Unforgiven Synopsis
An old gunslinger (Clint Eastwood) and others hunt bounty in Big Whiskey.
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Wall Street Journal

By Julie Salamon
It's powerful entertainment. [22 Sept 1992, p.A16(E)]
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100

Chicago Tribune

By Dave Kehr
This dark, melancholic film is a reminder -- never more necessary than now -- of what the American cinema is capable of, in the way of...
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90

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Unforgiven is the most provocative western of Eastwood's career, and with Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman and Richard Harris along for the...
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90

TV Guide

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The cast is universally strong. Hackman, Freeman and Harris don't do anything they haven't done before, but the roles suit their personae...
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88

USA Today

By Mike Clark
It's the actor/director's best movie - and the best Western by anybody in over 20 years. [7 Aug 1992]
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80

Empire

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It is the last great Western ever made, and it will always remain so.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

Each character in David Webb Peoples' dense, unexpectedly stately, non- violent script (the inevitable gore is employed sparingly) is...
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Plays out its drama with enough old-fashioned sobriety to lend the proceedings a classical air, offering the comfort of familiarity rather...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

As enjoyable as most of Unforgiven is, Eastwood's shades-of-gray moralism feels like a whitewash.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Though the movie is riddled with memorable scenes of violence, its pace is slow -- too slow. It has an epic sprawl, but it's not an epic....
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Good Ol' Country Western

By H3OIndra
Definitely worth watching Clint in old fashioned gun slinging action....

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Rated R
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Violent Oscar winner shatters myths of the Old West.
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