History YMMV / DeathWish

25th Jan '17 5:51:21 PM libertydude
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** Creator/DenzelWashington similarly debuts as one of the thugs mugging the old man in the alley.
25th Jan '17 3:09:56 PM CumbersomeTercel
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%%* {{Sequelitis}}* {{Sequelitis}}: The film started as a grounded, down-to-earth crime drama where Paul Kersey brought about a cynical analysis of the attitudes of Americans regarding the crime waves of the 1970s, and stood out as unique in the action genre at the time. Its four sequels however became progressively less grounded in reality and increasingly over the top, with Kersey resorting to excessive means in dispatching one typical action movie villain after another and dropping the social commentary that magnified the first film's impact.
25th Jan '17 8:03:44 AM CumbersomeTercel
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** The killers in the first film targeting Kersey' s wife and daughter after spotting them in the grocery store and following them home. 33 years later, this is ''exactly'' how the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheshire%2C_Connecticut%2C_home_invasion_murders horrific rape and murder of Dr. William Petit' s wife and daughters]] began.

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** The killers in the first film targeting Kersey' s wife and daughter after spotting them in the grocery store and following them home. 33 years later, this is ''exactly'' how the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheshire%2C_Connecticut%2C_home_invasion_murders horrific rape and murder of Dr. William Petit' s Petit's wife and daughters]] began.



* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/JeffGoldblum makes his film debut as Freak #1.

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* RetroactiveRecognition: RetroactiveRecognition:
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Creator/JeffGoldblum makes his film debut as Freak #1.
12th Jan '17 2:43:28 PM erforce
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* ''YMMV/DeathWish3''
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* AwesomeMusic: The soundtracks for ''2'' and ''3''. It is to be expected when you have [[Music/LedZeppelin Jimmy Page]] being the composer.
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ar7ng-AokT0 Have a listen]].
** The end credits music of ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L76mr0WW2ro The Crackdown]]'' is not a bad piece of jazz instrumental, either.

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* AwesomeMusic: SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: The soundtracks for ''2'' and ''3''. It is to be expected when you have [[Music/LedZeppelin Jimmy Page]] being the composer.
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ar7ng-AokT0 Have a listen]].
** The end credits music of ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L76mr0WW2ro The Crackdown]]'' is not a bad piece of jazz instrumental, either.
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* HarsherInHindsight: The killers in the first film targeting Kersey' s wife and daughter after spotting them in the grocery store and following them home. 33 years later, this is ''exactly'' how the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheshire%2C_Connecticut%2C_home_invasion_murders horrific rape and murder of Dr. William Petit' s wife and daughters]] began.

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* HarsherInHindsight: HarsherInHindsight:
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The killers in the first film targeting Kersey' s wife and daughter after spotting them in the grocery store and following them home. 33 years later, this is ''exactly'' how the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheshire%2C_Connecticut%2C_home_invasion_murders horrific rape and murder of Dr. William Petit' s wife and daughters]] began.



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3rd Jan '17 11:48:13 AM omnicritic
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* MoralEventHorizon: The three [[NoNameGiven unnamed]] thugs from the first movie rape Kersey's wide and daughter, killing the former.

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* MoralEventHorizon: The three [[NoNameGiven unnamed]] thugs from the first movie rape Kersey's wide wife and daughter, killing the former.
26th Dec '16 8:45:05 PM ThePest179
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* HarsherInHindsight: The killers in the first film targeting Kersey' s wife and daughter after spotting them in the grocery store and following them home. 33 years later, this is ''exactly'' how the horrific rape and murder of Dr. William Petit' s wife and daughters began.
** About ten years after the movie came out, [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1984_New_York_City_Subway_shooting Bernie Goetz]] would gun down four muggers in the New York subway.

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* HarsherInHindsight: The killers in the first film targeting Kersey' s wife and daughter after spotting them in the grocery store and following them home. 33 years later, this is ''exactly'' how the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheshire%2C_Connecticut%2C_home_invasion_murders horrific rape and murder of Dr. William Petit' s wife and daughters daughters]] began.
** About ten years after the movie came out, [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1984_New_York_City_Subway_shooting Bernie Goetz]] would gun down four muggers in the New York subway.subway in a similar manner as Paul Kersey does.


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* NightmareFuel: Good '''God''', the [[AdultFear rape scene]].
5th Nov '16 11:55:20 AM ThePest179
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** About ten years after the movie came out, [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1984_New_York_City_Subway_shooting Bernie Goetz]] would gun down four muggers in the New York subway.
26th Sep '16 5:34:23 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/JeffGoldblum makes his film debut as Freak #1.
** Creator/ChristopherGuest plays Patrolman Jackson Reilly.
11th Apr '16 1:26:07 PM Anddrix
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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: the original is a gritty, realistic, look at urban decay and out of control crime in major American cities during the era. The movie was such a hit largely because it embodied the feelings of many honest citizens at the time. In the end there is no dramatic showdown with the men who killed his wife and raped his daughter, they simply disappear into the city and Paul will never know who they were. There's little graphic violence, but what there is is very disturbing. Nothing in the movie could be defined as gratuitous. The sequels all follow all the cliches avoided in the original.



* IronWoobie: The only woman who survived being related to Paul Kersey is the one who abandoned him. Being ''a friend'' of Paul is no guarantee of survival, either. But Paul Kersey only grieves for a short while... [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge and then gets even. With interests.]]



** IronWoobie: The only woman who survived being related to Paul Kersey is the one who abandoned him. Being ''a friend'' of Paul is no guarantee of survival, either. But Paul Kersey only grieves for a short while... [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge and then gets even. With interests.]]
6th Mar '16 9:45:05 PM marcoasalazarm
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* MoralEventHorizon: The three [[NoNameGiven unnamed]] thugs from the first movie rape Jersey's wide and daughter, killing the former.

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* MoralEventHorizon: The three [[NoNameGiven unnamed]] thugs from the first movie rape Jersey's Kersey's wide and daughter, killing the former.


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** IronWoobie: The only woman who survived being related to Paul Kersey is the one who abandoned him. Being ''a friend'' of Paul is no guarantee of survival, either. But Paul Kersey only grieves for a short while... [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge and then gets even. With interests.]]
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