John Q

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Brief Synopsis: "John Q is a 2002 film by Nick Cassavetes; starring Denzel Washington as John Quincy Archibald, 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."

Overall Ranking: 0 (Rank from 2002: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Denzel Washington (John Quincy Archibald)
  • Robert Duvall (Frank Grimes)
  • Anne Heche (Rebecca Payne)
  • Kimberly Elise (Denise Archibald)
  • Daniel E. Smith (Mike Archibald)
  • Larissa Laskin (Dr. Ellen Klein)
  • James Woods (Dr. Raymond Turner)
  • Ethan Suplee (Guard Max Conlin)
  • Shawn Hatosy (Mitch Quigley)
  • Heather Wahlquist (Julie Bird)
  • Ray Liotta (Chief Gus Monroe)
  • Eddie Griffin (Lester Matthews)
  • Dina Waters (Debby Utley)
  • Shera Danese (Wife of Heart Transplant Patient)
  • Nick Cassavetes (Director)