John Wick is a 2014 American neo-noir action thriller film directed by Chad Stahelski and David Leitch. It stars Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Adrianne Palicki, Bridget Moynahan, Dean Winters, Ian McShane, John Leguizamo and Willem Dafoe. The story focuses on John Wick, a retired hitman seeking vengeance for the theft of his vintage car and the killing of his puppy, a gift from his recently deceased wife.Stahelski and Leitch directed the film together, though Leitch was uncredited.
A sequel was released on February 10, 2017, and at the 2016 CinemaCon, Reeves hinted that more sequels had been planned. Following the release of John Wick: Chapter 2 it was reported that a third film is currently in development with a target release year of 2020.
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• The Man from Nowhere (2010)
Director: Ringo Lam
The Man from Nowhere is a South Korean action-thriller film starring Won Bin and written and directed by Lee Jeong-beom. It was South Korea’s highest grossing film in 2010 and had 6.2 million admissions.
• Dredd (2012)
Director: Pete Travis
A report of a horrible crime in a futuristic Mega City One makes a policeman, Dredd, travel to a perilous zone with Cassandra, a psychic. There, they have to fight against a vicious drug lord.
• A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Director: Scott Frank
Matt Scudder, an unlicensed private detective, encounters many dangerous moments as he tries to nab the killers of the wife of his latest client, a drug trafficker.
• Old Boy (2013)
Director: Park Chan-wook
A man, held captive for no apparent reason for years, is given a cell phone, money, and expensive clothes and released. Unless he finds out the identity of his captor, an even worse fate awaits him.
• The Equalizer (2014)
Director: Antoine Fuqua
McCall, having given up a life of violence, wishes to lead a quiet and undisturbed life. However, brutal events force him to once again take up the fight for justice.
Drug War (2012)
Directors: Johnnie To, Wai Ka-Fai
After he’s taken into custody, a drug lord (Louis Koo) must help the police bust his former associates or else face the death penalty.
• Snowpiercer (2013)
Director: Bong Joon-ho
A post-apocalyptic ice age forces humanity’s last survivors aboard a globe-spanning super train One man (Chris Evans) will risk everything to lead a revolt for control of the engine and the future of the world.
• Kill Bill
Director: Quentin Tarantino
A pregnant woman, codenamed the Bride, goes into a coma after she is brutally attacked by her former boss Bill. Four years later, she sets out to seek revenge on Bill and his associates.
• Run All Night (2015)
Director: Jaume Collet-Serra
Jimmy Conlon, a hitman, is best friends with his mob boss Shawn Maguire. The situation changes when Shawn abducts Michael, Jimmy’s estranged son.
• The November Man (2014)
Director: Roger Donaldson
Peter, a former CIA officer, is assigned the task of protecting a valuable witness, Alice, who has secret information about the Russian Presidential candidate.
• In a Valley of Violence (2016)
Director: Ti West
A mysterious stranger and a random act of violence drag a town of misfits and nitwits into the bloody crosshairs of revenge.
• The Raid 2 (2014)
Director: Gareth Evans
After surviving a bloody fight with powerful gangsters, rookie Jakarta cop Rama (Iko Uwais) thinks he can resume a normal life. However, his exploits during that fateful incident have attracted the attention of criminals even more deadly than the last. His family at risk, Rama has no choice but to go under cover. He gets himself thrown in prison, where he befriends the son of a prominent crime kingpin. Rama must lay his own life on the line to finally destroy the criminal empire.
• The Grey (2012)
Director: Joe Carnahan
John, a wolf hunter, is one of eight survivors in a plane crash. He must fight off a pack of hungry wolves, mortal injuries and the icy elements to get himself and the survivors back to safety.
• Man on Fire (2004)
Director: Tony Scott
John, an ex-CIA officer, is entrusted with the responsibility of safeguarding an entrepreneur’s daughter. When the girl gets kidnapped, John vows to seek revenge.
• Taken (2008)
Director: Pierre Morel
An ex-Secret Service agent’s teenage daughter is abducted by human traffickers while on a trip to Paris. With almost no information on her whereabouts, he travels to Paris to find and save her.