Ballerina is a Korean action film written and directed by Lee Chung-hyun. The Netflix film follows the story of Ok-ju, an ex-bodyguard who is on a quest to fulfill her friend’s last wish: revenge. Ballerina is action-packed with some really heavy moments that are played to perfection by Jeon Jong-seo. So, if you loved the Netflix film here are some similar movies you could watch next.
Lady Vengeance (Pluto TV, Tubi & Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: After being wrongfully convicted, a woman is imprisoned for 13 years and forced to give up her daughter. While in prison she gains the respect of her cellmates and plots her revenge on the man responsible. Once released, she begins her elaborate plan of retribution, but discovers a horrifying truth.
Kill Bill: Volume 1 (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: The acclaimed fourth film from groundbreaking writer and director Quentin Tarantino (PULP FICTION, JACKIE BROWN), KILL BILL VOLUME 1 stars Uma Thurman (PULP FICTION), Lucy Liu (CHARLIE’S ANGELS, CHICAGO), and Vivica A. Fox (TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME) in an astonishing, action-packed thriller about brutal betrayal and an epic vendetta! Four years after taking a bullet in the head at her own wedding, The Bride (Thurman) emerges from a coma and decides it’s time for payback … with a vengeance! Having been gunned down by her former boss (David Carradine) and his deadly squad of international assassins, it’s a kill-or- be- killed fight she didn’t start but is determined to finish! Loaded with explosive action and outrageous humor, it’s a must-see motion picture event that has critics everywhere raving!
I Saw the Devil (Prime Video)
Synopsis: I Saw The Devil is a shockingly violent and stunningly accomplished tale of murder and revenge from Korean genre master KIM Jee-woon (The Good, The Bad, The Weird and A Tale of Two Sisters). Oldboy’s CHOI Min-sik plays Kyung-chul, a dangerous psychopath who kills for pleasure. The embodiment of pure evil, he has committed horrifying and senselessly cruel serial murders on defenseless victims, successfully eluding capture by the police.
Hanna (Hulu & Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Directed by Joe Wright (“Pride & Prejudice,” “Atonement”), HANNA tells the fairy-tale adventure of a teenage girl (Saoirse Ronan) who goes out into the world for the first time – and has to battle for her life. Raised by her widowed father Erik (Eric Bana), an ex-CIA man, in the wilds of North Finland, Hanna is trained to hunt and in extreme self-defense to prepare her to her future role as an assassin. Forced into the real world, Hanna must prove herself against a ruthless intelligence operative Marissa Wiegler (Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett), who has long kept a dark secret about Hanna’s real relationship with her father. After she escapes from the CIA, Hanna travels from Morocco to Spain and finally to Berlin for a final showdown with Wiegler, and with the truth about where she comes from.
The Villainess (Peacock & Prime Video)
Synopsis: Bloody revenge is at the heart of this stylish action-thriller that injects the classic femme fatale story with a shot of adrenaline as it follows a former assassin who will stop at nothing to cut ties to her past.
Synopsis: Meticulous and preternaturally skilled, Kate is the perfect specimen of a finely tuned assassin at the height of her game. But when she uncharacteristically blows an assignment targeting a member of the yakuza in Tokyo, she quickly discovers she’s been poisoned, a brutally slow execution that gives her less than 24 hours to exact revenge on her killers. As her body swiftly deteriorates, Kate forms an unlikely bond with the teenage daughter of one of her past victims. Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Miku Martineau, and Woody Harrelson, and directed by Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, Kate follows a burned assassin’s furious pursuit of one last self-appointed job.
Atomic Blonde (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Oscar®-winner Charlize Theron stars as elite MI6’s most lethal assassin and the crown jewel of her Majesty’s secret intelligence service, Lorraine Broughton. When she’s sent on a covert mission into Cold War Berlin, she must use all of the spycraft, sensuality and savagery she has to stay alive in the ticking time bomb of a city simmering with revolution and double-crossing hives of traitors. Broughton must navigate her way through a deadly game of spies to recover a priceless dossier while fighting ferocious killers along the way in this breakneck action-thriller from director David Leitch (John Wick).
Colombiana (Netflix & Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: From writer/producer Luc Besson (The Fifth Element, Leon: The Professional ) comes Colombiana. Zoe Saldana plays a young woman who has grown up to be an assassin after witnessing the murder of her parents as a child. Turning herself into a professional killer, she remains focused on her ultimate goal: to hunt down and get revenge on the mobster responsible for her parents’ deaths.
Gunpowder Milkshake (Netflix)
Synopsis: Sam (KAREN GILLAN) was only 12 years old when her mother Scarlet (LENA HEADEY), an elite assassin, was forced to abandon her. Sam was raised by The Firm, the ruthless crime syndicate her mother worked for. Now, 15 years later, Sam has followed in her mother’s footsteps and grown into a fierce hit-woman. She uses her “talents” to clean up The Firm’s most dangerous messes. She’s as efficient as she is loyal. But when a high-risk job goes wrong, Sam must choose between serving The Firm and protecting the life of an innocent 8-year-old girl – Emily (CHLOE COLEMAN). With a target on her back, Sam has only one chance to survive: Reunite with her mother and her lethal associates, The Librarians (MICHELLE YEOH, ANGELA BASSETT and CARLA GUGINO). These three generations of women must now learn to trust each other, stand up to The Firm and their army of henchmen, and raise hell against those who could take everything from them.
Ava (Netflix & Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: 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.