John Doe: Vigilante Movie Hero or Villain? Justice or Vengeance? You Decide.


John Doe: Vigilante

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2014 | R | Drama Thriller

In John Doe: Vigilante an ordinary man fights violence the only way he knows how – by killing one criminal at a time. Hero or villain? Justice or vengeance? You decide.

U.S. Release Date

John Doe: Vigilante release date was Friday, March 21, 2014. This was a Limited in theaters release.


Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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Directed by

Kelly Dolen


Stephen M. Coates


Main Street Films

Rating MPAA

R for disturbing violent content and for language


Some call him a hero. Some call him a villain. He’s “John Doe: Vigilante” – an ordinary man who decides to take the law into his own hands. Frustrated with a failing legal system that continues to allow violent criminals to go free, John Doe begins exacting justice the only way he knows how – by killing one criminal at a time. Soon he becomes a media sensation and inspires a group of copycat vigilantes, but who is the real John Doe – a pillar of justice or a cold-blooded murderer? You decide.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Actor Jamie Bamber has spoken out about the film's controversial subject matter calling it a "social commentary about what's right and wrong.

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