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 entertaining films and TV shows about / with working undercover, undercover, crimes, dialogue, vengeance, spy, undercover agent, mentor, chase and runaway 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: K.C. Undercover (2015), So Undercover (2012), 21 Jump Street (2012), Inglourious Basterds (2009), Miss Congeniality (2000), The Departed (2006), Graceland (2013), White Chicks (2004), Agent Cody Banks (2003), The Americans (2013).

List of working undercover movies

K.C. Undercover (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, 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, kids, teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, working undercover, child spy, youth, secret identity, state affairs, parents and children, espionage, family, young heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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 4.9
 20K
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, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: college, youth, undercover, lifestyle, hidden identity, working undercover, social relations, secret agents, student life, private detective, female protagonist, college life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 552K
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: humorous, funny, ridiculous, buddy comedy, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: high school, undercover cop, working undercover, high school life, partners against crime, geek, party, buddy cop, drug dealer, police investigation, friendship, sarcasm ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2012 ...
Place: usa
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Inglourious Basterds (2009)
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, atmospheric, captivating, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, nazi, dark humor, vengeance, revenge, nazism, working undercover, brutality, german, sadism, military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, germany, europe
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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, teens, girls' night
Plot: undercover agent, beauty pageant, fbi agent, female agent, working undercover, crimes, personality change, special agents, tough girl, tomboy, fish out of water, strong female lead ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 2000, 2000s, 90s ...
Place: hawaii, austin texas, usa, texas, new jersey ...
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 8.5
 1.3M
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: twist ending, surprise ending, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, police, crimes, mole, organized crime, undercover cop, working undercover, corruption, mind game, violence, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, china, taiwan ...
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 7.6
 17K
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, tense, realistic, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, fbi, working undercover, rookie, crimes, fighting crime, young man, undercover, undercover agent, coworker, drug dealer, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 5.7
 144K
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: ridiculous, humorous, funny, satirical, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: cross dressing, fish out of water, dumb, gender bending, working undercover, special agents, fbi, undercover, gender disguise, teenager, goofy hero, buddy cop ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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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, sexy, exciting, not serious, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: secret agents, adventure, spy, child spy, espionage, working undercover, teenager, heroes, cia, family, teenage life, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, seattle, hong kong
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 8.4
 98K
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, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, kgb, double life, undercover, secret agents, top secret, mole, working undercover, fbi, government agency ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, ussr
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 9.3
 330K
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, clever, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: police detective, organized crime, urban ghetto life, drug dealing, corruption, police investigation, working undercover, fighting crime, life is a bitch, crimes, drug lord, police ...
Time: 2000s, future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 63K
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: exciting, suspenseful, intense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, extreme sports, chase, fbi, crimes, working undercover, redemption, surfing, rescue, ocean, sport, skydiving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pacific ocean, italy, california, usa, alps ...
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 7.2
 180K
Point Break (1991)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
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, suspense, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, extreme sport, surfing, special agents, gang, surfer, extreme sports, working undercover, fbi, gangsters, undercover, heist ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, hawaii, north america ...
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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, ridiculous, humorous, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: cross dressing, disguise, working undercover, gender disguise, disorder, surveillance, fbi, hidden identity, undercover, physical appearance, farce, obesity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, georgia, southern usa
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 7.0
 157K
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: suspense, tense, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, cia, mentor, terrorist, working undercover, secret agents, vietnam war, rescue, undercover, against the rules, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: china, washington d.c., shanghai, munich germany, cyprus ...
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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
Genre: Action, 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, breathtaking, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, espionage, secret agents, mission, terrorist, frame up, gunfight, top secret, courage, race against time, teamwork, undercover ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington state, dubai, hungary, russia, budapest ...
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The Fast and the Furious (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: car, car chase, street racing, chase, gang, car race, undercover cop, tough guy, drag racing, theft, undercover, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, plymouth, manhattan new york city
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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, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, youth, secret identity, dragon, teenage protagonist, supernatural power, working undercover, heroes, siblings relations, best friends, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
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 6.7
 211K
2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, 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, exciting, humorous, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, undercover, organized crime, working undercover, foe turned friend, corruption, bank robbery, cia, conspiracy, money, betrayal, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, mexico, california
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 50K
Alias (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Sydney Bristow, an agent who has been tricked to believe she is working for the U.S. government, is actually working for a criminal organization named the Alliance of Twelve. Upon learning this, Sydney becomes a double agent for the real CIA.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night, teen drama
Plot: cia, double agent, spy, female spy, female protagonist, secret identity, secret agents, young woman, working undercover, double life, deception, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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The Night Manager (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 358 min.
TV show
Story: Former British soldier Jonathan Pine navigates the shadowy recesses of Whitehall and Washington where an unholy alliance operates between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade. To infiltrate the inner circle of lethal arms dealer ...
Style: suspense, tricky, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, arms dealer, secret service, corruption, undercover, working undercover, hotel, arms dealing, betrayal, crimes, british secret service ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: cairo egypt, europe, london, england, egypt ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 11K
Shades of Blue (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: fbi, working undercover, police detective, police, nypd, police corruption, single mother, dirty cop, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: 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, serious, captivating, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: motorcycle gang, working undercover, organized crime, undercover agent, undercover, crimes, criminal, biker gang, gang, biker, informant, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, virginia, california
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 6.3
 116K
Entrapment (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
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: suspense, surprise ending, exciting, twists and turns, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night
Plot: heist, older man younger woman relationship, art theft, master criminal, art thief, burglar, sexual tension, blackmail, partners, working undercover, perfect crime, new year's eve ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, malaysia, china, scotland ...
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 70K
District B13 (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.
Style: exciting, stylized, buddy movie, futuristic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, fight, parkour, undercover cop, ghetto, crimes, tough guy, bomb, race against time, bully, betrayal ...
Time: future, near future, year 2010, 2010s
Place: france, paris france, hong kong, europe
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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, funny, sincere, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, mischievous children, teacher, kindergarten, small town, children, police investigation, bullying, working undercover, chase, police, undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1990, 90s
Place: california, oregon, plymouth, los angeles
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 7.7
 305K
Donnie Brasco (1997)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.
Style: neo noir, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, fbi, mentor, organized crime, crimes, undercover agent, working undercover, undercover, friends, investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: new york, new jersey, florida, usa, miami ...
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 7.4
 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: twists and turns, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, government agency, special agents, secret identity, undercover, working undercover, swat team, espionage, crimes, mysterious character, betrayal, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, organized crime, mole, police, betrayal, undercover, working undercover, double life, mind game, undercover cop, spy ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hong kong, asia
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 23K
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: tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, mafia, criminal gang, undercover cop, moral dilemma, gang war, mole, group of criminals, rivalry, gang leader, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, korea, asia, seoul
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