The Enforcer

Release Date: March 9th, 2009

DVD Release Date: November 20th, 2001

R |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

Police officer "Dirty Harry" Callahan (Clint Eastwood) is reassigned from homicide to personnel after his latest use of excessive force. Meanwhile, a terrorist group calling themselves the People's Revolutionary Strike Force organizes a series of crimes in San Francisco, hoping to enrich themselves. When they kidnap the mayor (John Crawford) and steal rockets and rifles for their next attack, Harry and his new female partner, Inspector Kate Moore (Tyne Daly), must stop the terrorists.

Cast: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino, Bradford Dillman, John Mitchum, DeVeren Bookwalter, John Crawford, Albert Popwell

Director: James Fargo

Genres: Action , Thriller

Production Co: Warner Bros., Malpaso Company

Distributors: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Pursuit, Transformation, Rescue, 1970s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The Enforcer is the best of the Dirty Harry movies at striking a balance between the action and the humor. Sometimes in the previous films we felt uneasy laughing in between the bloodshed, but this time the movie's more thoughtfully constructed and paced. show more

  • 60
    William ThomasEmpire

    Same old sequel squanderings. show more

  • 80
    Film Threat

    This is a good move because while I and many others believe in civil liberties, no one likes a cop who goes by the book. Besides, Harry seems to have realized that if you kill the criminals then you never have to bother with prosecuting them. It’s only when people live that Harry gets hassled. show more

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