Dirty Harry Movie Review Summary

Actors: Clint Eastwood, John Vernon, Andrew Robinson

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A killer is on the loose in San Francisco and says he'll kill another person every day until the mayor pays him two hundred thousand dollars. He kidnaps a girl and holds her hostage.
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Dirty Harry, the cop that is sent to deliver the money, tries to stop the killer, but he gets away. Harry gives chase and eventually catches him, but he's released due to lack of evidence.
Harry stalks the killer, but is forced to leave him alone after the killer pays a man to beat him up and he blames it on Harry.
The killer takes a bus full of children hostage and demands the money and a jet.
Harry tries to convince the mayor not to pay, but instead kill the man before he can do anymore damage, but the mayor won't listen.
Harry knows the bus's route to the airport so he waits on a bridge and jumps on top of the bus. It rattles the killer and he crashes the bus. He runs and Harry chases. They wind up at a pond where the killer takes a young boy hostage.
Harry shoots the killer in the shoulder, allowing the boy to get away.
The killer reaches for his gun and Dirty Harry blows him away.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brandon Swenson

A tough as nails San Francisco cop, Harry Callahan (Dirty Harry), is out to get a sniper named Scorpio. His main targets are people from various races and ages. Harry realizes that this man is sick and twisted and doesn't care at all for human life, so he uses all his resources (including his colt.44 magnum) to track Scorpio down.
The review of this Movie prepared by Jack Bauer

Clint Eastwood is "Dirty" Harry Calahan, a San Francisco cop is on the hunt for a serial killer who is blackmailing the city.
The review of this Movie prepared by Tom Stern

Script Analysis of Dirty Harry

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 43.3%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 36.7%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   catching/stopping killer    -   criminal kidnappers Blackmail & Seduction    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   law enforcement gone bad    -   serial killer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West City?    -   Yes City:    -   San Francisco Misc setting    -   building

Writing Style

Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets

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