Sudden Impact (1983) Poster



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Dirty Harry (1971)
Magnum Force (1973)
The Enforcer (1976)

Followed by 

The Dead Pool (1988)


Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid (1973)
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
A female survivor of a gang-rape takes the law into her own hands and searches for her aggressors.

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: John Ritter/Jimmy Aleck/Robyn Douglass (1984) (TV Episode)
Johnny refers to the line "Go ahead - make my day"
Saturday Supercade: Episode #2.2 (1984) (TV Episode)
In the Q-bert segment, "Noser, P.I.," when Q-bert shakes his fist at the perpetrator and says, "go ahead, make my day!"
Night Court: Harry on Trial (1984) (TV Episode)
"Go ahead. Make my day."
Murder, She Wrote: Funeral at Fifty-Mile (1985) (TV Episode)
Sheriff Potts: "Make my day"
Gotcha! (1985)
Private Resort (1985)
"Go ahead, make my day."
Fletch (1985)
Fletch says "Go ahead, make my day" to the police chief.
Weird Science (1985)
Lisa: "Go ahead..." Gary's dad: "Make your day?"
Growing Pains: Pilot (1985) (TV Episode)
Maggie says, "Make my day."
Star Wars: Droids: The Lost Prince (1985) (TV Episode)
Kleb points a gun at someone and says, "Make my day."
Mr. Belvedere: Cheerleader (1985) (TV Episode)
Mr. Belvedere says, "Go ahead. Make my day."
The Golden Girls: Break In (1985) (TV Episode)
After Dorothy misquotes Dirty Harry's "Well, do you, punk?" speech, Sophia adds: "Make her day!"
Sky High (1985)
Famous line mentioned.
Amazing Stories: The Sitter (1986) (TV Episode)
Lance says "Make my day."
Remington Steele: Santa Claus Is Coming to Steele (1986) (TV Episode)
While holding a gun on someone, Mildred references Dirty Harry's "Go Ahead. Make my day" speech.
The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)
Otis says "Go ahead, make my doggy day!"
The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)
Movie is referenced.
Adventures of the Gummi Bears: Faster Than a Speeding Tummi/For a Few Sovereigns More (1986) (TV Episode)
Flint Shrubwood says, "Go ahead, take my pay."
Sledge Hammer!: They Shoot Hammers, Don't They? (1986) (TV Episode)
Line "Go ahead, make my day"
Psychos in Love (1987)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
Valerie says, "Go ahead; make my day!"
ALF: Take a Look at Me Now (1987) (TV Episode)
ALF tells Raquel to "make my day."
DuckTales: The Money Vanishes (1987) (TV Episode)
Dewey says a line similar to Clint Eastwood's line: "Go ahead, make my day".
Fatal Beauty (1987)
DuckTales: Catch as Cash Can: Part 1 - A Drain on the Economy (1987) (TV Episode)
Scrooge, sitting in a tank, stares down one of the Beagle Boys and says, "Make my day!"
The Charmings: The Charmings Get Robbed (1988) (TV Episode)
Lillian utters the famous Dirty Harry line, "Go ahead, make my day!"
Waxwork (1988)
line "go ahead, make my day"
Night Court: Educating Rhoda (1988) (TV Episode)
"Make my day."
Glitch! (1988)
Bo and T.C. impersonate Dirty Harry before nearly being shot by one of the gardeners.
Spellcaster (1988)
Diablo: "Go Ahead, Make My Day."
Live! From London (1988) (TV Special)
Out of This World: Star Dog (1989) (TV Episode)
Kyle Applegate says to Donna Garland, "go ahead, make my day."
The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)
Ann Taylor says "Make my day" to the two soldiers when she gets possession of the rifle.
Murder Weapon (1989)
"Make my day" said after mentioning Clint Eastwood
Red Dwarf: Bodyswap (1989) (TV Episode)
Rimmer says "Go ahead punks! Make my day!"
Night Court: Futureman (1990) (TV Episode)
"Make my day?"
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Marty looks in the mirror and says "Go ahead, make my day".
Northern Exposure: Sex, Lies and Ed's Tapes (1990) (TV Episode)
Maurice points a gun and says "Make my day" in Ed's dream
Acropolis Now: The Taxman Cometh (1990) (TV Episode)
Victor: Go ahead, make my day.
It: Part 1 (1990) (TV Episode)
"Go ahead, make my day"
Law & Order: Poison Ivy (1990) (TV Episode)
Abel Richardson quotes the line "make my day."
Tiny Toon Adventures: Brave Tales of Real Rabbits (1991) (TV Episode)
Clint Eastwood appears and says, "Go ahead, make my day."
Red Dwarf: Justice (1991) (TV Episode)
"Make my day" is written on the simulant's gun
Mannequin: On the Move (1991)
Count Spretzle says, "Go ahead. Make my day."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Time of the Apes (1991) (TV Episode)
"Go ahead... make my day."
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)
"Go ahead. Make your bed."
Saved by the Bell: Screech's Birthday (1992) (TV Episode)
Mr. Dewey says: "Go ahead. Make my day."
The Night of the Executioner (1992)
The line and scene in the film about a cat in an ass
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III (1993)
Leonardo says "Ok go ahead punk, make my day !"
Last Action Hero (1993)
Seen those movies were they say "make my day"
Day of the Tentacle (1993) (Video Game)
The game contains the famous line from this movie "Go ahead, make my day!"
The Girl from Tomorrow Part Two: Tomorrow's End: Showdown at 'Eddie's Pools' (1993) (TV Episode)
Voice on cassette tape on portable stereo tells Draco, "Go ahead, Draco. Make my day."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Painted Hills (1993) (TV Episode)
"Go ahead." Joel: "Make my day."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus (1993) (TV Episode)
"Go ahead" Servo: Make my day.
Picket Fences: Remote Control (1994) (TV Episode)
Douglas says in court "make my day."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Village of the Giants (1994) (TV Episode)
Servo: Make her day.
Speed (1994)
Biker Mice from Mars: We're Going to Cheesyland (1994) (TV Episode)
Vinnie's line "Go ahead, make my day".
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Code Name: Diamond Head (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: "He was basically saying, 'Make my day.'"
Saved by the Bell: Wedding in Las Vegas (1994) (TV Movie)
One of the thugs, while passing the "Dirty Harry" exhibit at the wax museum, says, "Make my day."
Picket Fences: Elective Conduct (1994) (TV Episode)
Zach tells the black boys in the primary school toilets, "Go ahead. Make my day."
Rugrats: Passover (1995) (TV Episode)
The pharoah/Angelica says "Go ahead. Make my day."
La Haine (1995)
Weird Science: Dead Can Dance (1995) (TV Episode)
Chett says, "Make my day."
Frasier: High Crane Drifter (1996) (TV Episode)
"Go ahead, Daphne. Make my eggs."
Police Rescue: The Holliman Kid (1996) (TV Episode)
Georgia tells Alex "Make my dinner" in response to his asking her how can he concentrate on cooking with her looking this good.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Leech Woman (1997) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Go right on ahead and take and make my day."
Agent Aika (1997) (TV Mini-Series)
Famous Callahan (Eastwood) line: "Go ahead, make my day."
Lawn Dogs (1997)
Devon Stockard (Mischa Barton) says: "Go ahead. Make my day." while pointing a gun.
The Gift: Gift Giving (1997) (TV Episode)
Henry tells Desmond, "Go ahead. Make my day."
Jackie Brown (1997)
Norm: Norm vs. Fear (2000) (TV Episode)
"Go ahead, make my day!"
America's Sweethearts (2001)
"Let's go. Please. Please, make my day."
Thank Heaven (2001)
"Make my day" said
Showtime (2002)
Vivancos 3 (2002)
xXx (2002)
Robbery in a diner where the waitress tries to signal the lead character.
Friends: The One with Ross's Inappropriate Song (2002) (TV Episode)
The VHS cover is seen on Richard's shelf.
That '70s Show: Trampled Under Foot (2003) (TV Episode)
Kelso is wearing a Clint Eastwood T-Shirt with the quote "Go Ahead, Make My Day!".
The Dead Zone: The Hunt (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Johnny Smith.
Resident Evil 4 (2005) (Video Game)
Description of the Broken Butterfly: "A very powerful .45 magnum revolver. This will make anyone's day."
MythBusters: Brown Note (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialog during the Blown Away myth
Reno 911!: ...And the Installation Is Free (2005) (TV Episode)
"Make my day" line is used
Saturday Night Live: The Best of David Spade (2005) (TV Special)
In "Sean Penn's Celebrity Roast," George Carlin (Fred Armisen) says, "Go ahead, make my day!"
Inside Man (2006)
When Dalton Russell points his magnum at an uncooperative elderly woman during the early stage of the robbery she tells him "Go ahead, make my day", the most famous line from this film.
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
after saying that a gun makes him look like 'Dirty Harold', Borat says "Make my day, Jew."
Material Girls (2006)
"Make my day."
Hot Fuzz (2007)
DVD can be seen in the petrol station.
Jellyscream! (2008)
Quoted by Sheriff Yunker.
Order Up! (2008) (Video Game)
Dusty Kiester - "Make my day"
College (2008)
Kevin Brewer: "Go ahead, make my day."
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles: Goodbye to All That (2008) (TV Episode)
In the bar, a paper on the wall says "Go ahead, make one more change!" next to an image of Dirty Harry
South Park: Elementary School Musical (2008) (TV Episode)
"Go ahead. Make my day."
Archie's Final Project (2009)
"Go ahead. Make my day"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $50,000 question
What Goes Up (2009)
"Go ahead, make my day" is seen written
Dolan's Cadillac (2009)
"This one makes your day" (said referring to a gun)
The Ricky Gervais Show: Dolphins (2010) (TV Episode)
Ricky says "go ahead punk, make my day"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.122 (2010) (TV Episode)
A line from the film is included in a $3,000 question
10 Things I Hate About You: The Winner Takes It All (2010) (TV Episode)
The principal says, "Go ahead. Make my day."
The Big C: Pilot (2010) (TV Episode)
"Make our day. Leave a message."
The Cinema Snob: Zombi 7: Zombie '90 - Extreme Pestilence (2010) (TV Episode)
A character quotes this film.
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1, It's About Time (2010) (Video Game)
Marty says, "Go ahead, make my day."
Who? What? (2011) (Short)
Dirty Harry character mentioned
DVD-R Hell: Poochinski (2011) (TV Episode)
Brad likens how Clint Eastwood partnered with a bulldog to Poochinski.
Good Bad Flicks: Masters of the Universe (2011) (TV Episode)
Saturday Night Live: Anna Faris/Drake (2011) (TV Episode)
In the cold opening, Michael Bloomberg (Fred Armisen) says, "Go ahead. Make my day."
High School Shooting: The Musical (2011) (Video)
The line "Make my day" is used in a song.
No Vacancy (2012)
"Make my...day"
Get the Gringo (2012)
"make my day" quote by Mr. Kaufmann
Austin & Ally: Filmmaking & Fear Breaking (2012) (TV Episode)
Austin paraphrases Harry Callahan in one take
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
Epic Rap Battles of History: Bruce Lee vs. Clint Eastwood (2012) (TV Episode)
"So go ahead, make my iPod"
Nikita: Sideswipe (2012) (TV Episode)
General Rafat points his gun jokingly at Cyrus and says "Make my day" - referring to Inspector Callahan's famous catchphrase.
Charm (2012)
"Make my day."
Bob's Burgers: Mother Daughter Laser Razor (2013) (TV Episode)
"Make my day"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.12 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chuy says the movie's catchphrase "make my day".
Honest Trailers: Twilight 4 Breaking Dawn (2013) (TV Episode)
Quoted user is called 'makemyday'.
The Cinema Snob: I Spit on Your Grave: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Cougar Town: Don't Fade on Me (2013) (TV Episode)
"Make my day"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.65 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ross recites the movie's catch phrase "make my day".
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
"Bake My Day" bakery
Honest Trailers: Grown Ups (2013) (TV Episode)
"Go ahead, make my day"
My Name Is Jonah (2014)
"Go ahead, make my day" is seen as dialog written in a drawing.
Honest Game Trailers: Star Fox 64 (2014) (TV Episode)
'Make my day' quote
Z Nation: Zunami (2014) (TV Episode)
"Go ahead, make my apocalypse."
Cougar Town: Climb That Hill (2015) (TV Episode)
"Make my day"
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Chopper (2015) (TV Episode)
Charles suggests Jake name his memoirs: "Go Ahead, Jake, My Day".
Momentum (2015)
Amphetamine: "You're gonna make my day..."
Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.16 (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Mark.
Shining Time Station: Mr. Conductor's Movie (TV Episode)
Billy practices and acts the "Go ahead...make my day."

Featured in 

Eastwood... A Star (1992) (TV Short)
scenes are shown
From the Journals of Jean Seberg (1995)
clips: "You're a legend in your own mind" & "We're not gonna just let you walk outta here."
Eastwood on Eastwood (1997) (TV Movie)
Dirty Harry: The Original (2001) (Video)
clips shown
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
Excerpts appear in the film.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases (2005) (TV Special)
The quote "Go ahead, make my day." is #6 on the list.
20 to 1: Memorable Movie Characters (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Dirty Harry.
20 to 1: 50 to 01: Great Movie One Liners (2007) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown in a segment on the line "Go ahead, make my day."
The Business End: Violence in Cinema (2008) (Video)
Clips shown
A Moral Right: The Politics of Dirty Harry (2008) (Video)
Clips shown
Spike's Guys Choice (2009) (TV Movie)
Clips shown during Clint Eastwood presentation
The Eastwood Factor (2010) (Video)
The Hour: Episode #7.22 (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Clint Eastwood's bio segment.
Best in Film: The Greatest Movies of Our Time (2011) (TV Movie)
Sudden Impact has the #2 Greatest Line: "Go ahead, make my day."
Mrs. Eastwood & Company: A Band of Eastwoods (2012) (TV Episode)
a clip from the film of Clint saying "Go ahead, make my day" is shown
Casting By (2012)

Spoofed in 

Growing Pains: Weekend Fantasy (1985) (TV Episode)
Ben using the confiscated pistol to stare down the bar-brawler, and saying, "Go ahead --- make my day!"
The Compleat Al (1985) (Video)
Weird Al: "Go ahead, make my day."
Police Academy 3: Back in Training (1986)
"Go ahead, make my day"
DuckTales: Double-O-Duck (1987) (TV Episode)
Launchpad points his toupee gun at someone and says, "Go ahead, make my toupee."
Jem: Hollywood Jem: Part 1 - For Your Consideration (1988) (TV Episode)
Flint Westwood, a parody of Clint Eastwood says the line: "Go ahead, make my day."
Jem: Hollywood Jem: Part 2 - And the Winner Is... (1988) (TV Episode)
Flint Westwood asks: "You want me to make his day?"
Beetlejuice (1988)
Magic to Love (1989)
Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (1989)
Harris says "Go ahead, make my Christmas."
Ninja Academy (1989)
Famous line mentioned.
The Resurrection of Michael Myers Part 2 (1989) (Video)
The zombie doctor says famous line.
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)
Joe's mom says "Go ahead, make your bed".
Shrunken Heads (1994)
Famous line.
Primary Colors (1998)
When Kathy Bates' character Libby, is threatening a man with a gun pointed at his pelvic area, she says "go ahead, make my day" when he refuses to cooperate. The overall comicality of the scene seems to indicate that this is a spoof of Sudden Impact, rather than a reference.
Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko (1999) (Video Game)
"Go ahead... make my lunch."
Juan & Ted: Wanted (2000)
A character uttered the word Make my day, and spoofed a Dirty Harry gun act.
Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge (2001) (Video Game)
Character Flint Westwood recites Harry-like lines.
Reno 911!: Wiegel's Couple's Therapy (2009) (TV Episode)
Lt. Dangle's misadventure at the coffee shop parodies Harry Callahan's thwarting of a diner robbery.
InAPPropriate Comedy (2013)
"Go ahead, make me gay."
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: William Shatner/Jaime Pressly (2014) (TV Episode)
Some dialogue from the film is sung in a comedic way during the monologue.
Coronation Street: Episode #1.8611 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mary does an impression of Harry Callahan.

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