The Existential Hitman

The lone hitman has long been a subject that has fascinated filmmakers, the mythical outlaw who kills for money, yet lives by his own code. Why is someone who kills for money so fascinating?

  • This Gun for Hire
  • The Killers
  • Ashes and Diamonds
  • Murder by Contract
  • Blast of Silence
  • The Manchurian Candidate
  • The Killers
  • Pale Flower
  • Tokyo Drifter
  • Le Samouraï
  • Branded to Kill
  • A Colt Is My Passport
  • The American Soldier
  • Violent City
  • Get Carter
  • The Mechanic
  • The Day of the Jackal
  • Golgo 13
  • The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
  • The American Friend
  • Golgo 13: Assignment Kowloon
  • Golgo 13: The Professional
  • The Hit
  • Prizzi's Honor
  • Best Seller
  • Cohen and Tate
  • The Killer
  • La Femme Nikita
  • The Hitman
  • Nemesis
  • Point of No Return
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Léon: The Professional
  • Little Odessa
  • Assassins
  • Nemesis 2: Nebula
  • Nemesis 3: Time Lapse
  • Nemesis 4: Death Angel
  • Beyond Hypothermia
  • Grosse Pointe Blank
  • The Jackal
  • The Replacement Killers
  • The Big Hit
  • Jerry and Tom
  • Golgo 13: Queen Bee
  • Bangkok Dangerous
  • Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
  • The Whole Nine Yards
  • Get Carter
  • Fulltime Killer
  • Road to Perdition
  • Assassination Tango
  • The Memory of a Killer
  • The Whole Ten Yards
  • The Manchurian Candidate
  • Collateral
  • The Matador
  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith
  • Invisible Waves
  • Smokin' Aces
  • Hitman
  • You Kill Me
  • No Country for Old Men
  • In Bruges
  • Bangkok Dangerous
  • Contract Killers
  • The Limits of Control
  • Wild Target
  • The American
  • Drive
  • Colombiana
  • The Mechanic
  • Kill List
  • Killer Joe
  • Looper
  • Killing Them Softly
  • The Iceman
  • Interview with a Hitman
  • Contract Killers
  • John Wick
  • Hitman: Agent 47
  • American Ultra
  • Nemesis 5: The New Model
  • John Wick: Chapter 2
  • John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum