Movies like Ava 2020

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Ava (2020)
 5.4
 53K
Ava (2020)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A black ops assassin is forced to fight for her own survival after a job goes dangerously wrong.
Style: tense, exciting, twists and turns, suspense, captivating, disturbing, surprise ending, neo noir, ambiguous ending
Plot: female agent, female spy, female assassin, strong female character, assassin, intelligence agency, woman fights a man, one woman army, woman with a gun, murder, hitman, femme fatale, contract killing, betrayal, female protagonist, one against many, attempted murder, crimes, peril, spy, revenge, fight, crime boss, family relations, secret agents ...
Time: 2020s
Place: saudi arabia, paris france, france, boston

Most similar movies to Ava

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, surprise ending, exciting and neo noir films with plots about deception, gun, chase, murder, assassin, brutality and betrayal mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Ava: Anna (2019), Red Sparrow (2018), Atomic Blonde (2017), Close (2019), Unlocked (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 79K
Anna (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Canada, Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.
Style: suspense, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: female assassin, female spy, female agent, female protagonist, cia agent, double agent, model, one woman army, cia, spy, russian spy, undercover agent ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1987, year 1990, year 1985
Place: paris france, new york, france, bahamas, moscow russia ...
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93%
 6.6
 182K
Red Sparrow (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, sexual, erotic, rough ...
Plot: female agent, female spy, female assassin, spy, russian spy, deception, secret mission, seduction, manipulation, sexploitation, government agent, sexual humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, budapest, hungary, europe, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.7
 190K
Atomic Blonde (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, sexy, harsh, atmospheric ...
Plot: female spy, female assassin, undercover agent, female agent, female killer, woman fights a man, double agent, spy, cold war, lesbian, female warrior, femme fatale ...
Time: year 1987, year 1989, 80s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, germany, eastern europe, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 24K
Close (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A counter-terrorism expert takes a job protecting a young heiress. After an attempted kidnapping puts both of their lives in danger, they must flee.
Style: suspense, disturbing, sincere, psychological, neo noir ...
Plot: bodyguard, heiress, strong female character, female warrior, tough girl, kidnapping, conspiracy, murder, chase, betrayal, police, female bodyguard ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: morocco, africa, sudan, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 34K
Unlocked (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK, USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After failing to apprehend the terrorist behind a Paris attack that claimed dozens of lives, CIA agent Alice Racine is forced to live in London as a caseworker. Her mentor unexpectedly calls her back into action when the CIA discovers that another ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: cia agent, female spy, cia, female warrior, rogue agent, biohazard, timebomb, spy, spy mission, terrorism, betrayal, deception ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012
Place: buckingham palace, big ben london, paris france, langley virginia, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 349K
Black Widow (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Natasha Romanoff, on the run from the government following her disobedience to the Sokovia Accords and for aiding Steve Rogers, finds herself on her own and is forced to deal with some of the red in her ledger.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: female spy, female assassin, female agent, strong female lead, superheroine, tough girl, heroes, secret agents, female protagonist, female killer, heroine, one against many ...
Time: 2020s, year 2016, 90s, year 1995, 2010s
Place: russia, norway, morocco, ohio, budapest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 16K
Momentum (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Alex, an infiltration expert with a secret past, accidentally reveals her identity during what should have been a routine heist, she quickly finds herself mixed up in a government conspiracy and entangled in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with ...
Style: tense, suspense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, martial arts, female protagonist, female killer, tough girl, conspiracy, assassin, robbery, heist, brutality, hitman, one woman army ...
Place: cape town south africa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: John Wick is on the run for two reasons… he’s being hunted for a global $14 million dollar open contract on his life, and for breaking a central rule: taking a life on Continental Hotel grounds. The victim was a member of the High Table who ...
Style: exciting, tense, brutal, suspense, harsh ...
Plot: one man army, gunfight, criminal's revenge, tough guy, vengeance, murder, assassin, rescue, crimes, martial arts, dark hero, chase ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sahara, grand central station manhattan new york city, morocco, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.0
 53K
Hotel Artemis (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, 'Hotel Artemis' follows the Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: hotel, nurse, crime boss, organized crime, female killer, survival, murder, mysterious woman, top secret, mob boss, chase, one day ...
Time: near future, 2020s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 239K
The Tourist (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: American tourist Frank (Johnny Depp) meets mysterious British woman Elsie (Angelina Jolie) on the train to Venice. Romance seems to bud, but there's more to her than meets the eye. Remake of the 2005 French film "Anthony Zimmer", ...
Style: twists and turns, visually appealing, exciting, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female spy, outsmarting, undercover agent, master criminal, female agent, mysterious character, femme fatale, love story, tourist, love, manipulation, misled ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice, paris france, europe, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Sweden, Bulgaria, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The world’s most lethal odd couple – bodyguard Michael Bryce and hitman Darius Kincaid – are back on another life-threatening mission. Still unlicensed and under scrutiny, Bryce is forced into action by Darius's even more volatile wife, ...
Style: exciting, captivating, buddy comedy, surprise ending, entertaining
Plot: hitman, bodyguard, killer, adventure, mission, female agent, crimes, agent, black ops, terrorism, heroic mission, covert operation ...
Time: 2020s, 50s
Place: london, rome italy, athens greece, tuscany, florence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 64K
Peppermint (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A grieving mother transforms herself into a vigilante following the murders of her husband and daughter, eluding the authorities to deliver her own personal brand of justice.
Style: exciting, brutal, rough, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: vigilante, justice, drug cartel, corruption, loss of child, one woman army, police corruption, murder, fighting the system, female martial artist, revenge killing, female protagonist ...
Time: year 2012, year 2017, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 10K
Proud Mary (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mary is a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes bad.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, neo noir ...
Plot: female assassin, female killer, brutality, little boy, guilt, organized crime, car chase, revenge, murder, betrayal, gangsters, paranoia ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 28K
The Protege (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Rescued as a child by the legendary assassin Moody and trained in the family business, Anna is the world’s most skilled contract killer. When Moody, the man who was like a father to her and taught her everything she needs to know about trust and ...
Style: suspense, realistic, captivating, tense, serious ...
Plot: female assassin, spy, female killer, revenge, assassin, murder, chase, female protagonist, hitman, assassination, professional killer, female mercenary ...
Time: year 1991
Place: bucharest, vietnam, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 57K
Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime.
Style: neo noir, stylized, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prohibition, organized crime, betrayal, revenge, gangsters, love, mafia, chase, criminal, friendship, murder, police ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, boston, miami, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
American Assassin (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: cia, terrorist, counter terrorism, government agent, mentor, kickboxing, one against many, recruit, terrorist plot, tough guy, mole, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, istanbul turkey, romania, warsaw poland, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Eleventh Hour (2008)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An ex-Navy SEAL, Michael Adams, (Matthew Reese) was captured during a raid to free Japanese prisoners from a North Korean prison camp. He endures the North Koreans torture for three years -- seen only as flashbacks -- then released back into ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, exciting, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: female agent, vendetta, violence, husband wife relationship, chase, tragic hero, conspiracy, political prisoner, male female relationship, brutality, assassination plot, husband wife estrangement ...
Time: 2000s
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 72K
Nikita (1990)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A beautiful felon, sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a policeman, is given a second chance - as a secret political assassin controlled by the government.
Style: stylized, neo noir, atmospheric, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female killer, female assassin, double life, hitman, female spy, undercover, mentor, impossible love, robbery, training, secret identity, young woman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: france, venice, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Gunpowder Milkshake (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In her turbulent life as a professional assassin, Sam has no choice but to go rogue to save the life of an innocent 8-year-old girl in the middle of the gang war she has unleashed.
Style: suspense, exciting, tense, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: assassin, female assassin, mother daughter estrangement, mother daughter relationship, female killer, family in danger, revenge, agent, female protagonist, criminal, murder, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 78K
Mile 22 (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A CIA field officer and an Indonesian police officer are forced to work together in confronting political corruption. An informant must be moved twenty-two miles to safety.
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: black ops, top secret, martial arts, secret agents, terrorist, cia, political corruption, computer cracker, machismo, bravery, terrorist group, investigation ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016
Place: southeast asia, indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 168K
6 Underground (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After faking his death, a tech billionaire recruits a team of international operatives for a bold and bloody mission to take down a brutal dictator.
Style: suspense, exciting, surprise ending, non-linear, psychotronic
Plot: mission, parkour, teamwork, fight, good versus evil, justice, deception, brutality, machismo, paranoia, courage, chase ...
Time: future, 2010s, year 2017
Place: hong kong, italy, paris france, middle east, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 223K
Jason Bourne (2016)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: chase, cia agent, tough guy, spy, black ops, rogue agent, cia, espionage, amnesia, lone hero, investigation, rescue ...
Time: 90s, year 2016, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, greece, london, washington d.c., rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 311K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspense, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, female protagonist, espionage, female spy, strong female lead, spy, double agent, female assassin, secret agents, cia agent, chase, secret service ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, ussr, russia, north korea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Plot: corrupt cop, survival, police, death of friend, chase, murder, police chase, violence, self mutilation, martial arts, spy, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seattle, washington state, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.5
 268
The Blood Bond (2011)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a war-torn Asian land, peace lies in the hands of the Bagwun, a revered religious leader. When he is wounded in an assassination attempt, his sworn protector, Deva, sets out on a dangerous journey to find the one man who can provide the rare ...
Style: tense, disturbing, intense, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: military, doctor, drunkenness, chase, fear, mentor, revenge, death, car chase, nurse, murder, spy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 27K
Fire with Fire (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fireman takes an unexpected course of action when a man whom he's been ordered to testify against – after being held up at a local convenience store – threatens him.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: firefighter, witness protection, vigilantism, murder, police detective, u.s. marshal, rescue, vengeance, crimes, hidden identity, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new orleans, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 11K
Triple Threat (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Thailand, China, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A crime syndicate places a hit on a billionaire's daughter, making her the target of an elite assassin squad. A small band of down-and-out mercenaries protects her, fighting tooth and nail to stop the assassins from reaching their target.
Style: intense, brutal, suspense, bloody, surprise ending
Plot: organized crime, hitman, police shootout, mercenary, police, martial arts, fight, captivity, murder, chase, police station, police officer killed ...
Time: 2010s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Hunter's Prayer (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An assassin forges an unlikely partnership with one of his targets: a woman seeking revenge for the murder of her family.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: assassin, escape, survival, teenage girl, drug addict, escape attempt, betrayal, runaway, teenager, warrior, innocent person killed, rescue ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, yorkshire, france, switzerland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.1
 11K
Extraction (2015)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A former CIA operative is kidnapped by a group of terrorists. When his son learns there is no plan for his father to be saved, he launches his own rescue operation.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: terrorist, death of wife, murder, deception, brutality, rescue, machismo, father son relationship, escape, death, violence, revenge ...
Time: year 2004, year 2005, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century ...
Place: eastern europe, central europe, langley virginia, usa, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, Hong Kong, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: John Wick is forced out of retirement by a former associate looking to seize control of a shadowy international assassins’ guild. Bound by a blood oath to aid him, Wick travels to Rome and does battle against some of the world’s most dangerous ...
Style: suspense, tense, bloody, brutal, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, lone hero, one against many, tough guy, warrior, bounty hunter, assassin, woman fights a man, dark hero, manhunt, weapons, one man army ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%