The Dead Pool details
|Formats:||18 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Jim Carrey, Patricia Clarkson, Liam Neeson, Clint Eastwood, Evan Kim|
|Director:||Buddy Van Horn|
|Studio:||WARNER HOME VIDEO|
The Dead Pool
|Run time:||1 hour 27 minutes|
|Rental release:||Limited availability|
|Subtitles:||Arabic, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English, Italian|
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The Dirty Harry series...By loz#6 from BRISTOL , 06 Aug 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]The Dirty Harry series had always been subject to the law of diminishing returns, and this final instalment sets a new low. By now the character of Harry Callaghan has been shorn of any of the interesting morality issues of the original film and is just another tough cop. What makes this film so dispiriting is that buried within it is the seed of a good idea: a group of rich people betting on which celebrity will die next, with Harry himself being added to the list. Unfortunately this aspect turns out to be almost irrelevant to the plot of the film, with the dire script missing every opportunity to wring some drama out of the storyline, with a dull and uninteresting typical mad serial killer turning out to be the bad guy. Numerous cringe inducing moments pepper the film: Clint?s sidekick turning out to be a kung-fu expert; Clint stepping out of the fog in slow-mo armed with a bazooka-sized harpoon-gun; Liam Neeson as the worlds least convincing horror-film director (currently making ?Hotel Satan?) and the series low-point of Jim Carrey gurning and miming along to Guns N? Roses. Along the way only the most bizarre car chase ever filmed (Clint?s car being chased by a bomb-laden radio-controlled toy car) provides some momentary distraction, but shackled to the dire script this film is dead on arrival.
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Harry reduxBy andybg (7 reviews) from Hackney , 08 Sep 2012The budget is lower, the production values a bit tinnier, but Clint renders Harry as older, unbowed and getting ever so slightly winded by the chase. The twists have, as ever, the ring of authenticity. Great turn by Liam Neeson as a low- concept horror director, and by her second scene Patricia Clarkson has depth. Very 80s but-good- with- it Lalo Schifrin score.
classic and weirdBy cheesekake (1501 reviews) from uk , 03 Mar 2012eastwood always delivers the goods, and in this film its no exception.
watch for the rock band guns and roses throughout the film.
The Dead PoolBy a customer from Gloucestershire , 07 Oct 2010A bit poor on plot.
Thought it was a bit slow.
Believe this was the last in the series it shows.
An oldie but I thought a goodieBy kazee01 (42 reviews) from Surbiton , 11 Aug 2010As someone who has not watched the Dirty Harry series I found this film enjoyable.
True Eastwod is looking a little tired and the plot could have been explored a lot more but overall not a bad effort.
Particulary enjoyable watching a small, early part by Jim Carey (as one of the first victims) and a moody ponytailed Liam Neeson.
yes Harry has a shot first ask questions later (although everyone he shoots dies instantly - he does pack a Magnum you know and notof the ice cream variety) but atthe end o the day the good people win and the bad people get theirs
Watch thisBy Rio1234 (179 reviews) from Barking , 13 Jun 2010Enjoyed film, even though had mixed reviews, not one of the best Dirty Harry series, but not that bad either. Watch this one for a preview of a young Jim Carrey, still love clint eastwood after all this years one of the best actors ever.