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Why did Sofia do this to John's bottle?

It's to show that she still despises him. And doesn't wish him well on his journey and that he will have to drink her spit to survive. She is spitting in his face. And he has no other choice than to ...
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How is John Wick 3 a 15 certificate?

The BBFC's website contains the following guidelines for 15-rated films: Violence Violence may be strong but should not dwell on the infliction of pain or injury. The strongest gory images are ...
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How did they film dogs biting Berrada's henchmen without hurting anybody?

The movie's director Chad Stahelski gave an interview answering basically all of your questions: The stuntmen are equipped with protective gear to not get (severely) hurt by the dog bites. The only ...
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Why does John not kill these two?

There's no specific reason given in the film, so this is how I understood it. It's clear that the assassins appear to be enjoying their fight with John, and there are definitely a couple of points ...
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Why does the High Table use such outdated tech?

I suspect it's combination of two things Older tech is harder to track/copy/leak, so helps keep the information away from law enforcement (not that I really recall seeing any in the movies, other ...
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Why did John Wick ignore guns in this scene?

In universe... It is somewhat strange, but throughout all 3 films, he only grabs and keeps dropped weapons during a single battle, in the chase after Santonio in the Art Gallery (and even then drops ...
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Why is John Wick wasting bullets?

I thought the same thing when he fired 6 shotgun slug rounds into the guy rolling down the scaffolding. John seems to be of the belief that finishing someone off always involves at least one in the ...
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Why are they after Bowery King?

Realistically it comes down to revenge and self preservation Revenge Would you shake hands with Bob after he sold a weapon to Murderous Ted, after Ted specially said he was going to kill your best ...
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What’s the logic behind the Elder asking to kill Winston?

To kill Winston is to prove to the Elder that John Wick is serious on "amending" his sin. It's not indicated in the movie if the Elder knows that John Wick regards Winston as his friend but do take ...
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Explanation for the ending of John Wick 3

He didn't kill Winston, so officially he's still excommunicado, although given that The High Table may well believe he is dead and pursue him no further. This of course leaves a nice opening for ...
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Why does John not kill these two?

With the exception of his explicit target, John Wick has typically avoided killing in cold blood. Everyone that John kills was also trying to kill him. Though he stops if he is capable of ...
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Why did they choose green lighting for the lounge shootout in John Wick 3?

As per Cinematography, Dan Laustsen it was done for the exclusive look: “It was really expensive in terms of human resource to install a hundred metres of LED, but I didn’t want to do a shootout ...
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Why could not the doctor just shoot John Wick in part 3 and get the reward?

Well for starters, when John first arrives he still has time left till hes a target. Its made quite clear just before this that you are not supposed to target him before the kill order is finalized. ...
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Why does John Wick not just kill the adjucator?

The Adjudicator works for the High Table, which in turn works for the Elder (the "one above the table" referred to in the film). The point of John's trip to get to the Elder is to hope that the Elder ...
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How is John Wick 3 a 15 certificate?

Certification in UK is lowering constantly. Terminator 2 originally came out with a 15 certificate with cuts and in 2001 it got a 15 certificate without cuts. All of the Alien movies used to be 18 and ...
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Why is John Wick wasting bullets?

In your first scene, you actually said the key point on why John Wick has the luxury to waste bullets, its because there are plenty of bullets! The second one is based on my opinion, but I think John ...
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Has John Wick ever eaten throughout his adventure?

We don't see him sleep either (I don't remember if in the beginning of Chapter two he was sleeping or was just preparing to go to bed). But we assume he slept (and eaten) during those travels. Chapter ...
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What’s the logic behind the Elder asking to kill Winston?

The elder asks John to kill Winston to prove his loyalty and fealty to the high table (and the elder himself), but makes it clear that until John does this to prove his loyalty, He is still ...
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John Wick Chapter 2/3 discrepancy

This part is listed as a continuity goof in IMDb: At the end of John Wick 2 when Winston gives the excomunicado order its 4 pm on his watch and he says John Wick has 1 hour.But in Part 3 he becomes ...
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Why did they choose green lighting for the lounge shootout in John Wick 3?

During an interview, Reeves himself said the following: “I mean we literally do a line from ‘The Matrix’ in ‘John Wick: Chapter 3′, and it’s in the nomenclature…’The Matrix’ has the oracle, ‘John ...
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What is the use of honor without help & service?

When the Bowery King says they will honor the excommunicado he is saying that they agree to adhere to the terms, much like when someone agrees to honor the terms of a contract. In the case of the ...
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Why did Winston shoot?

To save & keep the Continental Winston makes it very clear that he effectively betrays John Wick because the High Table will otherwise kill him. He makes the deal to keep the Continental and run ...
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Why did they add comedy in "John Wick 3"?

About his character Zero, Dacascos told Inverse: He feels like John’s brother from a different mother. That’s him! It’s not meant to be funny. It’s very sincere. About working with Reeves and ...
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Why could not the doctor just shoot John Wick in part 3 and get the reward?

Eh? He didn't want to. The doctor was a friend of John. Didn't want to kill him, so why would he shoot him? I dont think he ever got the idea of trying. Just as he did, the doctor only took out the ...
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Has John Wick ever killed a civillian?

I have watched all 3 Wick movies several times, and in all 3 movies there is never a civilian killed by Wick. That's not to say that none of them could have been killed, particularly in Wick 2 there ...
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What does Adjudicator mean, "Both from above and below"?

She's referring to hierarchy. If John survive they both will be punished by the High Table. This is repercission from above. The one from below would be that night visit. Adjudicator is very ...
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Has John Wick ever eaten throughout his adventure?

Yes. At the very start of John Wick we see him feed himself and a dog a bowl of cereal each. Having not watched the entire movie, I can only assume that things go well for John and his four-legged pal....
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Why is John Wick wasting bullets?

Carpe Diem A few month ago, I watch a streamer playing a very hard game (moded to be even harder) in Ironman/hardcore situation. For those unfamiliar with video-games, it means, one life, one save, ...
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What do the NYC Continental residents do when its deconsecrated?

They're almost certainly informed of it. We've seen that there's a system in place to communicate information such as new bounties, assassins being declared excommunicado, the details of a bounty ...
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Did this character try to kill John Wick in chapter 3, and did this other character approve it?

High Table, and Adjudicator, knew that Wick won't kill Winston. What's worst they knew that Wick knew who master of the assasins was. So they only had one chance of "bribing" Winston to shot ...
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