The Dead Pool

The Dead Pool

"Dirty Harry Just Learned A New Game."
  • R
  • 1988
  • 1 hr 31 min
  • 6.3  (40,561)
  • 46

Dirty Harry Callahan, the famous California based inspector played by Clint Eastwood, is back at it again in the fifth movie of the Dirty Harry series. The legendary inspector's fame has caught up with him, placing both Callahan and others in grave danger. The action packed adventure takes place in the San Francisco region, where after a run in with the henchmen of a formerly detained criminal kingpin opens the story. Callahan is in a life or death situation, just prior to meeting up with his new partner. Only this time around Callahan is not only accompanied by his trusty .44 Magnum fire arm, but is aided by an expert in martial arts. Bringing the elements of Asian sophistication together with Callahan's edgy and sometimes violent police style draws the pair into an even more deadly confrontation with a secret dead pool game taking place behind closed doors. A game Callihan and Quan accidentally stumble into within the course of their investigation of a dead rock star, played by Jim Carrey in his first non-comedic role, that reveals that even more danger is lurking for Callahan and his partner, not to mention the danger it raises for a potential love interest.

The Dead Pool
The Dead Pool
The Dead Pool

Trailer - 1 min 27 sec

Description
Dirty Harry Callahan, the famous California based inspector played by Clint Eastwood, is back at it again in the fifth movie of the Dirty Harry series. The legendary inspector's fame has caught up with him, placing both Callahan and others in grave danger. The action packed adventure takes place in the San Francisco region, where after a run in with the henchmen of a formerly detained criminal kingpin opens the story. Callahan is in a life or death situation, just prior to meeting up with his new partner. Only this time around Callahan is not only accompanied by his trusty .44 Magnum fire arm, but is aided by an expert in martial arts.

Bringing the elements of Asian sophistication together with Callahan's edgy and sometimes violent police style draws the pair into an even more deadly confrontation with a secret dead pool game taking place behind closed doors. A game Callihan and Quan accidentally stumble into within the course of their investigation of a dead rock star, played by Jim Carrey in his first non-comedic role, that reveals that even more danger is lurking for Callahan and his partner, not to mention the danger it raises for a potential love interest.

The Dead Pool is a 1988 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 31 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.3 and a MetaScore of 46.

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  • Release Date
    1988
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 31 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (40,561)
  • Metascore
    46