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Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987)

Architect/vigilante Paul Kersey takes on the members of a vicious Los Angeles drug cartel to stop the flow of drugs after his girlfriend's daughter dies from an overdose.

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Nathan White
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Ed Zacharias
George Dickerson ...
Detective Reiner
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Det. Phil Nozaki (as Soon-Teck Oh)
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Erica Sheldon
Jesse Dabson ...
Randy Viscovich
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Nick Franco
James Purcell ...
Vince Montono
Michael Russo ...
Danny Moreno
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Art Sanella
Daniel Sabia ...
Al Arroyo
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Jack Romero
Dan Ferro ...
Tony Romero
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Storyline

Paul Kersey, LA architect and part-time vigilante, is fed up with violence and wants a quiet life. However, when friend's daughter dies of overdose, he has no choice but to go to war on drug dealers. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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6 November 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Death Wish 4 - Das Weiße im Auge  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$6,880,310 (USA)
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Trivia

Gail Morgan Hickman wrote three different script for the film. The first featured Paul Kersey struggling with a crisis of conscience and trying to reconnect with Geri Nichols from Death Wish II (1982). It was rejected because Jill Ireland faced her own struggle with breast cancer and was unwilling to reprise her role. The second had Kersey going after an international terrorist, and was rejected due to another upcoming film, Wanted: Dead or Alive (1987). The final script had the premise of Kersey playing two gangs against each other. Hickman was influenced by the use of this premise in the films Yojimbo (1961) and A Fistful of Dollars (1964). See more »

Goofs

During the mugging scene when the three guys are trying to pull the victim out of the car, she was on her stomach with her legs out of the door but in the next shot, she was on her back with her legs in the car. See more »

Quotes

[as Frank Bauggs confronts Kersey sneaking into his apartment]
Frank Bauggs: What the fuck are you doing here?
Paul Kersey: I was making a sandwich.
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Connections

References Heartburn (1986) See more »

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The Hunger
Written, Arranged, Performed and Produced by Michael Bishop
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Violent, Fun, Charlie's Back!
26 November 2003 | by (CA, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a good fun movie. The story is basically Charles Bronson killing gangsters! Imagine Grand Theft Auto 3 as a movie, and you got The Crack Down! The ending to the film is even somewhat of a remake of Yojimbo! I definetely recommend this movie to action lovers! This will not let you down! For God's sake, there's a roller rink shootout!!!! 5/5 STARS


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