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Magnum Force (1973) Movie Information

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Ted Post


Clint Eastwood
Hal Holbrook
Mitch Ryan
David Soul
Tim Matheson
Robert Urich





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A wayward cop is enforcing vigilante justice by assassinating several criminals who manage to escape punishment by slipping through legal loopholes and "Dirty" Harry Callahan is on the case.

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A great sequel. I liked it just as much as the first.

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Better than Dirty Harry. I didn't know what to expect after seeing Dirty Harry and frankly being a little underwhelmed. I was obviously blown away. The pacing was pitch perfect, Eastwood delivered a fantastic performance, and the storyline was engaging and unpredictable. Nothing wrong with shooting as long as the right people get shot!

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02/12/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"Magnum Force" by Yojimbo

Harry Callahan returns to investigate the serial murders of unrelated criminals and discovers a conspiracy of vigilantes within his department. The sequel to Dirty Harry is where Callahan starts his transformation from uncompromising outsider to macho stereotype, the opening titles consisting of an unwavering close up on his .357 phallus on a blood red background and the graphic and often gratuitous shoot outs are punctuated by his refusing anaesthetic and having every female within his vicinity falling into bed with him. It's a much more exploitative approach, the grit of the original replaced with irrelevant action scenes, nudity and gangland stereotypes (the pimp is straight out of a particularly unsubtle blaxploitation movie). There are also some inconsistencies in the plot; how can a...

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05/04/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

weak sequel.

The weak sequel to the Great Dirty Harry. The film just is not done as well for multiple reasons. One is the story is not nearly as compelling thanks to lack of a good villain. This actually has multiple villains actually and they fail to even come close to the first one great villain. One problem is they are not played well another is they are going after bad people for the most part except for that Tolkien innocent is thrown in to get killed too. Also the way the villains look and act could almost cause laughter. The story is not intense because of the way the scenes are connected basically to slowly and lacking in any urgency. Clint Eastwood is still good but he does not have much to do except fight the bad guys in this one since the character's story was already really told in the or...

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