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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, rough and humorous films and TV shows about / with working undercover, undercover, crimes, law enforcement, crime, dialogue, violence, gunfight, police investigation and murder plots mostly in Crime, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, Hong Kong, Germany 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
Shades of Blue
Crime, Drama
USA
60 min.
 7.0

List of working undercover movies

 7.2
 459K
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, year 2005, year 2012 ...
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, tomboy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1982, 2000s
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, surfing, chase, fbi, 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, taiwan, harvard university, china
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 8.4
 65K
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, venice, shanghai, new york ...
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Kindergarten Cop
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: 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, twentieth century, year 1990, 1990s
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, sole survivor ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, germany, europe, paris france
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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, undercover agent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, weapons, lone hero, gunfight, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california
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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: entertaining, exciting, humorous, funny, comic
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, crimes, experiment gone awry, adventure, heroes, teenage life, fighting crime, save the world, youth, secret identity, villain ...
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 5.9
 2K
Twin Sitters
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An evil business executive (played by George Lazenby), is releasing dangerous toxins and the Barbarian Brothers set out to stop his evil work.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sincere, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, mischievous children, brothers, babysitting, friends, prank, when the parents are away, crimes, working undercover, love triangle, restaurant, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
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 4.7
 185
Scorchy
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seattle undercover narc Jackie Parker (Connie Stevens) is out to bust the drug smuggling ring commanded by Philip Bianco.
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 ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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 5.2
 29
Buying Time
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Written and directed by Mitchell Gabourie in 1989. this action movie delves into the world of horse racing, where cunning crooks can win a fortune in an instant. Coerced by the cops into going undercover, two streetwise kids pose as employees at a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, retirement home, crime, crimes, law enforcement, undercover, rivalry, gang, golden years, master criminal, tough law enforcer, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
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Honor and Glory
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: FBI agent Tracy Pride is on a mission to capture businessman Jason Slade, who is involved in extortion and murder. Teaming up with her is her sister Joyce, a news reporter; Dragon, Tracy's partner in Hong Kong, and Jake, a bodyguard who worked ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, adventure, rivalry, undercover, special agents, espionage, journalism, fbi agent, siblings relations, tough heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, hong kong
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 6.3
 425
Flic Story
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Campana, a commissar at the drugs bureau of Paris police gets an undercover job in Nice to catch an Italian-French mafia boss. As he slips into the identity of a gangster's brother, who was already killed, he has to play the role of a loving ...
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 ...
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.
Story: Carl Hamilton manages to infiltrate an international gang that has stolen advanced Swedish GPS-guided missiles. But the league is subjected to a sudden deadly attack by a well drilled group of mercenaries of unknown clients. Hamilton escapes the ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, working undercover, heroes, undercover, hostages, daring rescue, heroic mission, confined, dishonesty, weapon system, undercover agent, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, sweden, afghanistan, beirut lebanon, ethiopia ...
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 6.5
 72K
Snitch
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough ...
Plot: prison, crime, corruption, undercover, father son relationship, drugs, gunfight, car chase, undercover cop, drugs/alcohol, working undercover, violence ...
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.
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, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, crime, strong sexual content, crimes, law enforcement, criminal heroes, murder, gangsters, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Operation Good Guys
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Operation Good Guys is a British mockumentary, a fly-on-the-wall documentary series about an elite police unit's bid to snare one of Britain's most powerful crime lords. It was first screened on BBC Two from 1997 - 2000. Blurring the line ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: working undercover, workplace situations, police station, law enforcement, disorder, police investigation, crimes, undercover, workplace, british humour, right hand man, accountant ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
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 4.8
 144
Catch the Heat
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Gorgeous Checkers Goldberg, a police detective, goes undercover as a stripper in order to stop a ruthless kingpin who has been using unsuspecting starlets in order to smuggle drugs into the United States. With her hot looks, street smarts and ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, crime, crimes, undercover, law enforcement, drug dealing, undercover cop, switching roles, cons and scams, chases and races, deadly ...
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.
Story: Infernal Affairs III is a 2003 Hong Kong crime thriller film directed by Andrew Lau and Alan Mak. It is the third installment in the Infernal Affairs film series, and is both a sequel and a semi-prequel to the original film, as it intercuts events ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, crime, police investigation, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, undercover, gang, gangsters, hidden identity, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
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Excessive Force
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Chicago policeman Terry McCain is determined to put away mobster Sal DiMarco, who always gets acquitted on technicalities. While monitoring a drug sale, a shootout ensues, and one of Terry's fellow officers gets away with $3 million of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, working undercover, crime, jazz, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, good versus evil, betrayal, shoulder holster, shootout at a train station ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Hearts & Minds
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: South Africa
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the final days of the pro-apartheid government, bigoted policeman and assassin Andries Fourie is assigned an undercover job. His task is to pose as a political progressive to infiltrate the African National Congress and assassinate one of the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Plot: assassination, assassin, brutality, death, prejudice, working undercover, racism, murder, politics, ethnic conflict, runaway, segregation ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, south africa, moscow russia
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Police Story 3: Supercop
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Hong Kong detective teams up with his female Red Chinese counterpart to stop a Chinese drug czar.
Style: humorous, exciting, stylized, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police, gangsters, kung fu, motorcycle, chase, violence, kidnapping, working undercover, fight scenes, car chase, undercover cop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: hong kong, china, asia, thailand, malaysia ...
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 7.4
 61K
Nikita
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A beautiful felon, sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a policeman, is given a second chance - as a secret political assassin controlled by the government.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, mentor, french, romance, gunfight, secret identity, assassin, murder, violence, redemption, spy ...
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.
Story: Enforcing the law within the notoriously rough Brownsville section of the city and especially within the Van Dyke housing projects is the NYPD's sixty-fifth precinct. Three police officers struggle with the sometimes fine line between right and ...
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, crime, undercover cop, corruption, police, betrayal, violence, guilt, murder, redemption, police brutality, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, los angeles
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