I like Clint more and more every day. Added: I While returning from a weekend visit to his parents in Seattle, Washington, he was a passenger on a Douglas AD bomber that ran out of fuel and crashed into the ocean near Point Reyes. Escaping from the sinking aircraft, he and the pilot swam 3 miles (5 km) to safety. ....................... CinemaCon: Clint Eastwood Takes Aim at Michael Moore, Reflects on 'American Sniper' Success - Hollywood Reporter "Everyone is saying I threatened to kill Michael Moore – that's not true ... but it isn't a bad idea," he joked, getting a big laugh from the crowd. "Once years ago somebody asked me what I would do if a guy like [Moore] came to my house and started filming like they did with Charlton Heston … and I thought, well if he's on your property, I guess you can shoot him," he said. The director, who has never met Moore, added: "Any way you look at it, it's his opinion. That's what's great about this country — you can think about it any way you want."