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2.7
274 Ratings

The Enforcer

Directed by James Fargo
United States, 1976
Action, Crime, Thriller

Synopsis

Dirty Harry must foil a terrorist organization made up of disgruntled Vietnam veterans. But this time, he’s teamed with a rookie female partner that he’s not too excited to be working with.

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The Enforcer Directed by James Fargo

What are people saying?

  • Nicholas Gregory's rating of the film The Enforcer

    The sentiment behind the film's final tracking shot (and who Eastwood retreats back to in the scene) is by-far The Enforcer's best moment. As this Dirty Harry sequel just doesn't have enough lurch or fun to truly be satisfying, needing more action and/or heavy expressive dramatics, and less focus on lightly-played gender dynamics that aren't handled dramatically or creatively well until that shot's last expression.

  • Richmond Hill's rating of the film The Enforcer

    Slick but machine-cut comic book nonsense with the thinnest of plots supporting much running about. Eastwood continues in Rushmorian splendour but don't look for any debate on police tactics nor anything much beyond a routine 1970s TV cop show. The female sidekick subplot pays off surprisingly well for what at first appears to be novelty garnish for this particular outing.

  • Dalibor's rating of the film The Enforcer

    The thinnest of the five, and an obvious try just to squeeze out whatever momentum the franchise still had. Playing the same old cards, whilst hoping someone might still fall for the trick, the franchise becomes a weight on the film itself. But even so, the villains are still uninteresting and the recurring theme Harry's partner unbelievably trivial.

  • Dan Kenneth Gigernes's rating of the film The Enforcer

    Clint Eastwood deliver another solid performance as Harry but he also gets drowned in a dated feminist message that may have been important in the 1970s but Tyne Daly's character still feels very weak even by that time period and hardly register as a heroine. The direction also lacks the pace, style and urgency of the two first movies.

  • FISCHER's rating of the film The Enforcer

    On est loin de l'auto-défense et de la loi du talion chères à Bronson dans ses rôles de justicier flingueur. Du bon spectacle sans temps mort pour cette troisième apparition de Clint Eastwood après "l'Inspecteur Harry" et "Magnum force" dans son rôle fétiche de redresseur de torts au service de la loi... www.cinefiches.com

  • Federico Di Folco's rating of the film The Enforcer

    Convenzionale poliziesco di Fargo,maschilista al punto giusto anche se con una presenza femminile che addolcisce e ravviva la fiacchezza della sceneggiatura.L'originalità non è il piatto forte,l'azione è scolastica (forse solo la scena sui tetti si eleva un pò)ed il finale ad Alcatraz è adeguato. Purtroppo i cattivi fanno ridere,ed in questo genere sono quasi tutto,perchè tanto il buono è sempre uguale. Sufficiente.

  • AKFilmFan's rating of the film The Enforcer

    Pretty much equal to Dirty Harry; what this film lacks in style, thrills, and standout villains this one makes up for in character development. And while the 1st film had many cold-blooded killings this one is replaced by self-defense and rescuing. But the standout element was the back & forth relationship between Eastwood & Daly that make the film lighthearted despite its flimsy plot and antagonists.

  • Alexandre Ovídio's rating of the film The Enforcer

    Há poucas coisas tão 'seventies' como Dirty Harry. Mas apesar de datados em termos de estilo (a câmara não treme e ainda bem), de temática (S. Francisco vivia a ressaca do boom das liberdades civis) e do que exige do espectador (já vimos argumentos mais elaborados num CSI Las Vegas...), sabe sempre bem voltar ao personagem de Clint Eastwood, mesmo que este seja o mais fraco desta série de filmes.

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