“John Wick” is one of the most famous revenge stories out there. It follows a retired legendary hitman that comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him. This movie is not only a great action drama but also visually stunning. Furthermore, the simplicity of the story allows for a greater appreciation of the action and violence. If you like watching revenge and action-filled dramas, here is the list of movies similar to John Wick or John Wick Chapter 2. You can also watch some of these movies like John Wick on Netflix or Amazon Prime or Hulu.
18. The Man from Nowhere (2010)
‘The Man from Nowhere’ is a Korean action thriller that follows the quest of a man to save a little girl. Tae-Sik runs a pawnshop and his interactions are limited. He is friends with So-mi, a girl whose mother is an addict. When So-mi’s mother steals drugs from a dangerous cartel, the men kidnap both the murder and daughter. This agitates Tae-Sik and he decides to track down the people who kidnapped the mother and daughter. The cartel members, at first, don’t consider him to be a threat, but when they discover that he is an ex-Army Intelligence officer, they realise that he is a much more dangerous man than they thought him to be.
17. Watchmen (2009)
Based on the DC Comics of the same name, this film follows a different timeline, though draws in some important events in the history. With an ensemble cast of actors like Jeffery Dean Morgan, Malin Akerman, Carla Gugino and Matthew Goode, ‘Watchmen’ presented a different sort of superhero story. Set in the Cold War era, it shows superheroes who have given up their career as the caped crusaders. But, they are called back into action when one of them dies. The investigation leads them to stumble upon a conspiracy. They are faced with the moral obligations of being superheroes and their instincts as simple human beings.
16. Hunter Killer (2018)