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The Gauntlet is a american film of genre Drama directed by Clint Eastwood released in USA on 21 december 1977 with Clint Eastwood

The Gauntlet (1977)

The Gauntlet
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Released in USA 21 december 1977
Length 1h49
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Comedy thriller,    Action,    Adventure,    Crime
Rating64% 3.2015553.2015553.2015553.2015553.201555

The Gauntlet is a 1977 American action film directed by Clint Eastwood, starring Eastwood and Sondra Locke. The film's supporting cast includes Pat Hingle, William Prince, Bill McKinney, and Mara Corday. Eastwood plays a down-and-out cop who falls in love with a prostitute (Locke) whom he is assigned to escort from Las Vegas to Phoenix in order for her to testify against the mob.

Synopsis

Ben Shockley, an alcoholic cop from Phoenix, is well on his way to becoming a down-and-out when he is given the task to escort witness Gus Mally from Las Vegas. His superior, Commissioner Blakelock says that it's a "nothing witness" for a "nothing trial." Mally protests that they are both set up to be killed in a hit, which a jaded Shockley doubts. Mally soon reveals herself to be a belligerent prostitute with mob ties and is in possession of incriminating information concerning a high figure in society.

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