"Avenging Angel" is a 1985 action thriller film directed by Robert Vincent O'Neill and starring Betsy Russell, Rory Calhoun, and Ossie Davis. It is a sequel to the 1984 film "Angel" and follows the story of Molly Stewart (Betsy Russell), a high school honor student who becomes a vigilante to avenge the murder of her best friend.
After her friend is killed by a group of drug dealers, Molly transforms herself into a streetwise avenger known as "Angel" and sets out to bring the criminals to justice. Along the way, she teams up with retired cop Lt. Andrews (Rory Calhoun) and a local minister (Ossie Davis), who help her to navigate the dangerous world of Los Angeles' criminal underworld.
The film received mixed reviews upon its release, with some critics praising the action sequences and performances, while others criticized the film's violent content and portrayal of vigilante justice. Despite this, "Avenging Angel" has since become a cult classic and is considered a noteworthy example of the vigilante genre of action films that were popular in the 1980s.