Death Wish R

Vigilante, city style -- Judge, Jury, and Executioner
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: September 26, 2017
  • Originally Released: 1974
  • Label: Paramount
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Surround - English, French
    • Subtitles - English

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Entertainment Reviews:

Fresh67%

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 22,054
Rating: C -- Stylish exploitation vigilante thriller. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Feb 7, 2011
Rating: 3/4 -- The movie has an eerie kind of fascination, even though its message is scary. Full Review
Chicago Sun-Times
Oct 24, 2004
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
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
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

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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Production Notes:

  • Theatrical release: July 1974
  • Feature film debut for actor Jeff Goldblum.

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  • UPC: 032429282484
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