Death Wish

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  1. sixpkrt

    sixpkrt Well-Known Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Saw the remake of this classic over the weekend. Pretty good action packed movie.
    But what I noticed while watching it, (Bruce Willis) Dr. Paul Kersey's older brother, played by Vincent D'Onofrio, (AKA Gomer Pyle in Full Metal Jacket), happens to be driving a 69 Dodge Polara (or Monaco) with a white top and the Spring Special grill treatment.
    There are about 3 scenes in the movie that briefly show this car.
    Funny what you notice when watching a movie, and what you remember is the C body.
     
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    Knebel Well-Known Member

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    FINALLY! Bruce is getting away from the B-Movies... Thank God.
     
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    What color was that polara/Monaco .......2dr.....4dr ?
     
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    sixpkrt Well-Known Member FCBO Gold Member

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    The few scenes that had the car in it were very brief. The first one I only saw the white vinyl roof, and I quickly knew what it was. The other 2 scenes were at shot at night, but they were too short to tell what color or if 2 or 4 door, although the taillights were unmistakably a 69 Dodge Polara/Monaco.
     
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    Snotty Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    The trailers I've seen look good. Looking forward to seeing it.
     
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    Is nothing sacred? There are some movies that should never be a remake. I like Bruce and I'm glad to see him still gettin down but call it something else.
     
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    While we're on the subject of movies. Check out black gunn. A 70s action flick that Jim brown made fresh from his football retirement. It's chuck full of fuselage action, even a limo! They ride soooo high when there New, its' a wonderful thing!
     
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  8. LocuMob

    LocuMob Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Die Hard was a B movie? The 7 (4 or 5) after it, maybe. :poke:
     
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    First deathwish was classic. Lol , very believable they did get out of hand with sequels tho.
     
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    and I thought this was about coffee, pfft.:rolleyes:
     
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    usually the sequels are never as good as the 1st movie. smokey & the bandit 2& 3 are good examples
     
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    I was watching one of the DW sequels in the theater in the '80s. Jill Ireland was playing Charlie's love interest. A woman siting behind me said, "Why do they always cast younger women to play the lover of such an older man?" I turned around and said, "She's his wife." The woman said, "Yes, I know we're supposed to believe that in this movie, but it's just such a fantasy." I said, "No, Jill Ireland, the actress, is Charlie Bronson's wife." She said, "Oh, she is not; he's too old." I just laughed. What else could I do?
     
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    Lmao great story! Yeah , they were like Clint Eastwood & Sandra Locke. Made a few movies together. She was The only surviving death wish love interest cause she had the smarts to dump his ass when she finds the forged doctor id in the waste basket lol.
     
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    She and Charlie made a number of flicks together. I will always remember her as Spock's Love in that one episode of Star Trek where they were attacked by spores.
     
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    Hahahahaha yes, I forgot about that lol.
     
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    cm23uoc Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    The Remake probably won't make my day. :D