John Wick is a mob hit man who, upon falling in love, quits. 5 years later, his wife dies and to make sure he's not alone she arranges for a dog to be brought to him after her death. Later, some men wanting his car break in and beat him up and kill his dog. When he recovers, he sets to get the ones who killed his dog. He learns that the leader is the son of his former employer. And the man wanting to protect his son, tries to take care of Wick but he's still as good as he was. Written by
Don't Set Him Off!
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for strong and bloody violence throughout, language and brief drug use
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24 October 2014 (USA)
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Opening Weekend: $14,150,000
(24 October 2014)
(9 January 2015)
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
The story is loosely inspired by an incident in Texas involving former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, who wrote Lone Survivor, about his fireteam's ordeal during Operation Red Wings in Afghanistan in 2005. Luttrell was given a yellow labrador puppy, whom he named DASY, after the members of his fireteam. On April 1, 2009, at about 1:00 AM, Luttrell was awakened by a gunshot and saw four men drive away. DASY was dead in his yard from a gunshot wound. He armed himself with two 9mm Beretta pistols and chased the men through four counties in his truck until police apprehended them. They taunted Luttrell, threatened to kill him, and indicated no remorse for their actions. They were later sentenced for animal cruelty. Luttrell stated later, "I spared them because I've killed enough people already." See more
During the phone call between John Wick and Winston before the final sequence, both use smartphones that are very visibly not in call mode given that the touch screens are still on. See more
[to Victor, in Russian, before he is killed
You stole my car, and you killed my dog!
References Die Hard
Written by Jason Paul Thibeau
and Michael Gniewkowski
Performed by Jason Paul Thibeau
Courtesy of Firecracker Entertainment & Off The Heezy Entertainment
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