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A tremendously controversial film, both decried as an apologia for fascism and hailed as the solution to a decade of rising crime, DIRTY... Read More
A tremendously controversial film, both decried as an apologia for fascism and hailed as the solution to a decade of rising crime, DIRTY HARRY propelled Clint Eastwood's career into the stratosphere while adding another archetype to join his Man with No Name in film iconography. Clint stars as Harry Callahan, a truculent San Francisco police detective well known for his vicious take-no-prisoners attitude toward criminals. With the city of San Francisco being terrorized by the psychotic killer known only as Scorpio (Andrew Robinson), Harry is assigned by the mayor (John Vernon) and Lt. Bressler (Harry Guardino) to try to stop him, pairing him with reluctantly accepted new partner Chico (Reni Santoni). Scorpio kidnaps a 14-year-old girl and buries her alive, demanding a $200,000 ransom for her return. Harry is to bring him the money--alone. What follows is one of the most exciting ransom deliveries in film history. The prototype for most of the action films through the rest of the century, DIRTY HARRY rise... Minimize
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22 Reviews from Epinions.com
Jan 19, 2011
Clint Eastwood is a Surprisingly Clean Cop in DIRTY HARRY (1971)
Pros: Great plot, execution, super fun, classic lines, action packed
This is the essential action movie to watch. You have the introduction of one of the best heroes to grace the screen of all time--and it's STILL enjoyable as hell.
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Jun 20, 2012
"He's gonna kill again." - Don Siegel's Dirty Harry
Pros: Part psycological thriller, part shoot-em-up
Cons: None-it's a classic
If you're in the mood for a thriller that's also got lots of violence, check out Dirty Harry. Read More at Epinions.com
Apr 12, 2003
"Do You Feel Lucky? Well, Do Ya, Punk??" -- Dirty Harry
Pros: Clint Eastwood, script, Don Siegal's direction.
Cons: Harry's disregard for certain laws while meting out justice will offend some.
Controversial, maybe questionable -- but Dirty Harry is a classic police thriller. Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 26, 2008
Two killers: Harry Callahan and Scorpio, The one with the badge is Harry.
Pros: A cop thriller starring the quintessential anti-hero actor, now in a two-disc package.
Cons: The countercultural disdain is a little heavy-handed.
Warner have finally delivered a proper special edition package for one of the studio's greatest action flicks, still drawing blood after 26 years. Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 21, 2002
I Shoot the bastard, that's my policy.
Pros: Unflinching, iconic performance from Mr.Eastwood...
Cons: Post-Harry parodies dilute the effect of real scenes.
Despite being a borderline psycho and a peeping tom, you'll want to be Callahan. What better recommendation than that? Read More at Epinions.com
Aug 11, 2000
Greatest Antihero Flick?
Pros: Landmark film in the crime genre...
Cons: May be too intense for younger audiences... Read More at Epinions.com
Jan 4, 2002
It's Society's Fault
Pros: Eastwood, tight direction by Siegel, tension, action
Cons: Tries a bit too hard
Not as fascist as some believe, this movie entertains in ways that todays action films could never hope to Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 26, 2001
It's a Dirty World
Pros: good pick up lines
Cons: not a family film
This is a very well done perfected film Read More at Epinions.com
Sep 29, 2001
This Man Who Is In Law Enforcement Fights Dirty!
Pros: A well made action filled movie.
This is a movie classic and so, be sure to rent this movie. Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 5, 2000
The True Blue Hero
Pros: Visuals, story, disturbing plot lines, and sweet lines
Cons: Nothing Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 10, 2000
"Well I'm all broken up about that man's rights..."
Pros: A true 70's classic...
Cons: ...some very dodgy fashions! Read More at Epinions.com