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John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

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After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life.

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Chad Stahelski

Writers:

Derek Kolstad, Derek Kolstad (based on characters created by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Keanu Reeves ... John Wick
Riccardo Scamarcio ... Santino D'Antonio
Ian McShane ... Winston
Ruby Rose ... Ares
Common ... Cassian
Claudia Gerini ... Gianna D'Antonio
Lance Reddick ... Charon
Laurence Fishburne ... Bowery King
Tobias Segal ... Earl
John Leguizamo ... Aurelio
Bridget Moynahan ... Helen
Thomas Sadoski ... Jimmy
Erik Frandsen Erik Frandsen ... Numismatic
David Patrick Kelly ... Charlie
Perry Yung ... Doctor
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Storyline

Bound by an inescapable blood debt to the Italian crime lord, Santino D'Antonio, and with his precious 1969 Mustang still stolen, John Wick--the taciturn and pitiless assassin who thirsts for seclusion--is forced to visit Italy to honour his promise. But, soon, the Bogeyman will find himself dragged into an impossible task in the heart of Rome's secret criminal society, as every killer in the business dreams of cornering the legendary Wick who now has an enormous price on his head. Drenched in blood and mercilessly hunted down, John Wick can surely forget a peaceful retirement as no one can make it out in one piece. Written by Nick Riganas

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Taglines:

Never stab the devil in the back See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence throughout, some language and brief nudity. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Peter Stormare (Abram) played Lucifer, in Constantine, opposite Keanu Reeves. See more »

Goofs

During the opening fight in the Russian warehouse, John Wick is crouched on top of a thug punching him in the face. When he dodges out of the way of an oncoming taxi, the thug has vanished. See more »

Quotes

Sommelier: Good afternoon, Mr. Wick. It's been a long time.
John Wick: I'd like a tasting.
Sommelier: I know of your past fondness for the German varietals, but I can wholeheartedly endorse the new breed of Austrians. Glock .34 and .26. Recontoured grips. Flared magwell for easier reloads. And I know you'll appreciate the custom porting. What's next?
John Wick: I need something robust. Precise.
Sommelier: "Robust. Precise." AR-15, 11.5-inch. Compensated with an ion-bonded bolt carrier. Trijicon accupoint with 1-6 magnification.
John Wick: Could you recommend ...
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Alternate Versions

British version was cut (23 seconds were removed from the suicide scene) by local distributor Warner Bros. to secure a 15 rating (an uncut 18 rating was available). See more »

Connections

Featured in John Wick: Car Fu Ride-Along (2017) See more »

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A Job To Do
Written by Jerry Cantrell and Tyler Bates
Performed by Jerry Cantrell, Tyler Bates and Gil Sharone
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A blast with pitch perfect action and scenery
24 February 2017 | by paulijcalderonSee all my reviews

Stunning! I liked it more than the first one. Loved the Italy setting and the way it expanded the world. The scenes in the museums and art galleries are a feast to the eye with all the rich colors and amazing scenery. This movie looks beautiful.

I have a lot of respect for Keanu Reeves. I remember watching "The Matrix" when I was young and that was something that I took inspiration from whenever I tried to film my own action movies. The way Reeves handled all of that choreography and stunt-work in those movies was inspiring. He is perfect as John Wick, there's nobody else for that role. What he does with the action here in this one is extraordinary. Hats off to everyone involved with the stunts because I can tell how much hard work went into it. The rest of the cast is great. Ian McShane, Laurence Fishburne, Franco Nero, Peter Stormare etc. Lots of respect to them all. Everyone has a very welcomed presence.

The calmer scenes are nice too. I could actually watch an entire movie about just a normal calm day with Keanu and the dog. Their friendship is touching to me. I don't know, there's something very humble and beautiful whenever we see them living a quiet life before all the action starts. This movie is not completely serious either, it has many funny moments as well. Especially at a part involving a walk to the subway. Oh, and there's this moment with a water fountain which I really liked. The locations they used here are pitch perfect by the way. I mean, I'd like to visit many of them now.

This movie is an experience. I had a blast. Hats off again to the filmmakers. If you have a hard time watching films with a lot of violence or action, then you should probably not watch it. But, to any fan of the genre: it's a must see.


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English | Italian | Russian

Release Date:

10 February 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

John Wick 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,436,123, 12 February 2017

Gross USA:

$92,029,184

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$171,547,802
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Dolby Surround 7.1

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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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