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The Enforcer (1976)

Dirty Harry must foil a terrorist organization made up of disgruntled Vietnam veterans. But this time, he's teamed with a rookie female partner that he's not too excited to be working with.

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Kate Moore
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Bobby Maxwell
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The Mayor
Samantha Doane ...
Wanda
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Buchinski
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Miki
M.G. Kelly ...
Father John
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Martin
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Mustapha
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Mendez
Bill Ackridge ...
Andy
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Storyline

Picking up three years after the events in Magnum Force, a threatening terrorist group called, The People's Revolutionary Strike Force declare war to the city of San Francisco and demand a ransom to be paid, otherwise they plan to blow the city apart. While Inspector 'Dirty' Harry Callahan is at a limbo following his unorthodox method during a robbery, he's at it to dispatch the terrorist group, by playing their game by being more dirty than ever. But this time, he's got a new partner, which might prove the task to be somewhat more difficult than ever, unless the two can work together. Written by Anonymous

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The "dirtiest" Harry of them all! See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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R | See all certifications »

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22 December 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dirty Harry III  »

Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$46,200,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The writers of the original screenplay did not know how to get the script to Clint Eastwood. So they left it at The Hog's Breath Inn, Eastwood's Carmel, California restaurant. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the film, before Harry goes into the restaurant, he drives by a lone red car parked at the corner. In the next shot, there is a white car, behind the red car, that wasn't in the first shot. See more »

Quotes

Harry Callahan: Is that a confessional over there?
[Harry points to the corner of the church]
Father John: [smugly] You wanna make a confession?
Harry Callahan: You first!
[Harry grabs Father John & shoves him roughly into the confessional]
Harry Callahan: I want Maxwell!
[pulls his gun out]
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As powerful as Clint Eastwood's .44 Magnum
1 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the third installment of the Dirty Harry series, all starring the legendary four-times Academy Award-winning actor and director Clint Eastwood. Naturally, it's not as powerful and dramatic as the first of the series, because, once again naturally, sequels are difficult to make. Especially if you want them to live up to their proceeding movies.

"The Enforcer", like all five installments of the series, is a great action-crime film with it's own little individual plot and point. It's got plenty of decent action, Eastwood flaring away with his .44 Magnum revolver, punching bleeding holes through his challengers.

This movie has also got a pretty dramatic ending.

Overall, "The Enforcer" is another classic Clint Eastwood movie and definitely worth checking out and seeing a few times over.


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