Every Which Way But Loose Reviews

March 26, 2019
The plot remains as flat as the treacly country-western score.
March 26, 2019
There's no accounting for the success of this over the failure of Eastwood's infinitely superior Bronco Billy.
March 26, 2019
The story and the characters are really too silly even by the standards of this kind of romp, and the film's disparate elements hardly ever begin to gel.
March 26, 2019
For Eastwood fans, the essential elements are there. Lots of people get beat up, Eastwood walks tall and looks nasty, cars are crashed. James Fargo directs limply.
March 9, 2019
This time, Eastwood has chosen a story which purports to be light and funny and which is neither.
January 26, 2006
The whole thing seems like an indulgent, expensive home movie created by and for Eastwood's customary stock company of actors.
September 21, 2005
May 9, 2005
Far from showing off Mr. Eastwood to flattering advantage, this kind of format virtually eclipses his talents. Every Which Way but Loose... is the slackest and most harebrained of Mr. Eastwood's recent movies.
January 1, 2005
Every which way but good.
May 18, 2004
Goofy but amiable comedy with great country music.
August 22, 2003
May 24, 2003
An inexplicably popular movie, this is annoying, unfunny and irritating rubbish which is best forgotten -- but that may be an impossible task.
November 13, 2002
September 19, 2002
Clint and an organgutan....
July 29, 2002
July 25, 2002
A career low for Eastwood. Oh wait, except for the sequel.
May 20, 2002
...probably the single most mediocre film Eastwood ever made, but the public loved it...