Some love affairs last a few days. Others can last months or years. But true love stands the test of time: it can carry on through five Dirty Harry movies, eighteen years, and innumerable California criminal cases. “Dirty” Harry Callahan’s beloved has always been his gun, a Smith & Wesson .44 Magnum. Like any other relationship, their long romance has seen many stages. Here are five milestones in the long marriage of Dirty Harry and his Magnum. At the end of the day, he always has some loving words for his gun.