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The Equalizer

Antoine Fuqua / US, 2014 / 132 min.

In this full-blooded action thriller Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) has burnt his bridges behind him. He has even staged his own death to be able to say goodbye to his life as an undercover cop. A violent incident involving a prostitute forces him to take up his old trade as an Equalizer again.

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Ex-undercover cop Robert McCall leads a modest life working at a DIY store in Boston. McCall’s quiet life is crudely disturbed when he witnesses young prostitute Teri being threatened by an ultra-violent Russian mobster. McCall can’t take it and decides to take up his former profession once more. As The Equalizer it was his task to help society’s helpless, lonely people combatting injustice and violence.


This movie contains foul languageThis movie contains scenes of violencePersons under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult


Antoine Fuqua

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The Equalizer


132 min.







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