1983, Warner Bros., 117 min, USA, Dir: Clint Eastwood

A vigilante is targeting male criminals from San Francisco to sleepy (and fictional) San Paulo and shooting them in their manhoods. “Dirty” Harry Callahan (Clint Eastwood) takes the case. But as he digs deeper, he discovers things aren’t as clear-cut - as the facts unfold, Harry finds himself empathizing with the killer. To further muddy the waters, he meets a local artist named Jennifer who might be the one behind the trigger. Costarring Sondra Locke.

1973, Warner Bros., 124 min, Dir: Ted Post

In what may be the best of the high-caliber franchise, Clint Eastwood returns as “Dirty” Harry Callahan, a San Francisco cop who carries an imposing .44 magnum. This time he’s on the trail of traffic cops (including David Soul, Tim Matheson and Robert Urich) turned vigilantes. John Milius and Michael Cimino penned the taut script.

1975, Universal, 123 min, Dir: Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood plays art history scholar and professional mountain climber - and one-time assassin! - Jonathan Hemlock, who is blackmailed into coming out of retirement for one last job. Infiltrating a professional mountain-climbing team to find his target, Hemlock joins forces with his old friend and fellow climber Ben Bowman (George Kennedy). Spectacular photography, riveting set pieces and a pair of terrific performances by Eastwood and Kennedy anchor this incredibly entertaining action epic.

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