Movies like John Wick

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John Wick (2014)
 7.4
 509K
John Wick (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ex-hitman John Wick comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic, intense, brutal, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, one man army, vengeance, dark hero, vigilante, gangsters, criminal's revenge, gunfight, lone hero, tough guy, violence spree, professional killer, widower, crimes, violence, russian mafia, gory, righteous rage, shooting, chase, revenge, murder, danger, dog, female assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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 suspenseful, exciting, serious and realistic films with plots about gunfight, murder, revenge, violence, vengeance, gun and blood mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like John Wick: John Wick: Chapter Two (2017), The Equalizer (2014), Man on Fire (2004), The Mechanic (2011), The Punisher (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, murder, assassin, tough guy, crimes, shooting, martial arts, danger, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: morocco, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, north africa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
John Wick: Chapter Two (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, Hong Kong, Canada
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: harsh, suspense, bloody, brutal, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, hitman, warrior, one against many, organized crime, revenge, mafia, murder, survival, manhunt, death threat, danger ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 320K
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: serious, rough, brutal, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, one man army, vigilantism, lone hero, gunfight, fighting crime, lone wolves, tough heroes, heroes, crimes, corruption, ex soldier ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.7
 320K
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, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, vengeance, kidnapping, justice, vigilante, vigilantism, mercenary, bodyguard, daring rescue, friendship, danger, diary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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 6.6
 147K
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, partners, mafia, teaching the ways of the world, loss of friend, mentor, betrayal, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, chicago illinois, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.4
 147K
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, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, one man army, vengeance, vigilante, tough heroes, tough law enforcer, crimes, lone wolves, funeral, tragic hero, faked death, rage ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, virginia, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: serious, exciting, suspense, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, swat team, warrior, death, fist fighting, drug lord, swat, survival, strong violent content, rivalry, danger, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 8.0
 110K
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, fight, undercover, police, martial arts, gangsters, fighting crime, shooting, betrayal, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
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, organized crime, mentor, female warrior, warrior, tough girl, master warrior, danger, squad, dark hero, peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: usa, asia, tokyo, japan, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.9
 229K
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, exciting, intense, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, tough heroes, vengeance, hitman, car chase, gunfight, fist fighting, gory, revenge, crime, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ 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, suspense, twists and turns, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, irish, mafia, neo noir, shooting, crimes, crime, siblings relations, violence spree, revenge, fbi, corpse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 158K
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, teens
Plot: hitman, one man army, killer, assassination, danger, fist fighting, sniper, cia, interpol, secret identity, crimes, lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, istanbul turkey, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 104K
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, twists and turns, serious, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination attempt, kgb, chase, fbi, trap, cold war, gangsters, vengeance, hidden identity, crimes, lone wolves ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, virginia, moscow russia, washington d.c., london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Bulgaria, Germany
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, criminal's revenge, hitman, chase, murder, mechanic, shooting, fight scenes, gunfight, lone wolves, assassination, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, sydney australia, rio de janeiro, bangkok thailand, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.5
 170K
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, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilante, violence, justice, vengeance, vigilantism, murder, gunfight, revenge, one man army, superhero, death, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.5
 63K
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, twists and turns, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, criminal's revenge, gangsters, mob boss, blackmail, crime lord, crimes, crime, mysterious woman, right hand man, enemy, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 298K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, 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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: loner, sniper, ex military, murder, investigation, crimes, lone wolves, drifter, police investigation, vigilantism, conspiracy, false accusation ...
Time: quarry, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.3
 250K
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: surprise ending, suspense, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: lone hero, autism, accountant, mathematics, organized crime, sniper, money laundering, hitman, criminal, investigation, gunfight, federal agent ...
Time: 80s, 2000s, year 2006, year 2010, year 1989
Place: new york, illinois, new hampshire, germany, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 99K
Run All Night (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon has seen better days. Longtime best friend of a mob boss, Jimmy is haunted by the sins of his past—as well as a dogged police detective who’s been one step behind Jimmy for 30 years. But when ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: on the run, hitman, gangsters, murder, manhunt, haunted by the past, crimes, crime, revenge, parents and children, criminal heroes, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 83K
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, girls' night
Plot: vengeance, presumed dead, hitman, loss of friend, fbi, criminal heroes, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, martial arts, special agents, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, danger, assassin, crimes, deadly, secret identity, murder, track down, assassins, assassination, secret agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 279K
The Transporter (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Former Special Forces officer, Frank Martin will deliver anything to anyone for the right price, and his no-questions-asked policy puts him in high demand. But when he realizes his latest cargo is alive, it sets in motion a dangerous chain of ...
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: one man army, lone hero, car chase, tough guy, chases and races, chase, fist fighting, danger, tough heroes, transportation, smuggling, fight scenes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, riviera, marseille provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 68K
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, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: one eyed man, one against many, vengeance, hitman, one man army, neo noir, assassin, rivalry, crimes, society, mob boss, murder ...
Place: miami, seattle, detroit, austin texas, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 352K
Wanted (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.
Style: exciting, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, mentor, life turned upside down, femme fatale, supernatural, gunfight, good versus evil, secret movement, escapades, trap, hitman, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, rough, suspenseful, exciting, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: one man army, dark hero, superhero, vigilantism, vanity, vengeance, tough guy, vigilante, tough heroes, rivalry, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, captivating, tense, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, vengeance, crimes, danger, rivalry, haunted by the past, vigilantism, family relations, heroes, one man army, martial arts, russian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, chases and races, violence spree, corruption, murder, mob boss, mob hit, gangster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: prague, europe, eastern europe, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 6.5
 100K
Safe (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lone hero, gunfight, chase, mafia, protector, fist fighting, organized crime, on the run, tough heroes, gangsters, revenge, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Leon: The Professional (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, touching ...
Plot: hitman, loneliness, friendship, sniper, mentor, dark hero, killings, mafia, loner, murder, crimes, lone wolves ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.9
 62K
El Mariachi (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: El Mariachi just wants to play his guitar and carry on the family tradition. Unfortunately, the town he tries to find work in has another visitor...a killer who carries his guns in a guitar case. The drug lord and his henchmen mistake El Mariachi ...
Style: cult film, stylized, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mistaken identity, gangsters, hitman, small town, drug lord, anti hero, danger, henchman, singer, anti heroes, heroes, loss of loved one ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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