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The only was to enjoy this movie is to decide that you are going to make fun of a bad movie. Re: the best he can do is this silly contraption in the door window that slaps a board at the face of the intruders? At least Kersey gets laid before the awkward romance with the Public Defender is suddenly blown away. I truly felt sorry for Mr. Bronson here. Laughing at a vigilante movie is never a good thing.
If you've seen the past Death Wish films, not much has changed in terms of the plot. Death Wish 3 is by no means a perfect film, but has massive entertainment value due to its ludicrous climax and absurd premise.
This film is not the greatest piece of art put on film, in fact it's quite bad. However it makes up for it all with great action and some enjoyable scenes and plenty of unintentional comedy. A fun and exciting film, but not a dramatic masterpiece by any stretch.
This third installment ups the ante following the bore that was Death Wish 2. The action is cranked up but sadly it doesn't make up for a poor plot once again. Director Michael Winner seems to of run out of ideas by this point and decides to go down the pointless action route as apposed to the original films simplicity of a man and his gun. Charles Bronson has become more of a one man army as apposed to a vigilante and the death count ridiculously mirrors a Rambo film. The core of the original story has been forgotten and this film is simply a mindless killing spree. Similar to the Dirty Harry films, as sequels spawn the novelty wares off. But ware as the Dirty Harrys are tolerable, the Death Wish's become unwatchable. Bar Charles Bronson's consistent coolness, this film has spiralled the franchise well out of control.
When will the scum learn. You do not fuck with Charles Bronson. This flick is mental as Kersey moves back to New York and is given free reign by the NYPD to take out all the scum in a neighbourhood dominated and controlled by a gang. Bronson has an arsenal that any Paramilitary unit would be happy with and I would love the find out the death count. More bodies are slain here then the opening of Saving private Ryan. Some six years before Home Alone Bronson was making gadgets in order to prevent break ins. Another shit soundtrack from Jimmy Page.
Death Wish 3 is my favorite of all Death Wish movies. It has a very differnant scenario from the previous ones and has the one thing that is always awesome: Old People Kicking Ass. It doesn't make you think "How much shit can happen to one guy?!" like the next few.
Charles Bronson goes from being the architect turned vigilante to the vigilante turned Rambo! The ending of this was such a chaotic mess that I was waiting for Sylvester Stallone to pop in and ask Bronson what the hell he thought he was doing! Still, there is a tad of good entertainment to be found, but you really have to leave common sense at the door!
Way too awesome to be the third in the series. This was the movies that took the serious vigilante idea and smashed it with commando like action and went to town. Very fun to watch. And Alex Winters is in it as a thug. Whoa.
Kersey loses a close friend and love interest to a street gang in this one. New York police unofficially hire him to help clean up the Sutter and Belmont intersection. The Golan-Globus team's finest production amongst a number of good films.