John Q



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John Q


John Q is a 2002 film by Nick Cassavetes; starring Denzel Washington as John Quincy Archibald, a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he cannot receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it. Therefore, he decides to take a hospital full of patients hostage until the hospital puts his son's name on the donor's list.

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Feb 15th, 2002


Gabriela Oltean
Denzel Washington Kimberly Elise
Ron Annabelle

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John Q

Posted: 13 years ago

When a man finds he has no way to pay for a life-saving operation for his son, he takes desperate measures.

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- The message "For Sasha" appears just before the end credits. This refers to Sasha Cassavetes, daughter of director Nick Cassavetes.

- DIRCAMEO(Nick Cassavetes): A reporter on the courthouse steps at the end.

- The scene where Denise calls John from the hospital had to be re-shot because she was wearing the wrong dress.

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