Police have surrounded the ER where a desperate man holds hostages and demands that the hospital do what his HMO refuses to allow provide an operation for his critically ill son. The media storms the scene and with each passing moment, the man called John Q is becoming a hero of sorts. Academy Award winner* Denzel Washington brings remarkable depth to the title role of this issues-driven thriller featuring an elite cast. Is John Q a vigilante? a heroic father? You decide. But when it comes to his son, John Q won't take "no" for an answer.