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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.

Director:

J. Lee Thompson

Writers:

Brian Garfield (characters), Gail Morgan Hickman

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charles Bronson ... Paul Kersey
Kay Lenz ... Karen Sheldon
John P. Ryan ... Nathan White
Perry Lopez ... Ed Zacharias
George Dickerson George Dickerson ... Detective Reiner
Soon-Tek Oh ... Det. Phil Nozaki (as Soon-Teck Oh)
Dana Barron ... Erica Sheldon
Jesse Dabson ... Randy Viscovich
Peter Sherayko ... Nick Franco
James Purcell James Purcell ... Vince Montono
Michael Russo Michael Russo ... Danny Moreno
Danny Trejo ... Art Sanella
Daniel Sabia Daniel Sabia ... Al Arroyo
Mike Moroff ... 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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Certificate:

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Details

Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 November 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Death Wish 4 - Das Weiße im Auge See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,466,557, 8 November 1987, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,880,310
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Cannon Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Some music in the film was taken from Missing in Action (1984) and Invasion U.S.A. (1985). 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

Rapist: Who the fuck are you?
Paul Kersey: Death!
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Connections

References Fool for Love (1985) See more »

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Written, Arranged, Performed and Produced by Michael Bishop
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nothing new, but entertaining
20 August 2005 | by metalrox_2000See 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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