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John Wick (2014)

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An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.

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Storyline

A man called John Wick is grieving the loss of his beloved wife; Helen that has recently died of an illness. He goes to her funeral and receives the condolences from his old friend Marcus. At home, John receives a special delivery which is the last gift from his wife, an adorable puppy that becomes his pride and joy. One day, John goes to the gas station in his '69 Mustang and the Russian; Iosef Tarasov asks the price he wants for his car. John advises that the car is not for sale and returns home. During the night, Iosef, who is the son of the powerful Russian mobster Viggo, breaks into John's house with other gangsters and beat John, kill his precious dog, and steal his car. Iosef learns that John Wick was the unbeatable hit man who used to work for his father. Known as the guy you hire to kill the Boogy Man, Iosef soon realizes that he messed with the wrong person. Now, John Wick has lost everything he loved and wants the head of Iosef. Viggo decides to protect his son at any cost ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

Don't Set Him Off!

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Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong and bloody violence throughout, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 October 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,150,000 (USA) (24 October 2014)

Gross:

$42,996,986 (USA) (9 January 2015)
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Trivia

Paying homage to Keanu's history of saying "Whoa" in films, many of this film's characters say "Oh" in a similar way whenever John Wick's name is mentioned. However, the directors deliberately avoided having Keanu's character saying it. See more »

Goofs

Viggo Tarasov speaks with a grave Swedish accent, rather than Russian. See more »

Quotes

Winston: Ms. Perkins.
[pauses as he walks up to Ms. Perkins]
Winston: Your membership to The Continental has been, by thine own hand, revoked.
[Gunmen execute Ms. Perkins]
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Connections

References Halloween (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Ode to Joy from Symphony No.9
(uncredited)
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by 'Joel J. Richard'
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really? most people liked this film? Oooooookay.
31 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

I thought this was one of the worst films of all-time. I only went to see it because it had an 8.3 rating on IMDb. Wow! It is still rated over 8.0 as we speak. Holy crapamole Batman! This film was boring, lacked ANY character depth, and wasn't amusing or visually interesting. I have literally never been so shocked at the poor quality of a movie script or character development.

Wow. This is the worst film I've seen in many, many years. And I'll tell you, it boggles my mind that MOST of you found it enjoyable. Just boggles my fracking mind.

And here is my tenth and final line so that I can post this review, which most people will dislike but a few random souls will agree with passionately.


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