The dialogue is fantastic, with Eastwood utterly believable in his testifying to the evils of whisky, and Hackman totally at ease with saying he "et it." Richard Harris's English Bob is an unforgettable pansy of a villain, and the widescreen cinematography is lush during the day, ominous during the invariably rainy nights.
Powerful and gut-wrenching, Unforgiven is filled with a modern-day, anti-violence sensibility, while violence rages all around it. Even if you don't like westerns (and I don't), you'll like this one. While the DVD has few extras, the widescreen presentation is one you won't want to miss. (Check out the new 10th Anniversary special edition if you're looking for more.)
Run time: 131 mins
In Theaters: Friday 7th August 1992
Box Office Worldwide: $159.2M
Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures
Production compaines: Warner Bros. Pictures, Malpaso Productions
Contactmusic.com: 4.5 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Fresh: 76 Rotten: 4
IMDB: 8.3 / 10
Director: Clint Eastwood
Producer: Clint Eastwood
Screenwriter: David Webb Peoples
Starring: Clint Eastwood as Bill Munny, Gene Hackman as Little Bill Daggett, Morgan Freeman as Ned Logan, Richard Harris as English Bob, Jaimz Woolvett as The Schofield Kid, Anna Thomson as Delilah Fitzgerald, Saul Rubinek as W.W. Beauchamp, Frances Fisher as Strawberry Alice, David Mucci as Quick Mike, Rob Campbell as Davey Bunting, Anthony James as Skinny Dubois, Ron White as Clyde Ledbetter
Also starring: David Webb Peoples
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