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7 Best Movies Like Netflix’s ‘Hit Man’ To Watch If You Love The Film

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While it is a little early to say that Glen Powell‘s Hit Man is the best film of 2024 it is sure to end up in the top 3 for many people. Directed by Richard Linklater, who also co-wrote the film with star Powell. Loosely based on the real-life of Gary Johnson, Hit Man follows the story of a psychology professor who moonlights as a pretend hit man for the police, but Gary’s life takes a complete 180 when he meets a beautiful woman who comes to him to have her husband killed. Hit Man also stars Adria Arjona, Austin Amelio, Retta, Molly Kate Bernard, Evan Holtzman, and Morgana Shaw. So, if you loved the romantic comedy and dark thriller aspects of Hit Man here are some similar movies you could watch next.

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (Rent on Prime Video)

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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is a neo-noir dark comedy film written and directed by Shane Black. Based on a 1941 film titled Bodies Are Where You Find Them by author Brett Halliday, the 2005 film follows the story of a small-time thief pretending to be an actor in Los Angeles, as he befriends a private investigator and meets his long-lost love and gets embroiled in a dangerous murder mystery. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang stars Robert Downey Jr. and Val Kilmer in the lead roles with Michelle Monaghan, Corbin Bernsen, Angela Lindvall, Dash Mihok, and Rockmond Dunbar starring in supporting roles.

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (The Roku Channel & Rent on Prime Video)

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The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent is an action comedy film directed by Tom Gormican from a screenplay co-written by Gormican and Kevin Etten. The 2022 film follows the story of a fictional Nicolas Cage, a Hollywood actor struggling with his career and finances as he gets an opportunity to earn a large sum of money by attending a billionaire fan’s birthday party. But things take an interesting turn when the CIA recruits Cage to spy on his fans as he is a massive criminal boss. The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent stars Cage as himself and Pedro Pascal in the lead roles with Lily Mo Sheen, Alessandra Mastronardi, Sharon Horgan, Paco León, Tiffany Haddish, Demi Moore, Katrin Vankova, and Ike Barinholtz starring in supporting roles.

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (Pluto TV & Rent on Prime Video)

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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind is a biographical spy comedy film directed by George Clooney from a screenplay by Charlie Kaufman. Based on Barris’ unauthorized autobiography of the same name, the 2002 film follows the story of Chuck Barris, a TV presenter who is forced by CIA agent Jim Byrd to work as hit man, but when he becomes popular he must find a balance between his life as a hit man and a popular TV presenter. Confessions of a Dangerous Mind stars Sam Rockwell in the lead role with George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Drew Barrymore, Rutger Hauer, Matt Damon, Michael Cera, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Brad Pitt, and Robert John Burke starring in supporting roles.

Confess, Fletch (Paramount+ & Rent on Prime Video)

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Confess, Fletch is a crime comedy film directed by Greg Mottola from a screenplay co-written by Mottola and Zev Borow. Based on a 1976 novel of the same name by Gregory McDonald, the 2022 film follows the story of Irwin Fletcher a former journalist who now works as a P.I. When he comes to America from Italy to find his fiancée’s stolen art collection he ends up becoming a prime suspect in a murder. Now, he must find the real murderer as well as the art collection for his fiancée. Confess, Fletch stars Jon Hamm in the lead role with Lorenza Izzo, Ayden Mayeri, Anna Osceola, Marcia Gay, Lucy Punch, John Slattery, Annie Mumolo, Kyle MacLachlan, Roy Wood Jr., and Eugene Mirman starring in supporting roles.

Mr. Right (Rent on Prime Video)

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Mr. Right is a romantic action comedy film directed by Paco Cabezas from a screenplay by Max Landis. The 2015 film follows the story of Martha, an over-optimistic young woman who falls for a stranger named Francis, who seems perfect in every way but when their relationship develops she finds out that Francis is a hitman who kills the people who hire him. Mr. Right stars Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell in the lead roles with Tim Roth, James Ransone, Anson Mount, Michael Eklund, Katie Nehra, RZA, Jaiden Kaine, Douglas M. Griffin, and Elena Sanchez starring in supporting roles.

Andhadhun (Rent on Prime Video)

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Andhadhun is an Indian crime dark comedy film directed by Sriram Raghavan from a screenplay co-written by Raghavan, Hemanth M. Rao, Pooja Ladha Surti, Arijit Biswas, and Yogesh Chandekar. The 2018 film follows the story of Akash, a piano player pretending to be blind to focus more on his art as he stumbles into a murder scene and becomes a witness but keeps pretending to be blind to save his life. Andhadhun stars Ayushmann Khurrana in the lead role with Tabu, Radhika Apte, Manav Vij, Ashwini Kalsekar, Anil Dhawan, Zakir Hussain, and Chhaya Kadam starring in supporting roles.

The Nice Guys (Rent on Prime Video)

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The Nice Guys is a neo-noir buddy action comedy film directed by Shane Black with a screenplay co-written by Black and Anthony Bagarozzi. The 2016 film follows the duo of an ex-cop turned P.I. and a muscle for hire as they search for a missing girl who is involved in a massive conspiracy involving, politicians, porn, and car companies. The Nice Guys stars Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe in the lead roles with Angourie Rice, Margaret Qualley, Matt Bomer, Kim Basinger, Maurielle Telio, Keith David, Yaya DaCosta, Beau Knapp, and Ty Simpkins starring in supporting roles.

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