R | | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Originally conceived by Joe Carnahan in 2012, the film was set to star The Grey (2011) leads Liam Neeson and Frank Grillo. However, Carnahan withdrew from production when the studio preferred casting Bruce Willis in the role of Paul Kersey over Neeson.
Who are you?
Paul Kersey: Your last customer.
The detectives first appear for the shootings in Evanston Il. but later in the movie, the same investigators show up for Chicago shootings, and their office is in Chicago. Obviously one city or another is out of their jurisdiction.
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.
In Singapore, the film was initially passed uncut with an M18 rating; due to stronger instances of violence. However the distributors were unsatisfied with this rating and then opted to re-edit the film in order to secure the more commercially friendly NC-16 rating.
Written by Scott Gerow and German Baratto Callejas
Performed by Los Dos
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
$13,010,267 (USA) (4 March 2018)
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