Warner Bros has released the first trailer for Clint Eastwood‘s Gran Torino. Earlier this week Warners released the first photo and poster for the film. The trailer shows us a racist grumpy old Eastwood, who tells to a bunch of local gang bangers “Get off my lawn” I kid you not.
In the movie, Eastwood plays a disgruntled racist Korean War vet named Walt Kowalski, who sets out to reform his neighbor, a young Hmong immigrant teenage neighbor (played by newcomer Bee Vang), who, as part of a gang initiation, tried to steal Kowalski‘s prized possession: his 1972 Gran Torino. Walt ends up confronting prejudices that have isolated him.
This looks like another solid Eastwood film, unlike Changeling, which just looks “blah” (reviews also agree). Watch the trailer below, and tell me what you think in the comments!
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Watch the trailer in high definition on Apple.com. Gran Torino hits theaters on December 17th 2008.