Clint Eastwood's fifth film as a director and eighth Western as a star (ninth if you count Paint Your Wagon), The Outlaw Josey Wales chronicles the hero's violent journey westward after the Civil War.... read more
DVD Release Date: March 30, 1999
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November 18, 2012
One of the best westerns of all time. Another Eastwood Classic. Clint Eastwood is excellent, he delivers a thrilling performance and even more thrilling directional feature. A stunning and well-crafted western that delivers plenty of sensational shoot-ours and great humor. A fun ...
December 19, 2011
Clint Eastwood's The Outlaw Josey Wales is a near flawless Western with a great cast of actors. Directed by Clint Eastwood who also plays the lead role of Josey Wales, This is a classic Western that is packed with effective story telling, good action, memorable characters and abo...
November 28, 2011
A typical horse opera with Eastwood as the stranger you better not mess with, only different, yea charged, with the blithe spirit of Chief Dan George as the unlikely second banana, who manages to lift the usual proceedings single-handedly into 4 star territory.
September 6, 2011
This film plays very fast and loose with both history and geography, but that aside, this is a very thrilling and rousing western adventure.
The story concerns a Missouri farmer named Josey Wales who joins up with Confederate bushwhackers after Jayhawkers kill his family and de...
August 16, 2011
While not perfect by any means, Eastwood manages to pull off an anti-war western. It is superbly shot and visually very enthralling compared to many of his other works. While I cannot for the life of me understand why he always chose to work with Sandra Locke all of those years, ...
May 14, 2011
When Mr.Clintwood is out for revenge, you know there's no stopping him. The journey of Josey Wales is an epic ride filled with adventure, action and wit.
January 19, 2011
Kind of like every western that came out of the 70's, and done really well, but Eastwood proves he's no Leone.
January 13, 2011
A beautifully-shot harsh western that was made by an American in America in the '70s and not by an Italian film director for a change. Not that there's anything wrong with that, but it's what makes this particular film stand out. It's not exactly perfect (I felt it runs just a ...
November 6, 2010
I understand how Clint Eastwood built a career from portraying characters like this. His performance is great. The movie is a typical Western in that all the gunfights actually takes away from the story for me, but Westerns are my my favorite genre.
June 4, 2010
Clint Eastwood does a great job at getting a very different looking western than you usually see, most of it taking place in Missouri. It also has a completely different pace then you might expect, it takes its time and gradually eases you into this very unique story. It's not ju...
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