In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X, somewhere on the Mexican border. However, Logan's attempts to hide from the world, and his legacy, are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not.
There are multiple references to the co-op action game "Payday 2", such as a scene where the Payday Clown's masks are seen as graffiti on a wall. The final contract's number, 11111, was also a slight nod to an inside joke of the Payday 2 community. In the game, John Wick appears as a playable character. When he was first released, he only had one line for when he collected a bag of loot, that line being "ONE!" this line would go on to become a joke among fans of the game as well as turn into a mod that replaced all of John Wick's lines with "ONE!". See more »
When the gang is unloading the taxis early in the film, we see a pallet loaded with cash, gold an the wooden boxes with all the gold on one side of the pallet. With such a narrow pallet jack centered under the pallet, it would be impossible to balance the load as depicted. See more »
As I live and *breathe*! John Wick. The man. The myth. The legend. You're not very good at retiring.
I'm workin' on it.
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"Tell them.... Who ever comes..... I'll kill them all"....... "Of course you will" (Spoiler free Review)
I have to say after seeing "John Wick" in the cinema almost 3 years ago I had high expectations on the sequel. I have watched the first part about three more times now and it never became boring. My fear for this sequel was that they couldn't get a good start into the new story. With a few similarities that chapter 2 shared with first one this could have been a huge let down. But god damn... this movie started strong and oddly enough it started in a way that I didn't even think about. I wouldn't say that the scenes were predictable just because they were so different from all the other action movies I have seen. This movie remains serious, whilst brilliantly combining dry humor with extreme graphic and violent images. If you have watched this movie you will remember this one scene... this one scene that you just can not get out of your head sheer to it's immense (and freaking awesome) brutality. "John Wick Chapter 2" is like a "Kingsman: The Secret Service" that even though being funny, manages to stay serious throughout the entire 2 hours. It doesn't seem too long nor too short and strikes a good balance between action sequences and story telling. In comparison to the first one though Chapter 2 does not seem as realistic. John Wick was a killer I thought could actually exist in real life after watching the first movie. That was the reason I and I think many other loved that film so much. Chapter 2 does lose some of it's credibility due to a few action sequences. Remember, I am not talking about a Fast and Furious like action scene here. This is criticism on a whole new level. "John Wick: Chapter 2" went beyond my expectations and is in my opinion better than the first one. Go watch this movie in the cinema if you liked the part one. If you haven't seen the prequel I would recommend you to catch up just because it's so good. Though it is not actually necessary to follow and enjoy the story of Chapter 2. I hope this review was helpful to some of you who couldn't decide whether to watch this film in the cinema or wait for the Blu-Ray and DVD release. Go to the cinema your money will be spend wisely. 8/10
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