Christine Collins is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn’t her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum. John Malkovich co-stars as the crusading reverend who comes to Christine’s rescue in Clint Eastwood’s gripping period drama based on real events.
Clint Eastwood directs this riveting World War II drama that recounts the story of six U.S. soldiers who were instantly immortalized when they were photographed raising the American flag atop Iwo Jima’s Mount Suribachi. Based on the book of the same name, the film reconstructs the events surrounding the snapshot, which came to symbolize the U.S. troops’ triumph and America’s indestructible spirit.
Curmudgeonly Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski must face his Hmong immigrant neighbors — and his own long-held prejudices — when the family’s teenage son, Thao, tries to steal Walt’s beloved 1972 Gran Torino. Walt soon assumes the unlikely role of guardian angel to young Thao and his sister Sue, both of whom are vulnerable to local gang influences.
Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn’t ready for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie’s determined to go pro — and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her. This multiple Oscar winner picked up acting honors for Swank and Freeman as well as statues for Best Director and Best Picture.
Tragedy reunites childhood friends Sean, Dave and Jimmy when they’re linked together in the Boston-based murder investigation of Jimmy’s teenage daughter. But while detective Sean works the case, Jimmy launches his own quest for the truth. This taut thriller from director Clint Eastwood won two acting Oscars and was nominated for several more in its exploration of human behavior.
Synopsis by Netflix.