Magnum Force

Other mistake: After the pool massacre, when the shooting stops, at the left of the screen and right off the policeman's helmet, a man sits down and then lifts the beach chair up.

johnie226

Other mistake: When Callahan meets Sunny in his apartment lobby and she asks him, "What does a girl have to do to go to bed with you?" Callahan replies, "Try knocking on the door." and if you look behind Callahan at the Trolley going down hill, you can see a kid waving to the camera.

broski

Other mistake: When Harry and Early Smith are in Lt. Briggs' office, Briggs' first name on the desk nameplate is spelled "Neil", but when Harry and Early Smith leave the office, Briggs' first name on his office door is spelled "Neill."

Other mistake: The vigilante bike-cop slaps a supressor on his Colt Python. A suppressor on a revolver doesn't work without serious modification. There's only one revolver I know of which would be able to use a suppressor, namely the Russian Nagant M1895. And that's due to the gas-seal system in the cylinder, which seals all the out-gassing, only letting the gases out the muzzle-opening. (01:01:00 - 01:10:00)

Budoshi

Other mistake: In the final credits, DiGiorgio is misspelled as "DiGorgio."

Other mistake: When Ricca is pushing his way through the crowd, just after a man yells "Ricca, you're a killer" a shot of the crowd shows a sign saying "UP YOUR RICCA" which makes no sense. Surely this sign was meant to say "UP YOURS RICCA." (00:03:50)

mightymick

Other mistake: In the scene where the mob boss gets interviewed in the garden atrium after being freed, the news media pushes up to get really close to the podium. Note that the first reporter, dressed like Gilligan, trips and almost falls into the podium. He catches himself but has to keep his head down during the rest of the shot.

Other mistake: In the beginning credits Harry says "This is the 44 magnum, the most powerful hand gun in the world" but later when he's at the range with David Soul and the other cops, when asked about his what his gun loads he says he uses .357 lite magnum.

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Suggested correction: When at the range with the rookie traffic cops, Harry says he shoots "light specials" out of his 44 magnum which provide more control than a .357 magnum with wad cutters.

Visible crew/equipment: After Callahan removes the bomb from his mailbox, he looks up at a man on the nearby stairs. As a car drives by on the street, the lights from it cast the shadow of the boom operator onto the wall.

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Lieutenant Briggs: Suppose they panic and start shooting?
Harry Callahan: Nothing wrong with shooting as long as the right people get shot!

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Question: I'm not sure if he already suspected them at the time, but why exactly did Harry want to take Davis and Sweet to arrest the gangster?

JohnShel91

Answer: Because Davis and Sweet demonstrated keen interest, skill and knowledge of firearms (particularly of Harry's .44 Magnum) when they first met. They were flattering Harry, probably in anticipation of inviting him to join their death squad. Harry was impressed and asked for them specifically, even though they were rookies, but he didn't suspect them of being the vigilante killers at that point.

Charles Austin Miller

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