Magnum Force
Magnum Force (1973)

In this film, notorious area criminals are being killed by vigilantes. Detective Dirty Harry Callahan discovers that the killings have been committed by a .357 Magnum and suspects that his partner is responsible. But the conspiracy is less… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1973
DVD Release Date: November 20, 2001
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Critic Score: 81% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Barbara Shulgasser
Common Sense Media

'70s cop sequel has lots of violence, sex, profanity.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Dirty Harry feels like a lucky punk once again.

Scott Weinberg

Eastwood doing what he does best! (Westerns aside, of course.)

Fernando F. Croce

But who polices the police?

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Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

Engrossing follow-up to Dirty Harry

Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

With bravado and resourcefulness to spare, Harry would make a great trainer for today's new crew of sky marshals.

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Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

An enthralling thriller which resounds like the boom of the Magnum force

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

one of the best in the Dirty Harry series. a tough drama with Eastwood at top form.

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...too long and too wayward.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Al S
A tough, hard-core and explosive action-thriller that gets the job done. It`s sharply written and well-constructed action film that has lots of flavor. Clint… More
Sajin P A
Harry Callahan, who's already pissed off at " the system" now has to deal with a band of vigilante cops who are even more pissed off at the same… More
Chris Weber
This is a solid, action packed and violent (with the series's highest body count at 30) sequel to perennial 70s classic crime caper Dirty Harry. This time… More
KJ Proulx
Magnum Force brings back the classic Dirty Harry character we have all come to know and love, and even though the first film stands as a masterpiece, this… More
Ken Stachnik
Not even close to the amazing achievement of the first film. While it is pretty cool to watch Dirty Harry fight Hutch, I was really underwhelmed.
Alex roy
A solid sequel to the first Dirty Harry film, Magnum Force is also one of the best films in the series. Harry Callahan is on the trail of a bunch of crooked… More

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