R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
When his wife and son are brutalized by thugs and a corrupt criminal justice system puts the perpetrators back on the street, a New York City factory worker turns vigilante to find some measure of bloody justice.
According to William Lustig, the nighttime scene where the Vigilantes follow Horace the pimp was shot "In one of the worst neighborhoods in (Greenpoint), Brooklyn. Everything was spooky and burned out" on a crane camera with no real safety measures and regrets not using the "poor man's" process for the scene which would've been much safer."
Hey, I don't know about you guys, but me... I've had it up to here. There are some 40-odd homicides a day on our streets. There are over two million illegal guns in this city. Man, that's enough guns to invade a whole damn country with. They shoot a...
Reflection of boom mic can be seen during the shower fight scene.
The 2008 Blu-ray and DVD is the complete original version of the film before it was cut by MPAA for its graphic violence. The scenes that were cut involving the patrol cops being ambushed and the deaths of the crooked politician and his lookout are restored and the film is unrated.
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