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20 Movies Like Promising Young Woman (2020)

Atomic Blonde (2017) poster

1 Atomic Blonde (2017) ★ 6.7

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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.
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2 Fatal Attraction (1987) ★ 6.9

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A married man's one-night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
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3 Parasite (2019) ★ 8.6

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In the story, a rich man asks his friend to pretend he has qualifications and take over tutoring for his daughter while they're on vacation. The poor lead takes up this offer but is quickly pushed by both parents into dating their teenage crush: each of them fighting with one another until she eventually agrees and things spiral out of control from there. After some bizarre events, the family's lives are changed forever when somebody moves in during their absence.
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4 Birds of Prey (2020) ★ 6.0

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After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroines Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord.
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5 Wonder Woman (2017) ★ 7.4

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Diana, princess of the Amazons and trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Diana grew up on a sheltered island paradise until one day when she met Steve (the pilot) who told her about a massive conflict in World War I outside their home that needs resolving. So with this information, Diana leaves for Europe where she fights alongside mankind during WWI against Ares's evil plans and discovers more powers than just being able to deflect bullets back at its senders using silver bracelets as well as discovering herself along the way while helping save humanity from annihilation by defeating Ares eventually making it into Wonder Woman history books after all these years since becoming known publicly around 1927 not without controversy over whether or not women should even fight wars let alone wear revealing costumes.
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6 Suffragette (2015) ★ 6.9

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A drama that tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. These women were not primarily from the genteel educated classes, they were working women who had seen peaceful protest achieve nothing. Radicalized and turning to violence as the only route to change, they were willing to lose everything in their fight for equality - their jobs, their homes, their children and their lives. Maud was one such foot soldier. The story of her fight for dignity is as gripping and visceral as any thriller, it is also heart-breaking and inspirational.
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) poster

7 Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) ★ 8.1

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In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in search for her homeland with the aid of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.
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8 John Wick (2014) ★ 7.4

John Wick is, at first glance, an average, average American who leads a quiet, peaceful life. However, not many people know that he was a hired killer, and one of the best professionals in his business.

After the son of a gang leader and his buddies steal his beloved 1969 Mustang, killing his dog Daisy, a gift from his recently deceased wife, John is forced to return to his past. Now Wick begins a hunt for those who have been negligent in crossing him, and he is willing to do anything to get revenge.

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9 Oldboy (2003) ★ 8.4

Abducted on a rainy night in 1988, the obnoxious drunk, Oh Dae-Su, much to his surprise, wakes up locked in a windowless and dilapidated hotel room, for an unknown reason. There, his invisible and pitiless captors will feed him, clothe him, and sedate him to avert a desperate suicide--and as his only companion and a window to the world is the TV in his stark cell--the only thing that helps Oh Dae-Su keep going is his daily journal. Then, unexpectedly, after fifteen long years in captivity, the perplexed prisoner is deliberately released, encouraged to track down his tormentor to finally get his retribution. However, who would hate Oh Dae-Su so much he would deny him of a quick and clean death?

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The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) poster

10 The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) ★ 7.7

'The Count of Monte Cristo' is an adaptation of the Alexander Dumas tale by the same name. Dantes, a sailor who is falsely accused of treason by his best friend Fernand, who wants Dantes' girlfriend Mercedes for himself. Dantes is imprisoned on the island prison of Chateau d'If for 13 years, where he plots revenge against those who betrayed him. With the help of another prisoner, he escapes the island and proceeds to transform himself into the wealthy Count of Monte Cristo as part of his plan to exact revenge.
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11 North Country (2005) ★ 7.3

A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States, Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Kill Bill (2003) poster

12 Kill Bill (2003) ★ 8.2

After awakening from a four-year coma, a former assassin wreaks vengeance on the team of assassins who betrayed her.
The Crow (1994) poster

13 The Crow (1994) ★ 7.6

A man brutally murdered comes back to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée's murder.
Hard Candy (2005) poster

14 Hard Candy (2005) ★ 7.0

Hayley's a smart, charming teenage girl. Jeff's a handsome, smooth fashion photographer. An Internet chat, a coffee shop meet-up, an impromptu fashion shoot back at Jeff's place. Jeff thinks it's his lucky night. He's in for a surprise.
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15 Assassination Nation (2018) ★ 6.0

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After a malicious data hack exposes the secrets of the perpetually American town of Salem, chaos descends and four girls must fight to survive, while coping with the hack themselves.

Assassination Nation (2018) is on #15 spot of movies related to Promising Young Woman (2020). Assassination Nation (2018) was released in 2018, made by Sam Levinson and has average rating 6.0 in 2022. Main stars of the Assassination Nation (2018) film are: Odessa Young, Abra, Suki Waterhouse.

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16 Lady Vengeance (2005) ★ 7.5

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Wrongfully accused of child abduction and murder, the angelic-faced single mother, Lee Geum-ja, is released from prison after thirteen long years. Hell-bent on taking her sweet revenge on the man behind the hideous crime, Lee hatches an infallible plan of retribution with the help of her cellmates; however, planning is easier than doing. Now--as Lee Geum-ja struggles to make amends with the daughter she was forced to give up--at the same time, she finds herself torn between her insatiable thirst for vengeance and the desperate need for atonement. Can she have both?

Lady Vengeance (2005) film was made by . Main stars of the movie: Nam-mi Kang, Jeong-nam Choi, Hye-Sook Go. You can find Lady Vengeance (2005) in the the next genre categories: Crime, Drama, Thriller and Lady Vengeance (2005) has average rating 7.5, according to Screench user votes.

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17 Lady Bird (2017) ★ 7.4

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In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California.
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18 Peppermint (2018) ★ 6.5

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When the system turns a blind eye to the murder of her family, she decides to bring justice herself: to cleanse the city of criminals and corrupt cops in order to avenge her loved ones. After all, revenge is a dish served cold. Cold, like the mint-flavored ice cream that her only daughter loved so much.

Peppermint (2018) movie was filmed by as Director, starring Jennifer Garner, John Gallagher Jr., John Ortiz. Peppermint (2018) belongs to the next genres: Action, Drama, Thriller and has average rating 6.5, according to user votes.

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19 Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) ★ 5.4

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Diana must contend with a work colleague and businessman, whose desire for extreme wealth sends the world down a path of destruction, after an ancient artifact that grants wishes goes missing.

Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) is one of the last movies similar to Promising Young Woman (2020) and it was released in 2020. Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig are the main stars of the film and it belongs to the next genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy and has average user rating of 5.4 according to IMDB and Screench votes.

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20 Anna (2019) ★ 6.6

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Moscow, late 1980s. A scout for a French modeling agency finds a girl Anna at the Izmaylovsky market who meets all his criteria. He is not embarrassed by the fact that the potential model knows several languages, but trades in matryoshkas, and Anna flies to Paris and starts working. But her real job is not to pose for the cameras - the fragile girl works for the KGB and has to clean people by order of Moscow.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) poster

21 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) ★ 7.8

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Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker.

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