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* MadeOfIron: Downplayed, in that John noticeably limps and slows down after getting shot or stabbed, and he is quick to seek medical attention when can. In spite of that, he still keeps going.

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* MadeOfIron: Downplayed, in that ZigZagged. John noticeably limps and slows down after getting shot or stabbed, and he is quick to seek medical attention when he can. In spite He's also better than most action heroes at realizing kevlar is a thing, rendering his survival of that, he still keeps going.shootouts much more plausible than most. However, if it's ''not'' being shot or stabbed, he's basically ComicBook/{{Superman}}, being unscathed by insane levels of punishment enough times to ''still'' make the MadeOfIron top ten list.

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* RedOniBlueOni:
** The shinobi played by Cecep Arif Rahman is more openly cheerful about getting to fight John Wick and throws in more flourish as he faces off against the opponent of a lifetime.
** The shinob playei by Yayan Ruhian is more stoic and measured in his actions.


* BigGuyFatalitySyndrome: Of all John's major opponents (including Viggo, Iosef, Miss Perkins, and Avi), he's the first to die.
* BossInMookClothing: While nothing physically distinguishes Kirill from the other {{Mooks}} John kills in droves, he's the first opponent to give John a tough fight.

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* BigGuyFatalitySyndrome: Of He's TheBrute of Viggo's organisation, and of all John's major opponents (including Viggo, Iosef, Miss Perkins, and Avi), he's the first to die.
* BossInMookClothing: While nothing physically distinguishes Kirill from the other {{Mooks}} John kills in droves, he's the first opponent to give John a tough fight.
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* CombatPragmatist: John uses any and every means available to him during fights to gain the upper hand. More than once does he pull a gun in the middle of a fistfight, and he's quite gifted when it comes to improvised weapons (remember the pencil story?). He's also smart enough to quickly and cleanly kill opponents rather than risk them surviving.

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* CombatPragmatist: John uses any and every means available to him during fights to gain the upper hand. More than once does he pull a gun in the middle of a fistfight, and he's quite gifted when it comes to improvised weapons (remember the pencil story?). He's Observant viewers may notice that his fighting styles are tailored for surgical strikes at weak points in order to quickly stun or kill opponents. It's also smart enough why he favors the DoubleTap since it allows him to quickly and cleanly kill opponents rather than risk them surviving.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: Downplayed. On the surface level the idea of John declaring war on the entire Russian Mafia because one punk ''killed his dog'' seems like a straight example of this, but it's worth remembering that John's only goal is to put a bullet in the head of Iosef. It's only Viggo's determination to protect his son that forces John to rampage throughout the ranks of the mob in a massive bloodbath. Once John gets his revenge he considers the matter closed.

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* GenreSavvy: Like his brother, he knows that having John Wick as a enemy is not a good idea, but unlike him [[spoiler:he doesn't ignore that fact even when it became personal.]]


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* YouKilledMyFather: Averted. [[spoiler:While he rambles with certain grudge about how John Wick killed his brother and nephew, he easily aceppts John's peace offering once he shows up, showing no desire to avenge his relatives.]]


* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Gets visibly annoyed in the third movie when [[spoilers:the High Table's EliteMooks aren't dying as easily as expected.]]

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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Gets visibly annoyed in the third movie when [[spoilers:the [[spoiler:the High Table's EliteMooks attacking his hotel aren't dying as easily as expected.]]


* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Gets visibly annoyed in the third movie when [[spoilers: the High Table's EliteMooks aren't dying as easily as expected.]]

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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Gets visibly annoyed in the third movie when [[spoilers: the [[spoilers:the High Table's EliteMooks aren't dying as easily as expected.]]

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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Gets visibly annoyed in the third movie when [[spoilers: the High Table's EliteMooks aren't dying as easily as expected.]]


* BossInMookClothing: While nothing physically distinguishes Kirill from the other {{Mooks}} John kills in droves, he's the first opponent to give John a tough fight.



* EliteMook: He lasts longer than most of Viggo's men and definitely proves his colors in his fights with John.



* MookLieutenant: During John's fights against Viggo's men, Kirill's one of the few characters to keep coming back, and one of the only mooks almost able to be a match for him.

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* MookLieutenant: During John's fights against Viggo's men, Kirill's one of the few characters to keep coming back, He's a high-ranking enforcer for Viggo, and one of the only mooks almost able fittingly skilled enough to be give John a match for him.real fight.


A second dog John Wick rescues at the end of the first movie. A dark brown pit bull.

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A second dog John Wick rescues at the end of the first movie. A dark brown pit bull. Equally adorable.

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* BeatThemAtTheirOwnGame: Does this on occasion, proving himself to be better than his opponents at whatever they specialize in. Shown most prominently with Zero's goons, when he shows that, despite being severely injured, he can still easily pull off their trademark StealthHiBye even better than they can.


* DrinkOrder: John is a well-known bourbon drinker in the circles he travels in.

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* DrinkOrder: John is a well-known bourbon drinker in the circles he travels in. Specifically, he's shown drinking Blanton's, a high-end single barrel bourbon, in the first film.

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