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!Paul Kersey

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!Paul Kersey [[foldercontrol]]

[[folder:Kersey Family]]
!!Paul Kersey



->[-Played by: Creator/CharlesBronson-]

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!Manny Fraker
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The leader of the unnamed street gang in the third movie.

->[-Played by: Gavan O'Herlihy-]

* AxCrazy: After he meets Paul in the cell, he tells him that he'll kill an old lady, just for the hell of it.
* BigBad: Of ''Film/DeathWish3''.
* BulletProofVest: Was the only one smart enough to bring one of these to the final battle against Kersey, and it helps him shrug off a full round from both Kersey and the police chief. [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill Not enough to save him from the mini-bazooka Kersey had on hand, however]].
* FacialMarkings: Just like his cronies, the mark of his gang is on his forehead.
* GangBangers: Leads a group of particularly vile ones that are terrorizing New York.

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!Manny Fraker
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The leader of the unnamed street

!!Carol Kersey

Kersey's daughter.

->[-'''Played by:''' Kathleen Tolan (''Film/DeathWish'') & Robin Sherwood (''Film/DeathWishII'')-]

* BreakTheCutie: A very tragic example. Her TraumaCongaLine begins with a home invasion by a random
gang in the third movie.

->[-Played by: Gavan O'Herlihy-]

* AxCrazy: After he meets Paul in the cell, he tells him
of hoodlums that he'll kill an old lady, just for results in her rape and the hell murder of it.
* BigBad: Of ''Film/DeathWish3''.
* BulletProofVest: Was
her mother, understandably leaving her traumatized and afraid of being touched by even her father and fianceé. She gets better by the only one smart enough to bring one second film (despite remaining mostly mute), but ''another'' gang of these to the final battle criminals with a grudge against Kersey, her father kidnap her and it helps him shrug off rape her once again, causing her to [[DrivenToSuicide jump out a full round from both Kersey window and fatally impale herself on a fence to escape them]].
* CuteMute: By
the police chief. [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill Not enough to save him beginning of the second film, she has recovered from the mini-bazooka Kersey had on hand, however]].
* FacialMarkings: Just like his cronies,
worst phase of her catatonia and trauma from her rape and the mark death of his gang is on his forehead.
* GangBangers: Leads a group of particularly vile ones that are terrorizing New York.
her mother in the first film, but has graduated to this trope.



!"Nathan White"
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The person who hires Paul Kersey in the fourth film to take down the major drug rings in Los Angeles. He is actually an ambitious drug dealer under the identity of an absentee news magazine mogul, who seeks to take over the local drug businesses by tricking Paul to do the dirty work for him.

->[-Played by: John P. Ryan-]

* BigBad: Of ''Film/DeathWish4TheCrackdown''.
* BadassMustache: It's even better than Kersey's, and he's one of the most dangerous opponents Kersey's gone up against.
* TheChessmaster: This guy uses Kersey and his vigilante tendencies to eliminate his rivals in the drug trade. [[DidntThinkThisThrough Unfortunately, he made the mistake of painting a target on his own head after trying to kill Kersey and kidnapping one of his love interests]].
%%* CigarChomper
* DiabolicalMastermind: He's one of the only villains in the ''Death Wish'' series who manages to run rings around Kersey (and even use him to completely destroy all of the local drug competition), and probably comes the closest to killing him of any other antagonist aside from the previous film's Manny Franker.
* EasyImpersonation: He impersonates the real Nathan White (who's off on vacation in Europe for most of the film) and just has his henchmen and himself wear fancy suits, speak and act formally, and use White's mansion. It completely fools Kersey, but then again, the ruse only needed to last until the rest of the drug business was dead and "White" could [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness try and off Kersey]].
%%* ManipulativeBastard
* NoNameGiven: His real name is not revealed.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Tries to kill Kersey off by trapping him in a car with a bomb after he finishes off the last of the drug trade (and by extension the last of ''his'' competition). Unfortunately for him, it fails and he pays with his life.

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!"Nathan White"
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The person
[[/folder]]

[[folder:The Law]]
!!NYPD Lieutenant Frank Ochoa

A detective
who hires Paul Kersey in the fourth film to take down the major drug rings in Los Angeles. He is actually an ambitious drug dealer under the identity of an absentee news magazine mogul, who seeks to take over the local drug businesses by tricking Paul to do the dirty work for him.

->[-Played by: John P. Ryan-]

* BigBad: Of ''Film/DeathWish4TheCrackdown''.
* BadassMustache: It's even better than Kersey's, and he's one of the most dangerous opponents
investigates Kersey's gone up against.
killings.

->[-'''Played by:''' Vincent Gardenia-]

* TheChessmaster: This guy uses EnemyMine: In ''Film/DeathWishII'', he saves Paul Kersey from a hidden sniper targeting him, and then performs a HeroicSacrifice helping Paul take out members of Nirvana's gang, despite being on loan to the LAPD from the NYPD to track Kersey down and stop his vigilante tendencies to eliminate his rivals in the drug trade. [[DidntThinkThisThrough Unfortunately, he made the mistake spree.
* SympatheticInspectorAntagonist: He is an opponent
of painting a target on his own head after trying to kill Paul Kersey throughout the first film and kidnapping one of his love interests]].
%%* CigarChomper
* DiabolicalMastermind: He's one
much of the only villains in second film of the ''Death Wish'' series who manages series, but he gives Paul a chance to run rings around Kersey (and even use him to completely destroy all disappear at the end of the local drug competition), first film, and probably comes the closest to killing then saves him of any other antagonist aside from Nirvana in the previous film's Manny Franker.
* EasyImpersonation: He impersonates
second film at the real Nathan White (who's off on vacation in Europe for most expense of the film) and just has his henchmen and himself wear fancy suits, speak and act formally, and use White's mansion. It completely fools Kersey, but then again, the ruse only needed to last until the rest of the drug business was dead and "White" could [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness try and off Kersey]].
%%* ManipulativeBastard
* NoNameGiven: His real name is not revealed.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Tries to kill Kersey off by trapping him in a car with a bomb after he finishes off the last of the drug trade (and by extension the last of ''his'' competition). Unfortunately for him, it fails and he pays with his
own life.



!Tommy O'Shea
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A mobster in the fifth movie, who brings Paul Kersey back into the vigilante game by killing his new wife-to-be.

->[-Played by: Michael Parks-]

* BigBad: Of ''Film/DeathWishVTheFaceOfDeath''.
* TheDon: He made his way through Irish gangs to be a boss of his own outfit.
%%* FauxAffablyEvil
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: His mocking (and later [[ColdBloodedTorture torture]]) of Big Al for being fat and Reg for being black certainly qualifies.
* SinisterShades: Prefers to wear Music/EltonJohn-inspired shades in his public appearances.
* SmugSnake: A slimy, Irish mobster, he always manges to escape prosecution [[spoiler: because he has a [[TheMole mole]] in the D.A's office]] but once Kersey gets his sights on him, he acts like its' a minor annoyance. Even when his [[TheDragon dragon]] Chicki warns him not to underestimate Kersey, O'Shea is far too confident in his plans. Sadly, his overconfidence proved to be his undoing, as he wasn't savvy enough to realize he was a villain in a ''Death Wish'' movie and therefore, doomed.

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!Tommy O'Shea
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[[folder:Villains]]
!!Manny Fraker
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A mobster
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The leader of the unnamed street gang
in the fifth movie, who brings third movie.

->[-'''Played by:''' Gavan O'Herlihy-]

* AxCrazy: After he meets
Paul Kersey back into in the vigilante game by killing his new wife-to-be.

->[-Played by: Michael Parks-]

cell, he tells him that he'll kill an old lady, just for the hell of it.
* BigBad: Of ''Film/DeathWishVTheFaceOfDeath''.
''Film/DeathWish3''.
* TheDon: He made his way through Irish gangs to be a boss of his own outfit.
%%* FauxAffablyEvil
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: His mocking (and later [[ColdBloodedTorture torture]]) of Big Al for being fat and Reg for being black certainly qualifies.
* SinisterShades: Prefers to wear Music/EltonJohn-inspired shades in his public appearances.
* SmugSnake: A slimy, Irish mobster, he always manges to escape prosecution [[spoiler: because he has a [[TheMole mole]] in
BulletProofVest: Was the D.A's office]] but once Kersey gets his sights on him, he acts like its' a minor annoyance. Even when his [[TheDragon dragon]] Chicki warns him not to underestimate Kersey, O'Shea is far too confident in his plans. Sadly, his overconfidence proved to be his undoing, as he wasn't savvy only one smart enough to realize he was a villain in a ''Death Wish'' movie bring one of these to the final battle against Kersey, and therefore, doomed.
it helps him shrug off a full round from both Kersey and the police chief. [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill Not enough to save him from the mini-bazooka Kersey had on hand, however]].
* FacialMarkings: Just like his cronies, the mark of his gang is on his forehead.
* GangBangers: Leads a group of particularly vile ones that are terrorizing New York.



!NYPD Lieutenant Frank Ochoa

A detective who investigates Kersey's killings.

-> [-Played By: Vincent Gardenia-]

* EnemyMine: In ''Film/DeathWishII'', he saves Paul Kersey from a hidden sniper targeting him, and then performs a HeroicSacrifice helping Paul take out members of Nirvana's gang, despite being on loan to the LAPD from the NYPD to track Kersey down and stop his vigilante spree.
* SympatheticInspectorAntagonist: He is an opponent of Paul Kersey throughout the first film and much of the second film of the ''Death Wish'' series, but he gives Paul a chance to disappear at the end of the first film, and then saves him from Nirvana in the second film at the expense of his own life.

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!NYPD Lieutenant Frank Ochoa

A detective
!!"Nathan White"
[[quoteright:224:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/whitDWIV_7276.jpg]]

The person
who investigates hires Paul Kersey in the fourth film to take down the major drug rings in Los Angeles. He is actually an ambitious drug dealer under the identity of an absentee news magazine mogul, who seeks to take over the local drug businesses by tricking Paul to do the dirty work for him.

->[-'''Played by:''' John P. Ryan-]

* BigBad: Of ''Film/DeathWish4TheCrackdown''.
* BadassMustache: It's even better than Kersey's, and he's one of the most dangerous opponents
Kersey's killings.

-> [-Played By: Vincent Gardenia-]

gone up against.
* EnemyMine: In ''Film/DeathWishII'', he saves Paul TheChessmaster: This guy uses Kersey from a hidden sniper targeting him, and then performs a HeroicSacrifice helping Paul take out members of Nirvana's gang, despite being on loan to the LAPD from the NYPD to track Kersey down and stop his vigilante spree.
* SympatheticInspectorAntagonist: He is an opponent
tendencies to eliminate his rivals in the drug trade. [[DidntThinkThisThrough Unfortunately, he made the mistake of Paul painting a target on his own head after trying to kill Kersey throughout the first film and much kidnapping one of his love interests]].
%%* CigarChomper
* DiabolicalMastermind: He's one
of the second film of only villains in the ''Death Wish'' series, but he gives Paul a chance series who manages to disappear at the end run rings around Kersey (and even use him to completely destroy all of the first film, local drug competition), and probably comes the closest to killing him of any other antagonist aside from the previous film's Manny Franker.
* EasyImpersonation: He impersonates the real Nathan White (who's off on vacation in Europe for most of the film) and just has his henchmen and himself wear fancy suits, speak and act formally, and use White's mansion. It completely fools Kersey, but
then saves again, the ruse only needed to last until the rest of the drug business was dead and "White" could [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness try and off Kersey]].
%%* ManipulativeBastard
* NoNameGiven: His real name is not revealed.
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Tries to kill Kersey off by trapping
him from Nirvana in a car with a bomb after he finishes off the second film at last of the expense drug trade (and by extension the last of ''his'' competition). Unfortunately for him, it fails and he pays with his own life.



!Carol Kersey

Kersey's daughter.

-> [-Played By: Kathleen Tolan (''Film/DeathWish'') & Robin Sherwood (''Film/DeathWishII'')

* BreakTheCutie: A very tragic example. Her TraumaCongaLine begins with a home invasion by a random gang of hoodlums that results in her rape and the murder of her mother, understandably leaving her traumatized and afraid of being touched by even her father and fianceé. She gets better by the second film (despite remaining mostly mute), but ''another'' gang of criminals with a grudge against her father kidnap her and rape her once again, causing her to [[DrivenToSuicide jump out a window and fatally impale herself on a fence to escape them]].
* CuteMute: By the beginning of the second film, she has recovered from the worst phase of her catatonia and trauma from her rape and the death of her mother in the first film, but has graduated to this trope.

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!Carol Kersey

Kersey's daughter.

-> [-Played By: Kathleen Tolan (''Film/DeathWish'') & Robin Sherwood (''Film/DeathWishII'')

* BreakTheCutie:
!!Tommy O'Shea
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A very tragic example. Her TraumaCongaLine begins with a home invasion by a random gang of hoodlums that results mobster in her rape and the murder fifth movie, who brings Paul Kersey back into the vigilante game by killing his new wife-to-be.

->[-'''Played by:''' Michael Parks-]

* BigBad: Of ''Film/DeathWishVTheFaceOfDeath''.
* TheDon: He made his way through Irish gangs to be a boss
of her mother, understandably leaving her traumatized and afraid his own outfit.
%%* FauxAffablyEvil
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: His mocking (and later [[ColdBloodedTorture torture]])
of Big Al for being touched by even her father fat and fianceé. She gets better by the second film (despite remaining mostly mute), but ''another'' gang of criminals with a grudge against her father kidnap her and rape her once again, causing her Reg for being black certainly qualifies.
* SinisterShades: Prefers
to [[DrivenToSuicide jump out a window and fatally impale herself on a fence wear Music/EltonJohn-inspired shades in his public appearances.
* SmugSnake: A slimy, Irish mobster, he always manges
to escape them]].
* CuteMute: By the beginning of the second film, she
prosecution [[spoiler: because he has recovered from the worst phase of her catatonia and trauma from her rape and the death of her mother a [[TheMole mole]] in the first film, D.A's office]] but has graduated once Kersey gets his sights on him, he acts like its' a minor annoyance. Even when his [[TheDragon dragon]] Chicki warns him not to this trope.

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underestimate Kersey, O'Shea is far too confident in his plans. Sadly, his overconfidence proved to be his undoing, as he wasn't savvy enough to realize he was a villain in a ''Death Wish'' movie and therefore, doomed.

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* BreakTheCutie: A very tragic example. Her TraumaCongaLine begins with a home invasion by a random gang of hoodlums that results in her rape and the murder of her mother, understandably leaving her traumatized and afraid of being touched by even her father and fianceé. She gets better by the second film (despite remaining mostly mute), but ''another'' gang of criminals with a grudge against her father kidnap her and rape her once again, causing her to jump out a window and fatally impale herself on a fence to escape them.

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* BreakTheCutie: A very tragic example. Her TraumaCongaLine begins with a home invasion by a random gang of hoodlums that results in her rape and the murder of her mother, understandably leaving her traumatized and afraid of being touched by even her father and fianceé. She gets better by the second film (despite remaining mostly mute), but ''another'' gang of criminals with a grudge against her father kidnap her and rape her once again, causing her to [[DrivenToSuicide jump out a window and fatally impale herself on a fence to escape them.them]].

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* EnemyMine: In ''Film/DeathWishII'', he saves Paul Kersey from a hidden sniper targeting him, and then performs a HeroicSacrifice helping Paul take out members of Nirvana's gang, despite being on loan to the LAPD from the NYPD to track Kersey down and stop his vigilante spree.
* SympatheticInspectorAntagonist: He is an opponent of Paul Kersey throughout the first film and much of the second film of the ''Death Wish'' series, but he gives Paul a chance to disappear at the end of the first film, and then saves him from Nirvana in the second film at the expense of his own life.


Added DiffLines:

* BreakTheCutie: A very tragic example. Her TraumaCongaLine begins with a home invasion by a random gang of hoodlums that results in her rape and the murder of her mother, understandably leaving her traumatized and afraid of being touched by even her father and fianceé. She gets better by the second film (despite remaining mostly mute), but ''another'' gang of criminals with a grudge against her father kidnap her and rape her once again, causing her to jump out a window and fatally impale herself on a fence to escape them.
* CuteMute: By the beginning of the second film, she has recovered from the worst phase of her catatonia and trauma from her rape and the death of her mother in the first film, but has graduated to this trope.

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!Carol Kersey

Kersey's daughter.

-> [-Played By: Kathleen Tolan (''Film/DeathWish'') & Robin Sherwood (''Film/DeathWishII'')

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!NYPD Lieutenant Frank Ochoa

A detective who investigates Kersey's killings.

-> [-Played By: Vincent Gardenia-]


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* SirSwearsALot: Is quite a pottymouth after showing his true colors.



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The person who hires Paul in the fourth film to take down the major drug rings in Los Angeles. He is actually an ambitious drug dealer under the identity of an absentee news magazine mogul who is seeking to take over the local drug business and tricks Paul to do the dirty work for him.

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The person who hires Paul Kersey in the fourth film to take down the major drug rings in Los Angeles. He is actually an ambitious drug dealer under the identity of an absentee news magazine mogul mogul, who is seeking seeks to take over the local drug business and tricks businesses by tricking Paul to do the dirty work for him.




A mobster in the fifth movie who becomes Paul's main target after he kills his new wife.

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A mobster in the fifth movie movie, who becomes Paul's main target after he kills brings Paul Kersey back into the vigilante game by killing his new wife.wife-to-be.



* TheDon
* FauxAffablyEvil
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: His mocking (and later [[ColdBloodedTorture torture]]) of Big Al and Reg certainly qualifies.
* SmugSnake: A slimy, Irish mobster, he always manges to escape prosecution [[spoiler: because he has a [[TheMole mole]] in the D.A's office]] but once Kersey gets his sights on him, he acts like its' a minor annoyance. Even when his [[TheDragon dragon]] Chicki warns him not to underestimate Kersey, O'Shea is far too confident in his plans. Sadly, his overconfidence proved to be his undoing, as he wasn't savvy enough to realize he was a villain in a Death Wish movie and therefore, doomed.

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* TheDon
*
TheDon: He made his way through Irish gangs to be a boss of his own outfit.
%%*
FauxAffablyEvil
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: His mocking (and later [[ColdBloodedTorture torture]]) of Big Al for being fat and Reg for being black certainly qualifies.
* SinisterShades: Prefers to wear Music/EltonJohn-inspired shades in his public appearances.
* SmugSnake: A slimy, Irish mobster, he always manges to escape prosecution [[spoiler: because he has a [[TheMole mole]] in the D.A's office]] but once Kersey gets his sights on him, he acts like its' a minor annoyance. Even when his [[TheDragon dragon]] Chicki warns him not to underestimate Kersey, O'Shea is far too confident in his plans. Sadly, his overconfidence proved to be his undoing, as he wasn't savvy enough to realize he was a villain in a Death Wish ''Death Wish'' movie and therefore, doomed.


* BulletProofVest: Was the only one smart enough to bring one of these to the final battle against Kersey, and it helps him shrug off a full round from both Kersey and the police chief. [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill Not enough to save him from the mini-bazooka Kersey had on hand, however]].



%%* BadassMustache
* TheChessmaster: This guy uses Kersey and his vigilante tendencies to eliminate his rivals in the drug trade.

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%%* BadassMustache
* BadassMustache: It's even better than Kersey's, and he's one of the most dangerous opponents Kersey's gone up against.
* TheChessmaster: This guy uses Kersey and his vigilante tendencies to eliminate his rivals in the drug trade. [[DidntThinkThisThrough Unfortunately, he made the mistake of painting a target on his own head after trying to kill Kersey and kidnapping one of his love interests]].



%%* DiabolicalMastermind
%%* EasyImpersonation

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%%* DiabolicalMastermind
%%* EasyImpersonation
* DiabolicalMastermind: He's one of the only villains in the ''Death Wish'' series who manages to run rings around Kersey (and even use him to completely destroy all of the local drug competition), and probably comes the closest to killing him of any other antagonist aside from the previous film's Manny Franker.
* EasyImpersonation: He impersonates the real Nathan White (who's off on vacation in Europe for most of the film) and just has his henchmen and himself wear fancy suits, speak and act formally, and use White's mansion. It completely fools Kersey, but then again, the ruse only needed to last until the rest of the drug business was dead and "White" could [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness try and off Kersey]].




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* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Tries to kill Kersey off by trapping him in a car with a bomb after he finishes off the last of the drug trade (and by extension the last of ''his'' competition). Unfortunately for him, it fails and he pays with his life.


%%* TheDon
%%* FauxAffablyEvil
%%* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain

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%%* * TheDon
%%* * FauxAffablyEvil
%%* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: His mocking (and later [[ColdBloodedTorture torture]]) of Big Al and Reg certainly qualifies.
* SmugSnake: A slimy, Irish mobster, he always manges to escape prosecution [[spoiler: because he has a [[TheMole mole]] in the D.A's office]] but once Kersey gets his sights on him, he acts like its' a minor annoyance. Even when his [[TheDragon dragon]] Chicki warns him not to underestimate Kersey, O'Shea is far too confident in his plans. Sadly, his overconfidence proved to be his undoing, as he wasn't savvy enough to realize he was a villain in a Death Wish movie and therefore, doomed.


* {{Badass}}: And he just gets better when he gets older.


* AcidBath: How Tommy meets his end in the final kill.


%%* BigBad

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%%* BigBad* BigBad: Of ''Film/DeathWish3''.



%%* BigBad

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%%* BigBad* BigBad: Of ''Film/DeathWish4TheCrackdown''.



%%* BigBad

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%%* BigBad* BigBad: Of ''Film/DeathWishVTheFaceOfDeath''.


* CrusadingWidower: The entire thing began when he lost his wife to scumbags, and it just gets worse when his daughter joins her in the second movie.



* WidowerHero: The entire thing began when he lost his wife to scumbags, and it just gets worse when his daughter joins her in the second movie.

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* WidowerHero: The entire thing began when he lost his wife to scumbags, and it just gets worse when his daughter joins her in the second movie.

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