John Wick: Chapter 4, one of the most awaited movies of the year, has finally hit the theatres. The Keanu Reeves starrer franchise had fans eagerly waiting for the last four years, since the release of John Wick 3 in 2019. The action-packed crime thriller has managed to win the hearts of the fans for the fourth time, as the film received a grand opening of $8.9 million at the domestic box office. As the weekend progresses, the Keanu Reeves movie might surpass the earning of the last movie of the franchise.
John Wick Chapter 4 Box Office Collection
All the John Wick movies over the last decade have proven to be a massive critical and commercial success. The actor and movie have a massive fan following, who love thrilling martial arts, fantastic action scenes, and iconic cinematography. An impressive cast comprising Donnie Yen and Keanu Reeves, along with a complex story, the movie has the perfect recipe for a box office hit.
Talking about the opening weekend collection for John Wick: Chapter 4, it is on track of breaking the record of all the previous franchises. The movie is expected to make around $65 to $70 million in the first weekend itself, surpassing the success of the previously released, Shazam! Fury of the Gods. Taking a look at the previous movies in the franchise, the original John Wick opening weekend collection was $14 million in 2014, followed by John Wick: Chapter 2 with a collection of $30.4 million in 2017 and John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum box office collection was $56.8 million in 2019.
Is this the Final John Wick Movie for Keanu Reeves?
The box office results for the opening weekend of Keanu Reeve‘s movie John Wick: Chapter 4 have been quite overwhelming. It boasts riveting action scenes, expertly carried out by Hollywood star Keanu Reeves. This franchise has given a complete character makeover for the actor, as he plays the role of a master hitman on a mission to get his freedom from the crime lords.
In an interview with Jake’s Takes, The Whole Truth actor revealed what made him take up the movie. He said,
“I enjoy playing characters who suffer. I think because it makes good drama, and I feel like that’s what connects us to John Wick.”
The actor has been part of the franchise for a decade now and shared that he enjoys playing the role of a rough and tough assassin. He shared in the interview that the character keeps getting hit by cars, gets shots, and is beaten up, but he never gives up on his beliefs.
Rina Sawayama, who made her movie debut with John Wick 4, talked in an interview with Digital Spy about working alongside Keanu Reeves. She said,
“He is John Wick. Even in his off times, he is John Wick. Because his hair is done in a way that I think he has to keep it outside of work hours. Even if we’re doing a group dinner or something, he still has the John Wick hair. So it literally is like John Wick.”
Sighting the immense success of the franchise and an ever-growing fan following of Keanu Reeves as John Wick, this movie is in no way the last movie of the franchise. The fans of the action star are already putting queries about John Wick Chapter 5.
John Wick Chapter 4 is presently running in theatres.