While we get in terms with the new normal, Lionsgate Play has got you covered with a dose of griping entertainment this month. With action and thriller movies being the most watched content, Lionsgate Play has put up the best of critically and commercially acclaimed action and thriller movies for theaficionados who love action/thriller genre. Get ready for a heart pounding experience as you witness the best of fight scenes, the deadly bloodbath, chase scenes and much more to give you an adrenaline rush.
Here are our best picks for the month of April 2020, available all month long on partner platforms of Lionsgate Play – Vodafone Play, Idea Movies & TV and Airtel Xstream.
1. John Wick 3
John Wick 3 – Parabellum is a 2019 American neo-noir action thriller film starring Keanu Reeves as the eponymous character. It is the third installment in the John Wick film series, following John Wick (2014) and John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017). The film is directed by Chad Stahelski and written by Derek Kolstad, Shay Hatten, Chris Collins, and Marc Abrams, based on a story by Kolstad. It also stars Halle Berry, Laurence Fishburne, Mark Dacascos, Asia Kate Dillon, Lance Reddick, Anjelica Huston, and Ian McShane. In the film, which picks up minutes after the end of the previous film, ex-hitman John Wick finds himself on the run from legions of assassins after a $14 million contract is put on his head due to his recent actions.Lionsgate Play hosted India digital premier of the film on 3rd April 2020 on it’s partner platforms Vodafone Play, Idea Movies & TV, Airtel Xstream.
2. John Wick 2
John Wick: Chapter 2 (also known as simply John Wick 2) is a 2017 American neo-noir action thriller film directed by Chad Stahelski and written by Derek Kolstad. It is the second installment in the John Wick film series, and the sequel to the 2014 film John Wick. It stars Keanu Reeves, Common, Laurence Fishburne, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ruby Rose, John Leguizamo, and Ian McShane. The plot follows hitman John Wick (Reeves), who goes on the run after a bounty is placed on him. Principal photography began on October 26, 2015, in New York City. The film is available on partner platforms of Lionsgate Play – Vodafone Play,Idea Movies & TV and Airtel Xstream.
3. John Wick
John Wick (retroactively known as John Wick: Chapter 1) is a 2014 American neo-noir action thriller film directed by Chad Stahelski, in his directorial debut, and written by Derek Kolstad. It stars Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Adrianne Palicki, Bridget Moynahan, Dean Winters, Ian McShane, John Leguizamo, and Willem Dafoe. It is the first installment in the John Wick film series. The story focuses on John Wick (Reeves) searching for the men who broke into his home, stole his vintage car and killed his puppy, which was a last gift to him from his recently deceased wife (Moynahan). Stahelski and David Leitch directed the film together, though only Stahelski was credited. The film is available on partner platforms of Lionsgate Play – Vodafone Play, Idea Movies & TV and Airtel Xstream.
Next is a 2007 American science fiction action thriller film directed by Lee Tamahori and starring Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore, Jessica Biel, Thomas Kretschmann, Tory Kittles, and Peter Falk. The film’s original script was loosely based on the science fiction short story “The Golden Man” by Philip K. Dick. The film tells the story of Cris Johnson, a small-time magician based in Las Vegas, who has limited precognition; his ability allows him to see into the very immediate future. His gift makes him a target not only of a highly motivated and heavily armed group of terrorists, but also wanted by the FBI to help them fight those same terrorists. The film is available on partner platforms of Lionsgate Play – Vodafone Play, Idea Movies & TV and Airtel Xstream.
5. American Assassin
American Assassin is a 2017 American action thriller film directed by Michael Cuesta and starring Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan, Shiva Negar, and Taylor Kitsch. It was written by Stephen Schiff, Michael Finch, Edward Zwick, and Marshall Herskovitz. Based on Vince Flynn’s 2010 novel of the same name, its plot is about young CIA black ops recruit Mitch Rapp, who helps a Cold War veteran try to stop the detonation of a rogue nuclear weapon.The film is available on partner platforms of Lionsgate Play – Vodafone Play, Idea Movies & TV and Airtel Xstream.
6. The Spy who dumped me
The Spy Who Dumped Me is a 2018 American black comedy/spy thriller film directed by Susanna Fogel and co-written by Fogel and David Iserson. The film stars Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon, Justin Theroux, Sam Heughan, Hasan Minhaj, and Gillian Anderson and follows two best friends who are chased by assassins through Europe after one of their ex-boyfriends turns out to be a CIA agent.The film is available on partner platforms of Lionsgate Play – Vodafone Play, Idea Movies & TV and Airtel Xstream.
7. Robin Hood
Robin Hood is a 2018 American action-adventure film directed by Otto Bathurst and written by Ben Chandler and David James Kelly, from a story by Chandler. It is a quasi-contemporary retelling of the Robin Hood legend, and follows his training by John to steal from the Sheriff of Nottingham. The film stars Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx, Ben Mendelsohn, Eve Hewson, Tim Minchin, and Jamie Dornan.The film is available on partner platforms of Lionsgate Play – Vodafone Play, Idea Movies & TV and Airtel Xstream.
8. Gods of Egypt
Gods of Egypt is a 2016 fantasy action film directed by Alex Proyas based on the ancient Egyptian deities. It stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler, Brenton Thwaites, Chadwick Boseman, Élodie Yung, Courtney Eaton, Rufus Sewell and Geoffrey Rush. The film portrays a mortal Egyptian hero who partners with the Egyptian god Horus to save the world from Set and rescue his love. The film is available on partner platforms of Lionsgate Play – Vodafone Play, Idea Movies & TV and Airtel Xstream