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Dr. Paul Kersey (Bruce Willis) is a surgeon who only sees the aftermath of his city's violence as it's rushed into his ER -until his wife (Elisabeth Shue) and college-age daughter (Camila Morrone) are viciously attacked in their suburban home. With the police overloaded with crimes, Paul, burning for revenge, hunts for his family's assailants to deliver justice. As the anonymous slayings of criminals grabs the media's attention, the city wonders if this deadly avenger is a guardian angel...or a grim reaper. Fury and fate collide in the intense action-thriller Death Wish.Written by
In the movie, Paul Kersey and Frank Kersey are brothers and they both are left-handed. They are respectively played by Bruce Willis and Vincent D'Onofrio who are actually left-handed in real life. See more »
When Paul fires his gun while lying on the ground, he is holding the gun in his left hand only, and sustains an injury to that hand from the slide pinching the skin between his thumb and index finger. This injury occurs frequently to an untrained shooter, but not as shown. That injury occurs when a novice shoots with both hands gripping the gun, and forgetting to have both thumbs on the same side of the gun. In that case, the injury is to the top (non gripping) hand, not the shooting hand. Paul was not using a two hand grip, and even if he had, the injury would have been to his right hand for a left hand shooter. See more »
You're not gonna kill me.
No, Jack is.
[Paul yanks the chain pulling the jack out from under the car, falling on Joe's head]
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When the title is shown on screen, it is faded away by the image of "flatlining" on a medical monitor. This effect is used in the closing credits as well. See more »
The UK theatrical version was cut by 14 seconds to reduce a torture scene. This was done to earn a 15 certificate after the uncut version originally received an 18. The uncut version was later released on home media formats. See more »
Hugely overrated - its bland generic trash, with no edge
Watching Death Wish reminded me of The Brave One (which had artsy vibes and depth), Man on Fire (which had a NIN soundtrack and some real bite), Equalizer (again Denzel sold the character and it was engaging), John Wick (fun and well produced), Death Sentence (with some real balls and bite). There are so many of these films - all with the same formulaic structure - family death, vigilante justice, cop who turns blind eye.
Having read reviews, I expected Death Sentence to have bite and edge, and push the bar. LOTS of action, killings, gore, tension - a non-stop thrill-ride. But apart from some incredibly brief moments of gore, its about as bland and generic as it gets. Every aspect about it - the opening 'happy family in kitchen' scene, the cops, the villains, Willis wearing a hood like its a sequel to Unbreakable, you've seen it ALL before. Willis doesn't emote at all - no grief for his wife, no desperation, no anger, no nothing. Just that Willis face going through the motions, as you'd expect.
I actually wished it was another generic Liam Neeson thriller, because at least Neeson can do 'tense' and 'annoyed'. I have no idea why I keep watching Eli Roth's films, they're all bland trash with no directorial flair whatsoever.
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