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


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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Release Date:

6 November 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Death Wish 4 - Das Weiße im Auge  »

Box Office


$5,000,000 (estimated)


$6,880,310 (USA)

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Did You Know?


Gail Morgan Hickman had previously contributed rejected scripts for Death Wish 3 (1985) and the script of another Charles Bronson film, Murphy's Law (1986). See more »


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 »


Rapist: Who the fuck are you?
Paul Kersey: Death!
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References Runaway Train (1985) See more »


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Bronson Lives
19 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My friends and I started watching Bronson movies for the pure humor. It wasn't long after the fact that I found Bronson to one a biggest bad a$$es in movies. In This movie he is well over sixty and he still takes down three gangs and an arcade.My Grandpa can't move much let alone blow people up with a wine bottle bomb. SO if you want to laugh at some really bad acting, but at the same time see a legend at work and have a chance to be exposed to the man know as Bronson. I think this is a good movie to start with. Start here and work your way back. You will find your way to some great movies. My favorite is Once Upon A Time In The West or Hardtimes.

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