R | | Action, Crime, Mystery
Dirty Harry is on the trail of vigilante cops who are not above going beyond the law to kill the city's undesirables.
The two escort carriers were the former Rabaul (which was acquired by the navy after World War II, but never commissioned, and never saw service of any kind) and the former U.S.S. Badoeng Strait. (which was completed too late to serve in World War ... ...
This is a 44. Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and it could blow your head clean off. Do you feel lucky?
SFPD Motor Division officers ride Moto Guzzi Eldorado V7 850 Police Specials throughout the film. The SFPD used to exclusively use Harley-Davidson Road King motorcycles and today more units are switching over to the Suzuki DR-Z400S dual-sport bike. They used the smaller and lighter Motoguzzis for practical filming on board the ship scenes.
The credits are played over a hand (presumably Harry's) holding a 44 Magnum against a red background. As such, this is the only Dirty Harry movie in which the opening credits are not played over San Francisco scenery.
The Swedish rental VHS has some cuts for violent content. Most notably the killing of the pimp; only two shots are fired instead of six.
$6,871,011 (USA) (30 December 1973)
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