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Death Wish V: The Face of Death (1994) Poster

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Menahem Golan was slated to direct but was too busy directing Crime and Punishment (2002).
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Menahem Golan announced plans for "Death Wish 6: The New Vigilante" without Charles Bronson. However, the two had a falling-out and ended their working relationship. The film was never made.
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Charles Bronson's salary was more than the film's budget.
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Charles Bronson was 72-years-old when he appeared in this movie.
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Saul Rubinek ("Tony Hoyle") had previously appeared uncredited in the original Death Wish (1974) as one of the muggers on the New York subway.
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Body count: 11 (with seven killed by Paul). Paul's seven kills is his lowest in the series.
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The relationship between Charles Bronson and Menahem Golan went downhill during filming, to the point where Bronson would communicate with Golan through director Allan A. Goldstein.
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This was the only "Death Wish" film made during the 1990s.
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Second and final 'Death Wish' movie to have a subtitle as part of its film title. The previous sequel had one: Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987).
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Final 'Death Wish' movie of the original five film series.
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This was not the first time writer/director Alan A. Goldstein and star Charles Bronson had worked together. In the early 80's, the pair had an action film set up at Warner Bros. called "No Way Back" that was never made.
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Charles Bronson's salary was between $5 and $6 million dollars, while the budget was only $5 million.
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Saul Rubinek plays a punk wearing a U.S. flag embossed motorcycle jacket in the original "Death Wish" (1974) subway scene (uncredited). Twenty years later, Rubinek ironically plays a completely different character (an NYPD detective) in the Canadian made sequel, "Death Wish V: The Face of Death" (1994).
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Steve Carver was originally going direct the film until the producers decided to pare down the budget, and hired a director for less money than they were going to pay Carver.
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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.
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Menahem Golan financed a loan from the Lewis Horwitz Organization to put this film together.
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Though filmed mostly in Toronto, Canada, this film is set in New York City, as were Death Wish (1974) and Death Wish 3 (1985).
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Allan A. Goldstein not only directed this film but also wrote it, making him the only director of the "Death Wish" series to also have written one.
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The movie only had a limited release at cinemas in the US, and went straight to video in the UK and Australia.
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Producer Menahem Golan used the healthy advances he received from selling off international distribution rights to finance the film.
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