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.
In the film Bruce Willis' character learns to fire a Glock by watching a YouTube show called "Full Metal Tactics," hosted by real life green beret Shawn Vance. Eli Roth named the show as a nod to Willis' co-star Vincent D'Onofrio who starred in Full Metal Jacket (1987).
Detective Leonore Jackson:
Are you satisfied?
Detective Kevin Raines: No.
Detective Kevin Raines: Now I'm satisfied.
In the opening, it shows an overhead shot of a squad car with light and siren weaving through traffic to get the injured officer to the emergency room. This is improbable because driving laws require cars are to pull to the side when drivers see and hear the lights and sirens.
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.
$13,010,267 (USA) (4 March 2018)