Starring: Bruce Willis, Vincent D’Onofrio, Elisabeth Shue, Dean Norris, Kimberly Elise, Mike Epps
Story: Action crime drama remake directed and co-written by Eli Roth which follows Dr. Paul Kersey (Bruce Willis), a surgeon who only sees the aftermath of Chicago violence when it is rushed into his ER. However, when his wife, Lucy (Elisabeth Shue), is killed and his daughter, Jordan (Camila Morrone), is rendered comatose after they are viciously attacked in their suburban home, Paul, seeking for revenge, becomes a hardened vigilante and hunts his family’s assailants to deliver justice. As the anonymous slayings of criminals grabs the media’s attention, the city wonders if this deadly vigilante is a guardian angel or a grim reaper.
Best Quotes from Trailer:
911 Operator: 911, what is your emergency?
Lucy Kersey: There’s men, they’re breaking into my house. I think they’re here. No!
Paul Kersey: I love my family, and when they needed me most I failed to protect them.
Jordan Kersey: [to Paul] Dad, where’s mom?
Paul Kersey: [to Rains] The men who did it are out there. So there’s nothing you can do, is that what you’re saying?
Ben: If a man really wants to protect what’s his, he has to do it for himself.
Paul Kersey: I want to buy a gun.
Sway: Everybody is watching this viral video of this guy in a hoodie they’re calling The Grim Reaper. He stopped a carjacking. Is he right for taking the law into his own hands? He’s become a folk hero.
Detective Rains: What about the shooter?
Detective Jackson: He looked like a white dude.
[Paul walks into a garage where Joe is working under a car]
Joe: We’re closed, pal.
[Paul suddenly hits the guy with a wrench]
Paul Kersey: Who killed my wife?! Who else was there?!
Joe: I don’t know anything else!
Paul Kersey: I believe you, Joe.
Joe: So you’re not going to kill me?
Paul Kersey: No, Jack is.
[Paul let’s go of the hook holding the car that Joe was working under, crushing Joe beneath it]
Paul Kersey: You got caught in some crossfire?
Young Boy: The ice cream man done it.
Paul Kersey: The ice cream man?
Young Boy: You can’t walk to school if you don’t work for him.
Punk Leader: Who are you?
Paul Kersey: Your last customer.
[Paul shoots him]
Frank Kersey: You’re not a cop!
Paul Kersey: Somebody has to do it!
Bethany: You’re cocked, locked and ready to rock.
Paul Kersey: I’ll say.
Detective Jackson: They called him a guardian angel.
Victim: He saved my life.
Therapist: You look much better. You’re getting out, socializing?
Paul Kersey: Hmm, not so much.
Therapist: Well, whatever you’re doing it, keep it up.
Paul Kersey: [chuckles] Okay, I will.
Death Wish is set to open in the US 11/22/2017.