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John Q (2002)

PG-13 02/15/2002 (US) DramaThrillerCrime 1h 56m

Give a father no options and you leave him no choice.


John Quincy Archibald is 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.

  1. Nick Cassavetes


  2. James Kearns


Top Billed Cast

  1. Denzel Washington

    Denzel Washington

    John Quincy Archibald

  2. Robert Duvall

    Robert Duvall

    Frank Grimes

  3. Anne Heche

    Anne Heche

    Rebecca Payne

  4. Kimberly Elise

    Kimberly Elise

    Denise Archibald

  5. Daniel E. Smith

    Mike Archibald

  6. Larissa Laskin

    Dr. Ellen Klein

  7. James Woods

    James Woods

    Dr. Raymond Turner

  8. Ethan Suplee

    Ethan Suplee

    Guard Max Conlin

  9. Shawn Hatosy

    Shawn Hatosy

    Mitch Quigley

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John Q
John Q

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $36,000,000.00

Revenue $102,244,770.00


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