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Dirty Harry
Directed by:
Don Siegel

Starring Clint Eastwood, Harry Guardino, Reni Santoni, John Vernon, John Larch and John Mitchum, "Dirty Harry" (also known as "Ispettore Callaghan: il caso Scorpio è tuo", "Dead Right") is an Action/Crime/Thriller/Drama film directed by Don Siegel, and written by Harry Julian Fink (screenplay), released in the USA on December 22 of 1971.

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Who is the director of "Dirty Harry":

Dirty Harry was directed by Don Siegel, an American director, producer, actor, and cinematographer.

Before directing Dirty Harry, Don Siegel had directed The Beguiled, released in 1971, Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970), Death of a Gunfighter (1969), Coogan's Bluff (1968), Madigan (1968), and The Killers (1964). Since, he directed Charley Varrick, released in 1973, The Black Windmill (1974), The Shootist (1976), Telefon (1977), Rough Cut (1980), and Jinxed! (1982).

When was "Dirty Harry" released:

Dirty Harry was first released in the United States on Wednesday, December 22, 1971. Also released on Wednesday, December 22, 1971 have been Star Spangled Girl (dir. Jerry Paris), The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight (dir. James Goldstone), Kidnapped (dir. Delbert Mann), and Minnie and Moskowitz (dir. John Cassavetes). This was forty-eight (48) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, March 08, 1972 in France; Friday, March 10, 1972 in Germany; Friday, April 07, 1972 in Italy; Monday, May 29, 1972 in Spain and on Saturday, February 26, 1972 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Dirty Harry":

At the casting of Dirty Harry we find Clint Eastwood, previously seen in Play Misty for Me (1971) and The Beguiled (1971); Harry Guardino (Red Sky at Morning (1971), The Hell with Heroes (1968)); Reni Santoni (The Student Nurses (1970), Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969)) [ more... ]

  • Clint Eastwood, John Vernon, John Mitchum and Woodrow Parfrey also appeared in The Outlaw Josey Wales, released in 1976.
  • Clint Eastwood, Harry Guardino and John Mitchum also appeared together in The Enforcer, released in 1976.
  • Harry Guardino, Woodrow Parfrey and James Nolan also appeared in Madigan, released in 1968.

What is the Storyline of "Dirty Harry":

A sadistic serial killer calling himself "Scorpio" (Andy Robinson) murders a young woman in a San Francisco swimming pool, using a high-powered rifle from a nearby rooftop. SFPD Inspector Harry Callahan (Clint Eastwood) finds a ransom message demanding the city pay him $100,000. Scorpio also promises that for each day that the city refuses his demand, he will commit a murder, and his next victim will be "a Catholic priest or a nigger". The chief of police and the Mayor (John Vernon) assign the inspector to [...]

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