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The Dead Pool
Directed by:
Buddy Van Horn

Starring Clint Eastwood, Patricia Clarkson, Liam Neeson, Evan C. Kim, David Hunt and Michael Currie, "The Dead Pool" (also known as "Dirty Harry V - Das Todesspiel", "Todesspiel, Das", "Dirty Harry in The Dead Pool") is an Action/Thriller/Crime/Drama film directed by Buddy Van Horn, and written by Steve Sharon (screenplay), released in the USA on July 13 of 1988.

Who directed "The Dead Pool":

The Dead Pool was directed by Buddy Van Horn, an actor, director, and stunt.

Before directing The Dead Pool, Buddy Van Horn had directed Any Which Way You Can, released in 1980. Since, he directed Pink Cadillac, released in 1989.

When was "The Dead Pool" released:

The Dead Pool was first released on Wednesday, July 13, 1988, in the United States.. This was thirty-one (31) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, April 14, 1989 in the United Kingdom; Thursday, January 26, 1989 in France; Thursday, January 19, 1989 in Germany and on Thursday, April 13, 1989 in Australia.

What is the casting of "The Dead Pool":

At the casting of The Dead Pool we find Clint Eastwood, previously seen in Heartbreak Ridge (1986) and Pale Rider (1985); Patricia Clarkson (The Untouchables (1987)); Liam Neeson (Satisfaction (1988), Suspect (1987)) [ more... ]

  • John X. Heart and Clint Eastwood, Michael Currie can be seen in Sudden Impact, released in 1983.
  • Clint Eastwood and Anthony Charnota also appeared in City Heat, released in 1984.
  • Clint Eastwood and Anthony Charnota can also be seen in The Rookie, released in 1990.
  • Christopher P. Beale and John X. Heart also appeared in The Right Stuff, released in 1983.

What is the Storyline of "The Dead Pool":

Fame finally catches up with Harry Callahan. His testimony against crime kingpin Lou Janero puts the mobster in prison and Callahan on the cover of a San Francisco magazine as the city's ace crime fighter. Callahan is attacked by Janero's men at a turnoff near the San Francisco ? Oakland Bay Bridge while driving. He knocks down one with his car and shoots the remaining men dead. Callahan discovers he has been assigned a partner: Asian-American, martial arts-skilled partner Al Quan (Evan Kim). Unimpressed, [...]

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