Spies movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant spies movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, suspense, serious, clever and tense films and TV shows about / with spies, espionage, secrets, dialogue, spy, betrayal, undercover, storytelling, surveillance and runaway plots mostly in Thriller, Action and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as spies: State of Affairs (2014), Funeral in Berlin (1966), Spy Game (2001), The Ipcress File (1965), The Double (2011), The Bourne Identity (2002), The Fourth Protocol (1987), The Russia House (1990), Three Days of the Condor (1975), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011).
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Drama, Thriller
UK
290 min.
 8.6
Smiley's People
Drama, Mystery
UK
360 min.
 8.7
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The Night Manager
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
UK, USA
358 min.
 8.2
Allied
Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
UK, USA
124 min.
 7.1

List of spies movies

State of Affairs
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Each day the President is faced with dozens of life and death decisions, and to prioritize the biggest international crises facing the country, one top CIA analyst - Charleston Tucker - assembles the President's Daily Briefing. This list of ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: politics, state affairs, cia, national security, usa president, white house, workplace situations, dead son, female protagonist, death, spies, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Funeral in Berlin
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Colonel Stok, a Soviet intelligence officer responsible for security at the Berlin Wall, appears to want to defect but the evidence is contradictory. Stok wants the British to handle his defection and asks for one of their agents, Harry Palmer, to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, cerebral, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cold war, espionage, chase, betrayal, british, hotel, murder, spies, politics, secret service, brainwashing ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: germany, east germany, europe, russia, england ...
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 7.1
 132K
Spy Game
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Japan, France
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, stylized, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, spy, cold war, mentor, corruption, conspiracy, assassin, assassination, prison, terrorism, spies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: china, germany, washington d.c., cyprus, saigon ...
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The Ipcress File
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This espionage thriller represents a landmark in spy movies introducing the sly, dry intelligence agent Harry Palmer. The story, centers on Palmer's investigation into British Intelligence security. He's soon enmeshed in a world of ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, brainwashing, investigation, conspiracy, british, betrayal, kidnapping, murder, spies, secret service ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: england, london, europe, albania, scotland yard
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 5.9
 26K
The Double
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending, serious, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, investigation, crime, espionage, assassin, spy, chase, cia, murder, car chase, betrayal, fbi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, russia, mexico, paris france, washington d.c.
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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.
Style: bleak, talky, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, betrayal, spy, drinking, spies, secret agents, secrets, brainwashing, moral ambiguity, surveillance, greed ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london, east germany, europe, germany ...
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The Bourne Identity
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to reconstruct his life, but finds that many people he encounters want him ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amnesia, assassin, car chase, memory loss, spy, cia, assassination, espionage, surveillance, on the run, murder, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, switzerland, barcelona spain, langley virginia ...
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The Fourth Protocol
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Plan Aurora, led by Kim Philby is a plan that breaches the top-secret Fourth Protocol and turns the fears that shaped it into a living nightmare. A crack Soviet agent, placed under cover in a quiet English country town, begins to assemble a nuclear ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, espionage, politics, chase, terrorism, betrayal, spy, conspiracy, russian, british, nuclear bomb, surveillance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, russia, london, big ben london ...
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The Russia House
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: romance, espionage, cold war, politics, cia, spy, russian, spies, government agency, love, happy ending, surveillance ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, england, europe, soviet union, moscow russia ...
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Three Days of the Condor
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: cia, conspiracy, assassin, surveillance, hitman, espionage, spy, murder, paranoia, kidnapping, chase, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, middle east, usa, langley virginia, manhattan new york city ...
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet mole within his former colleagues at the heart of MI6.
Style: atmospheric, clever, bleak, tense, stylized ...
Plot: espionage, spy, cold war, betrayal, investigation, secret service, surveillance, mole, government agency, spies, secrets, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, london, budapest, hungary ...
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The November Man
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An ex- CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, spy, assassin, conspiracy, assassination, chase, mentor, kidnapping, car chase, revenge, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: switzerland, russia, usa, moscow russia, montenegro ...
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 7.2
 6K
Hopscotch
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When CIA operative Miles Kendig deliberately lets KGB agent Yaskov get away, his boss threatens to retire him. Kendig beats him to it, however, destroying his own records and traveling to Austria where he begins work on a memoir that will expose all ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: spy, cia, espionage, cold war, vengeance, lovers on the run, spies, secrets, mentor, chase, kgb, twists & turns ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, usa, austria, germany, bahamas ...
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 7.0
 206K
Spy
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A desk-bound CIA analyst volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, exciting, comic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: espionage, female spy, secret agents, undercover, female agent, partners, weapons, surveillance, betrayal, cia, undercover agent, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, budapest hungary, langley virginia, washington d.c., paris france ...
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The Bourne Supremacy
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a CIA operation to purchase classified Russian documents is blown by a rival agent, who then shows up in the sleepy seaside village where Bourne and Marie have been living. The pair run for their lives and Bourne, who promised retaliation ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: amnesia, espionage, assassin, car chase, spy, cia, violence, chase, on the run, surveillance, revenge, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, germany, russia, italy, usa ...
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The Bourne Ultimatum
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne ...
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, assassin, conspiracy, cia, violence, spy, corruption, memory loss, vengeance, secret service, surveillance, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: langley virginia, london, europe, madrid, moscow russia ...
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The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: At the height of the Cold War, a mysterious criminal organization plans to use nuclear weapons and technology to upset the fragile balance of power between the United States and Soviet Union. CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB agent Illya Kuryakin are ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Plot: spy, cold war, espionage, nuclear bomb, chase, culture clash, betrayal, cia, torture, car chase, conspiracy, assassin ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1963
Place: germany, usa, rome italy, berlin germany, italy
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Mission: Impossible
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No. 1 suspect. To clear his name, Hunt ...
Style: exciting, suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, undercover, mission, secret service, cia, heist, betrayal, master villain, conspiracy, secret agents, murder, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, berlin germany, virginia, kiev ukraine, langley virginia ...
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The Spy Who Loved Me
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Russian and British submarines with nuclear missiles on board both vanish from sight without a trace. England and Russia both blame each other as James Bond tries to solve the riddle of the disappearing ships. But the KGB also has an agent on the ...
Style: exciting, witty, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, adventure, submarine, chase, secret service, murder, shark, assassination, 007, nuclear, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: egypt, england, russia, scotland, britain ...
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The Tailor of Panama
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A British spy is banished to Panama after having an affair with an ambassador's mistress. Once there he makes connection with a local tailor with a nefarious past and connections to all of the top political and gangster figures in Panama. The ...
Style: cynical, clever, talky, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: politics, spy, espionage, corruption, government agency, spies, secrets, violence, chase, 007, secret service, twists & turns ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, england, panama
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 7.6
 249K
Bridge of Spies
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, India, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: cold war, lawyer, spy, espionage, cia, politics, surveillance, court, justice, russian, paranoia, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1957, year 1960 ...
Place: east germany, germany, russia, europe, usa ...
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 6.5
 5K
Arabesque
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: espionage, murder, spy, assassination, chase, gangsters, assassin, gangster, politics, spies, twists & turns, stylish ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe, middle east, oxford university
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The Night Manager
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 358 min.
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: serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, hotel, moral ambiguity, murder, secret service, undercover agent, manager, corruption, british, crimes, violent, violence ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london, egypt
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The Living Daylights
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: James Bond helps a Russian General escape into the west. He soon finds out that the KGB wants to kill him for helping the General. A little while later the General is kidnapped from the Secret Service leading 007 to be suspicious.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, adventure, secret service, chase, assassination, 007, assassin, arms dealer, betrayal, kgb, cold war ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, morocco, england, czechoslovakia, afghanistan ...
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From Russia with Love
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Agent 007 is back in the second installment of the James Bond series, this time battling a secret crime organization known as SPECTRE. Russians Rosa Klebb and Kronsteen are out to snatch a decoding device known as the Lektor, using the ravishing ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, witty, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, assassin, assassination, secret service, cold war, russian, good versus evil, betrayal, 007, murder, verbal byplay ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: russia, europe, scotland, turkey, england ...
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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As a swingin' fashion photographer by day and a groovy British superagent by night, Austin Powers is the '60s' most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the ...
Style: absurd, humorous, funny, satirical, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: spy, parody, goofy hero, spy spoof, secret agents, time travel, james bond spoof, good versus evil, undercover, 007, stupidity, espionage ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 90s, 1990s, year 1967
Place: las vegas, usa, london
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 7.1
 115K
Allied
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1942, an intelligence officer in North Africa encounters a female French Resistance fighter on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. When they reunite in London, their relationship is tested by the pressures of war.
Style: suspense, romantic, intense, realistic, scenic ...
Plot: spy, war, french, love, espionage, wartime, assassination, betrayal, nazi, period piece, german, marriage ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, london, england, germany, north africa ...
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 6.4
 270K
Salt
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspense, surprise ending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, double agent, assassination, cold war, secret service, betrayal, chase, cia, female spy, revenge, russian spy, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, new york, usa, soviet union, manhattan new york city ...
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 290 min.
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.
Style: talky, clever, serious, twists and turns, enigmatic ...
Plot: espionage, spy, cold war, british, betrayal, investigation, secret service, russian, kgb, mole, government agency, spies ...
Time: 20th century
Place: london, europe, england, czechoslovakia, paris france
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Little Nikita
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Roy Parmenter is an FBI agent in San Diego; 20 years ago his partner was killed by a Soviet spy, nicknamed Scuba, still at large. Scuba is now trying to extort the Soviets; to prove he's serious, he's killing their agents one by one, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: espionage, spy, fbi, russian, investigation, government agency, spies, death, conspiracy, chase, mentor, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, russia, soviet union ...
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