History Film / DeathSentence

16th Dec '16 9:46:54 PM Dravencour
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* {{Deconstruction}}: This film deconstructs the vigilante film, by showing how vigilantism makes everything worse instead of its usual depiction of fighting wrongs with violence. By the end of the movie, By the end of the movie, [[spoiler:Luke is the only surviving member of his immediate 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.]]

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* {{Deconstruction}}: This film deconstructs the urban vigilante film, film that ''Death Wish'' pioneered by showing how vigilantism makes everything worse instead of its usual depiction of fighting wrongs with violence. By the end of the movie, By the end of the movie, [[spoiler:Luke is the only surviving member of his immediate 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.]]
16th Dec '16 9:45:32 PM Dravencour
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* TitleDrop: Billy Darly does this [[spoiler:during his threat to go after the rest of Nick's family]].
-->'''Billy:''' You just bought them a death sentence, motherfucker!

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* TitleDrop: Billy Darly does this [[spoiler:during during his threat to go after the rest of Nick's family]].
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-->'''Billy:''' You ''You just bought them a death sentence, motherfucker!motherfucker!''
16th Dec '16 9:41:56 PM Dravencour
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* CycleOfRevenge: Unlike ''Film/DeathWish'', Nick's pursuit of revenge ends up sparking an escalating war [[spoiler:which utterly ruins his life and results in his death]].

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* CycleOfRevenge: Unlike ''Film/DeathWish'', Nick's pursuit of revenge ends up sparking an escalating war [[spoiler:which utterly ruins his life life, destroys what's left of his family and results in his death]].
16th Dec '16 9:37:34 PM Dravencour
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* VengeanceFeelsEmpty: This is how Det. Jessica Wallis thinks Nick Hume's revenge spree will end. [[spoiler:She's right, though not in the way she expects]].

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* TitleDrop: Billy Darly does this [[spoiler:during his threat to go after the rest of Nick's family]].
-->'''Billy:''' You just bought them a death sentence, motherfucker!
* VengeanceFeelsEmpty: This is how Det. Jessica Wallis thinks Nick Hume's revenge spree will end. [[spoiler:She's right, though not right]].
-->'''Wallis:''' ''This thing stops right now. God knows why you're still alive. But you're being given a second chance. You think that officer's out there protecting you? He's protecting you from yourself. He'll haul your ass right to jail if I say so. You want your retribution and you kill a couple of punks, and it brought you what? Huh? Everybody thinks they're right in a war. Everybody still dies
in the way she expects]].end. You are never going to win this, Mr. Hume. Nobody is.''
16th Dec '16 9:19:19 PM Dravencour
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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 -- 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.]]

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* {{Deconstruction}}: Vigilantism This film deconstructs the vigilante film, by showing how vigilantism makes everything worse, worse instead of its usual depiction of fighting wrongs with violence; by violence. By the end of the movie, By the end of the movie, [[spoiler:Luke is the only surviving member of his immediate 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.]]



* VengeanceFeelsEmpty: This is how Det. Jessica Wallis thinks Nick Hume's revenge spree will end.

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* VengeanceFeelsEmpty: This is how Det. Jessica Wallis thinks Nick Hume's revenge spree will end. [[spoiler:She's right, though not in the way she expects]].
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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