Special Report

Clint Eastwood Movies Ranked Worst to Best

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28. Joe Kidd (1972)
> Combined score: 1.99 — #8,162 highest out of 22,286 movies
> Director: John Sturges
> Also starring: Robert Duvall, John Saxon, Don Stroud

Begrudgingly drawn out of retirement, a former bounty hunter (Eastwood) tracks down a Mexican revolutionary in this violent Western. Famous author Elmore Leonard – who began his career writing Western short stories and novels – penned the script.

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27. The Mule (2018)
> Combined score: 2.08 — #7,265 highest out of 22,286 movies
> Director: Clint Eastwood
> Also starring: Patrick L. Reyes, Cesar De León, Gustavo Muñoz

This recent crime drama tells the reportedly true story of a 90-year-old war veteran (Eastwood) turned drug mule for the Mexican cartel. It’s the second of three collaborations between Eastwood and screenwriter Nick Schenk, who also wrote “Gran Torino” and “Cry Macho.”

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26. Coogan’s Bluff (1968)
> Combined score: 2.09 — #7,204 highest out of 22,286 movies
> Director: Don Siegel
> Also starring: Lee J. Cobb, Susan Clark, Tisha Sterling

This fish-out-of-water action comedy marked the first time that Eastwood teamed up with director and frequent future collaborator Don Siegel. It follows straightlaced Arizona Deputy Sheriff Walt Coogan (Eastwood) to Manhattan, where he clashes with the local personalities.

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25. Heartbreak Ridge (1986)
> Combined score: 2.12 — #6,850 highest out of 22,286 movies
> Director: Clint Eastwood
> Also starring: Marsha Mason, Everett McGill, Moses Gunn

Eastwood plays an aging gunnery sergeant on the brink of retirement in this American war drama. While grappling with an alcohol problem, he trains a platoon of young marines before the 1983 invasion of Grenada.

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24. Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)
> Combined score: 2.13 — #6,711 highest out of 22,286 movies
> Director: Don Siegel
> Also starring: Shirley MacLaine, Manolo Fábregas, Alberto Morin

A year before “Dirty Harry,” Eastwood and director Don Siegel churned out this romantic Western adventure. Sparks fly between a Civil War veteran (Eastwood) and a nun (MacLaine), who help Mexican revolutionaries capture a French fort.

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