news culture Amazon Prime Video: 6 superhero movies to watch if you liked The Boys
Season 3 of The Boys is now over, and you don’t know what to watch while waiting for season 4 which has been made official. The JV editorial team has concocted a selection of superhero films for you while waiting for the continuation of the adventures of Billy Butcher. Everything is available on Amazon Prime Video, so you can enjoy your subscription with peace of mind.
- John Wick
- Watchmen: The Guardians
John Constantine (Keanu Reeves) discovers that humanity is in danger after a trip to Hell and back. A few years later, he meets a policewoman, named Katelin Dodson (Rachel Weisz) whose twin sister has committed suicide in circumstances that are mysterious to say the least. They decide together to investigate and discover a world populated by angels and demons in the shadow of the city of Los Angeles. Constantine is the directorial debut of Francis Lawrence, who later directed I Am Legend and The Hunger Games starring Will Smith and Jennifer Lawrence respectively.
Evan McCauley thinks he is the victim of hallucinations before discovering that they are actually memories of his previous lives. He then joins a group of men and women who are, like him, reincarnated beings called Les Infinis. This group turns out to be a centuries-old secret society and consists of individuals who remember their past lives and use their memories to influence history. Our hero decides to go in search of answers through his memories, memories that could well be the key to preventing the destruction of humanity. Infinity is directed by Antoine Fuqua with Mark Wahlberg, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Sophie Cookson in the cast.
- All about Infinite on AlloCiné.
John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is a former hitman who has just lost his wife Helen following a long illness. He receives as a posthumous gift from his wife a female puppy named Daisy to help him overcome his pain. One day, at a gas station, the bereaved man meets a trio of Russian mobsters wishing to buy his 1969 Ford Mustang. He refuses. During the night, the group breaks into John’s house, steals his car, and brutally kills Daisy. Desiring revenge, John Wick then takes up arms again and becomes this legendary killer again… nicknamed Baba Yaga. The trilogy John Wick continues in cinemas in 2023 with the first of two films supposed to conclude the saga.
- All about John Wick on AlloCiné.
The VALA organization has developed a vaccine, certainly effective, but without preliminary tests before marketing. The company actually serves as a front for a criminal organization that has become the target of a man dressed in a black suit and mask. The latter eliminates the members of VALA in order to avenge his recently deceased family. Rendel is a Finnish film directed by Jeesse Haaja and unlike many others is not based on any comic book. The protagonist is straight out of the director’s imagination.
- All about Rendel on AlloCiné.
Great is a caustically humorous 2010 superhero movie spoof directed by James Gunn, who also directed The Suicide Squad for DC and all three Guardians of the Galaxy volumes for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Frank Darbo decides to become a superhero despite having no supernatural powers. He then becomes “Crimson Bolt” and works to save his wife who has fallen in love with a drug trafficker. In the casting, we find Rainn Wilson, an actor known for his role of Dwight in the famous sitcom The Office, and Elliot Page (Inception, Umbrella Academy).
- All about Super on AlloCiné.
Watchmen: The Guardians
In 1985, in an alternative America, and therefore in the middle of the Cold War, the masked vigilante Rorschach investigates the murder of a former colleague. He quickly discovers that a plot is at work. While a mysterious individual attacks all superheroes and threatens to eliminate them altogether, our protagonist decides to reconnect with his old team of vigilantes in order to prevent this tragedy from happening. Watchmen: The Guardians is a film directed by Zack Snyder (Man of Steel, Batman v Superman, Justice League, Sucker Punch, Rebel Moon) and based on the comic book of the same name created by screenwriter Alan Moore, artist Dave Gibbons and colorist John Higgins .