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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, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting and tense films and TV shows about / that have / with undercover, working undercover, crimes, law enforcement, crime, violence, gangsters, police, murder and police investigation plots mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries. TOP 10 movies tagged as working undercover: Scorchy (1976), Buying Time (1989), Honor and Glory (1993), Flic Story (1972), Snitch (2013), Rogue (2013), Operation Good Guys (1997), Catch the Heat (1987), Infernal Affairs 3 (2003), Excessive Force (1993).
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Operation Good Guys
Comedy, Crime
UK
30 min.
 8.2
Hearts & Minds
Drama, History, Thriller, War
South Africa
100 min.
 8.1
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The Night Manager
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
UK, USA
358 min.
 8.2
Quarry
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 8.2

List of working undercover movies

 4.7
 183
Scorchy
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: working undercover, gory, crimes, crime, law enforcement, secret agents, blind ambition, chase, drug dealing, sexual relations, drug abuse, breakup, against the odds, ambition, partners, undercover, couples, chases and races, life is a bitch, drug ring, female detective, investigation, female nudity, rape, drugs, wig, violence, betrayal, shower
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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 5.2
 29
Buying Time
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, retirement home, crime, crimes, law enforcement, undercover, rivalry, gang, golden years, master criminal, tough law enforcer, unlikely partners, army investigation, good versus evil, crime gone awry, fighting crime, retirement home life, teenage life, police investigation, deadly, dishonesty, bookie, drug trafficking, car wash, female nudity, revenge, camera
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
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Honor and Glory
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, adventure, rivalry, undercover, fbi agent, news reporter, special agents, espionage, journalism, siblings relations, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes, danger, dishonesty, heroes, law enforcement, flying kick, one woman army, switchblade, spy hero, kickboxer, roundhouse kick, karate chop, female agent, martial artist, ak 47, karate, beretta, kicked in the stomach, secret agent, kicked in the face, blood spatter, mixed martial arts, semiautomatic pistol, disarming someone, tough girl, brawl, hand to hand combat, heroine, fistfight, gunfight, revolver, knife, kickboxing, beating, punched in the stomach, sister sister relationship, crime boss
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
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 6.3
 412
Flic Story
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, cynical
Plot: working undercover, crime, crimes, undercover, gangsters, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, nothing goes right, fish out of water, law enforcement, disorder, naked dead woman, sniper, woman shot, shot in the back, nude woman murdered, gun, gangster, murder
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, french riviera
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Hamilton: In the Interest of the Nation
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, espionage, heroes, undercover, hostages, daring rescue, heroic mission, confined, dishonesty, undercover agent, terrorism, spy, weapon system, missile, sniper, secret agent, assassination, murder investigation, bridge, sex scene, fistfight, helicopter, nightmare, shot in the head, hotel, boxing, doctor, bomb
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, sweden, afghanistan, beirut lebanon, ethiopia, dallas texas, somalia, stockholm sweden
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 6.5
 71K
Snitch
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 112 min.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, intense, rough, exciting, dramatic, suspense, entertaining, harsh
Plot: prison, undercover, crime, undercover cop, drugs/alcohol, working undercover, lone hero, father son relationship, drugs, corruption, chase, crimes, gunfight, car chase, hitman, police corruption, vengeance, gangs, family drama, police investigation, conspiracy, arrest, gangsters, revenge, mentor, runaway, fight scenes, kidnapping, parent child relationship, drug, agent, family, guns, family relations, fbi, violent, redemption, violence, life philosophy, drug dealing, twists & turns, police, storytelling, catastrophe, dialogue, parents and children, mob, frame up, betrayal, family in danger
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, california, new jersey, mexico
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 6.9
 2K
Rogue
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, crime, strong sexual content, crimes, murder, fbi, undercover agent, cheating, law enforcement, criminal heroes, gangsters, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, romancing a criminal, police detective, cheating wife, extramarital affair, gun, husband wife relationship, who to trust, torment, loss of son
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Operation Good Guys
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: working undercover, workplace situations, police station, law enforcement, disorder, police investigation, crimes, undercover, workplace, sergeant, police detective, sitcom, police, right hand man, accountant, incompetent police
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
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 4.7
 136
Catch the Heat
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, crime, crimes, undercover cop, law enforcement, undercover, drug dealing, switching roles, cons and scams, chases and races, deadly, dishonesty, partners, rivalry, female ninja, barefoot, drug dealer, police detective, neck breaking, gun, female nudity, erotica, drugs, violence, murder
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, argentina
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Infernal Affairs 3
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 118 min.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, crime, police investigation, flashback sequence, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover, gang, gangsters, hidden identity, mind game, deadly, mole, dirty cop, death of hero, dark hero, tragic hero, mexican standoff, main character dies, main character shot, beretta, desert eagle, tough guy, semiautomatic pistol, tough cop, police detective, brawl, hand to hand combat, martial arts, death of protagonist, fistfight, gunfight, revolver, gore, violence, flashback, pistol, gang war, psychologist, superior, therapist
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
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Excessive Force
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, crime, jazz, crimes, dishonesty, shoulder holster, shootout at a train station, police shootout, police, law enforcement, rivalry, good versus evil, gangsters, betrayal, one man army, vengeance, friendship, police corruption, chases and races, deadly, heroes, undercover, fitness gym, forced confession, salvation army, saxophonist, bar owner, garbage can, falling off a roof, flying kick, hospital room, coat, boxing gym, refrigerator, broom, maverick cop, roundhouse kick, bagpipes, jazz music, shared shower, hit in the stomach, boxing ring, rooftop fight, boiler room, briefcase full of money, jazz club, jazz musician, photo shoot, sex in shower
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Hearts & Minds
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa
Duration: 100 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, talky, harsh, melancholic, breathtaking, rough, dramatic, reflective, scenic, enigmatic, bleak, witty, atmospheric, stylized, cynical, epic, interesting, emotional, brutal, macabre, dark humor
Plot: working undercover, assassination, assassin, brutality, ethnic conflict, runaway, segregation, death, politics, race issues, culture clash, prejudice, society, gunfight, childhood, state affairs, racism, violence, male nudity, secrets, nudity (topless - notable), redemption, betrayal, genocide, loneliness, discrimination, islam, mentor, murder, catastrophe, civil war, crime gone awry, small town, political, obsession, beautiful scenery, political intrigue, storytelling, drinking, indians, morality, relationships, political unrest, distopia, gangsters, oil, dialogue, life turned upside down, law enforcement, congress
Time: 90s
Place: africa, south africa, moscow russia, california
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Police Story 3: Supercop
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, entertaining, breathtaking, intense, harsh
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, kung fu, fight scenes, working undercover, explosions, gangsters, motorcycle, chase, police corruption, violence, chases and races, vengeance, kidnapping, police investigation, mentor, female martial artist, illegal drugs, catastrophe, crimes, car chase, lone hero, brutality, dark hero, transformation, kick-butt women, law enforcement, runaway, dialogue, undercover cop, undercover, partners, storytelling, weapons, culture clash, guns, prison, death, corruption, redemption, adaptation, family drama, ninja, life philosophy, fantasy world, hip hop, sacrifice, art, assassination, revenge
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, thailand, malaysia, tokyo
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 7.4
 60K
Nikita
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, tense, intense, sexy, talky, realistic, interesting, enigmatic, harsh, atmospheric, exciting, suspense, psychological, brutal, cynical, melancholic, clever, rough, ambiguous ending, surprise ending, tricky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret identity, hitman, assassination, romance, assassin, murder, french, stylish, mentor, assassins, violent, violence, sexualized violence, gunfight, working undercover, brutality, relationships, visceral, vengeance, redemption, dialogue, dark hero, fight scenes, secrets, police investigation, spy, undercover, weapons, love, chase, storytelling, love story, pornography, betrayal, guns, culture clash, runaway, psychology, crime, corruption, gangsters, revenge, special unit, deadly, female killer, fall in love, neo noir, government agency, against the rules, assassination attempt
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Brooklyn's Finest
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, serious, intense, rough, interesting, brutal, suspenseful, dark, stylized, suspense, harsh, melancholic, bad ending, depressing, clever, entertaining, bloody
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, undercover cop, corruption, police, violence, betrayal, guilt, murder, gangsters, drugs/alcohol, multiple storylines, working undercover, violent, moral ambiguity, redemption, gangster, drugs, justice, mentor, brutality, storytelling, police detective, brooklyn new york city, urban, prostitution, police investigation, organized crime, vigilantism, hitman, police brutality, greed, life philosophy, vengeance, family, crimes, gratuitous violence, twists & turns, deception, dialogue, urban ghetto, vigilante, bag of money, revenge, wife husband relationship, neo-noir, dirty cop, runaway, splatter, law enforcement
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, los angeles
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 7.6
 4K
Dark Blue
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, crime, working undercover, crimes, urban, undercover agent, law enforcement, fighting crime, police investigation, partners, workplace, policewoman, temperamental, loss of spouse, bring down, sting operation, lapd, police detective, undercover cop, interracial friendship, african american, police, right and wrong, officer, widow widower, struggle, coworker, marriage, team
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.7
 15K
Graceland
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: verbal byplay, undercover, special agents, crime, working undercover, beach, crimes, fbi, undercover agent, drug dealer, coworker relationship, criminal, law enforcement, fighting crime, temperamental, bring down, rookie, training, scolding, fbi agent, suspicion, law enforcer, loyalty, coworker, young man, girlfriend
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 8.0
 2K
The Beast
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, working undercover, crime, crimes, fbi, crime investigation, undercover agent, undercover cop, law enforcement, partners, undercover, danger, rookie, double agent, fbi agent, internal affairs, criminal, nickname, recruit, superior, unconventional method
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.5
 869
The Fixer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Style: serious, rough, tense, realistic, atmospheric, bleak, gloomy, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: assassination, crime, working undercover, realism, hitman, crimes, undercover, deadly, chases and races, danger, partners, rivalry, surveillance, ex military, british police, ex cop, assassin, brother sister relationship, orphan, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, organized crime, violence, police, secret service, top secret, loner, squad, roommate
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, britain
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 6.6
 3K
Aurangzeb
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, working undercover, crime, crimes, law enforcement, undercover, gangsters, police investigation, mole, presumed dead, police officer shot, protest, premarital sex, anti hero, attempted murder, twin brother, police brutality, dual role, semiautomatic pistol, bikini, hospital, neo noir, police officer killed, falling from height, police corruption, uncle nephew relationship, organized crime, gangster, shot in the chest, sex, police, shower, lookalikes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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The Violent Professionals
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, working undercover, chases and races, urban, violent death, assassin, crimes, law enforcement, undercover, gangsters, investigation, vengeance, vigilantism, car chase, danger, rivalry, blood on wall, traffic policeman, police officer shot through the heart, police commissioner, police escort, police officer shot in the back, police officer kicked, police officer shot in the head, killed in police car, police officer bombed, slashing, shot multiple times, police officer shot, police officer stabbed, police officer shot in the chest, police officer knocked unconscious, kicked in the head, police shootout, bloodbath, shot in the stomach, shot point blank, baseball bat, stabbing, crushed to death, shot in the back, police officer, violence against women, child murder, shot in the head, hospital, knife, beaten to death, head bashed in
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, italy
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 8.0
 321
Harry's Game
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: track down, working undercover, chases and races, irish republican army, danger, undercover, hidden identity, secret agents, terrorism, assassination, vengeance, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, state affairs, disorder, ira
Time: 80s
Place: europe, ireland
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 5.8
 3K
Gator
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, harsh, tense, realistic, intense, entertaining, suspense, romantic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, political corruption, mentor, working undercover, crime, violence, runaway, underdog, tough heroes, justice, sawed off shotgun, lone hero, finnish, chases and races, childhood, family, violent, vengeance, gangsters, unlikely friendships, crimes, catastrophe, prison, dialogue, revenge, culture clash, first contact, redemption, adventure, dishonesty, brutality, organized crime, fantasy world, nerds, storytelling, drinking, adaptation, natural disaster, law enforcement, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), destiny, prostitution, race, happy ending, lame, stereotypes, rivalry, friendship, animals
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
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The Taking of Tiger Mountain
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, History, War
Country: China
Duration: 141 min.
Style: stylized, serious, epic, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, working undercover, adventure, escapades, civil war, undercover, crimes, infiltration, hunger, tiger, army, skiing, mountain, climbing a tree, village, prisoner, little boy, violence, snow, food, airplane, map
Time: year 1946
Place: asia, china
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Silent Predator
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, working undercover, college, school, catholic school, nun, female protagonist, fish out of water, law enforcement, clergy, fighting crime, social differences, mistaken identity, religions or cults, crimes, disorder, woman, undercover, policewoman, jewish
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
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 5.4
 620
Footpath
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 164 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: gangsters, working undercover, criminal heroes, bollywood, school, crimes, crime, law enforcement, gang, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, friendship, going straight, on the run, murder, vengeance, siblings relations, estrangement, police investigation, deadly, rivalry, smuggler, childhood love, undercover, childhood friend, reunion, premarital sex, fratricide, drug addict, childhood, car, pregnancy, hospital, corrupt cop, police corruption, gun, gangster, shot in the chest, false identity, loss of father, sex, police, love, rain, dog, friend, flashback, teacher
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, new delhi
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The Jihadi Warrior
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: martial arts, dancer's life, working undercover, bomb, artists and showbiz, undercover, terrorist plot, muslim, fbi, interrogation, threat, change of heart, explosion, arranged marriage, escape, nuclear, dancer, belief, fist fighting, double life, surveillance, jihad, warehouse, traitor, islam, fbi agent, undercover agent, religion, terrorist, fistfight, gunfight, pigeon, violence, faith, pistol, teacher, suspicion, marriage, secret, shooting
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, india, washington d.c.
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 7.3
 57
Tom Stone
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting
Plot: partners against crime, beach, working undercover, crime, crimes, ex-cop, buddy cop, fighting crime, uncover truth, cons and scams, riddles and clues, criminal heroes, law enforcement, undercover, corporate crime, money laundering, ex cop, ex convict, trailer home, police officer, canadian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Max Embarrassing 2
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France, Canada, Russia, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, tense
Plot: secret agents, working undercover, undercover, teenage life, youth, berlin wall, tourist, cousin cousin relationship, child, arrest, sea, jewish, beach, bare breasts, vodka, love, secret
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1989, year 1979
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union
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 5.3
 49K
Point Break
Genre: Action, Crime, Sport, Thriller
Country: China, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, ridiculous, bad ending, awful, intense, melancholic, surprise ending, entertaining
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, gang, surfing, working undercover, betrayal, bank robbery, heist, crimes, mentor, extreme sports, fbi agent, undercover agent, dialogue, law enforcement, catastrophe, undercover cop, revenge, special agents, storytelling, culture clash, friendship, chase, family, brutality, transformation, rebelliousness, mountain climbing, redemption, natural disaster, immortality, destiny, sexualized violence, greed, death, vengeance, lame, stereotypes, fbi, fantasy world, first contact, lone hero, runaway, alter ego, racing, male nudity, friends, nerds, adaptation, life philosophy, crime
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, hawaii, california, alps, pacific ocean, utah, mexico, italy, africa, france, venezuela, paris france
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