R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
Robert McCall serves an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but how far will he go when that is someone he loves?
This was Antoine Fuqua's second film to be shot with Hawk anamorphic lenses after Training Day (2001)
There are two kinds of pain in this world. The pain that hurts, the pain that alters.
Robert McCall: Today, you get to choose.
McCall goes back to his home town in a grey BMW,even the police officer requests they let the grey BMW into the town. When he crosses the bridge he's in a black BMW.
The UK release is pre-cut to secure a 15 certificate instead of an 18, reducing scenes of "strong violence and gore". Compared to the New Zealand release (whose rating board also releases full running times in mm:ss), it's 11s shorter at 120:34 instead of 120:45. The cut version was released on DVD & Blu-ray while the uncut version was released on Ultra HD Blu-ray. The following was removed:
English, French, Turkish, Hebrew, Arabic, Spanish
$36,011,640 (USA) (22 July 2018)
$102,084,362 (USA) (20 September 2018)