Movies like Ava

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Ava (2020)
 5.3
 16K
Ava (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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, disturbing
Plot: female assassin, female agent, female spy, strong female character, intelligence agency, hitman, contract killing, woman with a gun, woman fights a man, crimes, pursuit, peril, man fights a woman, conspiracy, undercover agent, gun, shooting, black ops, shot in the head

Most similar movies to Ava

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, exciting, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about murder, hitman, danger, crimes, revenge, violence and deadly mostly in Thriller, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Ava: Anna (2019), A Lonely Woman (2018), Red Sparrow (2018), Term Life (2016), Point of No Return (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 58K
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, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: female assassin, female spy, cia agent, double agent, female protagonist, cia, murder, kgb, one woman army, model, female agent, lesbian ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s, year 1987, year 1985 ...
Place: paris france, milan italy, bahamas, moscow russia, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 2.5
 105
A Lonely Woman (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Lonely Woman is about a docile and shy girl, Annie, (Youlika Skafida) an orphan from Greece who all she wanted was to have parents. After living in an orphanage her first 12 years, an elderly wealthy American couple finally adopts her giving her a ...
Style: surprise ending, captivating, exciting, suspense, tense
Plot: hitman, vigilante, love hate relationship, female protagonist, woman with a gun, motorcycle, danger, murder, crimes, couples, gun, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 161K
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, erotic, rough, brutal ...
Plot: female assassin, female spy, deception, russian spy, secret mission, seduction, sexploitation, spy, manipulation, training, secret agent, cia ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia, budapest, hungary, england, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 7K
Term Life (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: If Nick Barrow can stay alive for 21 days, he'll die happy. Everyone Nick knows wants him dead; Mob bosses, contract killers, and dirty cops. Performing the last act of a desperate man, Nick takes out a million dollar insurance policy on ...
Style: exciting, sincere, tense, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, mafia, self sacrifice, survival, danger, deadly, love, brutality, gunfight, murder, obsession, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Point of No Return (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Hardened criminal Maggie Hayward's consistent violence, even in police custody, ends in the execution chamber. However, top-secret US government agent 'Bob' arranges a staged death, so Maggie can be elaborately trained as a phantom ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: female killer, hitman, lethal injection, murder, espionage, undercover, danger, chases and races, addiction, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, government agency ...
Time: future, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, washington d.c., europe, usa, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 17K
Catch .44 (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The lives of three female assassins take a sudden turn when their charming boss lures them into one last job. They soon find themselves thrust into a bizarre situation involving a psychotic hit man, a grizzled trucker and a delusional line cook.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, crime, hitman, murder, police officer, gunfight, tough girl, danger, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
 1K
The Killer (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A cold-blooded contract killer hires the services of a cab driver for a full night. He forces the driver to go around Dubai as he keeps finishing off witnesses scheduled to testify against a gangster.
Style: suspense, tense, twists and turns, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, hostage, danger, crimes, deadly, taxi driver, chase, killings, criminal, murder, confined, victim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, dubai
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Samantha Caine, suburban homemaker, is the ideal mom to her 8 year old daughter Caitlin. She lives in Honesdale, PA, has a job teaching school and makes the best Rice Krispie treats in town. But when she receives a bump on her head, she begins to ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: memory loss, female assassin, strong female lead, amnesia, chase, presumed dead, female protagonist, single mother, rogue agent, hitman, teacher, female killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
The Power of Few (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Spies, cops and armed children cross paths on a day of danger, mystery and possible transformation. Five unusual characters are unknowingly connected to an extraordinary smuggling operation, as religious conspiracy collides with urban crime.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: conspiracy, crimes, escapades, mystery, religions or cults, drugs/alcohol, medicine, multiple storylines, collision, danger, dishonesty, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 39K
Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: assassination, kidnapping, race against time, hostage, politics, accountant, terrorism, conspiracy, murder, conspiracy theory, assassination plot, one day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 105K
The Jackal (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, the perfectionist Jackal proves an elusive target for the men charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy FBI boss and a former IRA terrorist.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, serious, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination attempt, ira, kgb, chase, fbi, trap, cold war, gangsters, vengeance, hidden identity, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal, russia, massachusetts, u.s. capitol building, helsinki finland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Score to Settle (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A former mob enforcer who is released from prison after serving 22 years for a crime he didn't commit sets out on a path for revenge against the people who wronged him.
Style: suspense, rough, exciting, tense, brutal ...
Plot: vengeance, life is a bitch, crime, injustice, twists & turns, murder, violence, brutality, deadly, corruption, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 11K
Galveston (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a violent encounter with his boss' men, Roy finds a prostitute and sees something in her frightened, defiant eyes that prompts a fateful decision. He takes her with him as he flees to Galveston, an action as ill-advised as it is ...
Style: exciting, suspense, tense, captivating, road movie
Plot: hitman, prostitute, illness, murder, cancer, revenge, car accident, anger, motel, crimes, family relations, danger ...
Time: 21st century, year 1988, year 2008
Place: texas, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, anti heroes, anti hero, secret service, murder, undercover, loss of friend, crimes, vengeance, police investigation, track down, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 11K
Cut Bank (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 25 year-old Dwayne McLaren, a former athlete turned auto mechanic, dreams of getting out of tiny Cut Bank, Montana the coldest town in America. But his effort to do so sets in moton a deadly series of events that change his life and the life of the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, tense, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, witnessing a crime, crimes, disorder, dishonesty, witness, cons and scams, nothing goes right, small town, deadly, small town life, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 844
Assassins Tale (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three assassins deal with life, love, addiction and trust as each tries to find the answers to a better life. Together, they prove to be the most trustworthy in this tangled web of murder, greed, friendship and betrayal.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: hitman, crimes, destiny, dishonesty, deadly, betrayal, assassin, murder, danger, violence, low lives, lone wolves ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Assassins' Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corporate assassination forces opportunistic double agents from three nations to fight to retrieve a high-tech computer disk containing schematics for a deadly weapon.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, crimes, undercover, rivalry, dishonesty, danger, hitman, working undercover, vengeance, deadly, haunted by the past, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 37K
Bastille Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Belgium, Luxembourg, China, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much ...
Style: exciting, intense, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: pickpocket, terrorism, bomb, cia, rogue agent, espionage, surveillance, investigation, thief, brutality, criminal, police corruption ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
An Innocent Man (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and the officers frame him as a drug dealer. Rainwood is ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison, police corruption, false accusation, frame up, gang, drug dealing, vengeance, prison gang, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Fulltime Killer (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Professional assassin O has resided in an isolated world of killing and loneliness. But his life begins to change once he meets the innocent Chin; hired to clean O's apartment. However, soon the flamboyent and reckless Tok enters Chin's ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, harsh, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, dark hero, police detective, danger, rivalry, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, law enforcement, fall in love, uninhibited rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, asia, japan, singapore, macau ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Assignment (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ace assassin Frank Kitchen is double crossed by gangsters and falls into the hands of rogue surgeon known as The Doctor who turns him into a woman. The hitman, now a hitwoman, sets out for revenge, aided by a nurse named Johnnie who also has secrets.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, intense, suspenseful
Plot: revenge, hitman, interrogation, massacre, confession, assassin, gender bending, gangsters, femme fatale, danger, vigilantism, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, las vegas, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 355K
Collateral (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cab driver Max picks up a man who offers him $600 to drive him around. But the promise of easy money sours when Max realizes his fare is an assassin.
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, clever, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, taxi driver, hostage, crime, driving at night, killings, organized crime, merciless, crimes, anti heroes, victim, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Coldest City (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, atmospheric, sexy, exciting ...
Plot: female assassin, double agent, undercover agent, spy, female spy, lesbian, cold war, shooting, sexy woman, man fights a woman, blonde, lesbianism ...
Time: year 1989, year 1987, 20th century, 80s
Place: east berlin, berlin germany, germany, east berlin east germany, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 9K
The Package (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, military, investigation, soldier, airport, assassination attempt, prisoner, sergeant, politics, conspiracy, state affairs, government agency ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, chicago illinois, europe, russia, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Desperate Hours (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A criminal holds a wealthy family hostage.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, scary ...
Plot: hostage, mind game, family relations, crimes, manhunt, couple relations, law enforcement, fbi, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, psychopath, suburbs ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 8K
Bullet Head (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of career criminals finds itself trapped in a warehouse with the law – and an Attack Dog named DeNiro closing in.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological
Plot: killer animal, criminal, heist, police detective, warehouse, police, dog, money, safe, drug addict, survival, buddies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 5K
Best Seller (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right, they travel around the country to gather statements and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, heist, hitman, psychopath, police detective, serial killer, crimes, vengeance, writer's life, danger, mind game, gunfight ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Pistol Whipped (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Steven Seagal stars in this gritty, no-holds barred action film as an elite ex-cop with a gambling problem and a mountain of debt. When a mysterious man offers to clear his debts in exchange for the assassination of the city's most notorious ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gambling, hitman, debt, redemption, introspection, danger, dishonesty, downfall, life is a bitch, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 93K
Colombiana (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico, USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Zoe Saldana plays a young woman who, after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: female assassin, vigilante, female killer, vengeance, tough girl, vigilantism, crimes, latinos, danger, hitman, rivalry, sniper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s, year 1992
Place: colombia, usa, south america, latin america, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 235
Fatal Blade (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: East meets West as the Japanese Yakuza battle drug lords and the LAPD in the streets of Los Angeles...
Style: tense, exciting, suspense, captivating
Plot: yakuza, martial arts, hitman, organized crime, katana, nudity (full frontal - brief), katana sword, bare breasts, sex, revenge, police officer
Place: los angeles, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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