Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Quotes about Clint Eastwood from famous authors such as Joe Manganiello, Cayden Boyd, Gerard Butler, Richard Corliss, Don Rickles. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
When I was growing up, it was Clint Eastwood, it was Harrison Ford and Steve McQueen – these guys were tough. They were leading men, but they were also tough and physical.
I’d really like to do a movie again with Tim Robbins and Clint Eastwood. They were really good guys.
Manscaping and all of that is not my thing. I’m more of the Clint Eastwood kind of guy.
The music was the best thing about the Four Seasons and the central asset of the ‘Jersey Boys’ show. By concentrating on the group’s personal wrangling, to the near exclusion of their songs, Clint Eastwood has jettisoned the joy and made this a one-Season movie: winter in New Jersey. And, man, that’s bleak.
Herb Solo at that time was the head of MGM. I said, ‘I want to live like Clint Eastwood.’ Did I know at that time Clint Eastwood, to him, Heaven was a truck, a dog, and a picnic basket for food or something?
I feel very, very upset that, when it came time for me to get an Academy Award, that I didn’t especially thank Clint Eastwood.
Every single director-actor I talked to, from Warren Beatty to Clint Eastwood to George Clooney, said the biggest mistake they made is not shooting enough footage of themselves.
My favorite movie is ‘The Outlaw Josey Wales’ with Clint Eastwood, a guy who gets his family killed by the bad guys then goes on a journey of revenge, eventually discovering himself – very existential.
My parents used to talk about Sergio Leone films a lot. And I got really into them. I love Clint Eastwood. I love the camera angles. I love the music.
I would not have been interested in doing just a revenge film simply because I have seen so many revenge films right from Clint Eastwood films to Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘Zanjeer’, ‘Sholay’ and ‘Ghayal’ and various variants of them.
I did a few movies, but the word ‘star’… I cannot compare to a star like Clint Eastwood. I used to call Clint ‘Larry Dickman’ when he would come to my show; then, he started using the name when he would go under cover in a ‘Dirty Harry’ movie. That’s why he’s a movie star… he’s so creative.
I love the Western genre. In fact, one of my dreams is to play a cowboy on screen, like Clint Eastwood. I don’t think it’s going to happen, but you can always hope.
Beowulf is not a superhero. He has a talent, very much like Clint Eastwood in ‘Unforgiven.’ He’s very good at staying calm in the right moment, but he does bad things. It’s very much about having talent in a tight spot.
Clint Eastwood, to me, is Clint Eastwood. He’s great at being Clint Eastwood. But, I don’t know how to be that guy. I just don’t know how to be one person.
When you’re a young boy, you’re looking at older men for role modelling. Before I loved De Niro, I loved Clint Eastwood; I loved John Wayne. And James Bond.
Clint Eastwood was a most delightful man to work with.
In France, Clint Eastwood is like a god.
You got to be careful mentioning people as great as Clint Eastwood. You can’t put me in the same sentence as that man.
You have one conversation with Clint Eastwood, and you realize how cool of a guy he is. He can get down to anyone’s level.
My parents were New Yorkers, and I was conceived in Los Angeles. My father was a makeup artist to Clint Eastwood and Richard Chamberlain.
I’m a Clint Eastwood man.
I did a picture 40 years ago with Carroll O’Connor and Telly Savalas, God rest their souls, and Clint Eastwood, called ‘Kelly’s Heroes,’ which we filmed in Yugoslavia for six months.
I did a movie with Clint Eastwood and I knew I wasn’t going to be able to ‘out-man’ him.
A man becomes what he dreams. And I dreamed of being in the movies. I was brought up on Steve McQueen, Clint Eastwood, Warren Beatty, and Cary Grant.
The life of an action star is very short. I want to be an actor like Robert De Niro, like Dustin Hoffman or Clint Eastwood who in their 70s or 80s can still act.
I watched a lot of old movies. Clint Eastwood movies, a lot of John Wayne films, a lot of movies that celebrated the region of where I lived.
Next? Growing up to be Clint Eastwood, I hope.
You see a Clint Eastwood movie, and you might not know if it’s from Universal or Warner Bros. or another studio. He has affiliations with so many studios now, but there was a time when you’d just look at a movie and think, ‘Oh, that’s a Warner Bros. film.’
I loved cowboy movies when I was a kid. When I was five years old, I was already wearing a cowboy hat and suit. When I grew up, I knew John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Kirk Douglas and so on.
I went from working with Spielberg to working with Clint Eastwood – I might as well just retire.
Westerns were all daddy liked to watch. Give me some Clint Eastwood, some Charles Bronson, and I was a happy girl. It was our father-daughter bonding.
I always find the more you can draw on real life characters, people, situations, it works better. Certainly for designing a character, I prefer to draw on real people rather than other guys I’ve seen in movies, rather than ‘here’s my version of Clint Eastwood’ or whoever.
One of my favorite directors is Clint Eastwood, and I hear about the way he works, and I think I’m of a similar style. Very few takes – you get what you take, and you move on. It’s very much a job and work.
I think the American Western laid down a kind of subject matter that’s about following your instinct or following your gut and having a sort of removed quality from your humanity. And I think Clint Eastwood helped to establish that.
Each director is different. Clint Eastwood and Chris Nolan are completely different, and I need to adjust to the story and character and the director and just my duty as an actor.
I think every culture – you can call it an American Ronin, a medieval knight errant, you could talk about ‘Shane.’ There is an archetype that I think is actually common to a lot of cultures, and even the Clint Eastwood stuff was probably as influenced by the Japanese stuff, and yet done by an Italian.
To have someone like Clint Eastwood come along and shoot your first draft as written is just any screenwriter’s dream. And Clint is very straightforward. If it’s good enough to get his attention, it’s good enough to produce.
Some people burn out, and some people like Clint Eastwood, he was a wild, international movie star in his 30s, and he’s doing the best work of his life now. Go figure.
I find that all great directors, and I would include Ben Affleck and Clint Eastwood in that, they have great confidence. And with great confidence comes great freedom for the actor.
If you were in Clint Eastwood movies, you were in the Clint Eastwood movie business. You weren’t in the movie business. You weren’t part of Hollywood. This became clear early on; people stopped calling. They automatically assumed I was working exclusively with Clint.
I grew up loving the John Wayne and Clint Eastwood westerns.
Dirty Harry, for example. Clint Eastwood was not a rogue cop. He was a maverick cop, but he was a good guy.
What’s weird is that I work with these directors and then I start channeling them. I kind of turn into them a bit – which is cool when you’re working with Clint Eastwood.
I thought Clint Eastwood was cool in all the western movies, but I’m not gonna drive somewhere he’s at and stand in line to see him. I told Missy, my wife, ‘The only person I’d stand in line for is God Almighty. You made the universe? All right, I’ll get in line!’
Clint Eastwood is an extraordinary director because he knows the value of a buck. He knows where it will show on the screen.