What to Watch If You Love John Wick 

Updated March 26, 2019 190 votes 79 voters 4.9k views 20 items

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Are you a fan of John Wick? If so, you can find plenty of similar shows and movies you might like as well—though they may not all star Keanu Reeves. Not too long ago, you might not have thought of Keanu Reeves as an action star. Sure, he tried his luck playing roles in films like Point Break, but it wasn't until he landed a starring role in The Matrix before we could really see his action movie chops. While those films were more sci-fi than straight-up action, that didn't hold Reeves back, which is clearly evident if you have ever watched John Wick or its sequel. Now, if you want more action-packed entertainment like John Wick, you might try some of the top assassin movies or a show from the list below. 

Fortunately, there's a great deal of amazing films and TV series to choose from if you need to fill the void left while waiting for another entry in the John Wick franchise. Don't worry, this list has got you covered with suggestions including Luc Besson's Leon: The Professional and one of Hong Kong's action kings John Woo's best films, The Killer. Whether you like a good revenge movie or a captivating crime series, you'll find plenty to check out when it comes to movies and shows similar to John Wick.

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The Equalizer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love John Wick
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The Equalizer is a 2014 American neo-noir vigilante action thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua, based on the TV series. Believing he has put his mysterious past behind him, a man (Denzel Washington) is thrust back into action when he saves a young girl. ...more on Wikipedia

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Léon: The Profess... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love John Wick
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Léon: The Professional is a 1994 English-language French action thriller film written and directed by Luc Besson. The film stars Jean Reno and Gary Oldman, and features the film debut of Natalie Portman. In the film Leon, a professional hitman, reluctantly takes in 12-year-old girl Mathilda, after her family is murdered by corrupt Drug Enforcement Administration agent Norman Stansfield. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the hitman's trade. Léon: The Professional was a commercial success, grossing over $45 million worldwide on a $16 million budget. ...more on Wikipedia

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War is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love John Wick
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This film is a 2007 American action film directed by Philip G. Atwell in his directorial debut and featuring fight choreography by Corey Yuen. The film stars Jet Li and Jason Statham. The film was released in the United States on August 24, 2007. This film features a collaboration between Jet Li and Jason Statham, reuniting them for the first time since 2001's The One. ...more on Wikipedia

High Plains Drifter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love John Wick
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High Plains Drifter is a 1973 American film directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, written by Ernest Tidyman, and produced by Robert Daley for The Malpaso Company and Universal Studios. Eastwood plays a laconic and enigmatic figure, who metes out justice in a frontier mining town where he arrives as a stranger. The film was influenced by the work of Eastwood's two major collaborators, film directors Sergio Leone and Don Siegel. The film was shot on location on the shores of Mono Lake, California. Dee Barton provided the eerie film score. ...more on Wikipedia

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