SHOWDOWN ❖ Oldies but goldies

Best seniors in film

"Kindly wisdom and wacky bucket lists from funny old folks near the end of their lives is all well and good, but old people are, y’know, people—still living, learning, falling in love and making mistakes in all their messy, naughty, double-crossing, flirty, dangerous glory. So give us your ten most interesting seniors in movies (whether the film itself is about old age doesn’t matter, but if it’s an interesting take, even better). "

Maybe not the best of them, but those that have touched me or had an impact on me.

  • Unforgiven
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • The Godfather
  • Gran Torino
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • Star Wars
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • Death Becomes Her
  • In the Name of the Father
  • Coco