The Gauntlet

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"Clint Eastwood is the man in the middle of The Gauntlet"
  • R
  • 1977
  • 1 hr 49 min
  • 6.4  (21,350)
  • 59

Ben Shockley is a detective who is trying to control his drinking. He is assigned by the police chief to go to Las Vegas and and get Gus Malley; Gus is set to testify in a big trial. When Ben gets to Las Vegas he finds Gus engaging in prostitution and she is extremely aggressive. Gus explains to Ben that she must testify against a big mobster and that the mob is already watching them. Before going home, Ben calls for police protection for him and Gus. However, someone in the police department has sided with the mafia and puts a set-up together to have Ben and Gus killed; they are immediately targeted by the mob. Ben and Gus must put a catchy plan together that will help them get through mobsters and get through crooked cops. They have to put their lives on the line over and over again.

The Gauntlet
The Gauntlet
The Gauntlet

Trailer - 2 min 37 sec

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Ben Shockley is a detective who is trying to control his drinking. He is assigned by the police chief to go to Las Vegas and and get Gus Malley; Gus is set to testify in a big trial. When Ben gets to Las Vegas he finds Gus engaging in prostitution and she is extremely aggressive. Gus explains to Ben that she must testify against a big mobster and that the mob is already watching them.

Before going home, Ben calls for police protection for him and Gus. However, someone in the police department has sided with the mafia and puts a set-up together to have Ben and Gus killed; they are immediately targeted by the mob. Ben and Gus must put a catchy plan together that will help them get through mobsters and get through crooked cops. They have to put their lives on the line over and over again.

The Gauntlet is a 1977 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 49 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4 and a MetaScore of 59.

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  • Release Date
    1977
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 49 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (21,350)
  • Metascore
    59