The movie Samaritan brought us, Silvester Stallone, in a role we have never seen him before and fans were thrilled. Samaritan is a movie about an elderly superhero that has to come out of the shadows after 25 years in order to deal with his past and fight for what he believes is right. Those kinds of movies are usually filled with thrill and excitement so it is always a pleasure to watch them.
In this list, you can find some of the best movies like Samaritan that will surely keep you entertained.
Hancock is a movie about a man with superpowers who tries to help people but often causes more harm than good. Hancock is a complicated character who is both loved and hated by the public. Some people see him as a hero, while others see him as a menace.
Hancock doesn’t always make the best choices, but he always tries to do what he believes is right. Despite his flaws, with the help of an unexpected friend he manages to pull himself together and become the hero he was meant to be.
Logan is the final film in the Wolverine trilogy, and it follows an elderly Logan as he goes on one final adventure. Wolverine is now a shell of his former self, and he is living in hiding with another character named Caliban and Professor X during his final days.
Logan finds out that his genes were used to create a new generation of mutants, and he must help one of them, Laura a.k.a. X-23, escape from the clutches of an evil organization called Transigen. Along the way, Logan must confront his own demons and come to terms with his mortality. The film is a moving and poignant send-off for one of cinema’s most iconic characters.
The movie Unbreakable follows a man named David Dann who finds out that he has superhuman strength and durability after a train crashed and he was the lone survivor. He then must use his new abilities to stop a villain Elijah Price, a.k.a. Mr. Glass. Unbreakable is a great superhero movie that explores what it would be like if someone with superhuman abilities existed in the real world.
The film’s unique take on the genre was very refreshing when released and the performances by Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson are top-notch. If you’re a fan of superhero movies, Unbreakable is definitely worth checking out.
4. The Equalizer
The Equalizer is a movie about Robert McCall, a retired commando who wants to live his life peacefully. But, when he meets a young girl in need of help, he takes up the cause to bring down the Russian gang. McCall becomes “The Equalizer”.
The Equalizer is an intense and action-packed movie that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Robert McCall is a force to be reckoned with, and he will stop at nothing to help those in need. If you are looking for an exciting and suspenseful film, then The Equalizer is definitely the movie for you.
5. John Wick
John Wick follows a retired assassin who now leaves peaceful life with his wife. But, after the death of his wife, and a heist where his car was stolen and his beloved dog killed, John Wick goes on a rampage to get revenge.
John Wick quickly dispatches the thieves who stole his car and killed his dog, but he is just getting warmed up and he now sets his sights on the man who organized the heist, Iosef Tarasov. This is an action-packed movie about a vigilante that won’t rest until he gets his revenge.
Nobody is a movie that follows an introverted Hutch Mansell that doesn’t seem to care about anything that is happening in his life as he even let thieves rob his house. When he disappoints his son with his behavior, something in him shifts and he unleashes a rage he never knew existed in him.
As Hutch’s violent and dark side takes over, he starts to enjoy the feeling of power and control. He becomes more and more aggressive and will do anything to defend his family.
7. Rambo: Last Blood
Rambo is living his senior days peacefully, but when the day comes that he has to face his past, he will have to go on one last mission. When his friend’s granddaughter is kidnapped by a Mexican cartel, Rambo crosses the border to bring her home but finds himself up against an army of mercenaries.
This is most likely the last movie in the Rambo series, and in it, Sylvester Stallone wraps up the story of one of his most iconic characters.
8. Bad Ass
Frank Vega is a veteran of the Vietnam War and does not stand out much. But he soon becomes locally famous when he confronts bullies on the bus. When his friend is murdered he decides that it is time for him to take matters into his own hands because he’s the only one he can truly rely on.
This movie is great for some, for others not so much, but it does provide entertainment and a dose of comedy, so I think most of the fans of Samaritan would like this one.
9. Gran Torino
The plot follows Walt Kowalski (Eastwood), an elderly, grumpy, racist Korean War veteran living in a changing Detroit, Michigan neighborhood. When Kowalski’s young Hmong neighbor Thao Vang Lor (Bee Vang) attempts to steal his prized 1972 Ford Gran Torino as part of a gang initiation, Kowalski sets out to reform the boy.
As he spends more time with the family, Walt develops a close bond with them. Eventually, Walt violently confronts the leader of the gang that has been terrorizing his neighborhood. The film deals with themes of racism, redemption, and friendship.
10. The Marksman
The Marksman is a movie about Jim Hanson who lives a quiet life. After some unfortunate incident where a young boy lost his mother, Jim reluctantly takes on the responsibility of protecting him. However, when a group of criminals targets the boy, Jim steps up to defend him.
What follows is an exciting and heart-pounding game of cat and mouse between Jim and the criminals. This is another movie where a lone man goes on a mission to protect those in need no matter the cost.