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7 Best Movies Like ‘Boy Kills World’ To Watch If You Love The Film

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Boy Kills World is an extremely stylized dystopian action thriller revenge film directed by Moritz Mohr from a screenplay by Tyler Burton Smith and Arend Remmers. Based on the story by Remmers and Mohr, the brilliant action film is set in a dystopian film where the Van Der Koy family rules the city. We follow the story of a young boy known only as Boy who is hell-bent on becoming a living breathing weapon to take revenge against the Van Der Koy family. Boy Kills World stars Bill Skarsgård in the lead role with Jessica Rothe, Andrew Koji, Famke Janssen, H. Jon Benjamin, Yayan Ruhian, Cameron Crovetti, Michelle Dockery, Brett Gelman, Quinn Copeland, and Sharlto Copley starring in supporting roles. So, if you loved the stylized action, dark comedy, and brutal violence in Boy Kills World here are some similar films you could watch next.

Wanted (Tubi & Rent on Prime Video)

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Wanted is an action thriller film directed by Timur Bekmambetov from a screenplay co-written by Michael Brandt, Derek Haas, and Chris Morgan. Based on a comic book limited series by Mark Millar and J.G. Jones, the 2008 film follows the story of Wesley Gibson, a down-and-out office worker who is suddenly attacked and saved by a mysterious woman who tells him that his estranged hitman father was murdered and now he is the target. Wesley joins Fox’s secret society of assassins who teach Wesley to tap into his dormant powers. Wanted stars James McAvoy in the lead role with Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman, Thomas Kretschmann, Chris Pratt, Kristen Hager, Common, Terence Stamp, and Lorna Scott starring in supporting roles.

Crank (Max & Prime Video Add-On)

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Crank is an extremely violent revenge action thriller film written and directed by Neveldine/Taylor. The 2006 film follows the story of Chev Chelios, a British hitman in Los Angeles who misses one mark and the very next day he is awakened by a cell phone informing him that he has been poisoned and if he doesn’t keep his adrenaline up he will die. So, he does reckless things to keep his adrenaline up while looking for the antidote. Crank stars Jason Statham in the lead role with Amy Smart, Dwight Yoakam, Efren Ramirez, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Jay Xcala, Reno Wilson, and Glenn Howerton starring in supporting roles.

Shoot ‘Em Up (Rent on Prime Video)

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Shoot ‘Em Up is an action thriller film directed by Michael Davis. The 2007 film follows the story of a mysterious stranger with exceptional gun skills who saves a toddler from assassins and teams up with a prostitute to save the baby from further attacks. But a dangerous chasing them the man must face off against several goons and foil the plans of a sinister politician. Shoot ‘Em Up stars Clive Owen in the lead role with Monica Bellucci, Paul Giamatti, Stephen McHattie, Sidney Mende-Gibson, Greg Bryk, and Kaylyn Yellowlees starring in supporting roles.

The Hunger Games (Netflix & Rent on Prime Video)

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The Hunger Games is a dystopian action thriller film directed by Gary Ross from a screenplay co-written by Ross, Billy Ray, and Suzanne Collins. Based on a young adult novel series of the same name by author Collins, the 2012 film is the first film in the franchise and it is set in a world where 12 boys and girls are selected from 12 districts to compete in a nationally televised event called the Hunger Games. The Hungers Games stars Jennifer Lawrence in the lead role with Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Lenny Kravitz, Woody Harrelson, Donald Sutherland, Stanley Tucci, Elizabeth Banks, and Wes Bentley starring in supporting roles.

Mandy (Hulu, AMC+, Pluto TV & Prime Video Add-On)

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Mandy is a psychological horror action film directed by Panos Cosmatos from a screenplay co-written by Cosmatos and Aaron Stewart-Ahn. The 2018 film is set in 1983 in the Pacific Northwest and it follows the story of Red Miller, who led a happy life with Mandy Bloom but his peaceful life was destroyed by a sadistic cult. Unable to handle the immense grief, Red takes his bloody revenge. Mandy stars Nicolas Cage in the lead role with Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roache, Bill Duke, Alexis Julemont, Richard Brake, Stephan Fraser, and Ned Dennehy starring in supporting roles.

Oldboy (Netflix & Rent on Prime Video)

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Oldboy is a South Korean action thriller film directed by Park Chan-wook from a screenplay by Hwang Jo-yun, Lim Jun-hyung, and Chan-wook. Based on a Japanese manga series of the same name by Garon Tsuchiya and Nobuaki Minegishi, the 2003 film follows the story of an obnoxious alcoholic man Dae-Su who is abducted and held captive for 15 years with nothing but a television in his room, and then one day he is suddenly released after which he is invited to track down his captor to take his vengeance. Oldboy stars Choi Min-sik in the lead role with Kang Hye-jung, Yoo Ji-tae, Jin-Seo Yoon, and Yoo Yeon-seok starring in supporting roles.

The Northman (Starz & Prime Video Add-On)

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The Northman is an extremely violent historical revenge action film directed by Robert Eggers from a screenplay co-written by Sjón and Eggers. Based on The Legend of Amleth by Saxo Grammaticus, the 2022 film follows the story of Prince Amleth whose father was brutally murdered by his uncle at a very young age and also kidnapped his mother. Twenty years later Prince Amleth is all grown up and has become a Viking who goes back to take revenge for the murder of his father and free his mother. The Northman stars Alexander Skarsgård in the lead role with Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Björk, Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Oscar Novak, and Lily Bird starring in supporting roles.

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