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Keanu Reeves gets epic praise for 'John Wick'

Keanu Reeves stars in new action thriller 'John Wick' which sees the actor playing the role of an ex-hitman coming out of retirement to hunt down a group of gangsters who ruined his life.

The R-rated thriller which will be released this week in theatres has received universal praise from critics and has gathered a spectacular 100% approval from Rotten Tomatoes as of today. On IMDB early reviews also pushed the film above 9/10 before its official release giving it a stellar thumbs up.

Directed by Chad Stahelski and starring Willem Dafoe and Adrianne Palicki, Reeves re-invents his action persona in this gritty thrill ride that pits him up against a Russian mobster and gives audiences what they have been asking for since 1998.

Keanu Reeves stars in 'John Wick'
While Reeves' last outing, '47 Ronin' faired horribly at the box office, this latest project may prove to have been the best career move the actor has made in recent years. Is this the revival we were hoping for?

'John Wick' opens in theatres October 24th.

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