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.
Elisabeth Shue and Vincent D'Onofrio appeared together in Adventures in Babysitting (1987), which also takes place in Chicago.
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 ...
During the bar gun fight the bad guys Beretta locks back due to being empty although it was still "clicking". in the scene you can see the slide go forward and he resumes pulling an empty trigger. When the scene cuts back the slide is open again with no way for him to have done so.
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.
The US version removes some dialogue about F-1 firearms in the gun shop scene. It also removes a line in the conclusion, saying Chicago's crime rate has dropped for the first time in a year. These are present in non-US releases.
$13,010,267 (USA) (4 March 2018)
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