• nicolas1810

    ★★★½ Watched by nicolas1810 02 Oct, 2015

    Ο Κλίνταρος είναι ο μυστηριώδης τύπος του τίτλου,που αφού κάνει μια εντυπωσιακότατη είσοδο στην ταινία λέγοντας μια από τις γνωστές θανατηφόρες του ατάκες γρυλίζοντας όπως μόνο αυτός ξέρει,αναλαμβάνει να προστατέψει καταυλισμό χρυσοθήρων που τρομοκρατούνται από μεγαλοεργολάβο -γαιοκτήμονα της περιοχής ώστε να του παραδώσουν τη γη τους, αναγκάζοντας τον έτσι μιας και τα βρίσκει σκούρα με τον Κλιντ να φέρει έναν μπροστινό για να καθαρίσει για πάρτη του (κάτι σαν το Μπόμπολας/Θεοδωράκης δηλαδή).Πολύ καλό γουέστερν που με την άνεση που μας…


  • Chase Eiland

    ★★★★ Watched by Chase Eiland 23 Sep, 2015

    A girl wishes for a protector for her mining village and they get a violent "preacher" who kicks the tar out of Jaws from the Bond movies (including a sledge hammer to the junk) and Willard from Footloose (who is a bit out of his depth opposite Clint).


  • Dan Snyder

    ★★★★½ Rewatched by Dan Snyder 20 Sep, 2015

    This is one of my favorite westerns and Eastwood films. I grew up with this movie playing regularly in our household, and I'm taken back each time I watch it. My fathers love of westerns was not lost on me, though I thought so at the time. I had such a great time reliving this movie and remembering all the times that my family watched this.


  • XM

    ★★★½ Watched by XM 28 Aug, 2015

    Yo les jeunes! Scraper l'environnement pour le profit, c'est pas cool...


  • Matthew White

    ★★★★ Watched by Matthew White 09 Aug, 2015

    In Clint Eastwood's powerful Western "Pale Rider" a small prospecting community is terrorized by members of a nearby mining company who want to take over their land. In rides Clint Eastwood as a nameless Preacher, answering a little girl's prayers that a savior will come to protect them.

    As far as the genre of Western goes, "Pale Rider" is top-notch. It offers all of the iconography associated with the genre and adds its own special spices to the stew. What…


  • Annie Dugan

    ★★★ Watched by Annie Dugan 01 Aug, 2015

    Gorgeous location,
    typical western plot line
    Not a Bechdel film


  • Lewis Holt

    ★★★★ Watched by Lewis Holt 03 Aug, 2015

    Another majestic performance from a screen icon, pale rider is another outstanding western which for me is along side the likes of unforgiven and high plains drifter.


  • Mike Scholtz

    ★★ Rewatched by Mike Scholtz 02 Aug, 2015

    If this was the first Western you'd ever seen, I bet you would really like it.

    I did not.

    And I see Clint Eastwood is as bad at using fake dead dogs as he is at using fake live babies.


  • Tim Lawrence

    ★★★ Watched by Tim Lawrence 25 Jul, 2015

    Full disclosure: I watched this on TV, so the editing was butchered and there were commercials, none of which did the film any favors.

    With all that in mind, I'm not really sure what to make of this. The story is a barely-altered regurgitation of the classic "Shane," and "Pale Rider" alternates between wholeheartedly embracing the western tropes, updating them for a more disillusioned 80s audience, and throwing in random hints at ambiguity. As with many of Eastwood's films, there…


  • Matthew Rice

    ★★★ Watched by Matthew Rice 21 Jul, 2015

    About as formulaic a Western as there ever was. A stranger rides into down, helps a bunch of strangers stand up to some no-good rich mining company bullies. The end.

    That said, it hits all the right beats and you do get some satisfaction from the predictable outcome when it finally comes but you could just about make this film by cutting scenes together from Clints previous outings.

    I will add that it always seems like a big Eastwood ego…


  • Andy Summers

    ★★★★½ Rewatched by Andy Summers 16 Jul, 2015

    Clint Eastwood has been a Hollywood legend for many years now both as an actor and director of high quality movies, but Eastwood really made his name in television back in the late 1950's as a cowboy in Rawhide. With that background in the Western genre, it's maybe not that big a surprise that Eastwood's career has some very influential Westerns at its pinnacle. Pale Rider may not be as famous as those spaghetti Westerns he made with Leone back…


  • Henry Chivers

    ★★★ Rewatched by Henry Chivers 13 Jul, 2015

    Another good man with no name movie.