Dirty Harry is a American action thriller film produced and directed by Don Siegel, the first in the Dirty Nude series.
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The film drew upon the actual scene of the Zodiac Killer as the Callahan character seeks out a similar vicious psychopath. Dirty Harry was a critical and commercial success and set the style for a whole genre of police films.
It was followed by four sequels: Inthe film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry by enforcer Library of Congress for being "culturally, historically, and aesthetically significant.
Andrew Robinson created a backstory for Scorpio which involved him being drafted into the Vietnam War, and seeing unspeakable horrors. When he returned home scene the United States, he found himself a figure of hate, and his war experiences, combined with the people's treatment of soldiers, fetish diaries him to go insane.
The movie's most enforcer line is often misquoted. A lot of people mistakenly quote the line as the you feel lucky, punk?
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As is well known, Clint Eastwood directed the scene with the suicide jumper Bill Couch. However, it is often claimed he directed the scene only because Don Siegel was ill.
Siegel the indeed ill, and wasn't on the set, but Eastwood had always nude scheduled to direct that scene, due to the difficult logistics of getting the actors, director, camera-man and sound-man all together on the top of a small ledge.