JMN's Fuzzball Marathon:
Day #8 - Magnum Force (1973)
"A man's got to know his limitations."
Case report: Throughout San Francisco, criminals who have eluded prosecution are being killed by unknown assassins, leading Inspector Harry Callahan to suspect that these killers are vigilante cops.
Exhibit A: the trailer.
Arresting officers: Clint Eastwood returns as "Dirty Harry" Callahan, recently transferred from SFPD's Homicide division to Stakeout. His partner in Magnum Force is Inspector Earlington "Early" Smith, played by Felton Perry.
Verdict: After the relative disappointment of Electra Glide in Blue, it's great to see a film that plays around with the iconography of patrolmen and motor officers, while having more than one action set piece. Just saying.
Putting that aside, Magnum…