Movies like John Wick

If you like "John Wick" you are looking for stylized, exciting and neo noir movies about / with hitman, assassin, vengeance, revenge, vigilante, gangsters and gunfight themes of Action, Crime and Thriller genre shot in USA or UK.
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John Wick (2014)
 7.4
 630K
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, neo noir, brutal, realistic, intense, suspense, serious, rough, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hitman, assassin, vengeance, revenge, vigilante, gangsters, gunfight, lone hero, one man army, martial arts, organized crime, crimes, killer, chase, tough guy, criminal's revenge, violence spree, gunslinger, dark hero, widower, dog, professional killer, cruelty, violence, crime boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 2010s, 1960s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city

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Most similar movies to John Wick

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, exciting, suspense and serious films with plots about gunfight, vengeance, violence, revenge, murder, brutality and death mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like John Wick: John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017), Nobody (2021), The Equalizer (2014), The Accountant (2016), The Mechanic (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
John Wick: Chapter 2 (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: suspense, bloody, tense, brutal, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassin, lone hero, one against many, violence, tough guy, one man army, revenge, bounty hunter, chase, betrayal, weapons ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, new york, manhattan new york city, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
99%
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 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: exciting, brutal, tense, harsh, dark ...
Plot: one man army, vengeance, gunfight, criminal's revenge, murder, revenge, rescue, martial arts, tough guy, hitman, brutality, dark hero ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: sahara, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
 7.4
 249K
Nobody (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan, China
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hutch Mansell, a suburban dad, overlooked husband, nothing neighbor — a "nobody." When two thieves break into his home one night, Hutch's unknown long-simmering rage is ignited and propels him on a brutal path that will uncover dark ...
Style: brutal, suspense, funny, suspenseful, bloody ...
Plot: martial arts, one man army, tough guy, one against many, twists and turns, home invasion, vengeance, revenge, gangsters, russian mafia, violence, nightclub ...
Time: 2020s
Place: usa, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
 7.2
 373K
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, suspense, exciting, brutal, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, corruption, hitman, gunfight, loner, assassin, lone hero, one man army, organized crime, tough heroes, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: boston, russia, moscow russia, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 7.3
 297K
The Accountant (2016)
Genre: Action, 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, intense ...
Plot: autism, accountant, assassin, lone hero, mathematics, organized crime, justice, twists and turns, gunfight, sniper, hitman, investigation ...
Time: year 2010, 80s, 2010s, year 2006, 2000s ...
Place: washington d.c., new york, germany, new hampshire, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.5
 162K
The Mechanic (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: stylized, tense, clever, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, chase, assassin, lone hero, loner, mentor, tough guy, arms dealer, martial arts, gangsters, revenge, mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, chicago illinois, usa, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.8
 604K
Taken (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While vacationing with a friend in Paris, an American girl is kidnapped by a gang of human traffickers intent on selling her into forced prostitution. Working against the clock, her ex-spy father must pull out all the stops to save her. But with his ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, entertaining, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, revenge, vigilantism, human trafficking, dark hero, chase, one man army, secret service, father daughter relationship, lone hero, abduction, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.6
 110K
Run All Night (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: suspenseful, intense, stylized, neo noir, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, manhunt, on the run, murder, redemption, crimes, assassin, father son relationship, brutality, organized crime, hitman, fbi ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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 7.6
 206K
The Raid (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, brutal, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, survival, swat team, trapped, death, deathtrap, warrior, gang, strong violent content, gangsters, kung fu ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.7
 391K
Wanted (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, intense, surprise ending, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gunfight, destiny, mentor, hitman, assassin, femme fatale, revenge, twists and turns, strong female lead, life turned upside down, escapades, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: usa, europe, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 7.9
 124K
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: brutal, stylized, realistic, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, kung fu, mafia, warrior, gang, violence, police corruption, brutality, violent, crimes, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.9
 251K
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: intense, exciting, humorous, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, tough heroes, dark humor, revenge, hitman, one man army, lone hero, assassin, drugs, gunfight, nudity (full frontal - brief), poison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Hitman: Agent 47 (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Canada
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, stylized, sexy, splatter ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassin, one man army, assassination, murder, super soldier, spy, killer, human experiment, tattoo, crimes, secret identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: berlin germany, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.2
 171K
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, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hitman, killer, sniper, assassin, one man army, assassination, revenge, fight scenes, crimes, cia, fistfight, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ussr, europe, nigeria, st. petersburg russia, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.4
 162K
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, suspenseful, exciting, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, vengeance, lone hero, vigilante, vigilantism, violence, one man army, superhero, lone wolves, crimes, tough heroes, tragic hero ...
Time: year 2003
Place: florida, puerto rico, miami, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.7
 365K
Man on Fire (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA, Mexico
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, suspense, emotional, brutal, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, kidnapping, vengeance, cia, vigilantism, vigilante, lone hero, mercenary, justice, daring rescue, child abduction, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, 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, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, lone hero, chase, assassin, killer, fight scenes, murder, tough guy, lone wolves, criminal's revenge, crimes, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: rio de janeiro, thailand, australia, usa, cambodia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 8.5
 235K
The Punisher (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
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Story: A former Marine out to punish the criminals responsible for his family's murder finds himself ensnared in a military conspiracy.
Style: brutal, exciting, disturbing, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilante, justice, revenge, violence, superhero, vigilantism, fight scenes, vengeance, murder, one man army, gunfight, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2010s
Place: new york, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
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The Man from Nowhere (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: His only friend called him 'the man from nowhere'... Taesik, a former special agent becomes a loner after losing his wife in a miserable accident and lives a bitter life running a pawnshop. He only has a few customers and a friend named ...
Style: suspense, serious, tense, brutal, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: revenge, martial arts, crimes, one man army, lone hero, kidnapping, rivalry, drugs, master warrior, heroes, drug lord, violent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.5
 121K
Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter,Maddy. He decides to ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, rough, breathtaking ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, protector, tough heroes, chase, single father, ex law enforcer, crimes, undercover cop, drug dealer, single parent, retiring, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 7.0
 343K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Mystery, 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: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: loner, sniper, investigation, lone wolves, murder, crimes, tough guy, ex military, dishonesty, assassin, vigilantism, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, ohio, baghdad iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: tense, non-linear, bloody, suspense, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: revenge, martial arts, vengeance, female protagonist, mentor, dark hero, katana, organized crime, one man army, gangsters, hate, samurai ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: japan, tokyo, austin texas, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.8
 305K
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, sexy, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: car, chase, lone hero, car chase, martial arts, tough guy, escapades, one man army, tough heroes, smuggling, transportation, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, hong kong, nice france, europe, cannes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 6.5
 112K
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: organized crime, chase, lone hero, martial arts, gunfight, protector, ex military, on the run, justice, tough heroes, mafia, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, north america, brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.8
 68K
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: stylized, talky, suspense, clever, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mistaken identity, gangsters, revenge, gang, guitarist, hitman, small town, vengeance, crimes, musician, exploitation, motorcycle ...
Time: future, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 91K
Polar (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
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: neo noir, tense, suspenseful, captivating, scenic ...
Plot: assassin, revenge, one man army, one against many, organized crime, vengeance, rivalry, female nudity, crimes, rough sex, superhero, mercenary ...
Time: 2010s
Place: montana, chile, austin texas, detroit, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.3
 84K
Assassins (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then ...
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, rivalry, gangsters, assassin, foe turned friend, sniper, spy, rescue, criminal heroes, crimes, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle, puerto rico, detroit, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 68K
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, neo noir, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, gangsters, crimes, twists and turns, blackmail, vengeance, guilt, vigilantism, secrets, deception, mysterious woman, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, brutal, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vigilante, dark hero, vengeance, tough guy, one man army, vigilantism, revenge, superhero, tough heroes, brutality, violent, vanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.4
 108K
Faster (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Driver (Dwayne Johnson) has spent the last 10 years in prison planning revenge for the murder of his brother. Now that Driver is free to carry out his deadly plan only two men stand in his way- Billy Bob Thornton plays a veteran cop and Oliver ...
Style: stylized, brutal, intense, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lone hero, vengeance, corruption, car, crimes, twists and turns, vigilantism, vigilante, hotshot, justice, revenge, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%