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Death Wish V: The Face of Death (1994)

Paul Kersey is back at working vigilante justice when his fiancée, Olivia, has her business threatened by mobsters.

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Storyline

New York's garment district has turns into Dodge City when mobster Tommy O'Shea muscles in on the fashion trade of his ex-wife Olivia Regent. Olivia is engaged to Paul Kersey, who provides a sense of security for herself and her daughter Chelsea. Olivia isn't impressed when Tommy tortures her manager, Big Al, so Tommy hires an enforcer named Freddie Flakes, who is a master of disguise. Freddie dons women's clothing to follow Olivia into a ladies' room, where he smashes her face into a mirror, causing permanent disfigurement. In the offices of D.A. Tony Hoyle and his associate Hector Vasquez, Paul and Olivia vow to see to it that Tommy is prosecuted. Later, Freddie and two of his men disguise themselves as cops, infiltrate Olivia's apartment, and shoot Olivia dead. Now Kersey is ready to take things into his own hands. Kersey follows Tommy's thug Chickie Paconi to the Paconi family bistro, where Kersey kills Chickie by lacing his cannelloni with cyanide. Next, Paul tricks Freddie out ... Written by Todd Baldridge

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The vigilante is back... See more »


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Rated R for strong violence, and for nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Death Wish: The Face of Death  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$503,936, 17 January 1994, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,702,394
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Trivia

Gail Morgan Hickman and J. Lee Thompson wrote the first screenplay to "Death Wish V" in the late 1980s. Menahem Golan decided it would be too expensive. See more »

Goofs

What might first appear as an error, when Paul opens his wall safe. He only dials 2 numbers. That is very possible, it's commonly called a "night latch". Often people dial the first 2 or 3 numbers leaving the safe to appear to be locked, but by dialing the last one or two numbers, you can open the safe quickly. See more »

Quotes

[Olivia's factory at night, Reg is putting some pamphlets away when Tommy O'Shea, joined by Sal and Chuck Paconi arrive]
Tommy O'Shea: Reggie...
[Reg turns around, but before he can do anything, Sal and Chuck grab hold of him]
Tommy O'Shea: Little Reggie been telling tales and talking out of school, now who little Reggie been talking to?
Reg: I ain't said nothing to nobody but you, you piece of white-trash!
Tommy O'Shea: I had no idea you were so prejudice.
[Reg spits on Tommy's shoes]
Tommy O'Shea: I usually got a shine with that.
Tommy O'Shea: [to Sal and Chuck] Do what...
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Referenced in Escale à Nanarland: Le Justicier de New York (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

OBSESSION
Performed by Piper Lawrence
Lyrics and Music by Bob Esty & Michele Alter
Produced by Bob Esty
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DEATH WISH V ---- GREAT
28 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

Is it great to see another Death Wish. Well like all death wish's his girlfriends gets killed and he's not standing for it. Well in this great installment Bronson takes down the ex husband of he's fiancee. And the husband (Tommy) kills her, and he wants the kid too. But Bronson won't let them have her. So he goes back to Wintess Protection programme and gets help but theres a man who helping Tommy who is ruling half the city where Bronson now lives. But i'm not giong to say any mre because it's film worth watching, buying.

go on

10/10


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