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John Wick (2014) is a movie directed by Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, starring Keanu Reeves.

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Has John Wick ever eaten throughout his adventure?

Being someone who watched the three John Wick "Chapters", I am quite intrigued on how John managed to fight across the world without seemingly having the urge to eat. Especially in Chapter 3 he ...
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Why does the High Table use such outdated tech?

In John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, the process of someone being issued the status excommunicado is shown. Throughout multiple scenes we see the High Table "logistics department" using: Switchboard ...
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Did this character try to kill John Wick in chapter 3, and did this other character approve it?

In the end of the film, shoots John Wick and he falls off the roof. Seeing that, says, Well played, sir (?). I did not watch the movie in English, and I am a bit confused if some meaning was lost ...
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John Wick Chapter 2 bounty question

Everyone went after John wick got the 7 million bounty before he got Excommunicado. Near the end, why did they wait for him to get Excommunicado before trying to kill him for the 14 million bounty? ...
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What is Dean Winters' character Avi's function in John Wick?

In the movie John Wick (2014), we meet an associate of Viggo Tarasov named Avi, played by Dean Winters (maybe best known from Allstate Insurance's Mayhem ads). In the few scenes that we see Avi, he ...
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Why didn't Viggo kill John after he passed out from getting hit by the car?

In John Wick during a shoot out around the church one of Viggo's henchmen hits a car with another car hitting John Wick throwing him across the parking and causing him to pass out. Knowing who John ...
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Wouldn't shooting Perkins in a diamond formation cause one of the shooters to be hit?

Towards the end of John Wick (2014), Perkins is summoned by Winston. For whatever poor decision she made, she walked into the center of 4 ominous looking characters. Winston let her know her ...
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Why would Charon ask John whether he'd need a dinner reservation?

In the universe of the "John Wick" movies, there's several hotels accross the world, called "The Continental". These hotels, which are mainly (if not exclusively) for hitmen, have several set of rules,...
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Was John's new dog at the end of the movie intentionally symbolic?

After his wife's death, John receives a small puppy named Daisy in order to cope and provide the company to not grieve alone. At the end of the movie, after finishing his final act of retribution, ...
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Is self-defense breaking the Continental rules?

In John Wick, while resting in his room Wick is attacked by Perkins and he must defend himself. As stated by Winston: no business on Continental grounds. Does self-defense count as business? ...
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Why did Marcus take the contract

I found this question about John Wick that stated that Marcus took the contract, but out of friendship he decided to help Wick. But couldn't he refuse the contract and help Wick anyway? Why take it, ...
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Why would Viggo call and tell John that he killed Marcus?

I understand why Viggo killed Marcus, he screwed him over. But why would Viggo then call John Wick and rub it in that he killed his friend and the man that just saved his life? The whole first half ...
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Is Jason Isaacs in John Wick?

Google says he is, IMDB says he isn't. I can't see him. Anyone know for sure? Pre production news said he was joining the cast, so if he's not in the film where did he go? Did he film any scenes or ...
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Is John Wick ex-military?

John Wick has a Fortis Fortuna Adiuvat tattoo on his back and in the nightclub scene he is seen wearing his watch inside like military personnel. Coincidence? Or is he ex military? An ideal answer ...
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Was Perkins just an amateur assassin?

In John Wick 1, an assassin named Perkins decided to take Viggo's contract to kill John at the Continental. As we learned early on, the repercussions of violating the Continental rules are extremely ...
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What's the value of the John Wick gold coins?

As seen in both the first John Wick movie and the subsequent sequel, it seems these gold coins are used as some sort of currency for the underworld of hitmen and other nefarious figures. That said, ...
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How did John Wick's wife die?

John's wife collapses and then dies in the hospital, despite the movie never telling me what's wrong with her. I suppose I'm left to guess... -Everything Wrong With John Wick In 12 Minutes Or Less ...
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How many people has John Wick killed?

Me and my dad have a bet going for how many people John Wick has killed. My father bet that, between John Wick 1 and 2, John has killed over 150 people. Is he right? How many people has John Wick ...
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How strongly are the rules of The Continental enforced?

The two rules of the Continental are: No blood on Continental grounds. Every marker must be honored. But the punishment for breaking those rules vary between the two movies. In the first, when Ms. ...
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Is law enforcement aware of the Continental?

Both John Wick and John Wick Chapter 2 have scenes where a cop shows up in the house of Wick and seems to ignore what happened there. From there, it is possible to establish at least that particular ...
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How does Iosef Tarasov not know John Wick?

So in John Wick the main plot story is that Viggo Tarasov's son Iosef Tarasov attacks John Wick and kills his dog. Therefore enraging him and sending John on a revenge mission. My issue is why does ...
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What is the purpose of the specialized subtitles during “The Boogeyman” song?

In John Wick (2014), during the scene right before Viggo's men attack John at his house, we see Viggo singing some kind of nursery rhyme about "The Boogeyman" in another language. The subtitles show ...
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John Wick asking for laundry

There are several codes in John Wick's assassin society. One of these is asking for dinner reservations, a codename for body-disposal services. As John comes to the Hotel after the Red Circle club ...
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Do I need to watch the first John Wick to understand John Wick 2?

From my understanding, John Wick is a rather plot-light action movie (a guy goes on a rampage after someone kills his dog), but some friends of mine want to see John Wick 2 tonight and I haven't seen ...
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Cop scene explanation from John Wick (2014)

In a well edited movie, there are no scenes that don't either move the story ahead or explain something not otherwise known about the protagonist or his/her story. In John Wick (2014), there is a ...
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What are the coins John Wick is using?

In the movie John Wick, the title character is using some kind of gold coins to pay for cleaning his house or for the receptionist and to enter the bar. So my question is: What type of coin is he ...
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Words on the screen in John Wick

In John Wick we see that some words that are said in English are written on the screen in different colors. Did they have any special meaning? Like if we place those words (e.g. the blue ones) next to ...
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Help me understand the interaction between Marcus and John Wick

Marcus was given the contract to kill John Wick. Then the next thing we know that he was helping John Wick. Question is why? Did I miss anything? They must have been communicating, otherwise Marcus ...
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Why does Perkins leave and meet Winston?

When John Wick arrives at Marcus’ home, we see that Perkins was waiting for him outside, presumably to kill him. But then she gets a phone call and … leaves. Why did Perkins meet with Winston (...
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What cardinal rule did Marcus break?

In John Wick, in the scene where John Wick gets a call after Willem Dafoe's character (Marcus) gets killed, Viggo mentions that Marcus broke one cardinal rule What was Viggo talking about? What ...