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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Get Carter is a 1971 British film directed by Mike Hodges and starring Michael Caine, Ian Hendry, Britt Ekland, John Osborne and Bryan Mosley. The screenplay was adapted by Hodges from Ted Lewis' 1969 novel Jack's Return Home. Producer Michael Klinger optioned the book and made a deal for the ailing Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio to finance and release the film, bringing in Hodges and Caine. Caine became a co-producer of the film. Get Carter was Hodges' first feature film as director, as well as being the screen debut of Alun Armstrong. ...more on Wikipediasee more on Get Carter
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 Wikipediasee more on High Plains Drifter
This film is a 1974 American vigilante action film loosely based on the novel of the same name by Brian Garfield. The film was directed by Michael Winner and stars Charles Bronson as a man who becomes a vigilante after lost everything during a home invasion. ...more on Wikipediasee more on Death Wish
This film is a 1989 Hong Kong action film written and directed by John Woo, and starring Chow Yun-fat, Danny Lee and Sally Yeh. Chow plays Ah Jong, who accidentally damages the eyes of the singer Jennie during a shootout. He later discovers that if Jennie does not have an expensive operation she will go blind. To get the money for Jennie, Ah Jong decides to perform one last hit. After the financial backing from Tsui Hark became problematic following the release of Woo's film A Better Tomorrow 2, Woo had to find backing through Chow Yun Fat and Danny Lee's financing companies. ...more on Wikipediasee more on The Killer