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The Gauntlet (1977)

2 Ratings: -0.5
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Clint Eastwood is a down-and-out cop who is sent on a routine mission to pick up a witness and deliver her to the Phoenix courthouse. Sounds easy until he realizes he's been set up by the man who gave him this simple assignment. The interplay between … see full wiki

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review by . January 06, 2012
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Hey look, Clint Eastwood is in another cop film! Clint Eastwood and Sondra Locke star in this 1977 action film which, while not a masterpiece by any means is still worth a look for fans of action films.      Clint Eastwood is Ben Shockley, a down-and-out cop that is assigned to escort a prostitute (Gus Mally, played by Sondra Locke) from Las Vegas to Phoenix to testify in a mob trial. but it turns out that nobody wants them to turn up in Phoenix alive, including the cops, so …
review by . April 12, 2005
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The Gauntlet may rank as one of Clint Eastwood's worst movies. It is so unrealistic and silly I frankly didn't want to even finish it. Released in 1977 after a string of some really good westerns and Dirty Harry movies, it stands out as being a real stinker.    Here Eastwood plays a loser of a cop, Ben Shockley, who is sent on an assignment to pick up a witness in Las Vegas for a trial. He's told it's a "nothing witness for a nothing case" so he thinks it'll be an easy assignment. …
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