Eastwood's iconic portrayal of the blunt-speaking, unorthodox detective set the style for a number of his subsequent roles, and its box-office success led to the production of four sequels. He hovers in the film, in its themes and high-caliber imagery, and of course, most obviously in Mr. The state government agreed to pay, but the children managed to escape and the kidnappers were subsequently jailed.
All names, trademarks and images are copyright their respective owners. After Callahan forces Scorpio off the bus, the latter flees to a nearby quarry and holds a boy at gunpoint.
Another earlier version of the story was set in Seattle , Washington. Magnum Force was directed by Ted Post.
Retrieved from " https: There have been tons of controversies along the way -- the movies have been called racist, misogynist and fascist, and have inspired more than one real-life copycat killing. In September a case occurred in Germany , under circumstances quite similar to the Barbara Jane Mackle case: