John Q



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. James Kearns


  2. Nick Cassavetes


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

    Daniel E. Smith

    Mike Archibald

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John Q
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  • February 15, 2002


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 56m

Budget $36,000,000.00

Revenue $102,244,770.00

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