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 1326 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
  • Keram Malicki-Sánchez

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