Sicario is a movie series that follows the life of FBI agent Kate Macer, who is drawn into the dark and violent world of the Mexican drug cartels. The movies are intense and action-packed, and they offer a unique glimpse into the dangerous and unpredictable lives of the cartels’ members.
The first movie of this series Sicario was released in 2015, and the second film Sicario: Day of the Soldado released in 2018.
Sicario means “hitman” in Spanish.
Here are a few movies you can watch if you liked Sicario
- 1. Hitman (2007)
- 2. The Killer (1989)
- 3. Collateral (2004)
- 4. Leon: The Professional (1994)
- 5. The Mechanic (2011)
- 6. Killing Them Softly (2012)
- 7. Nightcrawler (2014)
- 8. Pulp Fiction (1994)
- 9. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
- 10. John Wick (2014)
- 11. The Boondock Saints (1999)
- 12. The Godfather (1972)
- 13. The Departed (2006)
- 14. The Dark Knight (2008)
1. Hitman (2007)
Hitman is an action thriller film directed by Xavier Gens and written by Skip Woods. It stars Timothy Olyphant as the Hitman, a professional assassin known only as Agent 47. The film follows his attempt to find out who ordered the hit on him, and why.
Along the way, he assassinates various high-profile targets, while being pursued by Interpol agent Mike Whittier (Dougray Scott).
2. The Killer (1989)
The Killer is a crime thriller film directed by John Woo and starring Chow Yun-Fat as the titular assassin. The film follows his attempts to retire from the business, and the events that occur when he falls in love with a nightclub singer.
However, his former employer will not let him go that easily, and sends a series of hitmen after him in an attempt to bring him back into the fold.
3. Collateral (2004)
Collateral is a crime thriller film directed by Michael Mann and starring Tom Cruise and Jamie Foxx. The film follows a taxi driver who, over the course of one night, chauffeurs a professional hitman around Los Angeles as he carries out his assignments.
The driver soon finds himself in over his head, as the hitman’s targets begin to pile up.
4. Leon: The Professional (1994)
Leon: The Professional is a crime thriller film directed by Luc Besson and starring Jean Reno as the titular hitman. The film follows his efforts to protect a young girl, Mathilda (Natalie Portman), whose family has been killed by corrupt DEA agents.
Leon takes her under his wing and teaches her the trade, in hopes that she will one day take revenge on those who wronged her.
5. The Mechanic (2011)
The Mechanic is an action thriller film directed by Simon West and starring Jason Statham as the titular hitman. The film follows his efforts to track down and kill the man who betrayed him, while also teaching his apprentice how to be a killer like himself.
Along the way, he must deal with rival gangs, corrupt cops, and his own personal demons.
6. Killing Them Softly (2012)
Killing Them Softly is a crime drama film directed by Andrew Dominik and starring Brad Pitt as a professional enforcer who is hired to track down and kill those responsible for robbing a local poker game.
The film is set in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, and examines the effects of that event on the criminal underworld.
7. Nightcrawler (2014)
Nightcrawler is a crime thriller film directed by Dan Gilroy and starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a freelance cameraman who will do whatever it takes to get the best footage.
He quickly finds himself in over his head, as he begins to film grisly crimes and sell the footage to local news stations.
8. Pulp Fiction (1994)
Pulp Fiction is a crime drama film directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, and Uma Thurman. The film follows the lives of several criminals in Los Angeles, as they intersect with each other in a series of violent and often humorous events.
The film was a critical and commercial success, and has become one of the most influential films of all time.
9. Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Kill Bill: Vol. One (2003) is an action thriller film directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Uma Thurman as a former assassin who seeks revenge on those who betrayed her. The film follows her bloody quest for vengeance as she dispatches her enemies, one by one.
The film was a critical and commercial success, and spawned a sequel, Kill Bill: Vol. Two (2004).
10. John Wick (2014)
John Wick is an action thriller film directed by Chad Stahelski and starring Keanu Reeves as the titular hitman. The film follows his efforts to track down the men who killed his dog, and the events that occur when he crosses paths with a ruthless crime lord.
The film was a critical and commercial success and spawned two sequels, John Wick: Chapter Two (2017) and John Wick: Chapter Three – Parabellum (2019).
11. The Boondock Saints (1999)
The Boondock Saints is a crime drama film directed by Troy Duffy and starring Sean Patrick Flanery and Norman Reedus as Irish twin brothers who turn to a life of crime.
The film follows their exploits as they carry out vigilante justice against the criminals of Boston, while also being pursued by the FBI.
The Boondock Saints was a critical and commercial failure upon its initial release, but has since gained a cult following.
12. The Godfather (1972)
The Godfather is a crime drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, and James Caan.
The film follows the Corleone family, one of the Five Families of the American Mafia, as they attempt to maintain their power and influence in the wake of a changing world.
The Godfather is widely considered to be one of the greatest films ever made, and has had a profound impact on both the crime genre and popular culture.
13. The Departed (2006)
The Departed is a crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and Jack Nicholson.
The film is set in Boston, and follows an undercover police officer who infiltrates a crime syndicate, and a criminal who goes undercover in the police department.
The Departed was a critical and commercial success, winning four Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
14. The Dark Knight (2008)
The Dark Knight is a crime drama film directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, and Aaron Eckhart.
The film follows Batman as he tries to stop the Joker from terrorizing Gotham City.
The Dark Knight was a critical and commercial success and is widely considered to be one of the best superhero movies ever made.