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Death Wish 3 (1985)

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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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Topo Grajeda ...
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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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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

Apart from some establishing shots of New York at the beginning, the film was mostly shot in London, England with the old Lambeth Hospital being used as the police station and jail. See more »

Goofs

When Kersey is in detention and the skinhead tries to blindside him, he suddenly turns to his left and begins to double over well before Kersey has a chance to hit him See more »

Quotes

Fraker: Hey, man, I always win!
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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 »

Connections

References The Toxic Avenger (1984) See more »

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Night Steppin'
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Music by Paul Fishman and Philip Saatchi
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Ridiculously enjoyable urban romp
14 January 2004 | by (Mountains of Madness) – See all my reviews

What a romp this is. The great Kersey (Charles Bronson), ignoring advice to lay low for a while (like ten years!), relocates his trigger finger and bad attitude to New York City.

A long sequence where Kersey runs the streets shooting at everything in sight redefines this as a crazy modern Western. All sense goes out the window and the angry vigilante's original reasons for revenge fade slowly into the bullet-ridden background.

You get exploded thugs, burning cars, bodies through glass, dozens of bullet-riddled corpses and a lurid directing style that is perfect for the material.

Not as fine as DEATH WISH 2, but fine, nevertheless.


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