Movies Like John Wick (35+ Films With Jaw-Dropping Action) - Endless Popcorn

Who else here absolutely loves John Wick!? This film was absolutely amazing and had some of the best action ever. So, you must be here wondering if any other movies have that same level of raw, heart-pounding, hyper-violent action.

Well, we’re here to tell you that there sure are! We have put together a list of outstanding action movies like John Wick that will give you that same rush of adrenaline that Wick did while watching them. So keep reading to find out exactly what we have in store for you. You’ll definitely love them all!

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What To Watch If You Loved John Wick (Our Top Picks)
  • Deadpool (2016)
  • Taken (2008)
  • Old Boy (2003)
  • The November Man (2014)
  • Leon: The Professional (1994)
  • The Equalizer (2014)
  • Run All Night (2015)
  • Jack Reacher (2012)
  • Atomic Blonde (2017)

1.  The Equalizer

Where To Watch

Our good ole Denzel Washington is back at it again delivering some major ass-kicking! The Equalizer has that same John Wick style of violence and is just as good of a film! The good news is, there is also a second Equalizer film which is just as awesome!

The Equalizer Movie Description

Robert McCall (Denzel Washington) has a dangerous set of skills that have not been utilized in quite some time. However, when he hears news of a Russian mobster violently abusing a helpless girl, he is quick to take the matter into his own hands. McCall now has a taste for what it’s like to help the innocent again and takes on the role of vigilante. In the blink of an eye, he will go to extremes to kill anyone who poses a threat to the righteous.

2.  Taken

Where To Watch

Everyone knows that when a movie stars Liam Neeson, some serious action can be expected! We’re sure that you’ve at least heard of Taken! And the good news is, there are more movies in the series! So, if you want more Liam Neeson, you can have him!

Taken Movie Description

Bryan Mills’s (Liam Neeson) daughter, Kim (Maggie Grace), goes on a trip to Paris with her friend Amanda (Katie Cassidy). Soon after their arrival in Paris, the two girls are abducted by sex traffickers. All this happens while Bryan is on the phone with Kim. Quickly springing into action, Bryan plans to use his skills as a CIA operative to get his daughter back. The sex traffickers will soon learn that they abducted the wrong man’s daughter.

3.  The November Man

Where To Watch

This movie really makes us wonder whether things like this happen in the real world – and maybe we just don’t hear about them. Producers packed this film to the brim with action and delivered nothing short of an exhilarating experience!

The November Man Movie Description

Ex CIA operative, Peter Devereaux (Pierce Brosnan), went into retirement five years ago. However, his old chief John Hanley approaches him with a new job; he must extract an agent from Russia. The mission doesn’t go as planned and the agent ends up dead. Peter is quick to find out that the CIA may not have his best interests in mind. Now, he must expose their lies to the world while fending for his own life against the best assassin he has ever trained, David Manson (Luke Bracey).

4.  Jack Reacher

Where To Watch

You know a film will be badass if Tom Cruise is in it! And Jack Reacher definitely doesn’t disappoint! There is a second film that is just as good and action-packed as this one. So if you like this one (which you will), then you will have a second one to watch too.

Jack Reacher Movie Description

Called in to assist with a recent mass shooting case, Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) may be in over his head this time. In what seems to be a random attack, a trained sniper has shot and killed five civilians. None of the victims had any connection to one another.

One man is in custody; an ex-military sniper named James Barr (Joseph Sikora) who knew Reacher back when they were both in the military. All the evidence points to Barr being the perpetrator of the attack. However, Reacher has his doubts and decides to help Barr’s defense attorney (Rosamund Pike) to try and clear his name. Consequently, the deeper that Reacher digs into the case, the more evidence turns up proving that Barr wasn’t the sniper behind the attack.

5.  Deadpool

Where To Watch

The most hilarious and raunchy marvel anti-hero out there! Deadpool delivers a bloody, outrageously funny, gore-filled phenomenon that will leave you wanting more! And you can have more because there is a sequel too!

Deadpool Movie Description

Former Special Forces member Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is about to have his normal life totally destroyed. After going through a series of experiments performed by Ajax (Ed Skrein), Wade is left completely deformed and unable to recognize the person he has become. However, the experiments have also made him immortal. Taking up the name Deadpool, Wade now wants revenge for the mess that Ajax has left his life in. He teams up with a group of mutants and is quick to go on the hunt for Ajax to kill him, all the while using his uncensored dark humor.

6.  Atomic Blonde

Where To Watch

You can’t even begin to understand how badass this chick is until you watch this movie! She could kick all our butts all at once! If you are looking for a girl to put some action in your life, then this is the film for you!

Atomic Blonde Movie Description

Tasked with a new assignment, Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron), the best MI6 spy out there, must go to Berlin to investigate the death of a fellow agent. Lorraine must recover a list that contains the identities of every double agent. She is quick to find out that she is not the only one going after the list. She isn’t even sure if she can trust the agents on her side anymore, leaving her to fight all alone.

7.  Run All Night

Where To Watch

Another Liam Neeson film for the win! Just like Taken, this movie delivers an action-packed adventure that you will absolutely love! So, if you haven’t watched this film, go ahead and do so because we highly recommend it!

Run All Night Movie Description

Jimmy Conlon (Liam Neeson), a hitman and longtime friend to mob boss Shawn Maguire (Ed Harris) has a short amount of time to make an important decision. Jimmy must choose between staying loyal to his friend or saving the life of his estranged son. However, Jimmy knows that if he picks his son, he’ll start a war. But with his set of skills, he may be able to secure both his and his son’s safety.

8.  Léon: The Professional

Where To Watch

Think about what you were doing when you were twelve years old. We can bet that you were not learning how to become an assassin! Well, becoming a trained killer is what Mathilda is learning to do, and we can tell that she will become a good one! If you haven’t watched this movie, do yourself a favor and go watch it now! This one is a classic.

Leon: The Professional Movie Description

Léon (Jean Reno) is a hitman who works for mobster Tony (Danny Aiello) and lives in the apartment across from Mathilda (Natalie Portman), a 12-year-old girl with a hard life. Mathilda is no stranger to a dark and gruesome life. Her father abuses her, and her mother doesn’t care for her. When Mathilda’s parents wind up dead, she teams up with reluctant Leon to learn how to kill and avenge her family’s deaths even though they didn’t have the best relationship.

9.  Oldboy


For the final movie on this list, we have Old Boy. A remake of this movie came out back in 2013; however, we recommend you stick to the original as it is a thousand times better! This film has all the action you could ever want. Go ahead and give it a watch, you won’t regret it!

Old Boy Movie Description

After being abducted, Dae-Su (Choi Min-Sik) spends 15 years in a cell with no knowledge of who was behind the abduction and no clue as to why they did it. Then, out of nowhere, his captors release him. He must now figure out who abducted and imprisoned him and the reason for it. The catch is that he only has five days to do so, or he will face grave consequences.

There you have it! Those are the films we believe you should watch first on your search for more similar movies to John Wick. All these films are bound to keep your adrenalin going and have you gripping the edge of your seat. However, we get that you’ll probably run through 9 action-packed movies in no time. So, we’ll be listing all the other films we went through that were just barely beat out by the ones above. If you’ve watched through all our top picks then these should be next up on your movies watchlist!

28 More Gun-fu Movies You Should Watch If You Loved John Wick

  1. Extraction (2020)
  2. The Expendables (2010)
  3. The Transporter (2002)
  4. Without Remorse (2021)
  5. The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017)
  6. Hardcore Henry (2015)
  7. Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
  8. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
  9. Kick-Ass (2010)
  10. Jason Bourne (2016)
  11. Peppermint (2018)
  12. Gunpowder Milkshake (2021)
  13. American Assassin (2017)
  14. A Walk Among The Tombstones (2014)
  15. Upgrade (2018)
  16. Hitman Agent 47 (2015)
  17. The Mechanic (2011)
  18. The Matrix (1999-2021)
  19. Nobody (2021)
  20. The Raid (2011)
  21. Kate (2021)
  22. Sicario (2015)
  23. Crank (2006)
  24. The Man From Nowhere (2010)
  25. Ava (2020)
  26. The Accountant (2016)
  27. Safe (2012)
  28. Man Of Tai Chi (2013)

John Wick FAQ’s

Which John Wick Movies Has The Most Kills?

John Wick: Chapter 2 has the most kills out of the 3 films so far. With a total kill count of 128 in the film, Wick really did some major damage in the series’ 2nd installment.

John WickJohn Wick: Chapter 2John Wick: Parabellum
84 Total Kills128 Total Kills94 Total Kills
This table depicts the total kills John Wick had in each of his movies.
Which John Wick Movie Is Better?

John Wick: Parabellum has the best ratings and ranking so far out of all the John Wick films. However, that may change once the fourth installment is released.

  • John Wick: Parabellum 89% Critics – 86% Audience
  • John Wick: Chapter 89% Critics – 85% Audience
  • John Wick 86% Critics – 81% Audience
How Much Is A Coin Worth In John Wick?

The value of a gold coin isn’t truly known. If we were to use gold prices today and the approximate size of each coin, they would be worth around $2,000 each. However, where the true value of the coins lie is what they represent and the possibilities they give you access to.

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