Movies like Ava

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Ava (2020)
 5.4
 45K
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, surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: female spy, female assassin, female agent, strong female character, intelligence agency, woman fights a man, woman with a gun, hitman, contract killing, crimes, pursuit, peril, man fights a woman, conspiracy, undercover agent, martial arts, gangsters, espionage, airplane, henchman, fight, spy, musician, party, money ...
Time: 2020s
Place: paris france, boston, saudi arabia

Most similar movies to Ava

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspense, neo noir and exciting films with plots about shot to death, brutality, deception, betrayal, pistol, gun and murder mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Ava: Red Sparrow (2018), Anna (2019), The Coldest City (2017), Close (2019), Hotel Artemis (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
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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 spy, female assassin, female agent, deception, spy, russian spy, secret mission, seduction, manipulation, sexploitation, training, secret agent ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: russia, budapest, hungary, europe, england ...
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100%
 6.6
 66K
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, female protagonist, double agent, russian spy, cia, one woman army, female agent, kgb, murder, model ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s, year 1987, year 1985 ...
Place: paris france, milan italy, moscow russia, bahamas, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, harsh, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: female spy, female assassin, undercover agent, double agent, woman fights a man, female agent, female warrior, spy, lesbian, femme fatale, cold war, undercover ...
Time: year 1989, 20th century, 80s, year 1987
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, east berlin east germany, germany, eastern europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 22K
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, sincere, disturbing, psychological, neo noir ...
Plot: bodyguard, heiress, strong female character, kidnapping, tough girl, female warrior, danger, murder, betrayal, conspiracy, chase, police ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: morocco, africa, sudan, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 48K
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: exciting, tense, suspense, captivating, neo noir ...
Plot: hotel, nurse, crime boss, survival, organized crime, female killer, top secret, mysterious woman, murder, mob boss, chase, strong female character ...
Time: near future, 2020s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 15K
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, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, martial arts, robbery, conspiracy, female assassin, tough girl, hand to hand combat, assassin, money, one woman army, hitman, fistfight ...
Place: washington d.c., cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 9K
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, exciting, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: female assassin, female killer, gangsters, brutality, betrayal, gangster, little boy, murder, guilt, revenge, car chase, organized crime ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 5K
Black Water (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A deep cover operative awakens to find himself imprisoned on a submarine. With the help of a fellow prisoner and an amateur agent, he must race against the clock to escape the vessel and expose who set him up.
Style: suspense, serious, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: submarine, martial arts, violence, murder, danger, cia, brutality, blood, betrayal, dishonesty, operative, beard ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 32K
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, terrorism, betrayal, spy mission, timebomb, spy, brutality ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: langley virginia, big ben london, tower bridge london, moscow russia, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 10K
Miss Bala (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Gloria finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, emotional, intense ...
Plot: mob boss, female spy, drug lord, drug cartel, slave trade, beauty queen, sniper, cia agent, corruption, bodyguard, prostitution, danger ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, tijuana mexico, san diego california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 26K
The Informer (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In New York, former convict Pete Koslow, related to the Polish mafia, must deal with both Klimek the General, his ruthless boss, and the twisted ambitions of two federal agents, as he tries to survive and protect the lives of his loved ones…
Style: suspense, suspenseful, thought provoking, psychological, rough ...
Plot: prison, organized crime, violence, undercover, danger, police, brutality, murder, ex convict, prison gang, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 40K
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, rogue agent, cia, bomb, investigation, thief, criminal, espionage, gunfight, surveillance, bank ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.5
 306
Maximum Force (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, undercover, chase, prostitute, police detective, renegade, police officer, computer cracker, crime, partners, dishonesty, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: violence, vendetta, political prisoner, tragic hero, conspiracy, husband wife relationship, chase, betrayal, prisoner, attempted murder, female assassin, little girl ...
Time: 2000s
Place: korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: tense, exciting, brutal, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: one man army, gunfight, criminal's revenge, vengeance, tough guy, murder, shooting, danger, crimes, assassin, martial arts, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sahara, grand central station manhattan new york city, morocco, manhattan new york city, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Assassination Games (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Romania
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Brazil is a contract killer, willing to take any job if the price is right. Flint left the assassin game when a ruthless drug dealer’s brutal attack left his wife in a coma. When a contract is put out on the same coldblooded drug dealer, both ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, karate, chases and races, partners, vengeance, kickboxing, crimes, anti heroes, sniper, fight, drug cartel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, bucharest, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
John Wick: Chapter Two (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, neo noir, bloody, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, lone hero, one against many, warrior, hand to hand combat, dark hero, gun, tough guy, bounty hunter, bandit, assassin, organized crime ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.3
 267K
The Accountant (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise.
Style: surprise ending, tense, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: lone hero, autism, sniper, accountant, gunfight, organized crime, justice, mathematics, money laundering, hitman, federal agent, criminal ...
Time: 2000s, 20th century, 2010s, 21st century, year 2010 ...
Place: new york, new hampshire, washington d.c., germany, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 53K
Live by Night (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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, gangster, gangsters, love, mafia, chase, alcohol, friendship, criminal ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: florida, boston, miami, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 920
Slaughter (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Slaughter, a former Green Beret, avenges the killing of loved ones by the Mob, and in so doing is coerced by the Feds into traveling to Mexico to finish off surviving mobsters.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, profanity, gangsters, heroes, tough heroes, track down, uninhibited rivalry, crime, crimes, rivalry, chases and races, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 14K
6 Bullets (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary known for finding missing children is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has been kidnapped.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: child prostitute, danger, child in peril, kidnapping, daring rescue, crime, crimes, missing child, organized crime, father son relationship, tough guy, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Marine 5: Battleground (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While working as an EMT back stateside Jake Carter after responding to a distress call, finds himself caught up protecting a person of interest from a biker gang ruthlessly hunting them down.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: biker, murder, chase, survival, betrayal, violence, brutality, fight, gunfight, death, foot chase, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Tax Collector (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: David Cuevas is a family man who works as a gangland tax collector for high ranking Los Angeles gang members. He makes collections across the city with his partner Creeper making sure people pay up or will see retaliation. An old threat returns to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, mad ...
Plot: violence, danger, drug dealer, tax collector, drugs, taxes, family relations, sadism, partners, crimes, male nudity, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 2020s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 4.5
 4K
The Doorman (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former Marine turned doorman at a luxury New York City high-rise must outsmart and battle a group of art thieves and their ruthless leader — while struggling to protect her sister's family. As the thieves become increasingly desperate and ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, female protagonist, heroes, gang, criminal, combat, fight, rescue, fistfight, friendship, military service, rehabilitation ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: new york, bucharest, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.9
 3K
Altitude (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A female FBI agent is offered millions to help a thief escape from a hijacked airplane.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: airplane hijack, terrorist, rescue, criminal, gang, race against time, hostage situation, pilot, hostage, passenger, airplane, money ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 40K
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, race against time, kidnapping, accountant, hostage, politics, terrorism, conspiracy, murder, conspiracy theory, assassination plot, one day ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorist, cia, mentor, counter terrorism, recruit, hand to hand combat, terrorist plot, mole, government agent, revenge, mercenary, mission ...
Time: 2010s
Place: virginia, rome italy, romania, istanbul turkey, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, Canada, Sweden, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cyber-criminals and corrupt government officials - both in Sweden and in the United States - whom are only known as The Spider Society.
Style: suspense, intense, captivating, realistic, tense ...
Plot: computer cracker, programmer, father daughter relationship, computer hacker, hacker, rogue agent, technology, one against many, terrorism, female terrorist, journalist, blackmail ...
Time: 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, washington d.c., eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 31K
Sleepless (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs is caught in a high stakes web of corrupt cops and the mob-controlled casino underground. When a heist goes wrong, a crew of homicidal gangsters kidnaps Downs’ teenage son. In one sleepless night ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, exciting ...
Plot: organized crime, kidnapping, police corruption, undercover cop, robbery, rescue, brutality, father son relationship, race against time, police detective, tough cop, betrayal ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 18K
Black and Blue (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Exposure follows a rookie Detroit African-American female cop who stumbles upon corrupt officers who are murdering a drug dealer, an incident captured by her body cam. They pursue her through the night in an attempt to destroy the footage, but to ...
Style: suspense, tense, bleak, slang, neo noir ...
Plot: drug lord, rookie, police, police corruption, danger, criminal gang, organized crime, policewoman, mercilessness, police chase, corruption, justice ...
Time: 2010s
Place: detroit, louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%