R | | Action, Drama, Thriller
Five years after her husband and daughter are killed in a senseless act of violence, a woman comes back from self-imposed exile to seek revenge against those responsible and the system that let them go free.
The film has often been compared to, and even accused of ripping off, The Punisher character from the Marvel comics and indeed there are many similarities between both Riley North and Frank Castle / The Punisher: * Riley lives in a rundown van filled with weapons. * Riley's family was caught in the crossfire of a mob shootout while she survived. * Riley dedicates her life to becoming a vigilante and punishing criminals including the ones responsible for her family's death. * Riley's only memento of her family is a family photograph. * Riley wishes to die after she finally has her revenge, feeling that she has nothing left to live for.
Detective Stan Carmichael:
We know everything, but we cannot prove anything
The movie takes place in Los Angeles, California. All the police vehicles in the movie are missing a steady red light when their emergency lights are on. According to the California Vehicle Code, all emergency and law enforcement vehicles are required to have at least one steady red light on facing forward when the front emergency lights are on..
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