The Equalizer Movie

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An ex-government operative strikes out on his own.

Who's Involved:

Denzel Washington, Alex Siskin, Antoine Fuqua, Steve Tisch, Melissa Leo, Haley Bennett, Chloë Grace Moretz, Eric Robinson, David Meunier, David Harbour, Todd Black, Marton Csokas, Jason Blumenthal, Richard Wenk, Tony Eldridge, Mace Neufeld, Terrill Lee Lankford, Michael Connelly, Michael Sloan, Brenden Deneen

Release Date:

Friday, September 26, 2014 (Nationwide)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Denzel Washington plays Robert McCall, a retired intelligence officer who helps the powerless. In the movie version, he is living a quiet life while working at a Home Depot, when one act of kindness toward a prostitute (Chloe Moretz) gets him embroiled with the Russian mob. Marton Csokas will play a vicious fixer for the Russians.

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Who stars in The Equalizer: Cast List

... Robert McCall

"The Little Things" , "Journal for Jordan"  

... Teri

"Tom and Jerry" , "The Addams Family 2 "  

... [Villain]

"Voice From the Stone" , "Aeon Flux"  

... Slavi


"Olympus Has Fallen" , "Body Brokers"  

"The Devil All the Time" , "College"  

"Black Widow" , "No Sudden Move"  

Who's making The Equalizer: Crew List

A look at the The Equalizer behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Antoine Fuqua last directed The Magnificent Seven and Southpaw.


Todd Black
Jason Blumenthal
Tony Eldridge
Mace Neufeld
Alex Siskin

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Production: What we know about The Equalizer?

Key Facts

  1. Based on the TV series which ran on CBS from 1985-1989.

Filming Timeline

  1. July 2015: The film was in Completed status.
  2. December 2013: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. May 2013: The film was in Production status.
  4. Shooting this summer in Boston.

  5. July 2012: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  6. December 1969: The film was in Development status.

The Equalizer Release Date: When was the film released?

The Equalizer was released in 2014 on Friday, September 26, 2014 (Nationwide release). There were 8 other movies released on the same date, including The Boxtrolls, Laggies and A Matter of Faith.

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