John Q [videorecording] / New Line Cinema presents a Burg/Koules production ; producers, Mark Burg, Oren Koules ; writer, James Kearns ; director, Nick Cassavetes
- [United States] : New Line Home Entertainment, 
- Copyright Date:
- Widescreen version (1.85:1).
- Physical Description:
- 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Burg, Mark
Kearns, James (Screenwriter)
Washington, Denzel, 1954-
Woods, James, 1947-
Griffin, Eddie, 1968-
Elise, Kimberly, 1971-
Hatosy, Shawn, 1975-
Smith, Daniel E., 1992-
Pazstor, Beatrix Aruna
New Line Cinema Corporation
New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
- Language Note:
- John Q. is a factory worker facing financial hardship as a result of reduced hours in his workplace. He and his wife soon discover that their child is in need of an emergency heart transplant. Although they have an HMO, they are informed that their policy doesn't cover such an expensive procedure. Unable to raise the money for the surgery himself and with no recourse but to take his son home to die, John snaps and holds the staff and patients of the hospital's emergency room hostage at gunpoint.
- Audience Notes:
- MPAA rating: PG-13.
- Special features: filmmaker commentary with director Nick Cassavetes, screenwriter James Kearns, producer Mark Burg and director of photography, Rogier Stoffers; original documentary "Behind the scenes of John Q."; deleted/alternate scenes with optional director commentary; theatrical trailer; theatrical press kit; beyond the movie features; original documentary "Fighting for care"; fast track; DVD-ROM features: script-to-screen; link to original website; Infinifilm. com link; hot spot.
Description based on surrogate.
- Creation/Production Credits Note:
- Director of photography, Rogier Stoffers ; music, Aaron Zigman ; costume designer, Beatrix Aruna Pazstor ; production designer, Stefanie Cella.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall, James Woods, Anne Heche, Eddie Griffin, Kimberly Elise, Shawn Hatosy, Ray Liotta, Daniel E. Smith.
- Technical Details:
- DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound, DTS surround sound, stereo. surround sound.
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