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Death Wish

24th July 1974
1h 33m
Michael Winner

Death Wish is a 1974 Action Revenge film released on 24th July; Michael Winner directed the film which stars Charles Bronson, Saul Rubinek, and Art Evans. A sequel, Death Wish II, was released in 1982. It was later remade/rebooted as Death Wish in 2018. The film was a box office success, earning a profit of $19,000,000 on its budget.

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After his wife is murdered by street punks, a pacifistic New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad, prowling the streets for would-be muggers after dark.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 12:05pm.

Cast (49)

Charles Bronson's profile Charles Bronson Paul Kersey
Age at Filming ≈ 52
Saul Rubinek's profile Saul Rubinek
Age at Filming ≈ 25
Art Evans's profile Art Evans
Age at Filming ≈ 31
Robert Miano's profile Robert Miano
Age at Filming ≈ 31
Paul Dooley's profile Paul Dooley
Age at Filming ≈ 45
Jeff Goldblum's profile Jeff Goldblum
Age at Filming ≈ 21
Olympia Dukakis's profile Olympia Dukakis
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Christopher Guest's profile Christopher Guest
Age at Filming ≈ 25
Jack Wallace's profile Jack Wallace
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Len Lesser's profile Len Lesser
Age at Filming ≈ 51
Starletta DuPois's profile Starletta DuPois
Age at Filming ≈ 32
Hank Garrett's profile Hank Garrett
Age at Filming ≈ 42
Vincent Gardenia's profile Vincent Gardenia
Age at Filming ≈ 53
Stuart Margolin's profile Stuart Margolin
Age at Filming ≈ 33
Damien Leake's profile Damien Leake
Age at Filming ≈ 21
Bruce Brown
Age at Filming ≈ 36
Stephen Elliott
Age at Filming ≈ 55
William Bogert's profile William Bogert
Age at Filming ≈ 37
William Redfield's profile William Redfield
Age at Filming ≈ 46
Helen Martin's profile Helen Martin
Age at Filming ≈ 64
Hope Lange's profile Hope Lange
Age at Filming ≈ 40
Carson Grant
Age at Filming ≈ 23
Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs
Age at Filming ≈ 20
Al Lewis's profile Al Lewis
Age at Filming ≈ 50
Floyd Levine
Age at Filming ≈ 41
Sonia Manzano's profile Sonia Manzano
Age at Filming ≈ 23
Steven Keats's profile Steven Keats
Age at Filming ≈ 28
Eric Laneuville
Age at Filming ≈ 21
S. Pearl Sharp's profile S. Pearl Sharp
Age at Filming ≈ 31

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Production Companies

Landers-Roberts Productions Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica

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Death Wish Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

18% 20-29
14% 30-39
14% 40-49
10% 50-59
2% 60-69
41% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

24% Female
76% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

2% Neutral
2% Bad
96% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

2% Architect
2% Criminal
96% Unknown

Death Wish FAQ

When was Death Wish released?

Death Wish was released on Wednesday July 24th, 1974.

Who plays the lead role(s) in Death Wish?

The lead role is played by Charles Bronson in the role of Paul Kersey.

How much did Death Wish cost to make?

The budget was $3,000,000.

How much money did Death Wish make?

The worldwide revenue was $22,000,000.

Is Death Wish on Netflix?

Yes, Death Wish is currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is Death Wish on Amazon Prime?

No, Death Wish is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is Death Wish on Disney Plus?

No, Death Wish is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States