Like 1992's "Unforgiven," this unconventional western features revenge, rewards, an aging gunman with a drinking problem, open plains and big sky. In its stars, Jeff Bridges and Clint Eastwood, the camera found iconic faces carved from the prairie. The fate of young Mattie Ross (Hailee Steinfeld) and half the rest of the cast of "Grit" could be summed up by Eastwood's line: "Deserve's got nothing to do with it."
From top: Jeff Bridges, credit: Paramount; Clint Eastwood, credit: Warner Bros.
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