Counter intelligence movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant counter intelligence movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, suspense and rough films and TV shows about / with counter intelligence, spy, politics, state affairs, danger, murder, crimes, undercover, investigation and espionage plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as counter intelligence: In August of 1944 (2001), Bastille Day (2016), Jack Strong (2014), Killing Eve (2018), MI-5 (2002), NCIS (2003), Sergeant Ryker (1968), Ring of Spies (1964), 24 (2001), Welcome in Vienna (1986).

List of counter intelligence movies

In August of 1944 (2001)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Russia, Belarus
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The movie is set in Belarus, where a team of counter-intelligence officers is given only three days to find a German radio operator posing as a Soviet soldier, behind soviet lines, on the eve of a major offensive.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: world war two, search, counter intelligence, spy, russian soldier, war, wartime, soviet, betrayal, patriotism, traitor, camaraderie ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: ussr, russia
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 6.3
 38K
Bastille Day (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA, Belgium, Luxembourg, China, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Michael Mason is an American pickpocket living in Paris who finds himself hunted by the CIA when he steals a bag that contains more than just a wallet. Sean Briar, the field agent on the case, soon realises that Michael is just a pawn in a much ...
Style: exciting, intense, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: pickpocket, terrorism, rogue agent, bomb, cia, espionage, surveillance, investigation, thief, brutality, criminal, police corruption ...
Place: france, paris france
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 4K
Jack Strong (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A spy thriller telling a historically based story of a man who alone dares to challenge Soviets being in the middle of the communistic system himself. Planning the maneuvers of Warsaw Pact forces he discovers that the American plans of nuclear ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: spy, martial law, political unrest, undercover, state affairs, government agency, politics, dishonesty, border crossing, chase, espionage, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s, 1990s ...
Place: poland, europe, soviet union, warsaw poland
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 83K
Killing Eve (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Italy
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A security consultant hunts for a ruthless assassin. Equally obsessed with each other, they go head to head in an epic game of cat-and-mouse.
Style: exciting, tense, dark humor, suspense
Plot: female assassin, female protagonist, psycho killer, psychopath, violence, strong female character, crime, investigation, killings, peril, lgbt, obsession ...
Place: europe, london
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 14K
MI-5 (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tense drama series about the different challenges faced by the British Security Service as they work against the clock to safeguard the nation. The title is a popular colloquialism for spies, and the series follows the work of a group of MI5 ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, undercover, profanity, double life, double agent, heroes, deadly, society, state affairs, danger, machismo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 119K
NCIS (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: From murder and espionage to terrorism and stolen submarines, a team of special agents investigates any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel, regardless of rank or position.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, special agents, navy, evidence, computer genius, crime investigation, forensics, partners against crime, army investigation, crime, crimes, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 6.3
 207
Sergeant Ryker (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During the Korean War Sergeant Paul Ryker is accused of defecting to Communist China and then returning to his unit as a spy.He's court-martialed and sentenced to death but his attorney believes Ryker's innocent and asks for a new trial.
Plot: u.s. army, traitor, spy, guilt, secret mission, korean war, defector, communist, commander, counter intelligence, chinese army, court martial ...
Time: year 1950
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 6.8
 201
Ring of Spies (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film is based on the actual events of the Portland Spy Ring trial in the U.K. A disgruntled Navy Clerk is transferred to a secret research establishment and is subsequently black-mailed/paid by Czech intelligence to procure secrets for them. He ...
Plot: soviet spy, surveillance, blackmail, counter intelligence, shopping cart, royal navy, british police, microphone, iron curtain, communism, drunkard, united kingdom ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: london, warsaw poland
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 171K
24 (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method ...
Style: stylized, twists and turns, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, special agents, terrorist plot, race against time, double agent, government agency, revenge, against the rules, secret service, treason, interrogation, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Welcome in Vienna (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the conclusion of Axel Corti's trilogy (following God Does Not Believe In Us Anymore and Santa Fe) Freddy, a Viennese Jew who emigrated to New York after Hitler's invasion, and Adler, a left-wing intellectual originally from Berlin, ...
Style: bilingual
Plot: world war two, counter intelligence, skating, theater, war ruins, frontline, cognac, ice rink, red army, trafficking, jewish, treason ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1945
Place: vienna
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 295K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, 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, suspense, surprise ending, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, cia, female spy, espionage, double agent, spy, strong female lead, secret service, female assassin, agent as target, chase, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, soviet union, russia, washington d.c. ...
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 5.7
 769
The Salamander (1981)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murders are linked to a plot to seize control of the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, politics, police investigation, political conspiracy, political intrigue, mystery, danger, crime, crimes, political corruption, state affairs, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
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New Adventures of the Elusives (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A brilliant continuation of the saga, now in the city. The target of young patriots is a map held in the safe locker in the headquarters of secret police!
Plot: russian civil war, behind enemy lines, bar fight, horse chase, restaurant, singing, airplane, scout, cabaret, posse, explosive, billiards ...
Place: russia
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 293K
Lord of War (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Yuri Orlov is a globetrotting arms dealer and, through some of the deadliest war zones, he struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent, his business rivals and even some of his customers who include many of the world's most ...
Style: clever, cynical, suspense, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, arms dealer, smuggling, arms dealing, cold war, millionaire, human nature, criminal heroes, interpol, organized crime, crime, rags to riches ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s ...
Place: bolivia, europe, africa, beirut lebanon, new york ...
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Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In the future when technological enhancements and robotics are a way of life, Major Motoko Kusanagi and Section 9 take care of the jobs that are too difficult for the police. Section 9 employs hackers, sharpshooters, detectives and cyborgs all in an ...
Style: serious, futuristic, rough, stylized, philosophical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, cyberspace, man versus machine, a.i., investigation, mind game, robot, neo noir, hacker, introspection, artificial intelligence ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2030s, near future
Place: japan, asia
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Aldrich Ames: Traitor Within (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fact-based story about a 90's espionage case that was chronicled as the worst case of espionage in US history
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: espionage, alcohol abuse, dishonesty, state affairs, undercover, life is a bitch, government agency, special agents, fur coat, traitor, fbi, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: langley virginia, russia
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Aide of His Excellence (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 377 min.
TV show
Story: Adyutant ego prevoskhoditelstva
Plot: russian civil war, escape, counter intelligence, male female relationship, infiltration, bolshevik, militant, russian army, self sacrifice, investigation, civil war, military officer ...
Time: 1910s
Place: ukraine, russia, kiev ukraine
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 770
The Border (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Border is a Canadian drama that aired on CBC Television and 20 other TV networks worldwide. It was created by Peter Raymont, Lindalee Tracey, Janet MacLean and Jeremy Hole of White Pine Pictures. The Executive in Charge of Production is Janice ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, immigration, law enforcement, crimes, abduction, fighting crime, politics, society, national security, border, border patrol, border crossing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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