In the early '70s New York just swept rampant crime. But this event is not very concerned about the architect Paul Kersey up until one night his wife and daughter do not attack the bandits. Paul's wife dies, and her daughter severe psychological disorder begins. Kersey sees that the police is powerless and can not catch these criminals, so goes out to investigate. As a gift from your company receives Kersey revolver and now every night he goes out on the streets to do justice. When the police became interested in this matter, Kersey continues to kill criminals. It becomes a real national hero, newspaper and christened it the name of Vigilante.