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Ava (2020)

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Ava is a deadly assassin who works for a black ops organization, traveling the globe specializing in high profile hits. When a job goes dangerously wrong she is forced to fight for her own survival.

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Tate Taylor

Writer:

Matthew Newton
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Chastain ... Ava
John Malkovich ... Duke
Common ... Michael
Geena Davis ... Bobbi
Jess Weixler ... Judy
Ioan Gruffudd ... Peter
Diana Silvers ... Camille
Joan Chen ... Toni
Colin Farrell ... Simon
Efka Kvaraciejus ... Alain
Christopher J. Domig ... Gunther
Michel Muller Michel Muller ... Teddy
Dieter Riesle ... Gunther's Officer
Aramis Merlin ... Gunther's Officer
Michael Guarnera ... Lobby Bartender
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Storyline

Lethally beautiful and incredibly efficient in her dangerous line of work, Ava, a taciturn lone wolf and cold-blooded assassin, is starting to develop a conscience. Having beaten her alcohol and substance dependence with the help of Duke, her grizzled mentor of death and father figure, more and more, unstable Ava lets guilt get in the way of closing her "deals", attracting unwanted attention by breaking protocol. As a result, after a botched attempt to liquidate a high-profile target, Ava reunites with her estranged family after eight long years of absence, unaware that she has just signed her death warrant. Now, as Ava tries to settle old scores and reconnect with her loved ones, every killer in the business is after her. Can Ava rely on Duke to have her back? Written by Nick Riganas

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Kill. Or Be Killed.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language throughout, and brief sexual material | See all certifications »

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Due to his history with domestic violence and public pressure, Matthew Newton stepped down from writing and directing the film. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie, Ava exits the Mandarin Oriental to follow Simon. The next scene shows them on the North Bank bridge, a good 40-45 minutes walk from 776 Boylston St. There's no way they could have walked so far in such a short amount of time. See more »

Quotes

Duke: [from the trailer] Rescind the kill order.
Simon: I can't do that... it's business
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Written by Andreas Pique
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Classic Hollywood tragicomedy of incompetence
22 August 2020 | by notanySee all my reviews

This is classic Hollywood comedy: Actor (played by Jessica Chastain) who also owns the production company (Freckle Films) hires another actor with one hit as a director to direct an action flick written by his actor friend and they get many famous actors to act on it. How hard it is to do an action film with famous actors. It's surely a huge hit.

Little they know, the actor-writer is not a good writer and actor-producer is not good at reading scripts as he think he is. Because everyone is friends with everyone, nobody is honest. Hilarity ensues. Experience is tragic for the audience. Comedy for the Hollywood insiders.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | German

Release Date:

25 September 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$170,349, 27 September 2020

Gross USA:

$470,529

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,961,468
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2.39 : 1
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