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

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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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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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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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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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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 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? ...