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10 Badass Quotes from Clint

May 15, 2017

Perhaps the most badass words to ever come out of cultural icon Clint Eastwood’s mouth are: “You’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya, punk?” That’s from the hugely successful film Dirty Harry. It’s made several “Top Movie Quotes” lists, including AFI’s 100 Greatest Movie Quotes of All Time. But oddly enough, it consistently makes lists for being one of the most misquoted movies lines of all times (“Do you feel lucky, punk?”). Below are ten CORRECTLY cited quotes from Clint that we think are just as badass in celebration of his birthday and an HDNET MOVIES Eastwood Extravaganza. Enjoy four days of Clint Eastwood films on HDNET MOVIES, with an all-day marathon on Wednesday, May 31st when the legend turns 87.

1. A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

“I don’t think it’s nice, you laughing. You see, my mule don’t like people laughing. He gets the crazy idea you’re laughing at him. Now if you apologize, like I know you’re going to, I might convince him that you really didn’t mean it.”

Clint Eastwood in A Fistful of Dollars (1964)


2. Joe Kidd (1972)

“Next time I’ll knock your damn head off.”
Joe Kidd


3. High Plains Drifter (1973)

“You know, you’re going to look awfully silly with that knife sticking up your ass.”
The Stranger

Clint Eastwood in High Plains Drifter (1973)


4. The Gauntlet (1977)

“Now, the next turkey who tries that, I’m gonna shoot him, stuff him, and stick an apple in his ass.”
Ben Shockley


5. Sudden Impact (1983)

“You know what makes me really sick to my stomach? It’s watching you stuff your face with those hot dogs. Nobody, I mean NOBODY, puts ketchup on a hot dog.”
Harry Callahan

Clint Eastwood in Sudden Impact (1983)


6. City Heat (1984)

“And I’ll bring a nice foot to your ass.”
Lieutenant Speer


7. Heartbreak Ridge (1986)

“Be advised that I’m mean, nasty, and tired. I eat concertina wire and piss napalm and I can put a round to a flea’s ass at 200 meters. So you go hump somebody else’s leg, mutt face, before I push yours in.”


8. The Dead Pool (1988)

“Well, opinions are like assholes. Everybody has one.”
Harry Callahan

Clint Eastwood in The Dead Pool (1988)


9. In the Line of Fire (1993)

“You have a rendezvous with my ass, motherfucker!”
Frank Horrigan

Clint Eastwood in In the Line of Fire (1993)


10. Gran Torino (2008)

“Ever notice how you come across somebody once in a while that you shouldn’t have fucked with? That’s me.”
Walt Kowalski


Celebrate Clint Eastwood all month long on HDNET MOVIES, and be sure to tune in Sunday, May 28th through Wednesday, May 31st when the Clint flicks just keep on rolling!

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