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Anna (2019)

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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.


Luc Besson


Luc Besson (screenplay)
970 ( 37)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sasha Luss ... Anna
Helen Mirren ... Olga
Luke Evans ... Alex Tchenkov
Cillian Murphy ... Lenny Miller
Lera Abova ... Maude
Alexander Petrov ... Piotr
Nikita Pavlenko Nikita Pavlenko ... Vlad
Anna Krippa ... Nika
Aleksey Maslodudov Aleksey Maslodudov ... Jimmy
Eric Godon ... Vassiliev
Ivan Franek ... Mossan
Jean-Baptiste Puech ... Samy
Adrian Can ... John
Alison Wheeler Alison Wheeler ... Dorothée
Andrew Howard ... Oleg


Anna (Sasha Luss) is a young beautiful girl who managed to make a career in the fashion world. More recently, she was a simple model from Moscow, but in a very short time, she was able to enter the elite. Once she entered the hotel of an influential and very dangerous person, after which a whole mountain of corpses was discovered there. The girl is being interrogated by special services, but she has absolutely nothing to tell them on this fact. She looks scared, and no one suspects her. Anna goes free and begins preparing for a new business. Under the guise of a fragile beauty, is hiding the world's most dangerous assassin, who has not yet misfired. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Never Make the Weapon the Target


Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, language, and some sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?


Writer, Producer, and Director Luc Besson was accused of sexual misconduct during production of this movie. Although no charges were filed due to lack of evidence, the studio and distributors subsequently distanced themselves from the movie, releasing it without official screenings and with only a minimum of publicity. This movie, which was supposed to be the breakthrough for model-turned-actress Sasha Luss, only made thirty million dollars worldwide, which could mean the end for Besson's EuropaCorp studio, that was already struggling from his previous box-office failure, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017). See more »


At various points in the film there are modern cars view-able which are not in line with the year in which the film is based - 1990; 0:24:36 (2014 Hyundai taxis in background), 0:38:21 (car passing outside restaurant window), most notably at 0:46:26 (2004 Citroen C4 far left) and 0:48:26 (2008 Skoda Yeti). See more »


Lenny Miller: [guns drawn on each other] Let me help her, Tchenkov.
Alex Tchenkov: What makes you think she needs your help?
[as agents start surrounding them]
Lenny Miller: She gonna die.
Alex Tchenkov: We're all going to die one day.
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Crazy Credits

Russian text on the box containing head of CIA agent (with Latin transliteration here): glavnaya pochta. It means "Main Post Office" but one can also read as "Head Delivery". See more »


The Helvetic Magician
Performed by K Büsser
(p) & (c) Ed.Berlin Production Music
Universal Production Music GmbH
With courtesy of Universal Production Music France
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User Reviews

Stylish and Wild Action Film with a Rather Weak but Fun Plot
16 October 2019 | by danew13See all my reviews

Not as well written as his Nikita, but Besson keeps the body count flowing in Anna with far greater numbers. Much of the film keeps you guessing and then answers with several flashback scenes.

Some of the wild action is on the outrageous level of a Bruce Willis Die Hard film. but just as enjoyable. The lead Sasha Luss does a decent job as Anna the assassin.

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Release Date:

21 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office


EUR30,690,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,600,647, 23 June 2019

Gross USA:


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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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