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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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David Crean ...
Hector
Nelson Fernandez ...
Chaco
Alan Cooke ...
Punk at Car
Bob Dysinger ...
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Topo Grajeda ...
Garcia
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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 back in New York bringing justice to the streets... 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

After Death Wish II (1982)'s setting was transposed from New York in the original Death Wish (1974) movie to Los Angeles, this next sequel returns the setting to New York, though ironically, most of this picture was filmed in England. See more »

Goofs

A LAWS rocket is an antitank rocket housed in a disposable launch tube. It is not reloadable as shown. Nor does it have a pistol grip. The launcher has a simple visual sight and a button on the top of the tube to fire the weapon. See more »

Quotes

Richard S. Shriker: [speaking to Kersey] I have a theory. If I'm right, after LA you turned pro.
[looks a newspaper clippings]
Richard S. Shriker: Six creeps shot dead in a week. Four gang mebers killed in Kansas City.
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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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Referenced in The Lonely Death of the Giggler (2010) See more »

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Music by Roy Budd
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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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