Messenger of Death1988

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Messenger of Death
Directed by:
J. Lee Thompson

"Messenger of Death" (also known as "Segno della vendetta, Il", "Gesetz ist der Tod, Das") is an Action/Crime/Thriller film directed by J. Lee Thompson, and written by Paul Jarrico (screenplay), released in the USA on September 16 of 1988 , starring Charles Bronson, Trish Van Devere, Laurence Luckinbill, Daniel Benzali, Charles Dierkop and Jeff Corey.

What the cops can't do, he will.

Who is the director of "Messenger of Death":

Messenger of Death was directed by J. Lee Thompson, an English director, writer, and producer.

Before directing Messenger of Death, J. Lee Thompson had directed Death Wish 4: The Crackdown, released in 1987, Firewalker (1986), Murphy's Law (1986), King Solomon's Mines (1985), The Ambassador (1984), and The Evil That Men Do (1984). Since, he directed Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects, released in 1989.

When was "Messenger of Death" released:

Messenger of Death was first released in the United States on Friday, September 16, 1988. Also released on Friday, September 16, 1988 have been Miles from Home (dir. Gary Sinise) and The Prince of Pennsylvania (dir. Ron Nyswaner). This was thirty-one (31) years ago.

It has been released on April, 1989 in the United Kingdom and on May, 1989 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "Messenger of Death":

At the casting of Messenger of Death we find Charles Bronson, previously seen in Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987) and Assassination (1987); Trish Van Devere (Hollywood Vice Squad (1986), The Hearse (1980)); Laurence Luckinbill (Cocktail (1988), Not for Publication (1984)) [ more... ]

  • Sydna Scott and Charles Bronson, Gene Davis, Bert Williams, Jerome Thor also worked together in 10 to Midnight, released in 1983.
  • Jerome Thor and Charles Bronson, Bert Williams also appeared together in Murphy's Law, released in 1986.
  • Jeff Corey and John Ireland also appeared together in Red Mountain, released in 1951.
  • Tom Everett and Trish Van Devere also appeared in Hollywood Vice Squad, released in 1986.

What is the Storyline of "Messenger of Death":

Children play outside a rural Colorado home. They belong to Orville Beecham (Charles Dierkop) and his three wives. Two masked men pull up in a truck and wait for the children to go inside. They proceed to kill the three mothers, who are sister wives, and then the kids. The police arrive before the father, Orville, who returns to find his family massacred.

Arriving on the scene with the chief of police, Barney Doyle (Daniel Benzali) is a Denver newspaper reporter, Garret Smith (Charles Bronson). [...]

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