Death Wish R

Vigilante, city style -- Judge, Jury, and Executioner
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  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: September 26, 2017
  • Originally Released: 1974
  • Label: Paramount

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User Ratings: 22,054
Oddly enough, the film is the first in quite a while to give Bronson a chance to actually act and he is very up to the task. Full Review
Los Angeles Free Press
Dec 12, 2019
Poisonous incitement to do-it-yourself law enforcement is the vulgar exploitation hook on which Death Wish is awkwardly hung. Full Review
Variety
Mar 2, 2007
Winner's recourse to caricature when dealing with police and thugs, and his virtually overt sympathies with the confused, violent Bronson, make for uncritical, simplistic viewing. Full Review
Time Out
Jan 26, 2006
Rating: 2/5 -- It's a despicable movie, one that raises complex questions in order to offer bigoted, frivolous, oversimplified answers.
New York Times
May 9, 2005
Nixonite gorge-riser Full Review
CinePassion
Sep 6, 2009
There's an undeniable thrill when Bronson blows away some sleazy mugger. Full Review
Combustible Celluloid
Mar 27, 2009
We know Bronson can be a tough guy, but not so much the mild-mannered guy; he seems to be trying to split the difference the whole time Full Review
LYTRules.com
Jul 11, 2008

Product Description:

Charles Bronson stars in a genre-defining vigilante thriller that made him a household name. A fatal sexual assault on his wife and daughter leads mild-mannered architect Paul Kersey (Bronson) to rethink the justice system in his own terms when he discovers the police to be ineffectual, bureaucratic slackers. He then starts to single-handedly reduce New York's crime rate by murdering every thug, scumbag, and no goodnik he lays eyes on. The film, despite its use of graphic violence as entertainment, was hailed as a socially complex and engaging movie that shocked audiences across the country. Subsequently, Bronson filmed a long series of films as Kersey that were heavier on violence than substance. However, DEATH WISH is a classic American film whose themes and style have been imitated by filmmakers all over the world.

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  • UPC: 032429282484
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