Atomic Blonde (2017)

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"Atomic Blonde" is a 2017 action thriller film directed by David Leitch and starring Charlize Theron. The movie is set in 1989, just prior to the fall of the Berlin Wall, and follows MI6 agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) as she is sent to Berlin to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a list of undercover operatives.

The film is known for its stylish and gritty depiction of the Cold War era, as well as its intense action sequences and Theron's powerful performance as the lead character. The movie is based on the graphic novel "The Coldest City" by Antony Johnston and Sam Hart, and the screenplay was written by Kurt Johnstad.

As Lorraine navigates the complex and dangerous world of espionage in Berlin, she must deal with rival agents, double-crosses, and her own past, which is revealed through a series of flashbacks. Along the way, she teams up with a local agent named David Percival (James McAvoy) to complete her mission and uncover the truth behind the murder and the list.

The movie is known for its impressive fight scenes, which were choreographed by veteran stunt performer and martial artist Sam Hargrave, who also worked on the Marvel Cinematic Universe films. Theron trained extensively for the role, performing many of her own stunts and fighting sequences, which contributed to the film's realistic and intense action.

"Atomic Blonde" was praised for its strong performances, engaging plot, and stylish visuals, and was noted for its depiction of a powerful and complex female lead character in a genre typically dominated by male protagonists.