Vigilante is an action-thriller K-Drama directed by Moon Yoo-seok. The Disney+ series is based on a Naver webtoon of the same name by Kim Gyu-sam and it revolves around a young police academy student who becomes a vigilante and kills criminals at night, who don’t change their ways even after being punished by the law. Vigilante stars Nam Joo-hyuk, Yoo Ji-tae, Lee Joon-hyuk, and Kim So-jin. So, if you loved the Disney+ series here are some similar shows you could watch next.
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The Devil Judge (Netflix)
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Taxi Driver (Viki & Prime Video Add-On)
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The Punisher (Disney+ & Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Frank Castle, also known as “The Punisher”, believes he has exacted revenge on the criminals responsible for the tragic murder of his family. However, he soon uncovers a larger, deeper conspiracy behind the events that occurred, involving his time serving in the Marine Corps. Alongside run-ins with law enforcement, his ex-best friend Billy Russo, and former NSA analyst Micro, Frank seeks to uncover the truth once and for all.
Beyond Evil (Netflix & Viki)
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Revenge of Others (Hulu)
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