Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Willem Dafoe
Chad Stahelski (Director), Derek Kolstad (Screenplay), David Leitch (Director)
Release: Oct. 24th, 2014
Runtime: 1 hour, 41 minutes
After the sudden death of his beloved wife, John Wick receives one last gift from her, a beagle puppy named Daisy, and a note imploring him not to forget how to love. But John's mourning is interrupted when his 1969 Boss Mustang catches the eye of sadistic thug Iosef Tarasov who breaks into his house and steals it, beating John unconscious in the process. Unwittingly, he has just reawakened one of the most brutal assassins the underworld has ever known.
What an action film. I can believe why some would hate it because of its simplicity, but that's one of the many reasons why I love it. The build up is amazing, relatable, emotional, and the payoff is ...