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What to Watch If You Love Red Sparrow 

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Updated March 26, 2019 120 votes 45 voters 3.4k views 21 items

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Need something new to watch after finishing Red Sparrow? You're not alone! The inimitable Jennifer Lawrence played a convincing spy in 2018's Red Sparrow and fans of the film are clamoring for similar fare. Fortunately, there are hundreds of movies and TV series like Red Sparrow fans can enjoy now that the film has come and gone. Luc Besson's classic about a female assassin, Nikita, is an obvious choice for fans of Red Sparrow, but there are many others fans can choose from on the small screen.

Television series like Red Sparrow include some popular shows like Netflix's The Punisher, Den of Thieves, and La Femme Nikita, a show based on the film mentioned above. Lawrence's performance as a strong woman taking part in an international mole hunt may be hard to emulate, but the espionage series and movies listed here should hopefully make up for the feeling of emptiness that comes after watching an amazing movie like Red Sparrow and knowing it's over. 

For more recommendations for spy movies and TV shows, and other similar fare, browse this list and feel free to add any similar shows and movies you think are missing!

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The Punisher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love Red Sparrow
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Marvel's The Punisher (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television series created for Netflix by Steve Lightfoot. Former Force Recon officer Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal), known throughout New York City as "the Punisher" after exacting revenge on those responsible for his family, uncovers a larger conspiracy beyond what was done to him and his family. ...more on Wikipedia

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Taken is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love Red Sparrow
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Taken (NBC, 2017) is a Franco-American drama series developed by Alexander Cary, based on the film trilogy. Former Green Beret Bryan Mills (Clive Standen) must overcome a personal tragedy, in order to get revenge while starting his career as a special intelligence operative. ...more on Wikipedia

Taken is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love Red Sparrow
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Taken is a 2008 French action thriller film directed by Pierre Morel. A former CIA operative (Liam Neeson) sets about tracking down his teenage daughter Kim (Maggie Grace) and her best friend Amanda (Katie Cassidy) after the two girls are kidnapped by Albanian human traffickers while traveling in France during a vacation. ...more on Wikipedia

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Shooter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love Red Sparrow
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Shooter (USA, 2016) is an American television drama series based on the novel Point of Impact by Stephen Hunter and the 2007 film of the same name. It stars Ryan Phillippe as Bob Lee Swagger, a highly trained Force Recon Marine and MARSOC CSO Scout Sniper, and Omar Epps as his former Commanding Officer, Isaac Johnson. ...more on Wikipedia

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