December 6, 2023

This can be a large week for the John Wick franchise, which is about to take a leap ahead by trying again — particularly, by way of the launch of a prequel collection, Peacock’s The Continental, that’s set in and across the lodge for unhealthy guys so central to the plot of the 4 films. On the similar time, the three-part prequel collection will go deep into the backstory of a pivotal facet character, lodge proprietor Winston Scott, who’s additionally a high-ranking member of the prison underworld. The collection goes to be fairly a deal with, certainly, for John Wick followers.

Within the meantime, whereas ready for each the prequel and the franchise’s fifth film that’s within the works, John Wick followers on the lookout for one thing new to observe have loads of similarly-themed Netflix films they’ll take pleasure in. Whether or not you’re on the lookout for a narrative about hitmen, revenge, or only a typically bloody and pulse-pounding shoot-’em-up, that’s what you’ll discover in all 4 of the Netflix films that we suggest under. Beginning with a Mary Elizabeth Winstead thriller a few girl who’s working out of time.

Mary Elizabeth Winstead (“Kate”) and Miku Martineau (“Ani”) within the Netflix film “Kate.” Picture supply: Netflix

In Kate, Winstead performs a talented, top-tier murderer who blows an project focusing on a member of the Yakuza in Tokyo. To high it off, she discovers she’s been poisoned and involves be taught she has 24 hours to reside. So, what does she determine to do with the time she has left? You guessed it — go on a murderous revenge spree, looking down whoever was chargeable for her poisoning, whereas additionally taking the teenage daughter of one among her previous victims below her wing.

Polar on Netflix
Mads Mikkelsen in “Polar” on Netflix. Picture supply: Netflix

As for different Netflix films that John Wick followers will take pleasure in, we flip subsequent to 2019’s Polar — during which Mads Mikkelsen performs Duncan Vizla, aka The Black Kaiser. He’s a member of an murderer group who’s nearing retirement age and whose employer ultimately decides he must be eradicated. Per the streamer: “Towards his will, he finds himself again within the sport going face to face with a military of youthful, quicker, ruthless killers who will cease at nothing to have him silenced.”

Gunpowder Milkshake on Netflix
Lena Headey as Scarlet and Karen Gillan as Sam within the Netflix unique film “Gunpowder Milkshake.” Picture supply: REINER BAJO/2021 STUDIOCANAL SAS

These subsequent two Netflix films supply extra of the identical and are every constructed round tough-as-nails feminine protagonists. 2021’s Gunpowder Milkshake, actually, focuses on three generations of girls who’re a number of the hardest killers.

From the official Netflix synopsis: “Sam (Karen Gillan) was solely 12 years outdated when her mom Scarlet (Lena Headey), an elite murderer, was compelled to desert her. Sam was raised by The Agency, the ruthless crime syndicate her mom labored for. Now, 15 years later, Sam has adopted in her mom’s footsteps and grown right into a fierce hit-woman.” She’s environment friendly, loyal, and cleans up the agency’s messes. Ultimately, an necessary job goes mistaken and Sam should select between serving the pursuits of The Agency and defending an harmless 8-year-old lady.

Kill Boksoon on Netflix
South Korean actress Esom as Cha Min-hee in Netflix’s Kill Boksoon. Picture supply: No Ju-han/Netflix

The protagonist of Kill Boksoon is a lady who’s each a mom of a teenage daughter in addition to a employed killer with a 100% success charge. Gil Boksoon is a seasoned skilled killer working at an company that hires out its assassins for jobs. When it’s ultimately time to resume her contract with the company, although, she decides to retire and put all of it behind her so she will give attention to fixing her relationship along with her daughter.

Earlier than notifying the company of her choice, nonetheless, she’s on one final project, discovers a secret, and decides to interrupt the company’s guidelines due to it. That results in, just like the title suggests, not solely her company however everybody within the hitman business angling to do the identical factor: Kill Boksoon.