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Death Wish 3 (1985)

Architect/vigilante Paul Kersey arrives back in New York City and is forcibly recruited by a crooked police chief to fight street crime caused by a large gang terrorizing the neighborhoods.

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Fraker
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Giggler
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Hermosa
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Angel
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The Cuban
Tony Britts ...
Tulio
David Crean ...
Hector
Nelson Fernandez ...
Chaco
Alan Cooke ...
Punk at Car
Bob Dysinger ...
Punk at Car
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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If He Can't Find Justice ... He'll Make His Own! 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

Unusually, the end credits don't mention any work done in Britain (although several crew members have the word "USA" in brackets next to their titles). See more »

Goofs

The car stereo that one of the gang members holds disappears from his hand after Kersey shoots him. See more »

Quotes

Richard S. Shriker: [speaking to Kersey at the police station] I don't like creeps any more than you do. But I can't do anything about them. See, I'm a cop. But you, you shoot 'em.
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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 »

Connections

References Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985) See more »

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Eine kleine Nachtmusik
(uncredited)
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Arranged by Walter Warren
De Wolfe Music Ltd
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Truly a movie for the ages
4 July 2002 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

There are few movies out there that can honestly be called classics, Deathwish 3 is one. I must have watched this movie dozens of times, yet each time it is just as ridiculously funny. From the outset the movie explodes with laughs. Kersey's trip to jail, where he is threatened by some thug, who apparently high on goof balls, decides to attack the most giant guy in the jail for no reason and is bloodily beaten down. At this point he turns back to Kersey and curses him like it is his fault! Make no sense? Don't let that stop you, there is more where that came from. Next the police inspector beating Kersey up, then abruptly out of nowhere saying, `you see, I'm a big fan of yours'! . There are so many other hilarious plot inconsistencies. Mr.Kaprov saying `Mr.Kersey, it's 90 degrees outside!' as he is wearing a full shirt and thick sweater! Or Kersey's friend Charlie, who somehow managed to smuggle back two massive machine guns from Korea. Did he take that in his carryon luggage on the trip back? Add to all this lame romance that Kersey and the public defender have and you have the making of a masterpiece. For whatever reason, the desperate woman wants a date with Kersey. The romance that ensues is epic, until unfortunately, like all women that Kersey dates, she is horribly killed. The final piece of the puzzle is some of the best one liners in any movie. Some include, `it's your wife, she is sick or... something' Fraker, `bulletproof just like yours asshole' Fraker, `they call him the giggler, he laughs when he runs' Bennet, "I'll kill a little old lady for you. Catch it on the 6 o'clock news!" Fraker. I could go on and on. You owe it to yourself to rent this extraordinary film. Truly one of the greatest ever made!


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