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Death Wish 3 (1985)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  1 November 1985 (USA)
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Architect/vigilante Paul Kersey arrives back in New York City and is forcibly recruited by a crooked police detective to fight street crime caused by a large gang terrorizing the neighborhoods.

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Hector
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Chaco
Alan Cooke ...
Punk at Car
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Punk at Car
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Storyline

Paul Kersey, New York City architect and part-time vigilante, returns from L.A. to visit an old friend. Instead, he must avenge his death by fighting youth gangs. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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He's Judge, Jury and Executioner! See more »


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1 November 1985 (USA)  »

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Death Wish III  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

As principal photography was mostly filmed in London, the movie featured extras and background artists playing a variety of characters including police officers and gang members. Their audible dialogue, however, was in the British accent. This movie was set in New York and required American accents. As such, during post-production, director Michael Winner enlisted the assistance of the military personnel of the US Air Force stationed in England to dub over these UK accents. See more »

Goofs

When the police helicopter hovers over the riot below, we get a mid close-up shot of the driver. It is apparent that the helicopter is on land, and is simply rotating the blades; not air-born. See more »

Quotes

Bennett: What's the car for?
Paul Kersey: Bait.
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Crazy Credits

A shot during the end credits shows police cars and an ambulance and fire truck screaming down a street towards the epicenter of the riots. See more »

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Night Steppin'
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Music by Paul Fishman and Philip Saatchi
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User Reviews

 
Top notch. A true undervalued masterpiece
19 September 2005 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

One of the most magnificent movies ever made. The acting of Charles Buchinski (later known as Bronson) is simply outstanding. This is the crown on the career of director Winner, who himself was often quoted saying this was his masterpiece. The plot has been copied many times, but it's never been topped. Wildey J. Moore, the gun manufacturer, many times claimed his brand's growth since the mid 80s can be fully credited to DW3, and rightly so. This is not just a movie, this is art that many generations will admire and appreciate. Although this movie has never been fully appreciated in the USA, it has found a huge following in Europe and Asia, where the movie is regularly shown at film schools and it is still a popular hit in student cinemas all across Europe. All in all, a true classic.


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