History Film / DeathSentence

26th May '16 8:41:09 AM Peridonyx
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* {{Deconstruction}}: Vigilantism makes everything worse, instead of its usual depiction of fighting wrongs with violence; by the end of the movie, [[spoiler:Luke is the only surviving member of his immediate family.]]

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* {{Deconstruction}}: Vigilantism makes everything worse, instead of its usual depiction of fighting wrongs with violence; by the end of the movie, [[spoiler:Luke is the only surviving member of his immediate family.family -- and even then, he could still either die in his coma or manage to wake up but be DrivenToSuicide anyway upon learning about his entire family's deaths.]]
5th Jun '15 11:40:57 PM JB0187
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* {{Bald of Evil}}: Billy.

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* {{Bald of Evil}}: Billy.Billy Darley.
5th Jun '15 11:39:22 PM JB0187
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* {{BaldOfEvil}}: Billy.

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* {{BaldOfEvil}}: {{Bald of Evil}}: Billy.
5th Jun '15 11:38:49 PM JB0187
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[[caption-width-right:350:Hardened killers vs an accountant and family man. Guess who wins. [[spoiler: No one.]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Hardened killers vs an accountant and family man. Guess who wins. wins? [[spoiler: No one.]]]]



* BloodstainedGlassWindows: the final shootout is in the chapel of an abandoned asylum.

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* {{BaldOfEvil}}: Billy.
* BloodstainedGlassWindows: the The final shootout is in the chapel of an abandoned asylum.
17th May '15 3:04:05 AM erforce
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Based on the 1975 novel by Brian Garfield (who also wrote ''Literature/DeathWish'') and directed by James Wan, one of the creators of ''Film/{{Saw}}'', Death Sentence is a 2007 action thriller revenge film about Nick Hume, a father who takes the law into his own hands after his son is murdered by a gang as an initiation ritual. Hume must then protect his family from the gang's resulting vengeance.

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Based on the 1975 novel by Brian Garfield (who also wrote ''Literature/DeathWish'') and directed by James Wan, one of the creators of ''Film/{{Saw}}'', Death Sentence ''Franchise/{{Saw}}'', ''Death Sentence'' is a 2007 action thriller revenge film about Nick Hume, a father who takes the law into his own hands after his son is murdered by a gang as an initiation ritual. Hume must then protect his family from the gang's resulting vengeance.



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* LargeHam: Bones Darley
* LoserSonOfLoserDad: Billy and Bones.

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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: ''And how''!
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30th Dec '14 3:26:02 PM Morgenthaler
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* {{Deconstruction}}: Vigilantism makes everything worse, instead of its usual depiction of fighting wrongs with violence; by the end of the movie, [[spoiler:Luke is the only surviving member of his immediate family.]]



* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Nick had his wife killed by the Darley gang, and Nick himself dies from his injuries leaving his remaining son in turmoil if he lives long enough.]]



* TheHeroDies: The uncut version shows [[spoiler:Nick himself dying of his injuries at the end.]]



* KillEmAll: [[spoiler:The entire Darley gang and Nick's family dies in the end, save for Luke.]]



* {{Patricide}}: [[spoiler:Billy kills Bones when he learn that his father had been selling weapons to Nick, right behind his back.]]
* RealityEnsues: The film does not romanticize vigilantism and vengeance in the least; Nick is an emotional wreck after killing the first gang member and it escalates into [[spoiler:the gang retaliating against his family, killing his wife and putting his other son in a coma. Nick himself dies from wounds from his last stand against the thugs, coming to the realization that after his breaking point, he wound up NotSoDifferent from them after all.]]



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* [[spoiler:{{Deconstruction}}: Vigilantism makes everything worse, instead of its usual depiction of fighting wrongs with violence; by the end of the movie, Luke is the only surviving member of his immediate family.]]
* [[spoiler:DownerEnding: Nick had his wife killed by the Darley gang, and Nick himself dies from his injuries leaving his remaining son in turmoil if he lives long enough.]]
* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies: The uncut version shows Nick himself dying of his injuries at the end.]]
* [[spoiler:KillEmAll: The entire Darley gang and Nick's family dies in the end, save for Luke.]]
* [[spoiler:{{Patricide}}: Billy kills Bones when he learn that his father had been selling weapons to Nick, right behind his back.]]
* [[spoiler:RealityEnsues: The film does not romanticize vigilantism and vengeance in the least; Nick is an emotional wreck after killing the first gang member and it escalates into the gang retaliating against his family, killing his wife and putting his other son in a coma. Nick himself dies from wounds from his last stand against the thugs, coming to the realization that after his breaking point, he wound up NotSoDifferent from them after all.]]
21st Nov '14 1:37:13 PM STFilmmaker
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* EvenEvilHasStandards: Bones knows Nick is going after his son, but believes that if he's going as far as arming himself to the teeth, his son deserves it.
20th Jun '14 12:36:08 AM HarryLovesHermione
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* ImportantHaircut: Nick shaves his head before his big revenge spree.



* [[spoiler:RealityEnsues: The film does not romanticize vigilantism and vengeance in the least; Nick is an emotional wreck after killing the first gang member and it escalates the gang to retaliate against his family, killing his wife and putting his other son in a coma. Nick himself dies from wounds from his last stand against thugs, coming to the realization that after his breaking point, NotSoDifferent after all.]]


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* [[spoiler:RealityEnsues: The film does not romanticize vigilantism and vengeance in the least; Nick is an emotional wreck after killing the first gang member and it escalates into the gang retaliating against his family, killing his wife and putting his other son in a coma. Nick himself dies from wounds from his last stand against the thugs, coming to the realization that after his breaking point, he wound up NotSoDifferent from them after all.]]
20th Jun '14 12:32:27 AM HarryLovesHermione
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* [[spoiler:{{Deconstruction}}: Vigilantism makes everything worse, instead of its usual depiction of fighting wrongs with violence; by the end of the movie, Luke is the only surviving member of his immediate family.]]


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* [[spoiler:RealityEnsues: The film does not romanticize vigilantism and vengeance in the least; Nick is an emotional wreck after killing the first gang member and it escalates the gang to retaliate against his family, killing his wife and putting his other son in a coma. Nick himself dies from wounds from his last stand against thugs, coming to the realization that after his breaking point, NotSoDifferent after all.]]
25th Apr '14 6:25:04 AM Wayward1122
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* {{Determinator}}: Nick without doubt. Serious injuries? Multiple armed thugs who have the home field advantage? That's not gonna stop him from getting his revenge.



* TheDeterminator: Nick without doubt. Serious injuries? Multiple armed thugs who have the home field advantage? That's not gonna stop him from getting his revenge.
* ATragedyOfImpulsiveness: Though the situation is more of a CycleOfRevenge than a tragedy.
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