Atomic Blonde (2017)

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Atomic Blonde is a 2017 American action spy thriller film directed by David Leitch, in his first solo directorial credit, and written by Kurt Johnstad. It is based on Antony Johnston and Sam Hart’s 2012 graphic novel The Coldest City, published by Oni Press, which revolves around a spy who has to find a list of double agents who are being smuggled into the West on the eve of the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989. The film stars Charlize Theron and James McAvoy, with John Goodman, Til Schweiger, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella and Toby Jones in supporting roles.

The film had its world premiere at South by Southwest on March 12, 2017 and will be released theatrically on July 28, 2017, by Focus Features.

In 1989, on the eve of the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the shifting of superpower alliances, Lorraine Broughton, a top-level spy for MI6, is dispatched to Berlin to take down a ruthless espionage ring that has just killed an undercover agent for reasons unknown. She is ordered to cooperate with Berlin station chief David Percival, and the two form an uneasy alliance, unleashing their full arsenal of skills in pursuing a threat that jeopardizes the West’s entire intelligence operation.

Directed by David Leitch
Produced by

Charlize Theron
Beth Kono
A. J. Dix
Kelly McCormick
Eric Gitter
Peter Schwerin

Screenplay by Kurt Johnstad
Based on
The Coldest City

Antony Johnston
Sam Hart


Charlize Theron
James McAvoy

Music by Tyler Bates
Cinematography Jonathan Sela
Edited by Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir

Denver and Delilah Productions
Closed on Mondays Entertainment

Distributed by Focus Features
Release date

March 12, 2017 (SXSW)
July 28, 2017 (United States)

Running time
115 minutes[1]
Country United States
Language English
Budget $30 million[2]


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