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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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Sal Paconi
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Chuck Paconi
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Brian Hoyle
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Hector Vasquez
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Janice Omori
Erica Fairfield ...
Chelsea Regent (as Erica Lancaster)
Jefferson Mappin ...
Big Al
Michael Dunston ...
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Maxine
Sharolyn Sparrow ...
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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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No judge. No jury. No appeals. No deals. 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:

$503,936 (USA) (17 January 1994)

Gross:

$1,702,394 (USA)
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Trivia

The three previous films in the series were produced by The Cannon Group, Inc. In 1989, Cannon faced Chapter 11 bankruptcy and its financial records came under investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Co-owners Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus also had a personal falling out during the collapse of their company. Golan soon launched his own company, 21st Century Film Corporation. The films of the new company tended to have small budgets and performed poorly at the box office. Meanwhile, the Death Wish films continued to enjoy popularity in the video and television market. Golan came up with the idea of a fifth film to serve as a much-needed hit for the company. See more »

Goofs

When Tommy opens the crate with Hectors body in it and the body falls to the ground, Tommy turns it over and Hectors head is facing toward his left shoulder, but in the very next scene, when seen from above, his face is straight up, toward the camera. See more »

Quotes

[Tommy O'Shea is taking his daughter with him, he tosses some papers at Paul, while Sal and Chuck Paconi look on]
Tommy O'Shea: Read 'em and weep, she's coming with me.
Paul Kersey: Like hell she is.
[Paul punches Tommy, but Sal and Chuck grab Paul and hit him from behind with a log, knocking him unconscious, Sal and Chuck then proceed to help Tommy get up]
Tommy O'Shea: Son of a bitch is quick.
[Tommy, Sal, and Chuck leave the house]
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Connections

Referenced in Smoke Signals (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

OBSESSION
Performed by Piper Lawrence
Lyrics and Music by Bob Esty & Michele Alter
Produced by Bob Esty
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User Reviews

 
DEATH WISH V ---- GREAT



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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