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John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

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After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life.

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After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life.

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Rated R for strong violence throughout, some language and brief nudity. | See all certifications »

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10 February 2017 (USA)  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$30,436,123 (USA) (10 February 2017)

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$58,692,083 (USA) (17 February 2017)
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Screenwriter Kyle Ward polished the final screenplay. See more »

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Winston: You stabbed the devil in the back. To him this isn't vengeance, this is justice.
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Referenced in Tosh.0: Tosh.0-lection Special (2016) See more »

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Love letter for action genre written by bold bloody hallmark, and a pencil.
8 February 2017 | by (Indonesia) – See all my reviews

If there's an equivalent of classical orchestra for untamed unapologetically brutal carnage, there's no doubt it'd be John Wick. Dancing through hail of bullets, horde of assassins straight from video game, oozing noir style from each drop of blood, John Wick: Chapter 2 is nothing short of an artistic spectacle.

John Wick (Keanu Reeves) returns to the killing business begrudgingly as one of his old acquaintances asks for a morbid favor. The cloak-and-dagger scheme soon flies into multiple directions, partially towards the back of few characters and the rest goes straight to the chest. There's an air of familiarity as the movie visits previous characters while introducing an array of new ludicrous ones.

It keeps the formula nearly identical, adding more to its melee and shootout fun. There's everything one loved from the first, now pouring abundantly. Combat is arguably the best action choreography one could possibly ask for. Punches, kicks, submission holds, and even dirty pokes are delivered with sheer primal vexation and the finesse of ballet performance.

Both the anti-hero and his rivals press forward in locomotive of mayhem, any fans of action movies and combat sports will be gleefully entertained. In fact, such simple concept of "one versus many" is ageless and universal, it worked since Bruce Lee's time and now told by razor-sharp spectacular visual, John Wick is the finest action of modern time.


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