Magnum Force
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The second Dirty Harry movie, Magnum Force concerns itself with a vigilante group that has targeted notorious scofflaws for extermination. When a prominent gang boss or drug-runner is set free by the airheaded liberal courts, a covert group of "avengers" is soon on hand to blow the miscreant to bits. While detective Dirty Harry Callahan (Clint Eastwood) is no great friend of civil liberties, he is dead set against wholesale murder as a solution to legal loopholes. Discovering that all the killings have been committed by the same weapon, Callahan reaches the conclusion that his… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"But who polices the police?"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Engrossing follow-up to Dirty Harry"
‑ Jon Niccum, Lawrence Journal-World
"With bravado and resourcefulness to spare, Harry would make a great trainer for today's new crew of sky marshals."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
"An enthralling thriller which resounds like the boom of the Magnum force"
‑ Louise Keller, Urban Cinefile
"one of the best in the Dirty Harry series. a tough drama with Eastwood at top form."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"...too long and too wayward."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"Dirty Harry feels like a lucky punk once again."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"Eastwood doing what he does best! (Westerns aside, of course.)"
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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