly the only successful escape attempt ...more

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#910 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #7 of 80 The Best Movies Based on Non-Fiction Books #40 of 591 The Best '70s Movies

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Clint Eastwood, Geoffrey Lewis, John Hillerman
High Plains Drifter is a 1973 American film directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, written by Ernest Tidyman, and produced by Robert Daley for The Malpaso Company and Universal Studios. ...more

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#19 of 396 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #202 of 307 The Best Movies for Men #46 of 591 The Best '70s Movies

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A Fistful of Dollars is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Clint Eastwood Movies
Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volonté, Aldo Sambrell
A Fistful of Dollars, titled on-screen as Fistful of Dollars, is a 1964 spaghetti western film directed by Sergio Leone and starring Clint Eastwood, alongside Gian Maria Volonté, Marianne ...more

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#12 of 307 The Best Movies for Men #6 of 396 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #75 of 582 The Greatest Film Scores of All Time

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Clint Eastwood, Donald Sutherland, Don Rickles
Kelly's Heroes is a 1970 comedy film directed by Brian G. Hutton, about a group of WWII soldiers who go AWOL to rob a bank behind enemy lines. The film stars Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don ...more

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#42 of 382 The Best War Movies Ever #619 of 719 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #18 of 220 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time

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Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Sergio Leone
For a Few Dollars More is a 1965 Italian spaghetti western film directed by Sergio Leone and starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Gian Maria Volonté. German actor Klaus Kinski also ...more

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#814 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #13 of 307 The Best Movies for Men #8 of 396 The Best Western Movies Ever Made

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Clint Eastwood, Dennis Hopper, Bruce Dern
Hang 'Em High is a 1968 American Western film directed by Ted Post and produced and co-written by Leonard Freeman. It stars Clint Eastwood as Jed Cooper, Inger Stevens as a widow who helps him, ...more

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#24 of 396 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #13 of 47 The Greatest Western Movies of the 1960s #63 of 194 The Best Movies of the '60s

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Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank
Million Dollar Baby is a 2004 American sports drama film directed, co-produced and scored by Clint Eastwood, and starring Eastwood, Hilary Swank and Morgan Freeman. This film is about an ...more

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#34 of 93 The Very Best Oscar-Winning Movies #1,080 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movieslisted on Every Oscar Winning Film Ever

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Clint Eastwood, Suzanne Somers, Hal Holbrook
Magnum Force is a 1973 American action film and the second to feature Clint Eastwood as maverick cop Harry Callahan after the 1971 film Dirty Harry. Ted Post, who also directed Eastwood in the ...more

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#159 of 307 The Best Movies for Men #84 of 181 The Best Movie Sequels Ever Made #71 of 591 The Best '70s Movies

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Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo
In the Line of Fire is a 1993 American action thriller film directed by Wolfgang Petersen, and starring Clint Eastwood and John Malkovich. Written by Jeff Maguire, the film is about a ...more

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#290 of 630 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #180 of 257 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time #385 of 601 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

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Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Bradford Dillman
The Enforcer is a 1976 American action film and the third in the Dirty Harry film series. Directed by James Fargo, it stars Clint Eastwood as Inspector "Dirty" Harry Callahan, Tyne ...more

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#184 of 307 The Best Movies for Men #94 of 591 The Best '70s Movies #360 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time

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Clint Eastwood, Mario Van Peebles, Marsha Mason
Heartbreak Ridge is a 1986 American film directed and produced by Clint Eastwood, who also starred in the film. The film also co-stars Mario Van Peebles, Marsha Mason, and Everett McGill. The ...more

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#61 of 382 The Best War Movies Ever #161 of 440 The Funniest '80s Movies #122 of 547 The Greatest Movies for Guys

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Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, Armando Silvestre
Two Mules for Sister Sara is an American-Mexican western film starring Shirley MacLaine set during the French intervention in Mexico. The film was released in 1970 and directed by Don Siegel. It ...more

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#48 of 396 The Best Western Movies Ever Made #1,059 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #192 of 307 The Best Movies for Men

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Clint Eastwood, Richard Burton, Michael Hordern
Where Eagles Dare is a 1968 WWII action film starring Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood and Mary Ure. It was directed by Brian G. Hutton and shot on location in Austria and Bavaria. Alistair ...more

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#437 of 1,302 The Best Novels Ever Written #57 of 382 The Best War Movies Ever #20 of 220 The Greatest World War II Movies of All Time

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Clint Eastwood, Beverly DAngelo, Ruth Gordon
Every Which Way but Loose is a 1978 American adventure comedy film, released by Warner Brothers, produced by Robert Daley and directed by James Fargo. It stars Clint Eastwood in an ...more

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#258 of 1,204 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #286 of 460 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time #417 of 992 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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Clint Eastwood, Mara Corday, Sondra Locke
Sudden Impact is a 1983 American action film and the fourth film in the Dirty Harry series, directed by Clint Eastwood, and starring Eastwood and Sondra Locke. The film is notable for the ...more

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#232 of 575 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #50 of 81 Great Movies About Furious Women Out for Revenge #24 of 45 The Best Movies Starring Clint Eastwood

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Clint Eastwood, Mara Corday, Sondra Locke
The Gauntlet is a 1977 American action film directed by Clint Eastwood, starring Eastwood and Sondra Locke. The film's supporting cast includes Pat Hingle, William Prince, Bill McKinney, and ...more
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Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee
The Eiger Sanction is a 1975 American action thriller directed by and starring Clint Eastwood. Based on the novel The Eiger Sanction by Trevanian, the film is about an art history professor and ...more
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Clint Eastwood, Donna Mills, Jessica Walter
Play Misty for Me is a 1971 American psychological thriller film, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, in his directorial debut. Jessica Walter and Donna Mills co-star. The original music ...more

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#70 of 257 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time #95 of 591 The Best '70s Movies #507 of 547 The Greatest Movies for Guys

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The Good, the Bad and th... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Clint Eastwood Movies