Your Company

John Wick

✭ ✭ ✭   Read critic reviews

China, United States · 2014
Rated R · 1h 41m
Director Chad Stahelski
Starring Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Willem Dafoe
Genre Action, Thriller

John Wick is grieving the loss of his wife when he is brutally attacked by a group of young gangsters. This inspires John to come out of retirement and seek out the men who attacked him, and he will take down anyone who stands in his way.

Stream John Wick

What are people saying?

What are critics saying?


Austin Chronicle by

At the center of it all stands Reeves, a convincing embodiment of both the calm before the storm and its subsequent capacity for ruin.


Hitfix by Drew McWeeny

John Wick won't redefine action movies, but it perfectly exemplifies what I want from an action film when I go. Have fun with the world, shoot the action well, motivate it in a way that doesn't feel cheap.


IndieWire by Eric Kohn

Neither surprising or groundbreaking in any particular way, the movie gives us what we want and leaves it at that.


The A.V. Club by Ignatiy Vishnevetsky

Their use of Kaleida’s sparse, slinky “Think” — one of the most effective and eccentric sound track choices in a recent action movie — underscores the sense that what the viewer is watching is essentially a very loud and bloody dance piece.


The Hollywood Reporter by Justin Lowe

Distilling a couple of decades of stunt work and second-unit directing experience into 96 minutes of runtime, Stahelski and Leitch expertly deliver one action highlight after another in a near-nonstop thrill ride.


Variety by Peter Debruge

If you can stomach the setup, then the rest is pure revenge-movie gold, as Reeves reminds what a compelling action star he can be, while the guy who served as his stunt double in “The Matrix” makes a remarkably satisfying directorial debut, delivering a clean, efficient and incredibly assured thriller.


McClatchy-Tribune News Service by Roger Moore

Reeves animates the action and the filmmakers surround him with wonderful co-stars; the quietly menacing McShane, the chop shop operator (John Leguizamo), the dapper “cleaner” (David Patrick Kelly of “The Warriors”) and the spitting, hissing Nyqvist.


The Dissolve by Tasha Robinson

Keanu Reeves is the perfect figurehead for this kind of yarn, as he was in The Matrix: Emotionless, poreless, and polished, his character is more a graven idol of vengeance than a human being seeking it.

Users who liked this film also liked