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Trivia: Death Wish
  • California Doubling: Death Wish 3 was set in New York, but filmed in London.
  • Creator Backlash: Brian Garfield, the author of the original novel, sued the filmmakers for twisting the source material (ironically, the point of Garfield's novel was that vigilante tactics weren't the solution). You can probably guess from the four subsequent sequels that he lost.
  • Film of the Book
  • Hey, It's That Guy!:
  • Old Shame: Bronson wasn't happy about the third film, and rarely spoke about it.
  • Recycled Soundtrack: Some music in The Crackdown was taken from Missing in Action and Invasion USA (1985).
  • Same Language Dub: Some of the extras in 3 were dubbed over due to their British accents.
  • Viewers Are Morons: Third film's number was supposed to be roman like in the second film, but it was changed because it was believed that Americans don't understand roman numbering.
  • What Could Have Been:
    • Frank Sinatra, Clint Eastwood and Steve McQueen turned down the role of Paul Kersey.
    • Isaac Hayes was approached to do the music for the second film.
    • There were plans for a sixth film with the subtitle The New Vigilante.
    • As well as plans to bring back Kersey's girlfriend from the second film for a cameo in the third or fourth—to be killed off, of course.
    • One of the original drafted scripts for the fourth film was based around a plot involving Kersey playing two rival gangs against each other. Another one involved Kersey being secretly hired by the government to assassinate an international warlord.

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