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The character Insp. Harry Callahan was played by Clint Eastwood
Steve McQueen
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Harry Callahan in Dirty Harry (1971)
Clint Eastwood got the part
Robert Mitchum
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Harry Callahan in Dirty Harry (1971)
Clint Eastwood got the part
Paul Newman
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Harry Callahan in Dirty Harry (1971)
Clint Eastwood got the part
Frank Sinatra
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Harry Callahan in Dirty Harry (1971)
Clint Eastwood got the part
John Wayne
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Harry Callahan in Dirty Harry (1971)
Clint Eastwood got the part
Dirty Harry (1971)
      
Harry Callahan
Sniper runs amok in San Francisco. A hard nosed cop with a magnum handgun wants to make his day.
Magnum Force (1973)
      
Harry Callahan
Motorcyclists dressed as cops are systematically murdering San Francisco's underworld. Clint Eastwood stars in the follow on to Dirty Harry. Look out for David Soul who played Hutch in the TV series Starsky and Hutch.
Enforcer (1976)
      
Harry Callahan
San Francisco's most ruthless detective has a new partner who happens to be female. He is not best pleased but gets on with his job dealing with terrorists threatening the city.
Sudden Impact (1983)
      
Harry Callahan
The fourth film in the Dirty Harry series & the only one directed by Eastwood himself. A gang rape victim seeks vengenge years later by killing off her attackers one by one. Callahan is tasked with investigating the killings. It is at the beginning of this movie that he utters the immortal catchprase "Go ahead, make my day"
The Dead Pool (1988)
      
Harry Callahan
Fifth and final Dirty Harry movie. Horror movie director Peter Swan (Liam Neeson) invents a betting game called "the dead pool" Callahan must track down the serial killer who starts killing off celebrities whose names are in "the pool" Also stars Patricia Walker and Evan Kim. Jim Carrey appears in his first dramatic role as rock singer Johnny Squares.






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