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
Eli Roth cast Camila Morrone in the lead role of Jordan Kersey despite her never having acted in a feature film before. Roth met Morrone with her mother Lucila Solá in 2011 at the Ischia Global Film Festival, and Roth thought she would be perfect for the role. After shooting the film, Morrone signed with agency WME and booked two other films. See more »
Paul stuffs a wadded rag into Joe's mouth. But it changes to hanging down, then wadded again. See more »
The film's copyright date in the credits is 2017 rather than 2018. See more »
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 »
Written by Chief Keef (as Keith Cozart) and Tyree Lamar Pittman
Performed by Chief Keef
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more »
Poor old Bruce is showing his age. If you can forgive the lack of 'Die Hard' action and replace it with gore, brain matter being splattered everywhere and a good feel factor ending, this is a great watch during lockdown.
Bruce's character is likeable and believable. The storyline (ignoring the original Charles Bronson movie) is plausible and as mentioned, enough gore and satisfying 'punisher' style payback to keep fans happy.
There was no cringy old man exertion and silly fights. Just a man being a vigilante.
Nicely made and a decent pace with the right amount of action and a few smiles and puns on the way
Well done Bruce, this was your kind of movie. A kind of die hard for a 65 year old ex action hero.
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