• Blood Work (2002)

Blood Work

Release Date: August 9th, 2002

DVD Release Date: December 27th, 2002

R |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

FBI profiler Terry McCaleb (Clint Eastwood) was hot on the trail of "The Code Killer" when a heart attack put him out of commission. A heart transplant later, Terry spends his time in the harbor on his houseboat -- that is, until he starts to investigate the facts surrounding his transplant. His donor was a murder victim, and the murder is still unsolved. With the help of his seaside neighbor, Buddy (Jeff Daniels), and over the protests of his doctor, Terry reopens the case.

Cast: Clint Eastwood, Jeff Daniels, Anjelica Huston, Wanda De Jesus, Tina Lifford, Paul Rodriguez, Dylan Walsh, Mason Lucero

Director: Clint Eastwood

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Malpaso Company

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Underdog, Murder, 2000s, Quest, Investigation, Tense, Mystery, Los Angeles

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    As director of the movie, Eastwood takes a conservative approach, with few of the imaginative touches that have made some of his films – "Bird," "The Eiger Sanction" – so memorable. show more

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The strength of the picture, directed by Eastwood, is that it has three intersecting story arcs: The investigation, the health issues, and the relationship that builds, step by step. show more

  • 88
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    A violent, improbable movie done in tersely elegant style, and it may be the last action movie for one of the cinema's great action stars, Clint Eastwood. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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