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Death Wish (2018)

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Dr. Paul Kersey is an experienced trauma surgeon, a man who has spent his life saving lives. After an attack on his family, Paul embarks on his own mission for justice.

Director:

Eli Roth

Writers:

Joe Carnahan (screenplay by), Brian Garfield (from the novel by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Willis ... Paul Kersey
Vincent D'Onofrio ... Frank Kersey
Elisabeth Shue ... Lucy Kersey
Camila Morrone ... Jordan Kersey
Dean Norris ... Detective Kevin Raines
Beau Knapp ... Knox
Kimberly Elise ... Detective Leonore Jackson
Len Cariou ... Ben
Jack Kesy ... The Fish
Ronnie Gene Blevins ... Joe
Kirby Bliss Blanton ... Bethany
Andreas Apergis ... Belligerent Dad
Ian Matthews ... Ponytail
Wendy Crewson ... Dr. Jill Klavens
Warona Setshwaelo Warona Setshwaelo ... Nurse Carla
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Storyline

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 MGM

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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How Far Would You Go To Protect Your Family? See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, and language throughout | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Dean Norris and Jack Kesy, who play Detective Raines and The Fish respectively, are both in Claws (2017). Although they don't share any scenes in Death Wish, they play dysfunctional relatives in Claws. See more »

Goofs

The same two detectives seemingly investigate every single shooting and/or homicide in the entire city. In reality, Chicago Police Detectives are assigned geographically, on specific shifts, and respond to specific crimes. See more »

Quotes

Ben: People rely on the police to keep them safe. That's the problem. The police only arrive after the crime has taken place. That's like. Trapping the fox as he's comin' out of the hen house. If a man really wants to protect what's his. He has to do it for himself.
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Crazy Credits

The film's copyright date in the credits is 2017 rather than 2018. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Indian release was censored, in order to obtain a UA rating the distributor chose to remove stronger instances of violence and injuries; (sight of a bullet being removed from a man's hand, blood splattering from a man's head as he's shot, a man's head being crushed as a car collapses, the stitching of a bullet wound in a man's shoulder and the torture scene involving break fluid). Further visual and audio changes were made which included the muting of strong language during a rap song and the blurring of bottles of liquor. See more »

Connections

Remake of Death Wish (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Worry Baby
Written by Brian Wilson and Roger Christian
Performed by The Beach Boys
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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User Reviews

 
Don't be put off by biased critics
4 March 2018 | by drmokedweed123See all my reviews

One thing is for certain this movie definitely triggered left leaners. In which whom gave it a 15% rotten (with an 85% audience like.) Then you look at all of the reviewers and they are all writing for far left sites like huffpo, NYT,etc. Every single one mentions the words 'gun nut' 'macho fantasy' and 'gun violence' as well as a few other buzzwords you see quite often. We're now at the point where critics virtue signal and pander to the audience that their website draws in as well as allowing their political leanings to influence their view. After all these were the same critics that gave the Ghost Busters remake an 80% because woo feminism. .

Decent movie. If you liked John Wick then you'll probably like this


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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

2 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Death Wish See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,010,267, 4 March 2018

Gross USA:

$34,017,028

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$49,562,710
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Mainland China Censored Version)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Surround 7.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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