R | | Action, Crime, Drama
Architect/vigilante Paul Kersey arrives back in New York City and is forcibly recruited by a crooked police chief to fight street crime caused by a large gang terrorizing the neighborhoods.
This movie was Charles Bronson's fourth picture to feature the word 'Death' in the title. Death Hunt (1981) and Messenger of Death (1956) were others. Bronson made seven movies with this word in the title, five of them being in the 'Death Wish' series. The final time would be in Death Wish V: The Face of Death (1994), where the word appeared ... ...
Yeah, Manny Fraker here. Listen, I need some more guys, as many as you can spare me. I need to put some more heat in my area. Yeah, thanks.
(around 1:14.05) Kersey starts firing the .30 cal machine gun....the ammunition belt that you can see is about 3 feet long and Rodriguez is still holding the box...he fires a short burst which takes out the car then Rodriguez claims they are out of ammo.
A shot during the end credits shows police cars and an ambulance and fire truck screaming down a street towards the epicenter of the riots.
$5,319,116 (USA) (3 November 1985)
$16,116,878 (USA) (15 December 1985)
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