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Wrong kind of gang
Eastwood wins box office race with ‘Gran Torino’
The suburban drama, in which Eastwood plays a grumpy old man who takes on Latino gang members “Dirty Harry”-style, earned an estimated $29 million in the three days since it opened nationally on Friday, distributor Warner Bros. Pictures said.
The grumpy old man in the movie doesn’t take on Latino gang members. He takes on Asian gang members. I don’t even have to comment on how bad the mistake is for reuters…
Several readers pointed out this one. We corrected: GBU Editor
The theatre marquee with the film’s title is reflected in the back window of a 1972 Gran Torino automobile on display at the world premiere of director Clint Eastwood’s new film “Gran Torino” on the Warner Bros. studio lot in Burbank, California December 9, 2008. REUTERS/Fred Prouser