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Death Wish

R| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
Once a mild-mannered liberal, New York City architect Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) snaps when intruders break into his home, murdering his wife (Hope Lange) and violently raping his daughter. A business trip to Tucson, Ariz., lands him a gift from a client, a revolver he uses to patrol the streets when he returns home. Frustrated that the police cannot find the intruders, he become a vigilante, gunning down any criminal that crosses his path. The public finds this vigilantism heroic.

Cast: Charles Bronson , Hope Lange , Vincent Gardenia , Steven Keats , William Redfield , Stuart Margolin , Stephen Elliott , Kathleen Tolan

Director: Michael Winner

Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Death Wish (1974)

Release Date: July 24th, 1974|1 hr. 33 min.

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Where Everyone Has Gone Before #25: 'Death Wish'

Posted by
Jacob Hall on January 9, 2011

Welcome to Where Everyone Has Gone Before, the weekly column where I continue my film education before your very eyes by seeking out and watching all of the movies I should have seen by now. I will fi...

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