John Q

John Q (2002)

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

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
  • Release Date: 2002-02-15
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 1040 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Evolution Entertainment
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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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.

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  • Denzel Washington

    as John Quincy Archibald
  • Robert Duvall

    as Frank Grimes
  • Anne Heche

    as Rebecca Payne
  • Kimberly Elise

    as Denise Archibald
  • Daniel E. Smith

    as Mike Archibald
  • Larissa Laskin

    as Dr. Ellen Klein
  • James Woods

    as Dr. Raymond Turner
  • Ethan Suplee

    as Guard Max Conlin
  • Shawn Hatosy

    as Mitch Quigley
  • Heather Wahlquist

    as Julie Bird
  • Ray Liotta

    as Chief Gus Monroe
  • Eddie Griffin

    as Lester Matthews
  • Dina Spybey-Waters

    as Debby Utley
  • Shera Danese

    as Wife of Heart Transplant Patient
  • Frank Cassavetes

    as Sniper
  • Kevin Connolly

    as Steve Maguire
Directing Nick Cassavetes Director
Writing James Kearns Screenplay
Production Mark Burg Producer
Production Oren Koules Producer
Production Michael De Luca Executive Producer
Production Avram Butch Kaplan Executive Producer
Sound Aaron Zigman Original Music Composer
Camera Rogier Stoffers Director of Photography
Editing Dede Allen Editor
Production Howard Burkons Co-Executive Producer
Production Dale De La Torre Co-Executive Producer
Production Mathew Hart Co-Producer
Production James Kearns Co-Producer
Production Richard Saperstein Executive Producer
Production Matthew Barry Casting
Production Nancy Green-Keyes Casting
Directing Joanne T. Harwood Script Supervisor
Sound Mike Flicker Music Editor
Camera Ava Gerlitz Still Photographer
Costume & Make-Up Beatrix Aruna Pasztor Costume Design
Art Stefania Cella Production Design
Art Clive Thomasson Set Decoration
Camera Peter Rosenfeld Steadicam Operator
Camera Peter Rosenfeld Camera Operator
Sound David Lee Production Sound Mixer
Sound Michael Semanick Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Tom Fleischman Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Hillary Sherman Co-Producer
Art Thomas Carnegie Art Direction
Art Elis Y. Lam Art Direction
Art Andrea Kristof Art Department Coordinator
Art Nicholas Gazda Assistant Art Director
Art Ross Fraser Construction Coordinator
Art Michael Hyde Construction Foreman
Art George Venckus Leadman
Art Gordon Brown Painter
Art Lucie Fournier Standby Painter
Camera Jayson Clute First Assistant Camera
Costume & Make-Up Larry M. Cherry Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Jennifer Bower O'Halloran Key Hair Stylist
Costume & Make-Up Nadia Ongaro Seamstress
Costume & Make-Up Kim W. Chow Set Costumer
Crew Steve Dewey Additional Music
Crew Charles Taylor Armorer
Crew Thomas Vance Jr. Carpenter
Crew Terry Henderson Chef
Crew Steve Fitzpatrick Craft Service
Crew Rudy Baccuchi Driver
Crew Ron Annabelle Picture Car Coordinator
Crew Rick Reynolds Post Production Supervisor
Crew William Chad Strug Production Office Assistant
Crew Jacqui Hemingway Scenic Artist
Crew Saalahudeen Lunsford Muhammed Security
Crew Jennifer Deigl Set Production Assistant
Crew Jill Fleischman Stand In
Crew Rick Avery Stunt Coordinator
Crew Roy T. Anderson Stunts
Crew Lee Tucker Technical Supervisor
Crew Neil Montgomerie Transportation Coordinator
Production Mathew Hart Unit Production Manager
Crew Prudence Emery Unit Publicist
Crew Christopher Brown Video Assist Operator
Editing Harry Muller Color Timer
Editing Pierce P. Shaad Editorial Production Assistant
Editing Alexandra Leviloff First Assistant Editor
Lighting Mark Cowden Best Boy Electric
Lighting Morgan Carpenter Electrician
Lighting Normand Viau Gaffer
Lighting Paul Spaven Rigging Gaffer
Lighting Don Irvine Rigging Grip
Production Nina Barry Casting Associate
Production Carla Fry Executive In Charge Of Production
Production Wileen Dragovan Location Manager
Production Diana Adams Production Accountant
Production Leslie Cowan Production Coordinator
Production Nellie Adami Production Office Coordinator
Production Lori Greenberg Production Supervisor
Sound Denis Bellingham Boom Operator
Sound Jerry Hey Orchestrator
Sound Hector C. Gika Sound Effects Editor
Visual Effects Matt Linder 3D Supervisor
Visual Effects Ken Dackermann Digital Compositors
Visual Effects Tony Kenny Special Effects Supervisor
Art Nick Veziris Gun Wrangler
Crew Laurel Bresnahan Studio Teachers
Production Philippe Montel Unit Manager
Crew Paul Prokop Production Controller
Art Gerry Deschenes Set Dresser
Camera Chris Weiss Camera Loader
Camera Tracy Shaw Dolly Grip
Camera Dianne L. Haggarty Grip
Costume & Make-Up Mario Cacioppo Key Makeup Artist
Lighting Franco Tata Chief Lighting Technician
Sound Barney Cabral ADR Supervisor
Art Henry Jesiak Assistant Property Master
Art Jimmy Zelinger Title Designer
Camera Dwayne McClintock Aerial Director of Photography
Camera Mark Manchester Key Grip
Costume & Make-Up Inge Klaudi Makeup Artist
Crew Dan Monroe Pilot
Directing William M. Connor First Assistant Director
Directing Kristen Ploucha Second Assistant Director
Editing Stacey S. Clipp Associate Editor
Editing Mo Henry Negative Cutter
Production Barbara Harris ADR Voice Casting
Production Melissa Hall Assistant Production Coordinator
Production Pierre Brunet Assistant Production Manager
Production Andrea Kool Casting Assistant
Sound Jennifer L. Mann ADR Editor
Sound Jesse Voccia Music Programmer
Sound Sui Fan Wong Utility Sound
Art Christopher Geggie Property Master
Sound Nerses Gezalyan Foley Mixer
Sound Dean Drabin ADR Mixer
Sound Greg Zimmerman Foley Recordist
Sound James Moriana Foley Artist
Sound Jeffrey Wilhoit Foley Artist
Sound Michelle Pazer ADR Editor
Sound Frederick H. Stahly Dialogue Editor
Sound Laura Harris Atkinson Dialogue Editor
Costume & Make-Up Sharon Irving Truck Costumer
Directing Jennifer Haufler Assistant Director
Directing Darrin Brown Second Second Assistant Director
Directing Brad Logel Third Assistant Director
Art Jaclyn Shoub Assistant Decorator
Art Vince Peets Storyboard Artist
Sound Marcelo Lago ADR Recordist
Sound Robert Batha Sound Assistant
Sound Kelly Cabral Sound Supervisor
Crew Andre Mayers Stunt Double
Camera Malcolm Nefsky Best Boy Grip
Camera Stéphanie Anne Weber Biron Camera Trainee
Camera Carolyn Cox Focus Puller
Camera Mark Nener Second Assistant Camera
Editing Robert J. Lemos Assistant Editor
Production Earl Fligg Assistant Location Manager
Production Louis-Martin Pepperall Location Assistant
Production Rick Gagnon Location Production Assistant
Sound Jerry Hey Conductor
Production Sam Gainer Assistant Production Coordinator
Production Jean-François Boivin Assistant Unit Manager
Production Kris Rurka Extras Casting Assistant
Production Aric Dupere Extras Casting Coordinator
Production Kristi Kasubaski First Assistant Accountant
Crew John Sztejnmiler Generator Operator
Crew Dan Marjanovich Head Driver
Crew Melissa Morgan Key Scenic Artist
Production Mike Manzato Key Set Production Assistant
Crew Gregory P. Fontana Medical Consultant
Production Alex Kontsalakis Payroll Accountant
Production Donald Colafranceschi Production Assistant
Production Erik Holmberg Production Executive
Production Dianne Irving Production Secretary
Production Howard Stellmacher Second Assistant Accountant
Crew Susan Haldenby Technical Advisor