• Unforgiven (1992)

Unforgiven

Release Date: 1992

DVD Release Date: March 26th, 1997

R |2 hr 10 min

Plot Summary

When prostitute Delilah Fitzgerald (Anna Thomson) is disfigured by a pair of cowboys in Big Whiskey, Wyoming, her fellow brothel workers post a reward for their murder, much to the displeasure of sheriff Little Bill Daggett (Gene Hackman), who doesn't allow vigilantism in his town. Two groups of gunfighters, one led by aging former bandit William Munny (Clint Eastwood), the other by the florid English Bob (Richard Harris), come to collect the reward, clashing with each other and the sheriff.

Cast: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris, Jaimz Woolvett, Saul Rubinek, Frances Fisher, Anna Thomson

Director: Clint Eastwood

Genres: Western

Production Co: Malpaso Company, Warner Brothers

Keywords: Pursuit, Murder, Dark, Small town, Intense, Rivalry

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The film reflects a passing era even in its visual style. show more

  • 100
    Julie SalamonWall Street Journal

    It's powerful entertainment. [22 Sept 1992, p.A16(E)]

  • 100
    Duane ByrgeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Like a shooter whose skill allows him to take careful aim with a rifle rather than going for the easy splatter of a buckshot, director Eastwood's big picture is suredly calibrated: He points your eye to the tiniest specs, the most telling and powerful parts of this moral panorama. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

Winner Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1993)
Nominated Writing (Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen)
Winner Best Picture
Winner Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Art Direction
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Winner Actor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1993)
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Cinematography
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Winner Film Editing
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1993)
Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Winner Directing
Nominated Sound
Nominated David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1993)
Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1993)