#88. The Beguiled (1971)


– Director: Don Siegel

– Metascore: 66

– Runtime: 105 minutes

Set in the American Civil War, “The Beguiled” depicts a girls school in Mississippi. When one of the students comes across a wounded Union corporal, played by Clint Eastwood, the teacher must decide what to do with him. This film was based on a novel by Thomas P. Cullinan, which was the inspiration for a 2017 movie also titled “The Beguiled.”