Tags: movies like Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999) - full list
|Genre||action, comedy, drama|
|Characters||Dogs, Mafia, Hired assassins, Twins, Criminals, Disabled people, Businessmen, Bodyguards, Surgeons|
|Plot||Weapon, Depression, Love, Money, Loneliness|
Two physically handicapped youngsters make friends with a paralysed hitman and are commissioned by a local mafia boss. They have little to lose although things are never as they first appear. The boundaries between fantasy and reality blur as the unlikely heroes stumble from one close encounter to the next and we gain an unusual insight into their lives on the periphery of society.
|Mark||7.2 (imdb: 6.9)|
|Genre||horror, fantastic, thriller, drama|
|Plot||Apocalypse, Survival, Viruses, Apocalypse, Survival, Viruses|
|Style||Disturbing, Fascinating, Action, Depressive, For men, Action, Fascinating|
What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer that question.
|Mark||8.4 (imdb: 7.4)|
|Genre||fantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime|
|Characters||Killers, Family, Hired assassins, Mafia, Parents|
|Plot||Time machine, Time travel, Fate, Death|
|Style||Action, Exciting, Disturbing, Makes me think|
In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a hired gun, like Joe is waiting to mop up. Joe is getting rich and life is good until the day the mob decides to close the loop, sending back Joe's future self for assassination.
|Mark||9 (imdb: 8.8)|
|Genre||thriller, drama, crime|
|Plot||Split personality, Fights without rules, Fight, Consciousness, Obsession, Loneliness|
|Style||Worth watching, By books, Interesting, Unexpected ending, Mind-altering, Expanding consciousness, Deep Meaning, Philosophical, For men, Depressive, Atmospheric, Action, Makes me think, Fancy|
A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.
|Mark||8.6 (imdb: 6.3)|
|Genre||action, thriller, drama, crime|
|Characters||Killers, Hired assassins, Dogs, Snipers|
|Plot||Survival, Snow, Revenge, Rivalry, Weapon, Martial Arts, Cars|
|Style||Netflix, By comics, Action, Fascinating, Exciting, Disturbing, Worth watching|
When a retiring assassin realizes that he is the target of a hit, he winds up back in the game going head to head with a gang of younger, ruthless killers.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 6.9)|
|Genre||thriller, drama, crime|
|Country||United Kingdom, USA|
|Characters||Strong women, Widows, Dogs, Hired assassins|
|Plot||Bank robbery, Robbery, Death, Political, Money|
|Style||Womens in main roles, Tense, Action, Exciting, Depressive|
A police shootout leaves four thieves dead during an explosive armed robbery attempt in Chicago. Their widows have nothing in common except a debt left behind by their spouses' criminal activities. Hoping to forge a future on their own terms, they join forces to pull off a heist.
|Mark||5.2 (imdb: 5.8)|
|Country||United Kingdom, France, Germany, Poland|
|Plot||Expeditions, Experiments, Black holes, Death, Survival, Loneliness|
|Place||Space, Spaceships, Trains, Prison|
|Style||Exciting, Tense, Makes me think|
Monte and his baby daughter are the last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to the outer reaches of the solar system. They must now rely on each other to survive as they hurtle toward the oblivion of a black hole.
|Mark||8.2 (imdb: 6.7)|
|Genre||horror, fantastic, thriller, drama|
|Characters||Robots, Childrens, Dogs|
|Plot||Survival, Artificial Intelligence, Mystery, End of the world, Apocalypse, Technology, Cheating|
|Style||Philosophical, For personal development, Makes me think, Worth watching, Atmospheric, Interesting, For a group of friends, Netflix, Womens in main roles, Unexpected ending, Depressive, Tense|
A teenage girl is raised underground by a robot "Mother", designed to repopulate the earth following an extinction event. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger arrives with alarming news.
|Mark||8 (imdb: 7.1)|
|Style||Philosophical, Makes me think, Soulful, Touching|
A young woman leaves the city to return to her hometown in the countryside. Seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, she becomes self-sufficient in a bid to reconnect with nature.
|Characters||Mafia, Hired assassins, Criminals|
Mirko and Manolo are best friends and live in the suburbs of Rome. They both live in poor conditions with their single parents, are still in school and struggle with occasional odd jobs to make ends meet. Together they share dreams of women, of sex and money, of a better life to come. Then, after killing a man in a hit-and-run one night, they get involved with the local mafia and their lives change dramatically.
|Mark||2 (imdb: 4.4)|
|Genre||melodrama, drama, music|
|Characters||Terminally ill, Family, Singers|
|Style||Philosophical, Womens in main roles, Heavy, Disturbing, Makes me think|
A singer in New York gets a grim diagnosis that puts her life and dreams into perspective.
|Mark||10 (imdb: 5.6)|
|Country||USA, Spain, Germany|
|Characters||Mafia, Dogs, Killers, Friends, Hired assassins, Gangsters, Tough guys, Warriors, Lawyers, Snipers, FBI|
|Plot||Love, War, Robbery, Revenge, Survival, Drug addict, Death, Money|
|Place||Mansions, England, Party|
|Style||Tense, Exciting, Disturbing, Unexpected ending|
An assassin forges an unlikely partnership with one of his targets: a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family.
|Mark||8.4 (imdb: 7.5)|
|Genre||action, thriller, crime|
|Country||USA, Hong Kong|
|Characters||Killers, Tough guys, Hired assassins, Warriors, Dogs, Mafia, Snipers, Bodyguards|
|Plot||Sects, Travel, Skirmishes, Fight, Weapon, Jealousy, Death, Martial Arts, Survival, Motorcycles, Chase, Cars|
|Place||Italy, New York, Party, Hotels|
|Style||Exciting, Noir, Tense, Unexpected ending|
John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous killers.
|Genre||comedy, drama, cartoon, crime|
|Characters||Gangsters, Dogs, Hired assassins, Sisters, Criminals|
|Plot||Death, Loneliness, Money, Motorcycles|
Three parties pursue the million dollars that driver Xiao Zhang stole to help out his girlfriend.
|Mark||6 (imdb: 3.8)|
|Genre||action, thriller, crime, detective|
|Characters||Mafia, Dogs, Snipers, Tough guys, Warriors, Soldier, Military, Hired assassins, Bodyguards, Special Forces|
|Plot||Survival, Martial Arts, Death, Motorcycles, Chess|
|Place||USA, Aircraft, Hotels|
An elite team of DEA agents are assigned to protect a dangerous drug lord and take refuge in a luxury hotel while they await extraction. They soon find themselves at the center of an ambush as the drug lord's former associates launch an explosive assault on the hotel.
|Characters||Old man, Dogs, Turtles, Autistic, Insects, Bartenders, Singers|
|Plot||Meaning of life, Death, Weapon, Mystery, Loneliness|
Follows the journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off-the-map desert town. He finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration.
|Characters||Family, Losers, Dogs, Lawyers, Sisters, Photographers|
|Plot||Love, Divorce, Cancer, Snow, Money, Computers, Loneliness|
|Place||USA, Trains, Prison|
Middle-aged and divorced, Wilson finds himself lonely, smug and obsessed with his past.
|Mark||8.8 (imdb: 6.9)|
|Genre||action, thriller, comedy|
|Country||USA, Hong Kong, Bulgaria, Netherlands|
|Characters||Guards, Killers, Hired assassins, Bodyguards, Dogs, Strong women, Criminals|
|Plot||Hatred, Martial Arts, Survival, Love, Chase|
|Place||England, Prison, Court, Sea, Aircraft|
|Style||Action, Fascinating, Unexpected ending|
The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
|Mark||9 (imdb: 6.9)|
|Style||Makes me think, Disturbing, Philosophical|
Louis, a terminally ill writer, returns home after a long absence to tell his family that he is dying.
|Genre||melodrama, drama, detective|
|Characters||Dogs, Single mothers, Parents|
|Plot||Depression, Mystery, Death, Love, Obsession, Loneliness|
|Style||Makes me think, To cry|
The film spans 30 years in Julieta’s life from a nostalgic 1985 where everything seems hopeful, to 2015 where her life appears to be beyond repair and she is on the verge of madness.