One of the more graphically violent movies ever made, MAGNUM FORCE is shatteringly effective. Eastwood is a policeman man of few, often foul, words, who is baffled by a series of killings of prominent Bay Area criminals. His pal, Ryan, is on the verge of a nervous breakdown, and his new
partner, Perry, notes that all of the deaths were caused by the same weapon, a .357 Magnum. This is the gun that's widely used by members of the S.F.P.D. and the implication is that a cop is doing the erasing. Eastwood wonders if his friend might be the person responsible until Ryan is killed in
the same manner as the other victims. Eastwood wants to personally investigate the death...