Clint Eastwood filmography

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Clint Eastwood is an American film actor, director, producer, and composer. After beginning his acting career exclusively with small uncredited film roles and television appearances, his career has spanned more than 50 years. Eastwood has acted in several television series, most notably Rawhide. His role in the eight-season series led to his leading roles in A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More, and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.[1] Eastwood has appeared in over 50 films and has starred in 42 films, including Hang 'Em High, Play Misty for Me, Dirty Harry, Escape from Alcatraz, Tightrope, The Bridges of Madison County, and Gran Torino. Eastwood started directing in 1971, and in 1982, his debut as a producer began with two films, Firefox and Honkytonk Man. Eastwood also has contributed music to his films, either through performing or composing. He has starred in western, action, comedy, and drama films.[2][3]

Eastwood has been a primary character in two film franchises: as the Man with No Name in the Dollars Trilogy and as Harry Callahan in the Dirty Harry series. Other notable roles include Josey Wales in The Outlaw Josey Wales, the Stranger in High Plains Drifter, Philo Beddoe in Every Which Way but Loose and its sequel Any Which Way You Can, Preacher in Pale Rider, William Munny in Unforgiven, Frankie Dunn in Million Dollar Baby and Walt Kowalski in Gran Torino.

Eastwood has received multiple awards and nominations for his work in the films Unforgiven, Mystic River, and Million Dollar Baby, among others. These awards include Academy Awards, Directors Guild of America Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and People's Choice Awards. According to Box Office Mojo, a box office-revenue tracking website, films that Eastwood has acted in or directed have grossed a total of more than $2.7 billion.[4] American Sniper was released on January 16, 2015. The film had the biggest opening weekend ever for a film released in the month of January and was also the biggest opening ever for an Eastwood film.


Year Film Functioned as Notes
Director Producer Music Actor Role
1955 Revenge of the Creature No No No Yes Lab Technician Jennings Uncredited; Minor role
Francis in the Navy No No No Yes Jonesy Minor role
Lady Godiva of Coventry No No No Yes First Saxon Uncredited; Minor role
Tarantula No No No Yes Jet Squadron Leader Uncredited; Minor role
1956 Never Say Goodbye No No No Yes Will Uncredited; Minor role
Star in the Dust No No No Yes Tom Uncredited; Minor role
Away All Boats No No No Yes Marine Medic Uncredited; Minor role
The First Traveling Saleslady No No No Yes Lt. Jack Rice Minor role
1957 Escapade in Japan No No No Yes Dumbo Pilot Uncredited; Minor role
1958 Lafayette Escadrille No No No Yes George Moseley Minor role
Ambush at Cimarron Pass No No No Yes Keith Williams Secondary role
1964 A Fistful of Dollars No No No Yes Joe Lead role
1965 For a Few Dollars More No No No Yes Monco Lead role
1966 The Good, the Bad and the Ugly No No No Yes Blondie Lead role
1967 The Witches No No No Yes Carlone/Charlie Secondary role
1968 Hang 'Em High No No No Yes Jed Cooper Lead role
Coogan's Bluff No No No Yes Walt Coogan Lead role
Where Eagles Dare No No No Yes Lt. Schaffer Secondary role
1969 Paint Your Wagon No No Yes[I] Yes Pardner Secondary role
1970 Two Mules for Sister Sara No No No Yes Hogan Lead role
Kelly's Heroes No No No Yes Pvt. Kelly Lead role
1971 The Beguiled No No No Yes John McBurney Lead role
Dirty Harry No No No Yes Harry Callahan Lead role
Play Misty for Me Yes No No Yes David Garver Lead role
1972 Joe Kidd No No No Yes Joe Kidd Lead role
1973 High Plains Drifter Yes No No Yes The Stranger Lead role
Breezy Yes No No Yes Man in Crowd on Pier Uncredited; Cameo role
Magnum Force No No No Yes Harry Callahan Lead role
1974 Thunderbolt and Lightfoot No No No Yes John 'Thunderbolt' Doherty Lead role
1975 The Eiger Sanction Yes No No Yes Jonathan Hemlock Lead role
1976 The Outlaw Josey Wales Yes No No Yes Josey Wales Lead role
The Enforcer No No No Yes Harry Callahan Lead role
1977 The Gauntlet Yes No Yes Yes Ben Shockley Lead role
1978 Every Which Way but Loose No Yes No Yes Philo Beddoe Lead role
1979 Escape from Alcatraz No No No Yes Frank Morris Lead role
1980 Bronco Billy Yes No Yes[I] Yes Bronco Billy McCoy Lead role
Any Which Way You Can No No Yes[I] Yes Philo Beddoe Lead role
1982 Firefox Yes Yes No Yes Mitchell Gant Lead role
Honkytonk Man Yes Yes Yes[I] Yes Red Stovall Lead role
1983 Sudden Impact Yes Yes No Yes Harry Callahan Lead role
1984 Tightrope No Yes No Yes Wes Block Lead role
City Heat No No Yes[I] Yes Lt. Speer Lead role
1985 Pale Rider Yes Yes No Yes Preacher Lead role
1986 Heartbreak Ridge Yes Yes Yes[II] Yes Gunnery Sgt. Thomas 'Gunny' Highway Lead role
1988 The Dead Pool No No No Yes Harry Callahan Lead role
Bird Yes Yes No No
Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser No Yes No No
1989 Pink Cadillac No No No Yes Tommy Nowak Lead role
1990 White Hunter Black Heart Yes Yes No Yes John Wilson Lead role
The Rookie Yes No No Yes Nick Pulovski Lead role
1992 Unforgiven Yes Yes No Yes William 'Will' Munny Lead role
1993 In the Line of Fire No No No Yes Secret Service Agent Frank Horrigan Lead role
A Perfect World Yes No Yes[III] Yes Texas Ranger Red Garnett Secondary role
1995 The Bridges of Madison County Yes Yes Yes[III] Yes Robert Kincaid Lead role
The Stars Fell on Henrietta No Yes No No
Casper No No No Yes Himself Uncredited; Cameo role
1997 Absolute Power Yes Yes Yes[III] Yes Luther Whitney Lead role
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Yes Yes No No
1999 True Crime Yes Yes Yes[II] Yes Steve Everett Lead role
2000 Space Cowboys Yes Yes No Yes Frank Corvin Lead role
2002 Blood Work Yes Yes No Yes Terry McCaleb Lead role
2003 Mystic River Yes Yes Yes[IV] No
2004 Million Dollar Baby Yes Yes Yes[IV] Yes Frankie Dunn Lead role
2006 Flags of Our Fathers Yes Yes Yes[II][IV] No
Letters from Iwo Jima Yes Yes No No
2007 Grace Is Gone No No Yes[II][IV] No
2008 Changeling Yes Yes Yes[IV] No
Gran Torino Yes Yes Yes[II] Yes Walt Kowalski Lead role
2009 Invictus Yes Yes No No
2010 Hereafter Yes Yes Yes No
2011 J. Edgar Yes Yes Yes[IV] No
Kurosawa's Way No No No Yes Himself[5]
2012 Trouble with the Curve No Yes No Yes Gus Lobel Lead role
2014 Jersey Boys Yes Yes No No
American Sniper Yes Yes No Yes Church Goer Uncredited cameo
2016 Sully Yes Yes No No
2017 Indian Horse No Yes No No
2018 The 15:17 to Paris Yes Yes No No
The Mule Yes Yes No Yes Earl Stone Lead role, Post-production

^ I Credited for performing a song in the film
^ II Credited for writing song(s) for the film
^ III Credited for composing song(s) for the film
^ IV Credited for original score


At the early stages of his acting career, Eastwood played several small roles in episodes for several television shows. This list includes appearances in various episodes of fictional shows, and excludes appearances as himself on talk shows, interview shows, ceremonies, and other related media.

Year Title Credited as
Series Notes Director Actor Role
1955 Allen in Movieland TV film Yes Orderly
1955 Highway Patrol 1 episode: "Motorcycle A" Yes Joe Keeley
1956 Death Valley Days 6 episodes Yes John Lucas
1957 The West Point Story 1 episode: "White Fury" Yes
1958 Navy Log 1 episode: "The Lonely Watch" Yes Burns
1959 Maverick 1 episode: "Duel at Sundown" Yes Red Hardigan
1959–1965 Rawhide 217 episodes[6] Yes Rowdy Yates
1962 Mister Ed 1 episode: "Clint Eastwood Meets Mister Ed" Yes Himself
1985 Amazing Stories 1 episode: "Vanessa in the Garden"[7] Yes
2003 The Blues 1 episode: "Piano Blues"[8] Yes
2009 Johnny Mercer: The Dream's On Me[9] Yes Himself, also executive producer

See also[edit]


  • Eliot, Marc (2009). American Rebel: The Life of Clint Eastwood. New York: Harmony Books. pp. 349–59. ISBN 978-0-307-33688-0.
  • Gallafent, Edward (1994). Clint Eastwood. New York: Continuum. pp. 238–51. ISBN 0-8264-0665-3.
  • Hughes, Howard (2009). Aim for the Heart. London: I.B. Tauris. pp. 215–235. ISBN 978-1-84511-902-7.
  • Clint Eastwood filmography at Metacritic (average career score: 68)
  • Clint Eastwood filmography at Rotten Tomatoes
  • Clint Eastwood filmography at AllMovie
  • "Clint Eastwood Filmography". The New York Times. Retrieved March 9, 2009.
  • "Clint Eastwood Filmography". Tiscali. Retrieved March 9, 2009.[permanent dead link]
  • "Clint Eastwood > Filmography". Yahoo! Movies. Archived from the original on January 12, 2009. Retrieved March 9, 2009.
  1. ^ "Success of movie cowboy Eastwood". BBC News. October 9, 2003. Archived from the original on August 4, 2010. Retrieved March 16, 2009.
  2. ^ Sterritt, David (October 10, 2003). "Play 'Mystic' for me". The Christian Science Monitor. Archived from the original on August 4, 2010. Retrieved March 9, 2009.
  3. ^ Leung, Rebecca (February 6, 2005). "Two Sides Of Clint Eastwood". CBS News. Archived from the original on August 4, 2010. Retrieved March 9, 2009.
  4. ^ "Clint Eastwood". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved July 7, 2013.
  5. ^ Simon, Alissa (May 13, 2011). "Kurosawa's Way". Variety. Retrieved January 18, 2013.
  6. ^ "Move 'Em on head 'Em up" (Registration required). Bristol Evening Post. September 12, 2006. Retrieved March 9, 2009.
  7. ^ "I Dream for a Living". Time. July 15, 1985. p. 4. Archived from the original on August 4, 2010. Retrieved March 16, 2009.
  8. ^ Dunkley, Cathy (April 15, 2002). "Eastwood gets the 'Blues'" (Registration required). Variety. Retrieved March 16, 2009.
  9. ^ "Johnny Mercer: The Dream's On Me". Turner Classic Movies. 2009. Retrieved November 5, 2009.[permanent dead link]

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