Even though he has a career in cinema spanning over half a century, Clint Eastwood has shown no signs of slowing down at age 86. Sully, his 35th film as a director, is opening this weekend to positive word of mouth. In a career as expansive as any filmmaker today, Eastwood’s directorial track record is full of peaks and valleys. From gritty westerns to historical dramas, each film in his canon has something worthwhile. With that said, a few of his films have helped to define his legacy. Here are the five films that stand head and shoulders above the rest as his most important and defining directing efforts. At the risk of sounding redundant, Unforgiven was left off this list.