Watch: Keanu Reeves Wants Revenge in First Trailer for 'John Wick'

September 12, 2014
Source: IGN

John Wick

"It's not what you did son. It's who you did it to." Keanu Reeves is back in badass mode in the first trailer for John Wick, the action thriller debuting at Fantastic Fest this month. "Game of Thrones" star Alfie Allen steps over his bounds as the son of a crime boss by stealing the title character's car and dog, the latter left to him by his dead girlfriend, and now Mr. Wick wants his stuff back. But he also seems hellbent on teaching them a lesson too. This looks pretty slick and fun as hell, and there's plenty of room for supporting stars like John Leguizamo and Adrianne Palicki to be badasses alongside Reeves too. Watch below!

Here's the first trailer for David Leitch & Chad Stahelski's John Wick from IGN:

John Wick is directed by David Leitch & Chad Stahelski and written by Derek Kolstad (The Package, One in the Chamber). Keanu Reeves plays the title character, an ex-hitman on an adrenaline-fueled path to revenge and redemption when he is forced back into action by a sadistic young thug and must hunt down his adversaries with the skill and ruthlessness that made him an underworld legend. Bridget Moynahan, Michael Nyqvist, Jason Isaacs, Willem Dafoe, Lance Reddick, Alfie Allen, Adrianne Palicki and Dean Winters also star in the film which is slated to hit theaters this fall on October 24th. Anyone interested?

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  • Al Apone
    Looks fun. Im in.
  • Enola
    Looked better then I expected, Keanu wasn't terrible either... If the movie is R rated I'm in :-)
  • Rock n Rollllll
    Looks like Keanu is back.
  • Bree
    Oh hello Keanu and welcome back!
  • Stephen Ritchie
    I can't believed you guys are getting suckered in this crap fest so easily, so everyone hate to inform yah but the trailer will be better than the movie. Don't say I didn't warn yah about this first hand. The only thing this movie will do to Keanu is make him stay on the Hollywood D-List where he has been the past few years.
    • Jon Odishaw
      say yah one more time
      • Stephen Ritchie
    • ColtNoir
      that's cool, YOU'RE the one who told us. thanks dude!! your sole opinion is the best!
    • Tester
      Looks like the internet is working again in your mom's basement.. good for you dude !!
    • JBrotsis
      See dude, another negative comment (look at the Destiny/GOTG article). Dude, do us all a favor and just dismiss yourself from this website.
  • Qrious
    I'm in!!
  • Jon Odishaw
    I expected another generic action movie, and while it is not without its cliches I say this looks nothing short of BADASS
  • HarryFiddleSticks
    It looks interesting, but the motivation for John Wick is a bit weird
    • Jon Odishaw
      I take it youve never been close with a dog, thats fine, but I have. Let me tell you when they die it rips your heart out. compound that with a dead wife and nothing left to love and you got yourself a recipe for revenge.
      • OfficialJab
        I was maybe thinking what Harry was - that it seems like their last idea of how to get their retired killer character back into killing, after the other movies took all of the other ideas. "What if they killed his dog? People like dogs. Not poignant enough? What if his dead wife left him the dog?"
      • HarryFiddleSticks
        So you would kill the people that killed your dog and stole your car? But you got me, Jon. I hate dogs.... But seriously, I can't decide if the motivation is original or weird.
        • Jon Odishaw
          Why not both?
          • HarryFiddleSticks
            I think we've found an agreement there
      • DAVIDPD
        "Straw that broke the camel's back" is a thing.
  • ColtNoir
    feels like it could be a Punisher story..I'm in
  • Nielsen700
    First I was kinda hesitant, but then... HOLY SHIT.
    • Josef Saltpeppaketchup Woods
      My eyebrows have never risen that far before.
  • ion677
    Why does the font look EXACTLY like TMNT?
  • NathanDewey
    If that camera is nice and steady with fluid motion during the fighting and action like this footage is hinting at I'm definitely seeing it. I still cringe a tiny bit at how Keanu deliver's his lines. Sounds like he has trouble getting the words out sometimes. The blue look reminds me a bit of Welcome to the Punch. It's also very dark and sleak looking which I'm really digging. I didn't realize that was Adrianne Palicki, because it's so dark. All in all, I'm excited for this.
  • Xerxexx much...awesome.
  • Regina ARBY Brown
    Wow. Soo excited. Keanu, this looks like a great one. Fantastic.
    "Where'd you get that car?" LOL...That was EPICly bad.
  • cg
    Yeah... I'm in!!
  • Maxim Karagogov
    Looks good.Will see it.
  • Go_Gal
    This trailer just told us the whole film. The only twist will be that his wife, who isn't dead was actually playing a long con and told the idiot son of the crimeboss to go after that car to get him to re-surface so that all of the other hitmen/women can go after him. I though Mr Reeves was trying to do more interesting films now that he is old? This just looks like they couldn't afford Jason Statham.
    • shiboleth
      Hahahaha, I totally agree about Statham...
  • TK
    These are the types of roles I like Keanu Reeves in. No fuss no need for acting. Just badass Neo/John Constantine type character. He always manages to pull those off. Looking forward to this one.
    • Jon Odishaw
      Not that he has many personas to choose from but neo and Constantine are the two that jumped to mind for me too.
      • Rock n Rollllll
        No way.......the first thing to me will always be Point Break..........well that and Bill & Teds :p
        • Avi Zimmerman
          excellent addition, RnR. Neo/Constantine/Johnny Utah are def my fav roles by KR.
  • Avi
    euh want to see it but the reason why he must go on a rampage is epicly stupid! I thought this can't be true in a trailer! But it kicks ass so I am in!
  • shiboleth
    i mean, it's obviously a ridiculously bad movie but I'll watch it without any hesitation...
  • SkyNet300
    Neo's back baby! Can't wait!!!!
  • SkyNet300
    Great looking action scenes. Why doesn't he star in more solo martial arts films?? He's good at it!
  • Bill
    Looks like fun!
  • LoriRWhorton
    just as Craig answered I'm startled that a stay at home mom able to get paid $5876 in one month on the computer . visit site
    • Jamie Holmes
      Eat shit.
  • John Doe
    I gotta admit, this actually looked pretty good. Haven't seen Keanu in anything LONG time.
  • JBrotsis
    I'd rather see this than The Equalizer.
  • AJ
    Silly plot, but the action looks great
  • Mihkel
    Looks pretty fun. Also killing the dog by punching it in the face (trailer gave me that impression) made me laugh.
  • Johnny Neat
    That looks like fun.




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