The Equalizer | 2014

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

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Main Plot

A man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him cannot stand idly by when he meets a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters.


  • Denzel Washington's character in The Equalizer is a retired CIA operative who helps those in need seek justice.
  • Marton Csokas plays the antagonist, Teddy, who serves as a formidable opponent to Denzel Washington's character, Robert McCall.
  • Chloë Grace Moretz's character plays a young girl who becomes the target of dangerous individuals, prompting Denzel Washington's character to protect her.

Ending Explained

In the ending of "The Equalizer," Robert McCall, a former CIA operative, successfully saves Teri, a young girl forced into prostitution, from the clutches of the Russian mob. He takes down their leader and his henchmen, ensuring justice is served. McCall then disappears, leaving behind his old life and starting anew. As he walks away, he is seen helping others in need, continuing his mission to bring justice to those who can't defend themselves.

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Antoine Fuqua Denzel Washington Marton Csokas Chloë Grace Moretz