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Harry Callahan

Harry Callahan

Inspector Harold Francis "Dirty Harry" Callahan is a fictional character in the Dirty Harry film series, encompassing Dirty Harry, Magnum Force, The Enforcer, Sudden Impact and The Dead Pool. Callahan is portrayed by Clint Eastwood in each movie. From his debut, Callahan became the template for a new kind of movie cop: an antihero who does not hesitate to cross professional and ethical boundaries in pursuit of his own vision of justice, especially when the law is poorly served by an inept bureaucracy. Callahan is often considered a film icon, so much so that his nickname, "Dirty Harry", has entered the lexicon as slang for ruthless police officers. All of the Dirty ... more on Wikipedia

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