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Death Wish 4: The Crackdown Details


[[Performer~P8686~Charles Bronson~charlesbronson]], weary and comatose, is trotted out again as the cocked crusader Paul Kersey in [[Feature~V139858~Death Wish 4: The Crackdown~lasenoramuerte]]. Director [[Performer~P117072~Michael Winner~michaelwinner]] has jumped ship for this installment, replaced by [[Performer~P114079~J. Lee Thompson~jleethompson]] (who has seen better days). Kersey is back in L.A. and dating attractive reporter Karen Sheldon ([[Performer~P41827~Kay Lenz~kaylenz]]). Of course, the clock is ticking, and the gong goes off when Karen's daughter overdoses on crack. Before you can say "kaboom" the drug dealer, along with a large cast of bit players, are blown to bits by the single-minded vigilante. An enterprising publisher whose own daughter has died from a drug overdose hires Kersey to wipe out the city's two rival drug dealers and their legions of flunkies. Kersey has no trouble agreeing, and using the technique limned in [[Feature~V55840~Yojimbo~yojimbo]], he methodically eliminates gang members, first from one side and then the other, until one gang's paranoia about the other gang causes the two competitors to engage in a major confrontation that impacts both groups. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

  • Release date:November 6, 1987


Charles Bronson
as Paul Kersey
Kay Lenz
as Karen Sheldon
John Ryan
as Nathan White
Perry Lopez
as Ed Zacharias
George Dickerson
as Detective Reiner
Soon-Teck Oh
as Detective Nozaki
Dana Barron
as Erica Sheldon
Jesse Dabson
as Randy Viscovich
Michael Wise
as Romero's Hood
Hector Mercado
as JoJo
Peter Sherayko
as Nick Franco
Gary Rooney
as Masked Man #1
Gerald Castillo
as Lieutenant Higuera
Michael Russo
as Danny Moreno
Derek Rydall
as Kid with Long Hair
Margaret Howell
as Rape Victim
Robert Axelrod
as Italian Restaurant Owner
J.P. Romano
as Masked Man #2
Elizabeth Scherrer
as Party Guest
David J. Partington
as Morgue Attendant
Art Frankel
as Pool Party Bartender
Jason Scura
as Cop
Irwin Keyes
as Bauggs's Chauffeur
Tim Russ
as Jesse
Mitch Pileggi
as Cannery Lab Foreman
Alan Berger
as Watchman
Sheila Gale
as Nurse
Dale Robinette
as Sham Cop
Gene Lebell
as Cannery Guard
James Purcell
as Vince Montono
Mike Moroff
as Jack Romero
Danny Trejo
as Art Sanella
Terry Ward
as White's Butler
Roydon E. Clark
as Cannery Worker
Mark Pellegrino
as Punk
Tony Borgia
as Masked Man #3/Kersey's Double
Tom Everett
as Max Green
Russell Solberg
as Police Car Driver


J. Lee Thompson
Pancho Kohner
Gail Morgan Hickman
Gideon Porath
Valentine McCallum
Composer (Music Score)
Paul McCallum
Composer (Music Score)
John Bisharat
Composer (Music Score)
Whitney Brooke Wheeler
Art Director
Yoram Globus
Executive Producer
Menahem Golan
Executive Producer
Craig Felburg
Sound/Sound Designer
Perry Bullington
John Zane
Production Manager