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Magnum Force

Deluxe Edition
Genre: Action Adventure

Reviewed In Issue 133 (Jul/Aug 2008) Of Widescreen Review®

Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook, Mitchell Ryan, David Soul & Felton Perry

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 3
DD Sound Rating: 3.5
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 4
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Special Features
Special features include commentary by Writer John Milius, two featurettes: the 24-minute A Moral Right: The Politics Of Dirty Harry and the eight-minute The Hero Cop: Yesterday And Today, and the original theatrical trailers for all five Dirty Harry films.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Warner Home Video
(Catalog Number): 1000019742
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $20.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 122
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1973
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 06/03/08
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Ted Post
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Special Notes:
Also available in a 7-disc Ulitmate Collector's Edition Box Set/ Catalogue 1000024579/ MRSP $74.98

Story Synopsis:
When mobsters who have

DVD Picture:
The anamorphically enhanced 2.39:1 DVD appears plugged up for much of the presentation, but color saturation is adequate for its age. Fleshtones look natural at times, but resolution is not improved much over the DVD reviewed in Issue 56. Contrast is balanced well

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