Female spy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant female spy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out exciting, suspense, realistic, surprise ending, suspenseful and stylized films and TV shows about / with female spy, spy, secret agents, danger, espionage, undercover, deception, violence, betrayal and gun plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as female spy: Anna (2019), Nikita (2010), Salt (2010), Black Widow (2021), Red Sparrow (2018), Spy (2015), Hunted (2012), The Coldest City (2017), Barely Lethal (2015), Alias (2001).

List of female spy movies

Anna (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Canada, Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins.
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: female assassin, female spy, cia agent, female protagonist, double agent, cia, one woman army, female agent, murder, kgb, model, russian spy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1985, year 1990, 80s ...
Place: paris france, milan italy, moscow russia, bahamas, france ...
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Nikita (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nikita will stop at nothing to expose and destroy Division, the secret U.S. agency who trained her as a spy and assassin.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female spy, female assassin, female killer, spy, hitman, tough girl, mole, danger, chases and races, heroine, taekwondo, characters in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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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, exciting, suspense, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, cia, espionage, female spy, 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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Black Widow (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Natasha Romanoff, on the run from the government following her disobedience to the Sokovia Accords and for aiding Steve Rogers, finds herself on her own and is forced to deal with some of the red in her ledger.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, exciting, tense ...
Plot: female spy, female assassin, superheroine, strong female lead, heroes, tough girl, violence, superhero, female killer, sisterhood, spy, russian spy ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: russia
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Red Sparrow (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Prima ballerina, Dominika Egorova faces a bleak and uncertain future after she suffers an injury that ends her career. She soon turns to Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people to use their minds and bodies ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, erotic, rough, brutal ...
Plot: female spy, female assassin, female agent, deception, spy, russian spy, secret mission, seduction, manipulation, sexploitation, training, secret agent ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: russia, budapest, hungary, europe, england ...
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Spy (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, UK, France, Hungary, Germany
Duration: 120 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, funny, exciting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: female spy, secret agents, female agent, espionage, cia, female assassin, undercover, spy, arms dealer, disguise, partners, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rome italy, paris france, langley virginia, europe ...
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Hunted (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Samantha Hunter suspects someone within the private intelligence agency she works at tried to kill her and she seeks to uncover the person behind it.
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, atmospheric, exciting ...
Plot: female spy, undercover, agent as target, who to trust, off the grid, betrayal, dishonesty, danger, haunted by the past, top secret, coworker, assassination attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Angels are charged with finding a pair of missing rings that are encoded with the personal information of members of the Witness Protection Program. As informants are killed, the ladies target a rogue agent who might be responsible.
Style: humorous, stylized, not serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female spy, private detective, secret agents, undercover, female agent, investigation, danger, fighting crime, heroes, partners, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, mexico, mongolia, los angeles
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The Coldest City (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Sweden, 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, suspense, harsh, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: female assassin, female spy, double agent, female agent, woman fights a man, undercover agent, female warrior, spy, lesbian, femme fatale, cold war, undercover ...
Time: year 1989, 80s, year 1987, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, germany, east berlin east germany, eastern europe ...
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Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that being popular can be more painful than getting water-boarded.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, teenager, high school life, high school, undercover, female spy, youth, child spy, danger, hidden identity, adolescence, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chechnya, moscow russia, berlin germany
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, boys' night
Plot: female spy, cia, double agent, secret identity, secret agents, spy, martial arts, espionage, working undercover, betrayal, deception, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Ava (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A black ops assassin is forced to fight for her own survival after a job goes dangerously wrong.
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: female spy, female assassin, female agent, strong female character, intelligence agency, woman fights a man, hitman, woman with a gun, contract killing, pursuit, peril, crimes ...
Time: 2020s
Place: boston, paris france
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The Tourist (2010)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: American tourist Frank (Johnny Depp) meets mysterious British woman Elsie (Angelina Jolie) on the train to Venice. Romance seems to bud, but there's more to her than meets the eye. Remake of the 2005 French film "Anthony Zimmer", ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, surprise ending, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: master criminal, female spy, undercover agent, outsmarting, mysterious character, love story, female agent, femme fatale, tourist, misled, off the grid, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venice, italy, paris france, europe, scotland yard ...
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Red Joan (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB's longest-serving British spy.
Style: intense, suspense, suspenseful, realistic, factual ...
Plot: female spy, atomic bomb, woman, world war two, interrogation, suffering, oppression, propaganda, interrogation room, war crime, escapades, kgb ...
Time: 20th century, year 1945, 1930s, 2000s, 1940s ...
Place: soviet union, montreal
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She Spies (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: She Spies is an action-adventure television show that ran from September 9, 2002 until May 17, 2004, in two seasons. The show was sold into syndication but the first four episodes premiered on the NBC network, whose syndication arm was one of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female spy, undercover, secret agents, fighting crime, femme fatale, adventure, espionage, partners, partners against crime, secret government organization, mission, spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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RED (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, chase, female spy, fbi, swat team, spy, on the run, mercenary, secret service, gunfight, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kansas city, new york, new orleans, cleveland ohio ...
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The Operative (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Israel, Germany, USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young Western woman is recruited by the Mossad to go undercover in Tehran where she becomes entangled in a complex triangle with her handler and her subject.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, psychological, exciting
Plot: mossad, female spy, espionage, interracial romance, molestation, spy, female nudity, secret agents, deception, female protagonist, couple relations, off the grid ...
Place: iran
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Kim Possible (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Philippines, South Korea
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Kim Possible is an American animated action-adventure comedy television series about a teenage crime fighter who has the task of dealing with worldwide, family, and school issues every day. The show is action-oriented, but also has a light-hearted ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: high school, young heroes, heroes, cheerleader, teenage life, spy, save the day, partners, heroic mission, danger, crimes, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Miss Bala (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Gloria finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength.
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, emotional, intense ...
Plot: mob boss, drug cartel, female spy, slave trade, drug lord, beauty queen, sniper, cia agent, corruption, prostitution, danger, bodyguard ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, tijuana mexico, san diego california, usa
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Ghost in the Shell 2.0 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the year 2029, Section 9, a group of cybernetically enhanced cops, are called in to investigate and stop a highly-wanted hacker known as 'The Puppetmaster'. Ghost in the Shell 2.0 is a reproduced version of its original 1995 ...
Style: exciting, stylized, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: cyberpunk, female spy, cyberspace, androids and robots, terrorism, hacker, woman fights a man, future dystopia, anti heroine, mind game, uncover truth, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Ghost in the Shell (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, India, Hong Kong, China, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: a human saved from a terrible crash, then cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals.
Style: futuristic, philosophical, suspense, stylized, melancholic ...
Plot: cyberpunk, cyborgs, female protagonist, strong female lead, distopia, hacker, one woman army, technology, androids, terrorism, investigation, female spy ...
Time: future, near future
Place: tokyo, japan
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Nikita (1990)
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, atmospheric, exciting, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, female killer, female assassin, double life, undercover, mentor, female spy, impossible love, robbery, training, secret identity, weapons ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: france, venice, europe, paris france
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Cat Run (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a sexy, high-end escort holds the key evidence to a scandalous government cover-up, two bumbling young detectives become her unlikely protectors from a ruthless assassin hired to silence her.
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: female killer, assassination attempt, femme fatale, female spy, private detective, on the run, uncover truth, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, lyon, new york, italy, croatia ...
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Totally Spies! (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Country: France, South Korea, USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Totally Spies! depicts three girlfriends 'with an attitude' who have to cope with their daily lives at high school as well as the unpredictable pressures of international espionage. They confront the most intimidating - and demented - of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, intense, ironic ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: female friendship, female spy, spy, espionage, super villain, high school, secret mission, undercover, danger, youth, government agency, secret agents ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: beverly hills, japan, france, europe, usa ...
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Unlocked (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Switzerland, UK, USA, France
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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: cia agent, cia, female warrior, female spy, rogue agent, biohazard, terrorism, betrayal, spy mission, timebomb, spy, deception ...
Time: year 2012, 2010s
Place: tower bridge london, big ben london, paris france, moscow russia, langley virginia ...
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Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, China, France, Norway, UK
Duration: 147 min.
Story: When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfil his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his loyalty and his motives. The IMF team find themselves in a race against ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: terrorist, spy, hand to hand combat, female spy, race against time, countdown, plutonium, fistfight, violence, rogue agent, terrorist group, mi6 ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france, kashmir, rome italy, london, france ...
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Covert Affairs (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A young CIA operative, Annie Walker, is mysteriously summoned to headquarters for duty as a field operative. While Annie believes she's been promoted for her exceptional linguistic skills, there may be something or someone from her past that ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, double life, secret agents, female spy, mission gone awry, characters in danger, working undercover, state affairs, workplace, undercover, blind character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, langley virginia
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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, emotional, intense, scenic, tense ...
Plot: spy, love, betrayal, resistance, world war two, nazi, undercover, femme fatale, rescue, investigation, danger, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: france, north africa, london, england, morocco ...
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Spy(ies) (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Vincent is a bright young man but has introverted personality. He is working as a baggage handler at an airport and refuses to follow a career path accordingly to his education. With his colleague, Gerard, Vincent used to steal objects from the ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: undercover, espionage, terrorism, british secret service, female spy, danger, dishonesty, secret agents, love and romance, spy, counter terrorism, terrorist attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, paris france, syria, france ...
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Charlie's Angels (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Reboot of the 1970s TV series / early 2000s film franchise.
Style: funny, light, exciting, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, female assassin, chase, spy, danger, female agent, female friendship, martial arts, undercover agent, female spy, adventure, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, quarry
Place: usa, berlin germany, europe, london, los angeles ...
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