Dr. Paul Kersey (Bruce Willis) is a surgeon who only sees the aftermath of his city's violence as it's rushed into his ER -until his wife (Elisabeth Shue) and college-age daughter (Camila Morrone) are viciously attacked in their suburban home. With the police overloaded with crimes, Paul, burning for revenge, hunts for his family's assailants to deliver justice. As the anonymous slayings of criminals grabs the media's attention, the city wonders if this deadly avenger is a guardian angel...or a grim reaper. Fury and fate collide in the intense action-thriller Death Wish.Written by
To the gentleman commenting about the wound to the doctor's left hand and saying that this ONLY happens when shooting two-handed and crossing thumbs. It can (and ha happened to me) happen when shooting one-handed and having a grip that's too high. First time shooting a semi was on a Ruger Mark III 22/45 and the pistol bit me on the way back INTO the upper.. See more »
People rely on the police to keep them safe. That's the problem. The police only arrive after the crime has taken place. That's like. Trapping the fox as he's comin' out of the hen house. If a man really wants to protect what's his. He has to do it for himself.
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The film's copyright date in the credits is 2017 rather than 2018. See more »
The UK theatrical version was cut by 14 seconds to reduce a torture scene. This was done to earn a 15 certificate after the uncut version originally received an 18. The uncut version was later released on home media formats. See more »
This is an old-school revenge flick with gratuitous violence. Nothing more, nothing less. By no means does it deserve the horrible reviews; most of them are down to politics. Rating a movie badly due to something as "timing" does not make sense to me.
While I would not call it a must-see, it's definitely worth a 100 or so minutes on Netflix or whatever. Do watch it if you're a Bruce Willis fan.
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