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Rated R · 131 min. · 2014

Action/Adventure, Suspense/Thriller



This redo of the old TV show replaces star Edward Woodward with Denzel Washington, and what could have been a blatant cash-grab turns out as an entertaining action flick. Washington stars as Robert McCall, a Boston widower who spends his days working at a home improvement store and his sleepless nights reading classic literature while sipping tea at the diner around the corner from his empty apartment. There, he strikes up a friendship of sorts with Teri, an underage Russian prostitute played masterfully by Chloe Grace Moretz. When Teri is brutalized by her Russian mob-connected pimp, McCall dusts off the talents he honed in his mysterious past to exact revenge.

Official Site: www.equalizerthemovie.com
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Writer: Richard Wenk
Cast: Chloe Grace Moretz, Denzel Washington, Melissa Leo, Marton Csokas, Haley Bennett, Johnny Messner, Vladimir Kulich, Dan Bilzerian, Robert Wahlberg and David Harbour

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