Sudden Impact Reviews

August 30, 2016
'80s cop-drama sequel has rape, murder, revenge.
May 21, 2010
...stretches the believability factor to the limit, with a story that is all over the map.
April 2, 2010
A study of the Dirty Harry macho drive, worked out lucidly by the filmmaker and his avenging muse
April 30, 2009
It is viewed by many aficionados as the best of the five movies about the hard-nosed, authority-defying San Francisco cop.
March 26, 2009
This is the first entry in the series to have been directed by Eastwood himself, and action is put over with great force, if also with some obviousness.
February 12, 2008
January 12, 2007
December 6, 2005
Boy did Ronald Reagan love this movie!
October 9, 2005
Not as strong as the first three Dirty Harry movies, but this fourth one has enough classic Harry Callahan moments to make it a worthy addition to the series.
June 14, 2005
October 30, 2004
Dirty Harry draws again. Vintage Clint.
October 23, 2004
To all those cowboy movies we saw in our youth, all those TV Westerns and cop dramas and war movies, Dirty Harry has brought a great simplification: A big man, a big gun, a bad guy and instant justice.
April 14, 2004
November 4, 2003
Worth watching, just for THEE line.
August 22, 2003
November 16, 2002
September 22, 2002
Probably Sondra Locke's best performance.
September 17, 2002
Same bag of tricks, but fans will like a look all the same
July 27, 2002
December 13, 2001
The beauty of the Dirty Harry movies isn't all the famous lines but is Clint Eastwood's wonderfully dry and threatening delivery of them.