Decorated Vietnam hero Frank Vega returns home only to get shunned by society leaving him without a job or his high school sweetheart. It's not until forty years later when an incident on a commuter bus (where he protects an elderly black man from a pair of skin heads) makes him a local hero where he's suddenly celebrated once again. But his good fortune suddenly turns for the worse when his best friend Klondike is murdered and the police aren't doing anything about it. Written by
They messed with the wrong senior citizen.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for violence, some torture, pervasive language, and some sexual content/nudity
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Did You Know?
The bus chase scene is a digitally altered version of the one from Red Heat
(1988). See more
At 8:08 you can see 5 service stripes (Hash marks) on Frank's uniform, which would signify 15 years continuous service in the US Army. Frank served 7 years of which 6 years were in Vietnam. 2 service stripes would be proper. See more
I told you I didn't wanna fight.
References Death Wish