Death Wish (1974)

Movie review by Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Sexual violence, cursing in strongly pro-vigilante drama.

R 1974 93 minutes

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 18+

Extreme rape and sexual violence.

This movie isn’t even fit for adults. Women are viciously beaten and a mom is forced to watch her daughter stripped, beaten, sprayed painted on and gang raped. This was the worst sexual violence I have ever witnessed. Extremely disturbing.

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Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 17+

One of the best Vigilante films. Based in New York City "back when the city was filled with crime!"

There's typical violence, such as bloody shootings throughout the film. But the most brutal part of this movie was a rape scene. This scene was very hard to watch. A mother and her daughter were beaten, the mother was beaten to death while the daughter was raped. Breasts and a Butt were shown. Throughout the film there was at least 8 F bombs, two uses of C****. This movie is definitely not for kids or younger teens!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

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