Movies like John Wick

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John Wick (2014)
 7.4
 474K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic, intense, brutal, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, vengeance, vigilante, dark hero, gangsters, criminal's revenge, professional killer, righteous rage, gunfight, lone hero, violence spree, russian mafia, crimes, widower, revenge, violence, tough guy, murder, danger, gory, assassin, bodyguard, shooting, retired ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey

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Most similar movies to John Wick

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out exciting, suspenseful, serious and realistic films with plots about murder, violence, brutality, revenge, blood, vengeance and gunfight mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like John Wick: John Wick: Chapter Two (2017), The Equalizer (2014), The Mechanic (2011), The Punisher (2004), Man on Fire (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: John Wick is on the run for two reasons… he’s being hunted for a global $14 million dollar open contract on his life, and for breaking a central rule: taking a life on Continental Hotel grounds. The victim was a member of the High Table who ...
Style: tense, exciting, brutal, suspense, harsh ...
Plot: one man army, gunfight, criminal's revenge, vengeance, assassin, tough guy, crimes, shooting, murder, martial arts, danger, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: morocco, north africa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
John Wick: Chapter Two (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous ...
Style: suspense, bloody, brutal, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, lone hero, warrior, organized crime, revenge, mafia, murder, survival, death threat, danger, one against many, manhunt ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 307K
The Equalizer (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ...
Style: rough, brutal, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, one man army, lone hero, gunfight, fighting crime, vigilantism, lone wolves, heroes, tough heroes, corruption, loner, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.6
 143K
The Mechanic (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop is a 'mechanic' - an elite assassin with a strict code and unique talent for cleanly eliminating targets. It's a job that requires professional perfection and total detachment, and Bishop is the best in the business. But ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, clever, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, boat, deception, revenge, mafia, partners, teaching the ways of the world, loss of friend, mentor, betrayal, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, colombia, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.4
 144K
The Punisher (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, vigilantism, vengeance, tough law enforcer, tough heroes, one man army, tragic hero, crimes, lone wolves, funeral, faked death, rage ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.7
 311K
Man on Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Mexico, Switzerland
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, lone hero, kidnapping, vigilante, justice, mercenary, vigilantism, daring rescue, friendship, bodyguard, cia, diary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 155K
Hitman (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, killer, one man army, assassination, danger, sniper, cia, interpol, fight scenes, secret identity, fist fighting, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, istanbul turkey, nigeria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.0
 106K
The Raid 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: After fighting his way through an apartment building populated by an army of dangerous criminals and escaping with his life, SWAT team member Rama goes undercover, joining a powerful Indonesian crime syndicate to protect his family and uncover ...
Style: stylized, rough, brutal, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, fist fighting, violence, undercover, fight, police, fighting crime, shooting, martial arts, betrayal, organized crime, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like ...
Style: tense, exciting, twists and turns, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: killer, hitman, criminal's revenge, chase, murder, mechanic, shooting, gunfight, lone wolves, assassination, betrayal, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, sydney australia, rio de janeiro, bangkok thailand, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 288K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, loner, murder, ex military, investigation, lone wolves, drifter, crimes, police investigation, vigilantism, conspiracy, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.5
 160K
The Punisher (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A former Marine out to punish the criminals responsible for his family's murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.
Style: brutal, bloody, exciting, surreal, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilante, violence, justice, revenge, vengeance, superhero, murder, vigilantism, blood, violent, comics, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 62K
Dead Man Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In New York City, a crime lord's right-hand man is seduced by a woman seeking retribution.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, criminal's revenge, mob boss, blackmail, crime lord, crime, gangsters, mysterious woman, enemy, danger, right hand man, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.9
 224K
Crank (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops.
Style: dark humor, intense, semi serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, tough heroes, vengeance, one man army, assassin, car chase, gory, revenge, race against time, danger, crime, fist fighting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Urban Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Seagal plays a man with a dark and violent past, who seeks revenge for the murder of his son.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, revenge, murder, investigation, chase, martial arts, danger, car chase, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An assassin is shot at the altar by her ruthless employer, Bill and other members of their assassination circle – but 'The Bride' lives to plot her vengeance. Setting out for some payback, she makes a death list and hunts down those who ...
Style: dark humor, exciting, tense, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, one man army, warrior, danger, squad, master warrior, mentor, dark hero, peril, martial arts, organized crime, duel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, asia, japan, pasadena california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 82K
War (2007)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: FBI agent Jack Crawford is out for revenge when his partner is killed and all clues point to the mysterious assassin Rogue. But when Rogue turns up years later to take care of some unfinished business, he triggers a violent clash of rival gangs. ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, presumed dead, hitman, loss of friend, fbi, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, crime, martial arts, lone wolves, special agents, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 237K
The Accountant (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.
Style: suspense, tense, surprise ending, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: lone hero, autism, accountant, organized crime, sniper, mathematics, survival, hitman, money laundering, criminal, informant, federal agent ...
Time: year 2010, year 1989, year 2006, 2000s
Place: germany, washington d.c., new hampshire, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Boondock Saints (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: With a God-inspired moral obligation to act against evil, twin brothers Conner and Murphy set out to rid Boston of criminals. However, rather than working within the system, these Irish Americans decide to take swift retribution into their own hands.
Style: exciting, rough, stylized, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, irish, mafia, siblings relations, revenge, crime, shooting, violence spree, rivalry, morality, christianity, russian ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An assassin teams up with a woman to help her find her father and uncover the mysteries of her ancestry.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, track down, danger, assassin, crimes, unlikely partners, deadly, secret identity, murder, bodyguard, assassination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
The Raid: Redemption (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of Jakarta's slums lies an impenetrable safe house for the world's most dangerous killers and gangsters. Until now, the run-down apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of police. Cloaked under ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fist fighting, warrior, drug lord, swat team, death, survival, swat, rivalry, high rise, beating, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.4
 101K
The Jackal (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, the perfectionist Jackal proves an elusive target for the men charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy FBI boss and a former IRA terrorist.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination attempt, kgb, chase, fbi, trap, cold war, vengeance, sniper, hidden identity, crimes, lone wolves ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, massachusetts, moscow russia, virginia, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
One in the Chamber (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A seasoned assassin plays both sides in a Russian gang war and becomes the target of an unknown enemy.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, danger, criminal heroes, crimes, chases and races, violence spree, corruption, murder, gangster, mob hit, mob boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, europe, eastern europe, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Driven to Kill (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Russia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A former Russian mobster named Ruslan, who is now a crime novelist, returns home and discovers his daughter is marrying his arch nemesis. His past also comes back to haunt him when his family is threatened. Hungry for justice, Ruslan returns to the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, martial arts, uninhibited rivalry, gangsters, crimes, deadly, rivalry, vengeance, manhunt, haunted by the past, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Bullet to the Head (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After watching their respective partners die, a cop and a hitman form an alliance in order to bring down their common enemy.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, brutal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, hitman, corruption, heroes, crimes, tough heroes, partners, vigilantism, danger, deadly, violence, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 3K
A Good Man (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After an illustrious special ops career ends in disaster, Alexander goes off the grid and attempts to lead a quiet life as a handyman at an apartment complex. But when one of his tenants and her family fall under the thumb of a Russian gangster, ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, one man army, crimes, danger, rivalry, gang, gory, deadly, save the day, heroes, gangsters, vigilante ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Punisher: War Zone (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: one man army, dark hero, superhero, vigilantism, vanity, vengeance, tough guy, vigilante, rivalry, escapades, crimes, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 64K
Polar (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a retiring assassin realizes that he is the target of a hit, he winds up back in the game going head to head with a gang of younger, ruthless killers.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, exciting
Plot: hitman, vengeance, one against many, one man army, one eyed man, assassin, rivalry, danger, society, mob boss, neo noir, murder ...
Place: chile, montana, seattle washington, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 162K
Desperado (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, revenge, dark hero, dangerous attraction, lone hero, drug lord, loss of loved one, musician, brutality, tragic hero, crime, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 11K
Crying Freeman (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, murder, martial arts, rivalry, police investigation, track down, fight, yakuza, assassination, falling in love, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, usa, shanghai china, china, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
 47K
Wild Card (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play… and it's all or nothing.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, bodyguard, gangsters, crime, casino, tough heroes, dishonesty, lone wolves, betrayal, violence, greed, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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