The Enforcer (1976)
Average Rating: 6.3/10
Reviews Counted: 27
Fresh: 21 | Rotten: 6
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Number three in the Dirty Harry series, The Enforcer equips macho cop Harry Callahan (Clint Eastwood) with a female assistant, Kate Moore (Tyne Daly). Their quarry is a terrorist organization which has kidnapped the mayor of San Francisco (John Crawford). Harry goes undercover, attempting to root out the terrorists by beating up anybody who looks at him cross-eyed. When Harry and Kate discover that the mayor is being held at Alcatraz Island, it is only a matter of time before the climactic
Jan 1, 1976 Wide
Nov 20, 2001
Warner Bros. Pictures
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...lacks a strong, clearly defined villainous presence. Still, Eastwood's flinty-eyed stare and snarling lip are more than enough.
Finally, we know Lacey's secret past...she was killed in the line of duty
Dirty Harry has a female partner...briefly. Blasting action.
Dirty Harry keeps knocking 'em down in entertaining fashion.
Dirty Harry confronts women's lib ... and Eastwood demonstrates his feminist affinities once again.
A grim, gutsy, perversely satisfying shot of machismo from an era when action heroes were action heroes -- not a little boy's idea of an action hero.
A solid third installment in the DIRTY HARRY series. Tyne Daly excellent as the flustered but competent female partner. Great final showdown with terrorists on Alcatraz.
For Eastwood fans only, third of five in the Dirty Harry series, but hardening of the arteries began to set in with one.
Audience Reviews for The Enforcer
- Harry Callahan: Captain if your gonna jerk all these people off don't do it with me.
- Capt. McKay: That's it Callahan you just got yourself a 60 day suspension.
- Harry Callahan: Make it 90.
- Capt. McKay: 180, give me your star.
- Harry Callahan: There's a seven point depository captain.
- Capt. McKay: What did you say?
- Harry Callahan: I said stick it in your ass.
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