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Dirty Harry is back and he's looking for a 1972 Ford GRAN TORINO!!!

Hey folks, Harry here... First we saw Rocky return, then it was Rambo... now - it looks like the gods are giving us one last Harry Callahan story! Today, it cracked in the trades that there was a new Clint Eastwood movie called GRAN TORINO - nobody seems to know what it is, but we know that Eastwood is going to star. Online - folks like Jeremy Smith were not so quietly hoping it meant... Dirty Harry. Well... here's a note I just received:

Harry. Nobody seems to know – not even the trades – what Clint Eastwood’s new movie, Gran Torino, is…. So I’ll tell you. I recently advertised my 1974 ford grand torino classic original for sale in the local here, and within 24 hours had someone from Village Roadshow Pictures interested in having a look at it. He came. He wasn’t interested for numerous reasons (probably the modifications). He told me they were looking for the right car for a new Clint Eastwood movie. He said it was a thriller about a killer that drives a certain torino. His 1972 Ford Gran Torino is the only thing the police have on him. A retired police lieutenant, one Harry Callahan, makes it his mission to track down the culprit when two young police officers, one Callahan’s grandson, are shot and killed by the guy. So there you have it. Hope that helps. On with the show, Kurt, North Hollywood.

Well - if this is true - FUCKING A!!! Here's what a Gran Torino circa 1972 looks like! Can't wait to see this!

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  • March 19, 2008, 9:22 p.m. CST


    by Aloy

    This could be interesting or dinosaurish.

  • March 19, 2008, 9:22 p.m. CST

    So, the movie studio wasn't interested in your car...

    by Bobo_Vision

    ...but they decided to spoil the plot to their upcoming movie to you. Kind of like the evil villain who explains his evil plans to the hero before killing him, giving him enough time to spoil his plans...or his movie, as it were.

  • March 19, 2008, 9:23 p.m. CST

    Hire Andy Robinson.

    by Hercules

    Have him play Gary Garak, Gran Torino enthusiast and vengeful brother of the serial killer from "Dirty Harry."

  • March 19, 2008, 9:24 p.m. CST

    who won the AICN vince vaughan contest?

    by Jubba

    bag of goodies was up for grabs!! jokes were aplenty! c'mon!!!

  • March 19, 2008, 9:25 p.m. CST

    Dirty Harry and the Confusing Bingo Card

    by Stallion_Cornell

    We can't do the Indy ones anymore, so how about this one?

  • March 19, 2008, 9:28 p.m. CST

    Dirty Harry and the Search for a Model-T....

    by DarfurOnTheRocks

    Come on..... It would be much cooler if they continued to develop a videogame...

  • March 19, 2008, 9:29 p.m. CST

    Fecal Impact

    by Funketeer

    Dirty Harry needs to take some laxatives.

  • March 19, 2008, 9:30 p.m. CST

    If it's Dirty Harry...

    by Phimseto better have a Lalo Schifrin score. That's all I have to say.

  • March 19, 2008, 9:30 p.m. CST

    is this a..

    by nolan bautista

    ..'74 Torino punk or is it a '75?

  • March 19, 2008, 9:31 p.m. CST

    I'm about to cry tears of happiness. The macho kind.

    by Vern

    But if this guy is lying I will have to cut through all the red tape and take care of business while still eating a hot dog.

  • March 19, 2008, 9:34 p.m. CST

    Dirty Harry was banging that Asian Chick.....

    by DarfurOnTheRocks

    So he could have a grandson...

  • March 19, 2008, 9:34 p.m. CST

    Devilcat go screw yourself

    by mmaddox3

    look eastwood is already giving us a serious film this year, and his films have been dead serious, great, but dead serious for awhile now, this could be great, i mean why shouldnt he take a break and make one last great Harry movie?

  • March 19, 2008, 9:36 p.m. CST

    Hell YES!!!

    by SkinJob69

    I will take a new Dirty Harry six days a week and twice on Sundays.<p> Callahan is one of the original badasses, and I think Clint can still pull it off.<p> Cool. Beans.

  • March 19, 2008, 9:36 p.m. CST

    Will he use the the new .500 Magnum Revolver?

    by DarfurOnTheRocks

    That would be sweet because he did trade up (or trade down..) to an AutoMag in the movies.

  • March 19, 2008, 9:36 p.m. CST

    Do you feel lucky, punk?

    by Pizza The Hut

    ...Do ya?.... BANGGGGGG!!

  • March 19, 2008, 9:37 p.m. CST

    I wouldn't mind seeing one last Harry outing.

    by 23GreatWoundsAllGotInBattle

    ..but I don't think this is what this is. Why would the studio reps tell some guy whose car they were buying the whole plot?

  • March 19, 2008, 9:37 p.m. CST

    Dirty Harry back on the big screen = John McCain victory

    by SkinJob69

    Just sayin'.

  • March 19, 2008, 9:38 p.m. CST

    that said

    by Vern

    DevilCat has a good point about Harry's lack of grandson potential. I'm an idealist though, I like to believe in a world where Eastwood wants to direct a movie about retired Harry Callahan.

  • March 19, 2008, 9:38 p.m. CST

    Didn't Eastwood say a few years ago

    by GodMars

    He wanted to do a new Dirty Harry movie, and the first shot in the movie would be of this guy fly fishing in a stream, and then you realize its Harry!

  • March 19, 2008, 9:38 p.m. CST

    Wow. Wonder if he'll go the Unforgiven route?

    by Laserbrain

    All self-reflexive and meditative about the violence in Harry's past? That could be fucking amazing or... perhaps a total betrayal of the character. I dunno, I'm in two minds. Vern? Thoughts?

  • March 19, 2008, 9:41 p.m. CST

    harry coulda totally one nighted a chick

    by mmaddox3

    and thought he was to cool to wear a condom, BAM instant unexplained kid, then grandkid.

  • March 19, 2008, 9:42 p.m. CST


    by travis-dane


  • March 19, 2008, 9:45 p.m. CST

    If this is true, it could be great...

    by C Legion

    as long as he approaches it from the right angle. An interesting rumour, but that's all it is at the moment, we'll see...

  • March 19, 2008, 9:45 p.m. CST


    by Vern

    I would go for either one. I mean if he's directing it (and he is directing GRAN TORINO, whatever it is) I can't imagine it won't at least be a little more thoughtful than the previous ones. I would want it to be intended as a final chapter.<p> But it wouldn't necessarily have to be as serious as UNFORGIVEN. Maybe a more high quality BLOODWORK. And to be fair, the very first DIRTY HARRY sequel, MAGNUM FORCE, already went the "questioning the values of the first film" route by having Harry have to stop a circle of vigilante cops. So that's not really required.<p> But my guess would be that if he really is doing a Dirty Harry then it will be somewhere in that "to DIRTY HARRY movies as UNFORGIVEN is to Clint Eastwood westerns" area. Because that seems more like what he's interested in these days.

  • March 19, 2008, 9:45 p.m. CST


    by ABking

    EASTWOOD is a GOD like SLY and ARNOLD!

  • March 19, 2008, 9:48 p.m. CST

    Fuck that "Kid" shit!Even if the "Kid" is from Mars...

    by travis-dane

    I'll buy it for a new DIRTY HARRY movie!

  • March 19, 2008, 9:48 p.m. CST

    I would hope it would be a LOT higher quality Bloodwork

    by SkinJob69

    6/10 for lame plot contrivances. Clint can do MUCH better.

  • March 19, 2008, 9:51 p.m. CST

    Rewrite It As His Son

    by Playhouse

    Instead of his grandson and it fits the timeline perfectly. Though I have a hard time believing that this person just outed the plot of the movie like this.

  • March 19, 2008, 9:51 p.m. CST

    Fine, I'll be the one to say it

    by chewyou812

    This just made my day.

  • March 19, 2008, 9:52 p.m. CST

    Deathwish 9: "I wish I was dead"

    by Flim Springfield

  • March 19, 2008, 9:52 p.m. CST

    I don't care how old Eastwood is


    Give me more Dirty Harry

  • March 19, 2008, 9:54 p.m. CST


    by one9deuce

    ABKING is GAY for SLY and ARNOLD!

  • March 19, 2008, 9:55 p.m. CST

    I started my own dead pool, Clint Eastwood is on it.

    by Flim Springfield

  • March 19, 2008, 9:56 p.m. CST

    Harry calls John J.:"John,bring the Cal.50,we got work to do!"

    by travis-dane

    Go ahead punk....

  • March 19, 2008, 9:57 p.m. CST

    Anyone else sad to see all the 80's badasses...

    by SkinJob69

    riding into the sunset? John Rambo, Rocky Balboa, John McClain, Indiana Jones and now Harry Callahan. <p> Glad they're having one last hurrah, but at the same time it's sad to see my childhood heroes getting older.

  • March 19, 2008, 9:59 p.m. CST

    "Did he fire six shots or only five?"

    by SkinJob69

    Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement I kind of lost track myself. But being as this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you've got to ask yourself a question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk?

  • March 19, 2008, 9:59 p.m. CST

    Clint's Sneer!!!

    by Fievel

    Ha! We'll get to see Clint's signature sneer one more time!!

  • March 19, 2008, 10:03 p.m. CST

    Harry Callahan: Well, when an adult male is chasing a female

    by SkinJob69

    with intent to commit rape, I shoot the bastard. That's my policy. <p> The Mayor: Intent? How did you establish that? <p> Harry Callahan: When a naked man is chasing a woman through an alley with a butcher's knife and a hard-on, I figure he isn't out collecting for the Red Cross!

  • March 19, 2008, 10:03 p.m. CST

    Damn, I almost bought one of those a few years back

    by Shut the Fuck up Donny

    as I always liked the look of that car, even if it was never one of the major muscle cars of the day. I hope if I still do consider to get one I won't have to pay a "Dirty Harry" premium!

  • March 19, 2008, 10:05 p.m. CST

    Couldn't it be...

    by MrD

    ...that the guy was throwing out deliberate bullshit in order to either shut up a nosy fan, simply to keep the real plot secret, or just so he could run home, look at AICN, and laugh his ass off at how gullible we all are? That said... it would be awesome.

  • March 19, 2008, 10:06 p.m. CST

    Frank Drebin: Well, when I see five weirdos dressed in togas

    by SkinJob69

    stabbing a man in the middle of the park in front of a full view of 100 people, I shoot the bastards, that's my policy.<p> Mayor: That was a Shakespeare In The Park Production of Julius Caesar, you moron! You killed five actors! Good ones!

  • March 19, 2008, 10:08 p.m. CST

    We don't need this

    by cornponious

    That being said, this is something that only a republican would want to see. And that's all that needs to be said.

  • March 19, 2008, 10:08 p.m. CST

    CHUD has "heard" some rumors too about this....

    by travis-dane

    being a DIRTY HARRY movie.I hope it is true!

  • March 19, 2008, 10:13 p.m. CST

    Dirty Harry 4: Dirtier and Hairier

    by SkinJob69

  • March 19, 2008, 10:23 p.m. CST

    Very Very cool news...but where are all the ...

    by FlickaPoo

    .."TOO OOOOOLD!!!!" idiot comments?....

  • March 19, 2008, 10:28 p.m. CST

    Fuck Frank Drebin, Bring Back Sledge Hammer!

    by DangerMan

    Those Naked Gun attempts to jibe Dirty Harry were just following Sledge Hammer's lead, the greatest parody of Harry Callahan ever! They need to make a new movie of that to coincide with this!

  • March 19, 2008, 10:32 p.m. CST

    ? Frank Drebin was well before Sledge Hammer.

    by Flim Springfield

  • March 19, 2008, 10:36 p.m. CST

    A 78/79 year old Dirty Harry????Tough Guys Part 2??

    by ChiTownsBest

    I'm a huge fan of the Dirty Harry movies and once upon a time I even paid to see the Dead Pool as a teenager. I wouldn't put it past Eastwood to make a great Dirty Harry movie even at the age of 78. Having said all that I'm not completely sure that I want to see a very old Dirty Harry trying to shoot someone with a .44 magnum while barley even being able to walk at a normal pace. Dirty Harry was a complete badass and I want to keep it that way. I don't really want to see the "Unforgiven" version of Dirty Harry where he sorry for all his sins. Dirty Harry was never sorry for anything and that's the only Harry Callahan I'll accept. I really hope this rumor isn't true and Gran Turino is something else besides a Dirty Harry movie. With Harrison Ford already looking way to old to be doing the jumps and fighting he's doing in the Crystal Skull previews I hope that Clint doesn't do the same. The only movie with men that old acting tough was the Kirk Douglas and Burt Lancaster movie Tough Guys and they were playing it for laughs. Maybe Harrison Ford and Clint Eastwood can do a remake of that movie instead.

  • March 19, 2008, 10:40 p.m. CST

    Well, if true, it's better than a remake, anyway.

    by Stalin vs Predator

    Although to guarantee that it's watchable, Eastwood needs to be behind the camera, too - or behind the typewriter.

  • March 19, 2008, 10:44 p.m. CST

    So someone from Village Roadshow called this chode

    by JimCurry

    And spilled the plot of a top-secret movie for no real reason? Yeah, this is believable.

  • March 19, 2008, 10:46 p.m. CST

    WIll Clint be able to lift the most powerful handgun in the worl

    by Cinemajerk

    Or will arthritis force him to pull out a wee derringer pistol instead?

  • March 19, 2008, 10:47 p.m. CST

    GTA Dirty Harry!

    by skywalkerfamily

    He's feeling lucky, punk!!

  • March 19, 2008, 10:47 p.m. CST

    Sledge Hammer Was Before The Naked Gun

    by DangerMan

    The Naked Gun came after Sledge Hammer! Although the short-lived Police Squad crashed and burned a couple of years before Sledge debuted, it wasn't a Dirty Harry send-up and they copied that aspect. Sledge was related to Maxwell Smart and Inspector Clouseau, where Drebin was just Leslie Nielsen doing his same old schtick. If Eastwood is going to do an old Dirty Harry, then Sledge should finally return. Those DVDs aren't enough anymore!

  • March 19, 2008, 10:48 p.m. CST

    No, Sledge Hammer was before Naked Gun

    by skywalkerfamily

    Sledge was out in the 80's.

  • March 19, 2008, 10:48 p.m. CST

    Was that 5 shots? Or 6?

    by Cinemajerk

    No seriously. I can't remember. I have alzheimers. Senile Harry.

  • March 19, 2008, 10:51 p.m. CST

    Didn't I Just Say That?

    by DangerMan

    Sledge Hammer debuted in '86 and The Naked Gun came out in '89, so it was following its lead. Those Naked Gun movies don't hold up well, especially when you see how many jokes came direct from Get Smart.

  • March 19, 2008, 10:54 p.m. CST

    When they do the reboot, it must be HUGH JACKMAN

    by kevred

    Not that I want a reboot. I'd always prefer Clint, just as I'd prefer Mel in any Mad Max. But if it had to happen--just think of Hugh, with a few more lines on his face, in one of those Callahan suits. He's got the right face, the right hair, the right stature, and could act the heck out of that role.<p>Mark my words.

  • March 19, 2008, 10:55 p.m. CST

    Dear God in heaven...

    by cornponious

    Naked Gun was based on the TV show Police Squad! which debuted in1982. FAR before Sledge Hammer. <p> And we STILL don't need a new Dirty Harry movie.

  • March 19, 2008, 10:56 p.m. CST

    I Don't Trust This

    by utz_world

    When Clint himself gives us confirmation that this indeed is the last ride of Harry Callahan, then I'll believe!

  • March 19, 2008, 11 p.m. CST

    One Last Time...

    by DangerMan

    Sledge Hammer was written as a movie long before Police Squad bombed on the small screen. Police Squad had just six episodes and Sledge Hammer ran two years and was a hit on DVD and I think a new Dirty Harry movie will be something I'll definitely check out. Rocky, Rambo, McClane, Indy. Who else is left?

  • March 19, 2008, 11:03 p.m. CST

    you do

    by quantize


  • March 19, 2008, 11:06 p.m. CST

    by the way

    heard about this a long time before on another site (as usual) Yes, Paul Haggis has been called in to help "reboot" the franchise. One example would be finally acknowledging the homosexual community of San Francisco. Harry comes out of retirement to hunt down a pedophile. Make my gay!

  • March 19, 2008, 11:06 p.m. CST

    Remakes suck except when Harry and a Magnum are concerned, Fuckn

    by fisheater

    Minding the cliche out of retirement deal, this better be balls to wall hardcore 70's hippy killing magnum vengence. R rated goodness and Clint ain't going to accept no PG pussy shit. Director wtf knows, maybe Tarantino coz that bitch would respect the shit.

  • March 19, 2008, 11:10 p.m. CST

    HOLY SHIT!!!

    by BetaRayBill07

    I was just thinking the other day how I wished for a Unforgiven sequel....but this will do nicely!!! Hell yeah!!!

  • March 19, 2008, 11:10 p.m. CST

    I liked it more when it was called Bloodwork and it

    by Proman1984

    Still sucked. Harry movies suck. This will too.

  • March 19, 2008, 11:16 p.m. CST


    by TroutMaskReplicant

    The IESB site got the exact same email, or at least it seems so since they haven't credited AICN. If random people can just send emails and have them listened to I wonder whether there could be a statement tomorrow stating this is bullshit?

  • March 19, 2008, 11:17 p.m. CST

    Republican conspiracy, I thought Hollywood was Democrat?

    by fisheater

  • March 19, 2008, 11:19 p.m. CST

    This isn't true

    by s0nicdeathmonkey

    There would have been a press release or something. If they're keeping the movie hush-hush then they wouldn't give a total description to some guy in NoHo. That said, other than the family connection, I don't mind the concept.

  • March 19, 2008, 11:22 p.m. CST


    by BringingSexyBack

    Dirty Harry is back you dirtbags. You all fucked now.

  • March 19, 2008, 11:26 p.m. CST

    Eastwood and Nimoy

    by Acquanetta

    I could actually see Eastwood doing this, since it wouldn't be that far removed from, say, Blood Work. And while he's pushing 80, he's only about a year older than Leonard Nimoy, who is currently reprising Spock. I imagine Dirty Harry wouldn't really have to do anything more physically demanding than Spock at this point. He's also probably in better shape than John Wayne was during his final movies (even though Wayne was still a few years younger). This rumor doesn't sound too legit, but the whole mystery surrounding this film does make you wonder what's up.

  • March 19, 2008, 11:27 p.m. CST

    .44 Magnums....

    by Stevie Grant

    are terrible. So are .357's, 44 magnums, and .454 Casulls. Basically, unless you are expecting a showdown with a bear or Robocop... anyone with any experience with guns (that includes cops who don't carry the modern, standard issue 9mm) who wants stopping power would go with a 45 or 40. Rounds make the difference nowadays. I grew up in rural area, have a lot of experience with guns... most movies besides Heat pisses me off.

  • March 19, 2008, 11:31 p.m. CST

    i'm not crying. i'm masturbating

    by Orionsangels

    great news

  • March 19, 2008, 11:59 p.m. CST

    If this is true.....

    by closeencounter

    Then Hollywood better NOT change the macho, in your face, plug-em-with-a-44mag-ask-questions-later Harry, the one who would make thong-wearing, limp-wristed, socialist liberals crawl back under a rock and cry "mommie". Damn it!!!!!!

  • March 20, 2008, 12:06 a.m. CST

    If this is like Unforgiven it could kick ass.

    by Rev. Slappy

    Unforigiven was a deconstruction of Eastwood's westerns. If this is in fact a deconstruction of the Dirty Harry flicks it could be really special.

  • March 20, 2008, 12:30 a.m. CST


    by Stevie Grant

    I gotta disagree with you. I'll admit, I am extremely partial to 1911's, but those type of guns that would knock a sasquatch flat on its ass have entirely too much muzzle drift. You can control a 45 while squeezing off multiple rounds a second with practice. I've never seen anyone match the accuracy of a 45 with any 357 plus caliber when it comes to a friendly competition. And, yeah, shooting hydroshocks (or the [nameless] totally awesome rounds that have 2+ inch groupings at 25 yards) will stop any human dead. I'm not a big fan of the 40 cal., but if you load it with hydros, you can not only get better precision when poppin' off multiple rounds in a hurry, you can get the reassurance that what you hit ain't getting back up.

  • March 20, 2008, 12:32 a.m. CST

    Torino Could Just Be A Potential Vehicle For Dirty Harry

    by Acquanetta

    Well, we definitely know that Eastwood is going to direct and star in a movie called Gran Torino, and that it's coming out in December. Perhaps the reason for the secrecy is that they are simply *considering* making it into a Dirty Harry film? (Or perhaps Warner is hoping to talk Eastwood into it?) I believe Sudden Impact was originally intended as a stand-alone film, and Eastwood only later decided to adapt it to Dirty Harry. It's highly possible that Eastwood may want to end his action career on a better (and more successful) note than Blood Work. But if this is actually a similar type of thriller, Eastwood must see something in it to make it worth his while. The fact that Warner wants to release it so soon after The Changeling is the real surprise, and the only reason another sequel even sounds remotely possible.

  • March 20, 2008, 12:38 a.m. CST

    Aww, Xiphos

    by Stevie Grant

    screw it. I'll cede any point you want until it comes to 1911 45's. I was born and raised in a very rural area, and all during high school most guys went shooting several times a week. Seriously, we bought botched/canceled orders from local steel manufacturers and welded all sorts of target ranges together. From my experience (given practice), the 45 is the highest caliber someone can accurately and quickly fire.

  • March 20, 2008, 12:41 a.m. CST

    Bring it on.

    by TattooedBillionaire

    If Eastwood is directing this, it will be good. Plus, I don't think he'd ever act in a movie again that he didn't think was great. I hope it's a Dirty Harry movie, but I'm sure it will be great regardless of what it is.

  • March 20, 2008, 1:01 a.m. CST

    Sounds like total bullshit...But...

    by Tourist

    ...Why WOULD they keep the details of the film a secret? The title sounds like a work title too...

  • March 20, 2008, 1:08 a.m. CST

    so, that line "in all the confusion . . . "

    by aboriginal

    "I forgot if I fired five or six", he's really gonna mean it this time.

  • March 20, 2008, 1:17 a.m. CST

    Andrew Robinson...

    by Frank Black

    ...can shoot Dirty Harry and say "JEESSSUSSS WEPTTTT!!!" I welcome a new Dirty Harry film. Bring it while it can still be broughten!

  • March 20, 2008, 1:19 a.m. CST

    Hope it's true

    by TheMcflyFarm

    Screw the naysayers of bringing back any of the old action heroes. I'll take them over "Vin Diesel Fucks The Rock with Paul Walker's Cock" any day of the week.

  • March 20, 2008, 1:37 a.m. CST

    by Stevie Grant

    I misspoke about the "highest caliber," but you know what I meant: you can't fire a pistol quicker, with more precision (counting the punch), than a 45. Personally, I'm a much better shot with a Sig 9mm (I once got 3 turtles, in 4 shots, in 2-3 seconds, at about 40 yards). I have stuck with (for the last few years) the Kimber Pro CDP II with Wilson Combat clips. Overall, it rates the best in my opinion. Especially, when you factor in the situations and distances you would need it in (such as a carjacking or rattlesnake/copperhead encounter).

  • March 20, 2008, 1:45 a.m. CST

    if this is not true

    by troutpencil

    I will murder God on the floor of his palace in heaven. This is the biggest news I've ever read on a movie news website. It almost feels inevitable that it won't be true.

  • March 20, 2008, 1:51 a.m. CST

    C'mon, the man's, what, eighty now?

    by BiggusDickus

    He's too old for this sort of stuff! Who wants to hear the great man throw away his dignity? "This is a .44 Magnum...and I can barely lift it" or "Y'know with all this Alzheimers I clean forgot". Still, at least that push-faced blonde bird Clint was knobbing in the '70s and '80s won't be in it. (Sorry, can't remember her name, but he used to insist on sticking her vacant, goggle-eyed face in all of his films. You know the one I mean.)

  • March 20, 2008, 1:52 a.m. CST

    "Go ahead, make my lunch."

    by Uncapie

    Clint at the deli counter.

  • March 20, 2008, 1:59 a.m. CST

    Harry's family was killed in a car accident.

    by Uncapie

    His wife and daughter were killed by a drunk driver. Check out the scene in "Dirty Harry" where he's talking to Chico's wife. He confirms it. It must be nice to rewrite cinema history.

  • March 20, 2008, 2:07 a.m. CST

    go ahead, change my depends

    by bacci40

    now, did i take one or two dumps today? do you feel lucky punk....well do ya?

  • March 20, 2008, 2:48 a.m. CST

    Cool - if true

    by Motoko Kusanagi


  • March 20, 2008, 3:14 a.m. CST


    by skywalkerfamily

    a new Buick.

  • March 20, 2008, 4:02 a.m. CST

    Its seems like AICN gets its news by....

    by Bobo_Vision

    ...posting false rumours and then waiting for the studio to contact them to deny them.

  • March 20, 2008, 4:07 a.m. CST

    If Clint fired a Magnum now....

    by Gabba-UK

    he'd get multiple compound fractures and two broken shoulders from the the recoil. I cant see this happening. (but I'd love to see it happen)

  • March 20, 2008, 4:21 a.m. CST


    by s0nicdeathmonkey

    I'll ignore you homophobia and quell your fears. Eastwood is directing. The man is notoriously conservative. He is once quoted as saying, "there are plenty or republicans in Hollywood, just very few conservatives."

  • March 20, 2008, 4:51 a.m. CST

    Tyrannosaurus Callahan...

    by DC Films

    Good idea to have one dinosaur up against another - don't want to see old Clint out-running young punks. Need an equally great aging actor to play his nemesis (be nice to see Connery come out of retirement for that!). Or how about Scorpio back from the dead - is that actor still around? Gives me goose-bumps to think i might see Dirty H on the big screen one last time. Good news is that Clint's become a phenomenal Director since he did the cheesy Sudden Impact (really just a re-run of 'Play Misty...' with Harry instead of a DJ. Hope it's true.

  • March 20, 2008, 4:59 a.m. CST

    This is the very definition of cool news

    by kwisatzhaderach

    Better be true.

  • March 20, 2008, 5:04 a.m. CST

    Clint might be old,

    by TattooedBillionaire

    but he can probably still beat the crap out of 75-80% of the posters here.

  • March 20, 2008, 5:31 a.m. CST

    TattooedBillionaire:I would say more like 98%....

    by travis-dane

    FUCK the HATERS!Clint with 78 is in better physical form then the most TB's around here,who are 12-18 years old.

  • March 20, 2008, 6 a.m. CST

    back in the day

    by Napoleon Park

    we used to call them "Gruntereenos".

  • March 20, 2008, 6:09 a.m. CST

    Dirty Diaper Harry...

    by StarskyandHushky

    ...cause he pisses himself. Cause he's old.

  • March 20, 2008, 6:16 a.m. CST

    Hold on a minute...

    by MikeTheSpike

    There's a new Dirty Harry, and it gets buried under Monster Zoo, Street Fighter and manga news? What the hell, I thought the headline was a gag. That said... bring it on.

  • March 20, 2008, 6:37 a.m. CST

    OH GOD

    by Gungan Slayer

    If this is true, oh god OH GOD I might just wet my pants. I've wanting Eastwood to do one of two things. 1)make another Western and 2) make one last Dirty Harry movie, with him being all old and everything. please, please be true

  • March 20, 2008, 6:40 a.m. CST

    Mock his age if you must, BUT....

    by Behemoth

    Most of you fat-ass geeks will be lucky to even get to his age, and if you DO, you damn sure won't be accomplishing anything other than soiling your Dark Knight pantaloons on a daily basis. <p>Clint is the KING OF THE WORLD.

  • March 20, 2008, 6:50 a.m. CST

    I think it can still work

    by just pillow talk

    You do have a point Yack, about the "out of retirement" thing again, but I don't think it matters. Every story has been done a hundred times, it's WHO is playing that character. Clint has always been an ultimate badass, and I still find it believable that he can still pull it off. Much like Stallone did with Rocky and I think, Bruce did in DH4. I still believe these guys can kick everyone's ass. Probably a factor in that is the lack of 'real' young action heroes now.<p>Behemoth, are you a fat ass geek? If not, maybe you should change your name to 'Slim'.

  • March 20, 2008, 7:11 a.m. CST

    Bruce looked embarrassed...

    by DC Films be that watered down DH4, wasn't a Mclane movie. But with Clint lensing this it has a good chance - what they need is a story by David Goyer, scripted by Paul Haggis, then it could be really interesting and bookend the series adequately. Only thing as good as that would be Clint as an aging Batman in an exo-skeleton!

  • March 20, 2008, 7:13 a.m. CST


    by stamper

    The reason the film was made at all had to do with a survey. Warner Bros. was preparing to release the Sean Connery James Bond film Never Say Never Again (1983) and they took a survey. They asked movie goers to name an actor and a famous part that actor played. Clint Eastwood as "Dirty Harry" scored so high in the survey results, the studio told Eastwood it would be "open" to distributing another "Dirty Harry" film. Eastwood made this film as a result of that meeting.

  • March 20, 2008, 7:15 a.m. CST


    by stamper

    Crook: [during a diner robbery] What's you doing, you pighead sucka? Harry Callahan: Every day for the past ten years, Loretta here's been giving me a large black coffee- except today she gives me a large black coffee and it has sugar in it. Alotta sugar. I just came back to complain. Crook: Say what, sucka? Harry Callahan: Well, we're not just gonna let you walk out of here. Crook: Who'se we sucka? Harry Callahan: [slowly drawing his .44 Magnum] Smith and Wesson... and me.

  • March 20, 2008, 7:16 a.m. CST


    by stamper

    Jennifer Spencer: I saw the commotion the other day; you're either a cop or public enemy number one. Harry Callahan: Heh. Some people might say both. Jennifer Spencer: Really, who? Harry Callahan: Oh, bozos with big brass nameplates on their desk and asses the shape of the seat of their chairs. Jennifer Spencer: Why? Harry Callahan: Ah, it's a question of methods. Everybody wants results but nobody wants to do what they have to do to get them done.

  • March 20, 2008, 7:18 a.m. CST

    A Man's Got to know his limitations

    by Abominable Snowcone

    but I certainly don't mind if the great Clint Eastwood does another Dirty Harry...I feel lucky. Punk.

  • March 20, 2008, 7:28 a.m. CST

    If anyone can pull this off it's Clint

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    The man is like a fine wine, he just gets better with age. Death to anyone who suggests any type of Dirty Harry movie, remake or otherwise, without Eastwood. Firefox was on AMC yesterday. Clint owned as usual.

  • March 20, 2008, 7:55 a.m. CST

    Police Retirement Rules

    by Aquatarkusman

    I think they generally DO make you retire when you hit 1,000 years old.

  • March 20, 2008, 8:04 a.m. CST

    there was only one worthwhile Dirty Harry film

    by RockLobster800

    and that was Dirty Harry-I currently live in my own private world where there was only the one Callaghan flick, The Phantom Menace never happened (I have no beef with the other two), Arrested Develpment never got cancelled,A.I is half an hour shorter and Im currently dating a 1994 era Janeane Garofalo (we split up before she become overly tattoed and skinny) welocme to my world! Im still in University so I wont have to face reality for a while yet hahaha!

  • March 20, 2008, 8:05 a.m. CST


    by DC Films

    ...and it shows

  • March 20, 2008, 8:34 a.m. CST

    Hope it's got Jim Carey again...

    by rev_skarekroe

    ...playing Axl Rose. What a silly idea that was.

  • March 20, 2008, 8:51 a.m. CST

    For anyone saying he wouldn't need to do this...

    by xannibal

    Historically, Eastwood has done a "one for the studio" and a "one for him", i.e. he makes Warners a mass marketable film, and then turns around and makes whatever he wants and they leave him alone. He's always been loyal to the studio and understands the finances. (This is why he made films like The Rookie and Pink Cadillac) If this is true, I bet he'll immediately go from this to some pet project. All I know is the Dirty Harry series won't end with the lame Dead Pool. I still watch The Enforcer every time it's on Cinemax.

  • March 20, 2008, 8:56 a.m. CST

    YES! I prayed this wouldn't be a remake

    by Sithdan

    With Hollywood on a remake/reboot kick, I feared they would butcher Dirty Harry like they did with James Bond. But thank God, Clint is back for the ride! Great! They could totally make his age an issue in this story, kind of like what Stallone did in Rocky 6. I have all the Dirty Harry films on DVD and look forward to this one! Now, if only Connery would return for one last Bond film...

  • March 20, 2008, 8:58 a.m. CST


    by The Bandit

    If true I think this is great. Everybody wants to piss and moan about the resurection of old characters/franchises but in this case I think it could be great. I love Clint in every way. He's a rarity in that hes not only a amazing actor but director as well. He doesnt do things half-assed and I highly doubt he needs the cash, so if he IS doing a Harry movie its b/c he WANTS to and b/c theres a good story there to tell. Yes hes old, nothing gets by you lol and I'm sure thatll factor into the story. I doubt we'll see a 80 year old Harry running down crooks and jumping off rooftops and such. The limitations an aging Harry would face would make his story that much more interesting, it would be part of the story. Whatever the plot would focus on would have to be something intense to move the old man to act in the first place. Regardless, I think the thing to remember is IF this happens I dont think it'd just be for shits and giggles or a cash in. I think Clint could give us a believable elderly Harry unlike say an aging Rambo or John McClane. I doubt this is going to happen, but if so I'm all for it.

  • March 20, 2008, 8:59 a.m. CST

    Gran Torino

    by skimn

    just hope its better than the last flick named after an auto...Pink Cadillac..yikes!!! And Clint looks fit and able and I'm sure able to tackle one more "Harry", as long as there are no running scenes like the original.

  • March 20, 2008, 9:13 a.m. CST

    I'd love to see one final Dirty Harry movie...

    by Sledge Hammer

    ...this could be Harry Callahan's own personal Unforgiven if done right, but sadly I just don't see this happening. Hope I'm wrong though. Clint as Callahan one last time would kick ass. <p>Speaking of Dirty Harry, wonder what happened to the Dirty Harry video game that Clint was doing the voice work for. Anyone know?

  • March 20, 2008, 9:19 a.m. CST

    Please Make It Stop!!!

    by bobinnova

    First, I admit I was wrong to think that Gran Torino was about the Italian soccer team tragedy. Seeing the direction Clint was going with Million Dollar Baby and Flags/Letters, I thought it was the next logical step for him. <p> However, this is such a bad idea. How many 80s stars are we digging up to revisit their popularity these days? Let's count, shall we? <p> Sly Stallone - Rocky and Rambo <p> Bruce Willis - Die Hard <p> Harrison Ford - Indy <p> Clint - Dirty Harry <p> If Arnold wasn't the governator, you know he'd be in T4 or revisiting Commando. With Mad Max - Fury Road coming up soon, one can only assume Mel would do a cameo given this track record. What's next? <p> Steven Seagal revisiting "Under Siege"? <p> Van Damme revisiting "Kickboxer"? <p> Roger Moore or Sean Connery revisiting James Bond ala "Never Say Never Again"? <p> Hollywood needs to concentrate on the new talent - not rehash the old stuff. If I want to see Dirty Harry, Rambo, Rocky, or Indy, I'll pop in a DVD. Because no matter how much they revisit their characters, nothing will be quite as good as when they were in their prime.

  • March 20, 2008, 9:53 a.m. CST

    I just bought an 85 Pontiac Trans Am

    by HitchCock'n'Balz

    now I'm gonna grow a sweet 'stache, and wait for them to call me to re-make Smokey and the Bandit III...(Smokey IS the Bandit)

  • March 20, 2008, 10:03 a.m. CST

    1 1/2 hours ago I was thinking..

    by ironic_name

    about how it was cool the way he never made another DH movie, saying he was too old. <P> but this is great news. <P> the dead pool was just on 2 hours ago.

  • March 20, 2008, 10:14 a.m. CST

    Cleric Binks

    by DocPazuzu

    Nice to see love for Firefox. Underrated flick. Sure, the Dykstra flight scenes are cheesy, but everything leading up to them (and in between) is cool. <p> First Secretary: "First, I will merely ask you to hand over the MiG-31." <p> Gant: "I'm sorry, sir, but I can't do that."

  • March 20, 2008, 10:27 a.m. CST

    "Then of course you will not make it to wherever it is you are g

    by SkinJob69

    "Goodbye, Mr. Gant."<p> Agree Firefox is awesome. Really captures the tone of the Cold War.

  • March 20, 2008, 10:54 a.m. CST

    Unforgiven is to Westerns what Unforgiven is to Dirty Harry

    by T 1000 xp professional

    I'm all for this, but people saying that questioning and deconstruction of a Western route that Clint took with Unforgiven can be taken again.. Umm He can, but wasn't Dirty Harry already like a western

  • March 20, 2008, 10:55 a.m. CST

    Stevie Grant

    by one9deuce

    Nobody cares about your gun experience. Go bore people in a military forum.

  • March 20, 2008, 10:56 a.m. CST

    all i know is

    by T 1000 xp professional

    I trust Clint

  • March 20, 2008, 10:59 a.m. CST

    Stevie Grant, again.

    by one9deuce

    JESUS FUCKING CHRIST! I wrote my above post after reading just ONE of yours. I had no idea that you had written 7 or 8. <p> You do understand that there are forums out there for your type right?

  • March 20, 2008, 11:10 a.m. CST

    True words Doc and Skinjob

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    What made Firefox great was not the dogfights between the jets. Granted, they were great, and could be much better if made today. But, that does not matter because the first 3/4 of the movie is one of the best espionage suspense movies I've ever seen. Dating myself here, but I saw it on the big screen as a kid. The thing is kids graduating high school today have no idea what the Cold War is. That will lessen the impact on anyone seeing the film today, but not enough to not enjoy Clint's performance. I remember Clint yelling at the dog in Russian. I always thought that was cool for some reason. John Ratzenberger as the submarine commander before he got typecast as Cliff Claven was great too.

  • March 20, 2008, 11:31 a.m. CST

    Thank God the Dead Pool isn't gonna be the last DH

    by Stuntcock Mike

    I'm going to watch Magnum Force when I get home.

  • March 20, 2008, 11:50 a.m. CST

    So, what you're telling me...

    by Archive that the man behind Unforgiven and Million Dollar Baby is making a movie about a man worn-out by sacrifice, with nothing but revenge in his heart, tracking a maniac with style through the streets of San Francisco with nothing but pure orneriness and the world's most powerful handgun to see it through? How is this not going to be PERFECT?!?! There's no place in this world for Harry Callahan, EXCEPT in the lives of those who earn his .44 caliber justice! We're some lucky punks, today!

  • March 20, 2008, noon CST

    Just think how lucky we are Eastwood was

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    Dirty Harry. The role almost went to Frank Sinatra. No lie.

  • March 20, 2008, 12:31 p.m. CST

    You want to know why these classic characters are being revisite

    by Sledge Hammer

    It's because of just that, they were classic characters, and as such they are still interesting. Especially in light of the fact that in recent years we've had very little in the way of new iconic characters to take their place. Everything is so fucking generic now, both in terms of action, character and the new wave of so-called stars, few of which I'd even classify as real actors, and even fewer of which have any sort of real screen presence. That's why people crave the return of these older characters and the actors who played them, because the big screen was made for iconic larger-than-life characters like these, and it's been damn well starved of any such characters for far too long now. And if we can't make new iconic screen characters to enjoy then we can at least revisit some of the older ones while we still have the chance to do so. Maybe all the youth-obsessed A.D.D. suffering assholes out there object, because, you know, these people have lived lives and have the lines on their non-perfect faces to prove it, but frankly, you people get so much shit catered directly towards you that it's about damn time the rest of us got a little taste of something to our tastes too. Something that reminds us of a time when studio films weren't (almost) all pg-13 toned down over-marketed over-hyped youth oriented mtv-soundtracked fast edited pieces of forgettable fast-food throwaway crap.

  • March 20, 2008, 12:36 p.m. CST

    But will it have a flashback...

    by ianlegend

    ...of Harry busting the naked guy with a butcher knife and a hard on? Seriously though, if they kill off Callahan at the end of this film to force some kind of crappy closure to the series I'll be chasing the writers with a butcher knife. (Hard on optional).

  • March 20, 2008, 12:39 p.m. CST


    by ludmir88

    sounds interesting

  • March 20, 2008, 1:12 p.m. CST

    Yea these sequels of iconic characters

    by skimn

    are the cinematic equivalent of comfort food. I finally caught Rocky Balboa a few weeks ago, and although the plot and themes could've been written on the head of a pin, it was nice to visit those characters (crazy fuck Paulie and all) again.

  • March 20, 2008, 1:21 p.m. CST

    And the driver of the Ford Gran Torino is....

    by captain_kirk

    Clyde the orangutan! A vengeful ape left behind by his companion in a zoo after a late-night tryst, the orang seeks to kill Dirty Harry--ANY WHICH WAY HE CAN!

  • March 20, 2008, 1:37 p.m. CST

    by Mocata

    I'd be surprised if this was another Harry vehicle but if it is I'm delighted. Of course he could have kids and a grandchild old enought to be a cop.... no problem at all. If the synopsis is anything to go by I would relish the chance of seeing Clint in front of the camera again in a cop thriller. Whether it's Dirty Harry or not.

  • March 20, 2008, 1:46 p.m. CST

    Apologies, everyone,

    by Stevie Grant

    for last night. The freshmen find out their housing assignments for the next three years today, and there's this ritual where you take a shot in the dorm you want. We hosted the freshman rugby players thinking they would come as a single group... they came in eight groups so we had eight shots. If it's any consolation to everyone I annoyed last night, I had to get up really early today. Sorry.

  • March 20, 2008, 1:49 p.m. CST

    A shame John Vernon is dead.

    by Fred

    So which actor will get his chance to officially put his official career acting chops stamp of approval on the Official Solid Gold Diamond Studded Dirty Harry Generic Role of Officious Prick Official Hall of Fame Plaque this time around?

  • March 20, 2008, 1:54 p.m. CST

    Continuity: Why do people care so much?

    by TheLastCleric

    It always amazes me how ass-hurt people get over continuity errors. People seem to forget that the original film was meant to be a stand-alone feature, a fact made obvious by Harry’s disgusted pitching of his badge into the lake after blowing away Scorpio, suggesting he was done as a cop. To my knowledge, the first sequel, Magnum Force, makes no reference to this scene.

  • March 20, 2008, 2:02 p.m. CST

    Brad Dillman is still alive

    by skimn

    He can play an Old Official Prick..

  • March 20, 2008, 2:03 p.m. CST

    Toss Anthony Zerbe in there

    by skimn

    for good measure also. It would be nice to see a bunch of '70s character actors on the big screen Don Stroud alive??

  • March 20, 2008, 2:05 p.m. CST

    You gotta ask yourself one question, punk...

    by uwe boll jr.

    Did this old man just shoot five bullets...or six? No, honestly, how many? The old brainpan doesn't work the way it used to. And even if my gun ain't loaded, my Depends are.

  • March 20, 2008, 2:14 p.m. CST

    Sorry, cinemajerk

    by uwe boll jr.

    Didn't see your post. But be sure to check out my father's newest movie, Postal 2. It's coming out opposite "Gran Turino" this winter. Clint is older than my father. "Postal 2: Before the German Tax Loophole Ends" is going to wipe the floor with old Dirty Bastard Harry. Did I say Clint is old already?

  • March 20, 2008, 2:45 p.m. CST

    Heston could be his boss

    by skywalkerfamily

    Get your paws off me you damn dirty Callahan!

  • March 20, 2008, 2:46 p.m. CST

    Scorpio > Dirty Harry

    by Toby___Wong

    He really put Dirty Harry over. Please cast Andy Robinson as the brother of Scorpio. That would be so cool.

  • March 20, 2008, 2:52 p.m. CST

    by Napoleon Park

    Police Squad: 1982.<p>Hunter: 1984.<p>Sledge Hammer: 1986.<p>See how easy it is to just look things up? The person who said there was a "sledge hammer movie predating Police Squad, just IMDb's it, just looked at the titles and not the descriptions and still got it wrong. Yes ther was a horror movie sbout a kid beating people to death called "Sledgehammer" but that was also a year after Police Squad.<p>I had no objection to the discussion aout gun specs that someone got bent out of shape over. Callahan''s magnum .357 obsession is all about that. Heck, read the comics like Bishop's "Fanni Hall" or Mike Grell's "Jon Sable, Freelance" - both properties are drenched with the gun and weapon fetishism.<p>i always thought that "hunter" was "Sledge hammer" played straight, but apparently it was "Dirty harry' watered down for TV.<p>The chronology makes sense to me. East clintwood today totally looks like a grandfather, not someones day. and the way he was portrayed as a promiscuous casual sex indulging swinger in the first movie, it would be easy to believe he had kinds running around that he never knew about.<p>Oh, and Dead Pool had Harry in a car chase with a radio controlled model car and him shooting the bad guy with a harpoon gun. How can anyone not acknowledge that it was deliberate self parody. Dirty Harry V: Dead Pool = Star Trek V: the Final Frontier. They were comedies, folks. Satire. Mad Magazine style parodies.<p>in a way Magnum Force (Dirty Harry vs. crazed vigilante cops) was a sort of self parody. And that one where his girlfriend played the vigilante rapist-killer was sort of a version of that Dirty Harry/Death Wish crossover I always wanted to see.<p>And after "Do you feel lucky, punk," "A man's got to know his limitations," "go ahead make my day" and other fine nationally popular and presidentially quoted catch phrases, how great wasit that the "Dead Pool" catch phrase was "Well, I guess you're just shit out of luck"?<p>Harry's pretty bad at covering his partners. They team him up with a black guy, an Asian, they go to the hospital. They team him with a feminist, she gets herself killed. If this movie happens and it's set in a gay San Francisco, wanna bet he gets teamed with a gay cop who gets killed?

  • March 20, 2008, 3:15 p.m. CST

    you're just shit out of luck was not the catchphrase

    by stamper

    from Dead Pool, you got it wrong buddy. The catch line was "Opinions are like arseholes : everybody has one" only they didn't use it twice. THIS was the classic line, I still use it in meetings to this day.

  • March 20, 2008, 3:48 p.m. CST

    Too good to be true

    by CuervoJones

    So i don´t believe it.

  • March 20, 2008, 3:52 p.m. CST

    Then don't

    by stamper

    You know, I don't think there will ever be an Indiana Jones 4 either, it's too good to be true, anyone who said in the past there will never be one was 500% right. I mean, they are not making a new one ever, right ?

  • March 20, 2008, 3:54 p.m. CST

    I don´t know about guns

    by CuervoJones

    Because i have sex.

  • March 20, 2008, 4:18 p.m. CST

    If it has to be done, let Eastwood do it right

    by liljuniorbrown

    He won't screw it up, he made Unforgiven, Mystic River, and Million Dollar Baby.... I mean Unforgiven and Mystic River alone are enough to make him one of the greatest of all times. Speaking of which he should get Sean Penn to play the villian, that would be kick ass. I can see him now in that car with his rockabilly side burns mowing down cops. Make this movie happen soon please.

  • March 20, 2008, 4:42 p.m. CST

    Isn't there one or two left...

    by tvspace

    ...for that horrible Starsky & Hutch remake? As for Clint comin' back -- YES!

  • March 20, 2008, 4:55 p.m. CST

    Hope Clint hires Lalo Schifrin do a retro funky-ass score

    by KillaKane

    Would be the cherry on the pie if Clint got his old scoring buddy back for this outing. Uber cool news to have a grizzled Callahan back with his 44, nothing deadlier than a pissed off old gipper! ;-)

  • March 20, 2008, 5:14 p.m. CST

    liljuniorbrown:Sean Penn as bad guy!

    by travis-dane

    That would be awesome.

  • March 20, 2008, 5:22 p.m. CST

    by Napoleon Park

    by DangerMan

    The actual post was about Sledge Hammer coming before The Naked Gun, as the movies weren't like the Police Squad tv show. They made Drebin a bumbler and everything was played more obvious (and not as funny in my opinion) and threw in some "Harry" riffs that seemed derived from "Sledge." Jokes about kicking in the door and getting the foot caught as well as shooting someone after losing the badge were done first on Sledge before they made their way into the Naked Gun movies.

  • March 20, 2008, 5:57 p.m. CST

    In this one Harry uses some Viagra

    by skywalkerfamily

    and feels lucky.

  • March 20, 2008, 6 p.m. CST

    Lalo Schifrin...

    by ebonic_plague

    ...HELL YES. Accept no substitutes. Though I admit I would be okay with the idea of Schifrin collaborating with, I dunno, RZA or someone for the score. Just NO NU METAL!!!

  • March 20, 2008, 6 p.m. CST


    by ciroslive

    I think he was on Letterman late last year and Dave asked him if he'd do another Dirty harry. Letterman said it would be interesting to see him older, and the crowd seemed to agree with applause. Clint seemed taken aback by this and said he would consider it...

  • March 20, 2008, 6:35 p.m. CST


    by skywalkerfamily

    With enough shakey came to turn you into Conan O'Brien during his monologue.

  • March 20, 2008, 6:59 p.m. CST

    Just so you don't 'shakey came' in your pants, Skywalker

    by SkinJob69

  • March 20, 2008, 7:11 p.m. CST


    by skywalkerfamily

  • March 20, 2008, 8:41 p.m. CST

    Wow...I hope this is true

    by The_Crowing_90

    Another Dirty Harry would be great. We've had Rambo, Rocky, John McClane, and Indiana Jones come back, why not Dirty Harry? That also makes me want...another Snake Plissken movie. With Kurt Russel. Not a shitty remake. Maybe I'm the only one who wants it. Oh well.

  • March 20, 2008, 8:54 p.m. CST

    Queefer, you're not crazy, we're right--it must be JACKMAN!

    by kevred

    Much as I dislike reboots, if they want to do it as well as it could be done, that's who they'd do it with. Imagine that Wolverine scowl with a Magnum at the other end of it instead of claws.

  • March 20, 2008, 9:12 p.m. CST

    THAT Makes My Day

    by Evil Chicken

    I cannot wait for this to happen. Thank you Mr. Eastwood. Opening night, no doubt.

  • March 20, 2008, 10:50 p.m. CST

    dirty will die

    by Gobstopper

    Given Clint's recent movies, this will be awesome but bring tears to your eyes as dirty harry dies in the end.

  • March 21, 2008, 12:06 a.m. CST

    lawlz hugh jackman

    by Larry Sellers

    "Maike moie daie."

  • March 21, 2008, 12:38 a.m. CST

    Why is Dirty Harry tracking down Starsky & Hutch?

    by MrMysteryGuest

    'Cause Starsky drives a Gran Torino!

  • March 21, 2008, 12:44 a.m. CST

    Harry Callahan vs. Paul Kersey

    by Crimson Dynamo

    A Death Wish crossover would have ruled

  • March 21, 2008, 2:38 a.m. CST

    Ben Stiller for Dirty Harry.

    by skywalkerfamily

  • March 21, 2008, 4:57 a.m. CST

    Maybe he'll dig up Charles Bronson for a buddy film.

    by TheGhostWhoLurks

    Clint's a little too long in the tooth to be doing this stuff. It's gonna look silly.

  • May 12, 2008, 5:44 p.m. CST

    Does anyone think he has to do that 1 for 1 deal anymore?

    by Alfred_Packer

    I think he's earned his corner office by now. As for a new Dirty Harry film, its simply just not believable. These other folks have been talking about doing Die Hard 4 and Indy for years. If Clint's been waxing romantically at any time in the past few decades about reprising Harry Callahan on screen again, I'd love to see the link.

  • May 13, 2008, 8:49 a.m. CST

    skywalkerfamily has the best posts

    by just pillow talk

    Orcus, I thought it was Gran Torino.