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The list contains the best, new and most relevant working undercover movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, tense and humorous films and TV shows about / with working undercover, undercover, crimes, danger, law enforcement, chase, crime, chases and races, dialogue and dishonesty plots mostly in Crime, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, Germany, Canada and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as working undercover: 21 Jump Street (2012), Miss Congeniality (2000), White Chicks (2004), Big Momma's House (2000), Point Break (2015), The Departed (2006), The Americans (2013), Penguins of Madagascar (2014), Kindergarten Cop (1990), Inglourious Basterds (2009).
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The Departed
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA, Hong Kong
151 min.
 8.5
The Americans
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
44 min.
 8.4
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Marvel's Spider-Man
Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
USA
21 min.
 6.3
Quarry
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 8.2

List of working undercover movies

 7.2
 462K
21 Jump Street
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: humorous, buddy comedy, funny, absurd, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: working undercover, high school, undercover cop, partners against crime, friendship, police investigation, parody, misfit partners, unlikely friendships, gunfight, foul language, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa
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Miss Congeniality
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When the local FBI office receives a letter from a terrorist known only as 'The Citizen', it's quickly determined that he's planning his next act at the Miss America beauty pageant. Because tough-as-nails Gracie Hart is the only ...
Style: funny, feel good, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: working undercover, undercover agent, beauty pageant, investigation, fish out of water, special agents, friendship between girls, save the day, police investigation, adaptation, femininity, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, year 1982
Place: new jersey, texas, usa, hawaii, manhattan new york city
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 5.5
 113K
White Chicks
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two FBI agent brothers, Marcus and Kevin Copeland, accidentally foil a drug bust. As punishment, they are forced to escort a pair of socialites to the Hamptons, where they're going to be used as bait for a kidnapper. But when the girls realize ...
Style: humorous, funny, idiotic, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: working undercover, fish out of water, special agents, crossdressing, cross dressing, dumb, gender bending, undercover, gender, police investigation, drugs/alcohol, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Big Momma's House
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a street-smart FBI agent is sent to Georgia to protect a beautiful single mother and her son from an escaped convict, he is forced to impersonate a crass Southern granny known as Big Momma in order to remain incognito.
Style: humorous, funny, comic, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: working undercover, hidden identity, female impersonation, undercover cop, disguise, fall in love, surveillance, crime, family, undercover, cross dressing, gender bending ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: georgia, usa
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 5.3
 51K
Point Break
Genre: Action, Crime, Sport, Thriller
Country: China, Germany, USA, Austria, Italy, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young undercover FBI agent infiltrates a gang of thieves who share a common interest in extreme sports. A remake of the 1991 film, "Point Break".
Style: exciting, intense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, working undercover, extreme sports, fbi, surfing, chase, friendship, undercover, revenge, redemption, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, hawaii, california, alps, pacific ocean ...
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 8.5
 1.0M
The Departed
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 151 min.
Story: To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises ...
Style: twist ending, suspense, tense, bleak, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover cop, mole, crime, gangsters, mafia, police, working undercover, police investigation, law enforcement, corruption, police corruption, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, harvard university, china, taiwan
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 8.4
 66K
The Americans
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War period in the 1980s, The Americans is the story of Elizabeth and Philip Jennings, two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple in the suburbs of Washington D.C. and their neighbor, Stan Beeman, an FBI ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret agents, undercover, kgb, espionage, fbi, working undercover, double life, cold war, russian spy, couple relations, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, soviet union, washington d.c.
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Penguins of Madagascar
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, espionage, friendship, buddies, talking animals, penguins, working undercover, rescue, escapades, danger, family, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: antarctica, rio de janeiro, new york, venice, shanghai ...
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Kindergarten Cop
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Hard-edged cop John Kimble gets more than he bargained for when he goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher to get the goods on a brutal drug lord while at the same time protecting the man's young son. Pitted against a class of boisterous ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: teacher, police investigation, fish out of water, hidden identity, working undercover, small town, disorder, mischievous children, bullying, undercover, chase, undercover cop ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1990, 1990s, twentieth century
Place: kindergarten, california, oregon
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Inglourious Basterds
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. ...
Style: tense, dark humor, suspense, entertaining, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, war, german, heroic mission, assassination, hitler, working undercover, dynamite, plan gone awry, fictional reality, loss of family member, murder of family ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, germany, europe, paris france
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 7.5
 12K
Legends
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Working for the FBI's Deep Cover Operations division, Martin Odum can transform himself into a different person -- whether it's an assignment as a Serbian extremist, a corrupt Chicago police officer, a British special forces colonel, or a ...
Style: serious, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, working undercover, espionage, fbi, government agency, mysterious character, betrayal, secret identity, state affairs, undercover, danger, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.0
 8K
Drug War
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The taciturn police commander Zhang leads an undercover drugs team and in his continuous battle against the ubiquitous drug barons, takes up arms against his arch enemy, Timmy Choi. When he gets hold of Choi, he makes a deal with him: in exchange ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, working undercover, drug dealing, betrayal, crimes, law enforcement, whistleblower, mole, recruit, drug cartel, dishonesty, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
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 5.6
 23K
The Man
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Special Agent Derrick Vann is a man out to get the man who killed his partner but a case of mistaken identity leads him to Andy Fidler, a salesman with too many questions and a knack of getting in Vanns way
Style: funny, entertaining, intense, witty, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: goofy hero, arms dealer, mistaken identity, working undercover, law enforcement, partners, police investigation, car chase, chases and races, fight scenes, dumb, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
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Code Name: The Cleaner
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cedric the Entertainer plays Jake, a seemingly regular guy who has no idea who he is after being hit over the head by mysterious assailants. When he finds himself entangled in a government conspiracy, Jake and his pursuers become convinced that he ...
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, goofy hero, secret agents, working undercover, martial arts, violence, spy spoof, master criminal, car chase, race against time, save the day, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Charlie's Angels
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three women, detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, light, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: martial arts, kick-butt women, fighting crime, fight scenes, heroic mission, chase, women, partners, female friendship, working undercover, girl power, mixed martial arts ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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 6.9
 2K
Rogue
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: "Rogue" revolves around Grace, a morally and emotionally-conflicted undercover detective who is tormented by the possibility that her own actions contributed to her son’s death. Grace’s search for the truth is further complicated by ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, undercover, law enforcement, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, loss of son, working undercover, crime, murder, parents and children, cheating, who to trust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.3
 25K
Covert Affairs
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A young CIA operative, Annie Walker, is mysteriously summoned to headquarters for duty as a field operative. While Annie believes she's been promoted for her exceptional linguistic skills, there may be something or someone from her past that ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, secret agents, working undercover, state affairs, undercover, workplace, double life, mission gone awry, characters in danger, government agency, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
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 8.2
 9K
Quarry
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of Mac Conway, a Marine who returns home to Memphis from Vietnam in 1972 and finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public. As he struggles to cope with his experiences at war, Conway is drawn into a network of ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, hitman, teaching the ways of the world, working undercover, vietnam veteran, money, murder, haunted by the past, homecoming, adaptation, corruption, blackmail ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: usa, mississippi
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The Man in the High Castle
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel, The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States.
Style: serious, suspenseful, thought provoking, captivating, tense
Plot: secret identity, alternate reality, espionage, forgery, intrigue, working undercover, dishonesty, political intrigue, rivalry, disorder, betrayal, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, japan
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Dzhentlmeny, Udachi!
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The remake of famous Russian comedy "Dzhentlmeny udachi" (1971).
Style: light, humorous, tense, exciting, absurd
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: working undercover, escapades, criminal heroes, doppelganger, chase, dishonesty, misfit, prison escape, danger, crimes, runaway, adultery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
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 7.7
 45K
Nikita
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Nikita will stop at nothing to expose and destroy Division, the secret U.S. agency who trained her as a spy and assassin.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female killer, hitman, female spy, chases and races, betrayal, working undercover, crimes, secret government organization, mole, killings, assassination, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Shades of Blue
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Sexy New York detective and single mother Harlee Santos fell in with a tight-knit group of dirty cops, taking bribes and protection money that she uses to provide the best life for her honest, talented daughter. But when she's trapped by the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: law enforcement, police corruption, police detective, police investigation, dirty cop, police, friendship, crimes, undercover, moral dilemma, dishonesty, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.7
 15K
Graceland
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Somewhere in Southern California, in a drug raid run by the US government, a beachfront property was seized and turned into a residence for undercover cops. They are all top agents of the DEA, FBI, and Customs and they are living in this house ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, rookie, undercover, special agents, crimes, fighting crime, coworker relationship, verbal byplay, working undercover, danger, drug dealer, temperamental ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 6.9
 25K
Knight Rider
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Michael Long, an undercover police officer, is shot while investigating a case and left for dead by his assailants. He is rescued by Wilton Knight, a wealthy, dying millionaire and inventor who arranges life-saving surgery, including a new face and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, tense, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: a.i., fighting crime, car chase, chases and races, talking car, adventure, partners, armored vehicle, gunfight, weapons, lone hero, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
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 7.1
 9K
Aquarius
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: In the late 1960s, a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his “cause.” The name of that man is Charles Manson.
Style: stylized, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, cult, missing person, hippie, police detective, crimes, policewoman, nickname, police, interrogation, working undercover, murder ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1967 ...
Place: usa
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Marvel's Spider-Man
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: An insecure but courageous and intelligent teen named Peter Parker, a new student of Midtown High, is bitten by a radioactive spider and given powers. He becomes a hero named Spider-Man after the death of his uncle and he must adapt to this new way ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, comic, funny
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, crimes, youth, high school, villain, secret identity, save the world, heroes, adventure, teenage life, fighting crime ...
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Starsky and Hutch
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Starsky & Hutch is a 1970s American cop thriller television series, which consisted of a 70-minute pilot movie and 92 episodes of 50 minutes each. The show was created by William Blinn, produced by Spelling-Goldberg Productions, and broadcast ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police detective, police investigation, partners against crime, police protagonist, buddies, crimes, law enforcement, undercover, car chase, best friend, urban, unlikely partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, southern california
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 7.0
 18K
Intelligence
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A drama centered on a high-tech intelligence operative who is enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain, and the director of the elite government cyber-security agency who supports him.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: government agency, heroes, computers and web, life risking, hi-tech, espionage, secret agents, inventions and discoveries, fellow agent, friendship, working undercover, computer system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.4
 4K
Cobra 11
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Alarm für Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei is a long-running, popular German television series about a two-man team of highway police, originally set in Berlin and later in North Rhine-Westphalia. The series has been broadcast in countries ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, crimes, police investigation, partners, car chase, crime, danger, buddies, tough law enforcer, police interrogation, working undercover, explosion ...
Time: 1990s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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 5.7
 8K
Knight Rider
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: On the heels of NBC's hit movie, the iconic 1980s television classic comes roaring back to life as a reinvented, updated and super-charged action series showcasing the new KITT (Knight Industries Three Thousand). Absolutely the coolest car ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: a.i., talking car, fighting crime, armored vehicle, car chase, adventure, partners, friendship, lone hero, weapons, working undercover, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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