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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
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Randy Viscovich
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Nick Franco
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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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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,466,557 (USA) (8 November 1987)

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$6,880,310 (USA)
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Trivia

The second Death Wish (1974) movie to include a Star Trek (1966) actor. Death Wish 3 (1985) had Marina Sirtis, this film has Tim Russ. See more »

Goofs

When Kay Lenz' character arrives at the hospital, she is wearing white boots. Then she runs into the emergency room and she is in tennis shoes. In the next shot, she's back in white boots. See more »

Quotes

Ed Zacharias: [shaking his birthday present box] Should I call the bomb squad?
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Connections

References Stand by Me (1986) See more »

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In Some Brazil
Written, Arranged, Performed and Produced by Michael Bishop
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nothing new, but entertaining
20 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After death wish 2 and 3 came out, the series seemed, to well, have a death wish. 2 was unremarkable, and 3 cared more about a very high body count then anything. Unlike in 3, the relationship between Kay Lenz's character and Kersey doesn't seemed forced, doesn't seem like ti was tacked on like the third entry. the fourth entry seemed to be a better level then the previous. Not as good as the first, face it, hardly any action flick with a vigilanty storyline as been as good as the first death wish, the 4th one makes kersey a little more human. You want him to find those responsible for the death of his girlfriends's teen daughter. You cheer when he gets the bad guy. Personally, I would to have loved to have seen a little more interaction between Bronson and Soon Tek-oh, perhaps one of the most underrated supporting actors in movie history. Overall a decent little flick that doesn't try to outsmart itself.


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