Working undercover movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant working undercover movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense and humorous films and TV shows about / with working undercover, undercover, crimes, dialogue, police investigation, runaway, vengeance, law enforcement, chase and mentor plots mostly in Crime, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as working undercover: Graceland (2013), Inglourious Basterds (2009), K.C. Undercover (2015), Miss Congeniality (2000), The Americans (2013), The Departed (2006), Point Break (2015), Point Break (1991), 21 Jump Street (2012), Shades of Blue (2016).

List of working undercover movies

 7.7
 16K
Graceland (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, working undercover, special agents, rookie, crime, coworker, crimes, fighting crime, young man, undercover, drug dealer, temperamental ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA, Germany
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: dark humor, atmospheric, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, war, working undercover, nazism, fascist, sadism, legendary, nazi, soldier, danger, world war two, self sacrifice ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
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K.C. Undercover (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: K.C. Cooper, a high school math whiz and karate black-belt, learns that her parents are spies when they recruit her to join them in the secret government agency, The Organization. While she now has the latest spy gadgets at her disposal, K.C. has a ...
Style: exciting, humorous, sitcom, not serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, working undercover, child spy, state affairs, heroic mission, youth, young heroes, family relations, secret identity, danger, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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Miss Congeniality (2000)
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: feel good, funny, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: undercover agent, beauty pageant, fish out of water, special agents, working undercover, fbi agent, tough girl, fbi, beauty queen, investigation, tomboy, personality change ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1982, year 2000, 2000s ...
Place: texas, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, new jersey ...
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 8.4
 83K
The Americans (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: captivating, exciting, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: undercover, cold war, kgb, secret agents, espionage, russian, parents and children, double life, fbi, working undercover, mole, double agent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., soviet union
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 8.5
 1.2M
The Departed (2006)
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: tense, captivating, surprise ending, twist ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, mole, police, crimes, working undercover, neo noir, undercover cop, crime, mind game, undercover, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, taiwan, china, harvard university
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 5.3
 58K
Point Break (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: extreme sports, heist, working undercover, surfing, chase, crimes, friendship, fbi, gang, undercover, redemption, interpol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pacific ocean, usa, italy, africa, france ...
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 7.3
 158K
Point Break (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the coastal town of Los Angeles, a gang of bank robbers call themselves The Ex-Presidents commit their crimes while wearing masks of Reagan, Carter, Nixon and Johnson. The F.B.I. believes that the members of the gang could be surfers and send ...
Style: exciting, surprise ending, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: extreme sport, bank robbery, extreme sports, working undercover, gang, special agents, undercover, surfer, fbi, surfing, ex athlete, wave ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, australia, hawaii
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 7.2
 509K
21 Jump Street (2012)
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: buddy comedy, humorous, funny, ridiculous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, parody, working undercover, party, partners against crime, high school life, undercover cop, marijuana, rookie, undercover, geek, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, 2000s, year 2012 ...
Place: usa
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 7.0
 10K
Shades of Blue (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: working undercover, fbi, police corruption, police detective, police investigation, law enforcement, dirty cop, single mother, dishonesty, crimes, undercover, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Kindergarten Cop (1990)
Genre: Action, 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: light, humorous, sincere, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, mischievous children, working undercover, kindergarten, teacher, undercover, police investigation, hidden identity, disorder, small town, chase, child in peril ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s, twentieth century, year 1990 ...
Place: oregon, los angeles, california
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 5.0
 19K
So Undercover (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the FBI hires her to go undercover at a college sorority, Molly Morris (Miley Cyrus) must transform herself from a tough, streetwise private investigator to a refined, sophisticated university girl to help protect the daughter of a one-time ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: undercover, college, youth, hidden identity, lifestyle, campus, student life, working undercover, social relations, private detective, fbi, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Big Momma's House (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
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: funny, humorous, toilet humor, ridiculous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, working undercover, disguise, undercover, physical appearance, crime, disorder, hidden identity, gender bending, fall in love, farce, basketball ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, georgia, southern usa
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 9.3
 282K
The Wire (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between ...
Style: tense, cynical, suspenseful, clever, rough ...
Plot: police detective, drug dealing, urban ghetto life, police investigation, fighting crime, working undercover, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, wiretap, drug lord, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
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 7.5
 13K
Legends (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, government agency, undercover, fbi, secret identity, espionage, mysterious character, state affairs, betrayal, dishonesty, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Agent Cody Banks (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Recruited by the U.S. government to be a special agent, nerdy teenager Cody Banks must get closer to cute classmate Natalie in order to learn about an evil plan hatched by her father. But despite the agent persona, Cody struggles with teen angst.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, sexy, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: secret agents, adventure, heroes, working undercover, child spy, espionage, spy, teenage life, undercover, family, cia, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, hong kong
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Infernal Affairs (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chan Wing Yan, a young police officer, has been sent undercover as a mole in the local mafia. Lau Kin Ming, a young mafia member, infiltrates the police force. Years later, their older counterparts, Chen Wing Yan and Inspector Lau Kin Ming, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, organized crime, gangsters, betrayal, mind game, psychologist, mob boss, mole, crime, crimes, double life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hong kong, asia
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 5.6
 130K
White Chicks (2004)
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, idiotic, funny, satirical, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, fish out of water, special agents, gender bending, working undercover, undercover, fbi, crossdressing, gender, gender disguise, crimes, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Gangland Undercover (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: This drama series is a fictionalized retelling of the story of meth dealer-turned-ATF informant Charles Falco, who spent three years inside one of America's most dangerous motorcycle gangs, the Vagos. Although Falco originally took on the ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: motorcycle gang, working undercover, informant, crimes, undercover, undercover agent, organized crime, gang, reenactment, criminal, outlaw, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.1
 145K
Spy Game (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Japan, France, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Veteran spy Nathan Muir is on the verge of retiring from the CIA when he learns that his one-time protégé and close friend, Tom Bishop, is a political prisoner sentenced to die in Beijing. Although their friendship has been marred by bad blood and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, spy, espionage, working undercover, mentor, rescue, undercover, bribery, political corruption, government agency, danger, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s
Place: china, langley virginia, cyprus, saigon, berlin germany ...
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 7.6
 20K
New World (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 135 min.
Story: An undercover cop has his loyalties tested when the boss of the corporate gang he's spent years infiltrating dies.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, brutal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal gang, undercover cop, working undercover, moral dilemma, crimes, mafia, mind game, police chief, rivalry, group of criminals, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea, seoul
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The Fast and the Furious (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Domenic Toretto is a Los Angeles street racer suspected of masterminding a series of big-rig hijackings. When undercover cop Brian O'Conner infiltrates Toretto's iconoclastic crew, he falls for Toretto's sister and must choose a side: ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: car, car chase, car race, street racing, chases and races, chase, gang, tough guy, theft, law enforcement, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, manhattan new york city
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Full Metal Panic! (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Kaname Chidori’s one of the most popular girls at her high school – unfortunately, it’s her growing popularity off campus she should be worrying about. Unbeknownst to Kaname, terrorists are plotting her abduction, believing she possesses the ...
Style: exciting, mecha, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parallel world, battles, weapon system, save the world, secret identity, super weapon, fall in love, rescue, high school, society, love and romance, secret movement ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ethan Hunt and his team are racing against time to track down a dangerous terrorist named Hendricks, who has gained access to Russian nuclear launch codes and is planning a strike on the United States. An attempt to stop him ends in an explosion ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, secret agents, espionage, mission, teamwork, frame up, top secret, courage, save the day, cia, undercover, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia, dubai, hungary, budapest, seattle ...
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 6.7
 196K
2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, undercover, corruption, bank robbery, cia, foe turned friend, working undercover, organized crime, betrayal, investigation, money, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, mexico, california
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American Dragon: Jake Long (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: American Dragon: Jake Long is an American superhero animated television series. It produced by Walt Disney Television Animation created by Jeff Goode. It premiered on Disney Channel on January 21, 2005 and was discontinued on September 1, 2007.
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, secret identity, teenage life, teenage protagonist, youth, siblings relations, working undercover, supernatural power, best friends, heroes, escapades, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
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The Professional (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Till recently a University professor, a bohemian writer, a member of Belgrade's intellectual circles and a passionate opponent of the Milosevic's regime meets the man, unknown to him, but who knows every tiny detail of his life. Man tells ...
Style: clever, thought provoking, intellectual, twists and turns, humorous ...
Plot: working undercover, mind game, life turned upside down, uncover truth, undercover, secret agents, rivalry, social decay, hidden identity, satire, communism, rebelliousness ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, serbia, balkan
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 7.0
 57K
Breach (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eric O'Neill, a computer specialist who wants to be made an agent is assigned to clerk for Robert Hanssen, a senior agent with 25 years in the FBI, and to write down everything Hanssen does. O'Neill's told it's an investigation ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, intense, serious ...
Plot: espionage, spy, double agent, fbi, surveillance, investigation, undercover, betrayal, manipulation, working undercover, special agents, suspicion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2001
Place: washington d.c., usa, ussr, moscow russia
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 6.3
 107K
Entrapment (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two thieves, who travel in elegant circles, try to outsmart each other and, in the process, end up falling in love.
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, heist, art theft, master criminal, partners, undercover, working undercover, dishonesty, love and romance, mind game, art thief, blackmail ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, malaysia, manhattan new york city, new york, manhattan, new york city ...
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 7.6
 4K
Dark Blue (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Blue was an action/drama television series which premiered on TNT on July 15, 2009, at 10 pm. It ended its run on September 15, 2010. The series is set in Los Angeles, California. It revolves around Carter Shaw, the leader of an undercover ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, police investigation, police detective, fighting crime, law enforcement, crime, crimes, team, right and wrong, coworker, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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