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John Q is a american film of genre Drama directed by Nick Cassavetes released in USA on 15 february 2002 with Denzel Washington

John Q (2002)

John Q.

John Q
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Released in USA 15 february 2002
Length 1h56
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Crime
Rating70% 3.5499553.5499553.5499553.5499553.549955

John Q. is a 2002 American thriller film directed by Nick Cassavetes. The film follows John Quincy Archibald (Denzel Washington), a father and husband whose son is diagnosed with an enlarged heart and then finds out he is unable to receive a transplant because HMO insurance will not cover it; therefore, he decides to hold up the hospital and force them to do it.

The film also stars Robert Duvall, Anne Heche, James Woods, Ray Liotta and Eddie Griffin, among others. The film was shot in Toronto, Hamilton, Ontario, and Canmore, Alberta, although the story takes place in Chicago.

Synopsis

Beginning scene start off with a woman driving on a road and she gets into a car crash with a truck driver killing her. John Quincy Archibald and his wife Denise witness their young son Michael collapse at his baseball game. After a series of tests at the hospital, John is informed by Dr. Raymond Turner and Rebecca Payne, a hospital administrator, that Michael has an enlarged heart and will need a transplant. Because the company he works for dropped John from full-time to part-time, his health insurance has been changed, and the new policy does not cover the surgery, leaving them to raise $75,000 to get their son's name on the donor list. The family tries to raise the money but are only able to come up with a third of the necessary payment. The hospital tires of waiting and releases Michael; Denise urges John to do something. Unwilling to let his child die, John walks into the hospital ER with a handgun, gathers hostages, and sets demands: his son's name on the recipient list as soon as possible. The hostage negotiator, Lt. Frank Grimes, stands down to let John cool off.

Actors

Denzel Washington

(John Quincy Archibald)
Robert Duvall

(Lt. Frank Grimes)
James Woods

(Dr. Raymond Turner)
Anne Heche

(Rebecca Payne)
Kimberly Elise

(Denise Archibald)
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