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Overall C+

Walt Kowalski (Clint Eastwood) is a Korean War vet growing older and grumpier with each passing day. So when his young Asian neighbor (Bee Vang), who is involved with a street gang, tries to steal his 1972 Gran Torino, he responds with gun threats. While Walt isn't surprised that this declaration of war makes him an enemy of the local hoodlums, he isn't prepared for the hero's praise he receives from the family next door. Suddenly the man is forced to face prejudices that pre-date his prized car.

Violence D+
Sexual Content B-
Profanity D+
Substance Use C-

Gran Torino

The most recent home video release of this movie is June 9, 2009. Here are some details…

Release Date: 9 June 2009

Gran Torino races onto DVD in either full frame or widescreen presentations. Either version also offers two featurettes: Manning the Wheel and Gran Torino: More Than a Car.

Gran Torino is also driving onto Blu-ray. This 2-disc edition presents the movie in widescreen. Bonus extras includes four featurettes (Behind the Story, The Eastwood Way, Manning the Wheel and Gran Torino: More Than a Car), along with BD Live.

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