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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

The Cannon Group, Inc. announced the film in 1986, estimating that it would be ready for release by Spring 1987. However, the film company was by this point facing financial problems. Its greatest box office hit was still Missing in Action (1984) with 38 million dollars domestic gross. Cannon had lost money through box office flops such as Pirates (1986). Consequently, they tightened the budgets of upcoming films to under 5 million dollars per film. See more »

Goofs

Opening scene, the victim's car is parked when she gets in it, but when the bad guys are bashing at the car, it's now in the middle of the parking lot. It moved but she never got to start it. See more »

Quotes

Ed Zacharias: [as Kersey walks to him] Who are you?
Paul Kersey: I'm the guy that set you up.
Ed Zacharias: Why?
Ed Zacharias: [Then Paul opens up his coat pocket and shows the picture of his girlfirend's daughter to Ed] I don't know the girl
Paul Kersey: I DO!
[Then Kersey shoots Ed dead]
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Referenced in Shakedown (1988) See more »

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Written, Arranged, Performed and Produced by Michael Bishop
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A nice one in Bronson's Cannon line-up
12 January 2007 | by (Alkmaar, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Now if you expect to watch some Academy Award material here, stop reading and buy and rent something else. But if you want action-book material on the telly, this might just be the right stuff. Kersey is back, this time fighting two cocaine-gangs. Lee Thompson's directing is much more adequate than with several other Bronson-vehicles, the picture has a story to tell (whereas part 3 was just video game material) and fortunately it brings in Kay Lenz in a supporting role instead of trying to fit in Mrs Bronson (Jill Ireland) again. With nasty villains and one or two dumb police-officers we have an evening with some nice twists, shoot outs and a really good and original opening scene. Production values must have been up as well. Apart from the original this one outranks # 2.3 & 5 by far. Recommended.


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