Magnum Force (1973) Poster



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Dirty Harry (1971)

Followed by 

The Enforcer (1976)
Sudden Impact (1983)
The Dead Pool (1988)

Remade as 

The Death Squad (1974) (TV Movie)


Stray Dog (1949)
Magnum Force makes direct use of the ballistics lab sequence, where Eastwood compares a bullet retrieved from the range to one fired by the renegade cops.

Referenced in 

Panorama Blue (1974)
The film is advertised in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
The Sweeney: Jigsaw (1975) (TV Episode)
A cinema is showing a Harry Callahan double-bill.
Kiss of the Tarantula (1976)
Seen on marquee at the drive-in
Sneak Previews: A Star Is Born/King Kong/The Seven-Per-Cent Solution/The Enforcer/Network/Rocky/Nickelodeon/Silver Streak (1976) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert mentions the two earlier "Dirty Harry" pictures in his review of the newest one.
Starsky and Hutch: Long Walk Down a Short Dirt Road (1977) (TV Episode)
Starsky breaks the fourth wall when he says Hutch sounds like Dirty Harry (David "Hutch" Soul appeared in this film).
The Octagon (1980)
I know my limitations
T.J. Hooker: Blue Murder (1983) (TV Episode)
Although uncredited, the plot of this episode is near-identical to the Dirty Harry sequel.
Blue Steel (1989)
close-ups and different angles of a gun are shown during opening credits/plots of both movies involve a magnum
Hey Dude: Magnum Ernst (1990) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Hard Way (1991)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
The T1000's motorcycle cop form looks like the vigilante motorcycle cops.
Lethal Enforcers (1992) (Video Game)
the title screen is a reference to this movie
Fight Back to School III (1993)
Poster can be seen in the police station
Full Eclipse (1993) (TV Movie)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Revenge of the Creature (1997) (TV Episode)
Clint Eastwood's cameo includes references to this movie
Urban Legend (1998)
Go (1999)
Crossfire (2000)
Friends: The One with Ross's Inappropriate Song (2002) (TV Episode)
It's one of the videos in Richard's apartment.
The Dead Zone: The Hunt (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Johnny Smith.
MythBusters: Brown Note (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialog during the Blown Away myth
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
20 to 1: Memorable Movie Characters (2006) (TV Episode)
A poster for this movie is shown in a segment on Dirty Harry.
Meet the Sniper (2008) (Video)
Music in short film is an homage to the Magnum Force theme.
Righteous Kill (2008)
when Dirty Harry is mentioned, this movie is quoted: "Nothing wrong with shooting as long as the right people get shot"
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010) (Video)
"I know your limitations."
Who? What? (2011) (Short)
Dirty Harry character mentioned
Being Erica: Born This Way (2011) (TV Episode)
The movie is Scott's idea of what a Clint Eastwood movie should be.
Pawn Stars: Like a Rock (2012) (TV Episode)
While Rick Harrison is conducting business with a male customer that is selling a Smith & Wesson top-break revolver at Pawn and Silver Pawn Shop, a graphic with the name of the movie series that this movie is from is shown on the television screen
Borrowed Time (2012)
Quote's from the film parodied.
The Cinema Snob: 42nd Street Forever, Volume 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
"This is a weird string of deleted scenes from"

Featured in 

The Hero Cop: Yesterday and Today (1973) (Short)
clips shown
The Wild Life (1984)
Eastwood... A Star (1992) (TV Short)
scenes are shown
Eastwood on Eastwood (1997) (TV Movie)
Dirty Harry: The Original (2001) (Video)
clips shown
The Business End: Violence in Cinema (2008) (Video)
Clips shown
A Moral Right: The Politics of Dirty Harry (2008) (Video)
Clips shown
The Dirties (2013)
Opening credits and letter style of the title of this film are used.

Spoofed in 

Sledge Hammer!: Magnum Farce (1986) (TV Episode)
Similar opening scene and title. Also story is similar.

See also

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