British intelligence movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant british intelligence movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, surprise ending and serious films and TV shows about / with british intelligence, spy, espionage, danger, undercover, secret agent, british, murder, betrayal and pistol plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres shot in UK, USA, Germany and other countries.
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british intelligence movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as british intelligence: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Skyfall (2012), The Whistle Blower (1986), The Sea Wolves (1980), Mrs. Wilson (2018), The List of Adrian Messenger (1963), A Dandy in Aspic (1968), Where the Spies Are (1966), Lipstick on Your Collar (1993), Goodnight Sweetheart (1993).

List of british intelligence movies

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
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: tense, bleak, twists and turns, suspense, non-linear ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, mole, british intelligence, investigation, double agent, government agency, betrayal, secret service, torture, kgb ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, budapest, budapest hungary, hungary ...
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Skyfall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of ...
Style: exciting, captivating, suspense, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, secret agent, british secret service, secret service, 007, explosion, secret service agent, secret agents, james bond, chases and races, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: china, istanbul turkey, england, asia, turkey ...
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The Whistle Blower (1986)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A war veteran tries to investigate the murder of his son who was working as a Russian translator for the British intelligence service during the Cold War. He meets a web of deception and paranoia that seems impenetrable...
Style: rough, disturbing, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: translator, murder, whistleblower, cold war, paranoia, british intelligence, amateur detective, rebellion, uncover truth, life turned upside down, state affairs, price of justice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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The Sea Wolves (1980)
Genre: Action, History, War
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This true story follows the exploits of a top secret British military mission to destroy Nazi radio ships in a neutral harbor during WWII. The daring plan is led by British Intelligence officers Col. Lewis Pugh (Gregory Peck) and Capt. Gavin Stewart ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, british intelligence, adventure, war, british colonial, escapades, daring rescue, military life, leadership, heroes, ship, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943, 1930s
Place: india, seaport, asia, germany, portugal ...
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Mrs. Wilson (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Alison Wilson thinks she is happily married until her husband Alec dies and a woman turns up on her doorstep claiming that she is the real Mrs. Wilson. Alison is determined to prove the validity of her own marriage - and her husband's love for ...
Plot: secret past, british intelligence, widow, secret life, death of husband, cold war, bigamy
Time: 1940s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: india
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The List of Adrian Messenger (1963)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A writer named Adrian Messenger believes a series of apparently unrelated "accidental" deaths are actually linked murders. He asks his friend Anthony Gethryn, recently retired from MI5, to help clear up the mystery. However, ...
Style: realistic, clever, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: investigation, murder, serial killer, deadly, dishonesty, pow, hidden identity, amateur detective, danger, crime, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, burma
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A Dandy in Aspic (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Double-agent Alexander Eberlin is assigned by the British to hunt out a Russian spy, known to them as Krasnevin. Only Eberlin knows that Krasnevin is none other than himself! Accompanying him on his mission is a ruthless partner, who gradually ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: espionage, double agent, photographer, spy, couples, deadly, dishonesty, undercover, secret identity, mole, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, germany, europe, east berlin, german democratic republic ...
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Where the Spies Are (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: cold war, double agent, british intelligence, assassination, defection, truth serum, homosexual subtext, british secret service, helicopter, spy, airplane, eurospy ...
Place: lebanon
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Lipstick on Your Collar (1993)
Genre: Drama, Musical, War
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
Story: Musical black comedy set during the Suez Crisis, written by Dennis Potter.
Style: surreal, realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: office, translator, sex, army, looking for love, workplace romance, daydreamer, wartime life, twentysomething life, state affairs, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: england, london
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Goodnight Sweetheart (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Goodnight Sweetheart is a British sitcom that ran for six series on BBC1 from 1993 to 1999. It stars Nicholas Lyndhurst as Gary Sparrow, an accidental time traveller who leads a double life after discovering a time portal allowing him to travel ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, offbeat, surreal
Plot: time travel, sitcom, double life, time traveler, pub, buddies, disorder, dishonesty, couples, fish out of water, romance, imaginary ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 20th century, 40s, year 1940 ...
Place: england, london, east end london
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Where Eagles Dare (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: World War II is raging, and an American general has been captured and is being held hostage in the Schloss Adler, a Bavarian castle that's nearly impossible to breach. It's up to a group of skilled Allied soldiers to liberate the general ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, military, double agent, behind enemy lines, undercover, mountain, german, war, soldier, invasion, working undercover, daring rescue ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: germany, austria, bavaria, alps, europe
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Trench 11 (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the final days of WWI a shell-shocked soldier must lead a mission deep beneath the trenches to stop a German plot that could turn the tide of the war.
Plot: trench, human experiment, bunker, disease, british soldier, parasite, soldier, mad scientist, infection, behind enemy lines, german soldier, shotgun ...
Time: 1910s, year 1918
Place: france
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Unlocked (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After failing to apprehend the terrorist behind a Paris attack that claimed dozens of lives, CIA agent Alice Racine is forced to live in London as a caseworker. Her mentor unexpectedly calls her back into action when the CIA discovers that another ...
Style: suspense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: rogue agent, cia, cia agent, biohazard, spy mission, betrayal, spy, timebomb, terrorism, virus, female protagonist, deception ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: paris france, tower bridge london, langley virginia, big ben london, moscow russia
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Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When diabolical genius, Dr. Evil travels back in time to steal superspy Austin Powers's ‘mojo’, Austin must return to the swingin' '60s himself – with the help of American agent, Felicity Shagwell – to stop the dastardly plan. ...
Style: humorous, light, absurd, satirical, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: spy, time travel, undercover, parody, cloning, good versus evil, race against time, supermodel, nasa, partners, heroic mission, secret agents ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: seattle washington, big ben london, washington d.c., london
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James Bond Jr. (1991)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: James Bond Jr. is the nephew of the famous international spy. Determined to follow in the footsteps of his famous uncle, James Jr. enrolls in Warfield, a prep school based on the grounds of an old counter intelligence training base in the UK. Along ...
Plot: school, top secret, scientist, spy, surrealism, teenager, terrorism, children, mad scientist, terrorist, secret mission, training ...
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Restless (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A young woman finds out that her mother worked as a spy for the British Secret Service during World War II and has been on the run ever since.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: espionage, intrigue, government agency, secret hideout, love affair, dishonesty, secret service, wartime life, state affairs, secret agents, love and romance, danger ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 70s, 30s
Place: europe, new mexico, holland
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Licence to Kill (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, Mexico, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: James Bond and his American colleague Felix Leiter arrest the drug lord Sanchez who succeeds in escaping and takes revenge on Felix and his wife. Bond knows but just one thing: revenge.
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, espionage, murder, 007, cia, drug lord, undercover, gadget, british secret service, coast guard, airplane, florida keys ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: mexico, florida, latin america, caribbean
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Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terry works for a bank, and uses computers to communicate with clients all over the world. One day she gets a strange message from an unknown source. The message is coded. After decoding the message, Terry becomes embroiled in an espionage ring. ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: kgb, espionage, race against time, on the run, danger, undercover, mole, computer, cia, chases and races, crime, computers and web ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Chairman (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American scientist is sent to Red China to steal the formula for a newly developed agricultural enzyme. What he is not told by his bosses is that a micro-sized bomb has been planted in his brain so that should the mission ever look likely to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, countdown, spy, cold war, secret agents, state affairs, race against time, dishonesty, political intrigue, government agency, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, china, usa, russia, taiwan ...
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Callan (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: David Callan, secret agent, is called back to the service after his retirement, to handle the assasination of a german businessman, but Callan refuses to co-operate until he finds out why this man is marked for death.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: tower of london, social decay, lobotomy, village, fight, german, ambush, shot in the forehead, thief, shot in the head, fistfight, police officer ...
Place: tower bridge london
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Licensed to Love and Kill (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A British secret agent sent to America to rescue a nobleman comes up against an evil genius who is replacing people in important positions with clones who will do his bidding.
Plot: secret agent, spy, rifle, gun, parody, disguise, airport, fight, mad scientist, sword, gender disguise, bond girl ...
Place: england
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Hide and Seek (1964)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A professor of astronomy helping on a missile development program. An old friend of his is a Russian chess champion. The Russian is working with shady businessman Marek and they plan to kidnap the professor and make it look as though he has defected ...
Plot: secret agent, espionage, iron curtain, communist, british intelligence, professor, cold war, british police, train, defector
Time: 1950s
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From Hong Kong with Love (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Hong Kong, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bons baisers de Hong Kong (From Hong Kong with Love) is a 1975 French film directed by Yvan Chiffre. It is a parody of James Bond movies featuring Les Charlots with scenes shot in Hong Kong. Mickey Rooney featured in the film as well as Bernard Lee ...
Plot: frenchman, kidnapping, explosion, airplane, car chase, queen, spy, spy hero, james bond spoof, british secret service, speedboat, spy spoof ...
Place: hong kong
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The Glory Boys (1984)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Two ideologically-disparate terrorists (one from the PLO, one from the IRA) meet up in London to assassinate a visiting Israeli nuclear scientist. An alcoholic ex-government agent (Anthony Perkins) is brought out of retirement to track them down.
Plot: terrorist, airport, torture, irish republican army, israeli, british intelligence, boarding house, scientist, car chase, assassination attempt, palestinian
Place: france
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Number One Gun (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Number One Gun
Plot: spy, miniaturization, spy mission, gadgetry, arch villain, bond girl, secret mission, female agent, female spy, fight, helicopter, car ...
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The Coldest City (2017)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Sweden, USA, Hungary
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.
Style: surprise ending, sexy, suspense, atmospheric, harsh ...
Plot: double agent, undercover agent, cold war, lesbian, spy, shooting, bisexual woman, blonde, brutality, man fights a woman, sexy woman, lesbianism ...
Time: year 1987, 20th century, year 1989
Place: germany, east berlin east germany, europe, west germany, eastern europe ...
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The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused and on the run, a top MI6 assassin joins forces with his long-lost, football hooligan brother to save the world from a sinister plot.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, absurd, tense ...
Plot: spy, culture clash, stupidity, espionage, danger, farce, parody, conspiracy, betrayal, deception, brothers, vulgarity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, santiago chile, uganda, northern england, south africa
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Wonder Woman (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 141 min.
Story: An Amazon princess comes to the world of Man in the grips of the First World War to confront the forces of evil and bring an end to human conflict.
Style: suspense, intense, surprise ending, entertaining, vintage ...
Plot: justice, good versus evil, island, superheroine, adventure, courage, superhero, chosen one, princess, wartime, immortality, mentor ...
Time: 1910s, year 1918, 2010s
Place: tower bridge london, belgium, big ben london, paris france, ottoman empire
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Stratton (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A British Special Boat Service commando tracks down an international terrorist cell.
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: british, commando, terrorist, stealing a car, cell phone, machine gun, suicide, explosion, gore, falling from height, police car, photograph ...
Time: 2010s
Place: rome italy, big ben london, ukraine, iran
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Allied (2016)
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, bilingual, tragic ending, surprise ending, romantic ...
Plot: spy, french, resistance, betrayal, love, war, rescue, gunfight, double agent, femme fatale, undercover, commander ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, north africa, morocco, london, england ...
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