Undercover movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant undercover movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting, twists and turns and stylized films and TV shows about / with undercover, crimes, working undercover, gun, law enforcement, dialogue, rivalry, vengeance, violence and storytelling plots mostly in Action, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as undercover: The Americans (2013), So Undercover (2012), Revenge (2011), Knight and Day (2010), Barely Lethal (2015), Chuck (2007), A Scanner Darkly (2006), Men in Black (1997), Warehouse 13 (2009), Nikita (1990).

List of undercover movies

 8.4
 78K
The Americans (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, atmospheric, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: undercover, secret agents, espionage, kgb, cold war, double life, russian, fbi, working undercover, top secret, surveillance, double agent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., soviet union
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 5.0
 19K
So Undercover (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: undercover, college, youth, hidden identity, student life, working undercover, private detective, fbi, secret agents, disorder, social relations, campus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.8
 110K
Revenge (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When Emily Thorne moves to the Hamptons, everyone wonders about the new girl, but she knows everything about them, including what they did to her family. Years ago, they took everything from her. Now, one by one, she's going to make them pay.
Style: captivating, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: high society, undercover, strong female character, vengeance, hidden identity, pretense, haunted by the past, millionaire, scheme, righting the wronged, crimes, young people ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 6.3
 176K
Knight and Day (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: spy, chase, secret agents, undercover, couples, on the run, espionage, danger, love and romance, partners, disorder, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, spain, usa, europe, boston ...
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 5.4
 19K
Barely Lethal (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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, not serious, ironic, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, high school life, teenage life, undercover, high school, youth, hidden identity, friends, secret agents, tough girl, adolescence, teenage hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, berlin germany, moscow russia, chechnya
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 8.2
 124K
Chuck (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Chuck is an American action-comedy/spy-drama television series created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak. The series is about an "average computer-whiz-next-door" named Chuck, played by Zachary Levi, who receives an encoded e-mail from an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, undercover, double life, geek, peril, espionage, enemy, misfit, buddies, dishonesty, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
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A Scanner Darkly (2006)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.
Style: psychedelic, psychological, surreal, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: drug abuse, neo noir, undercover, losing-it hero, addiction, fighting crime, law enforcement, conspiracy, future dystopia, surveillance, schizophrenia, split personality ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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 7.3
 501K
Men in Black (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, not serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: alien, undercover, government agency, space and aliens, partners, ufo, creature, secret agents, alien encounter, aliens, save the world, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.6
 45K
Warehouse 13 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After saving the life of the President, two secret service agents - Myka Bering and Pete Lattimer - find themselves assigned to the top secret Warehouse 13. The Warehouse is a massive, top secret facility that houses dangerous and fantastical ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, humorous, bleak
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artifact, supernatural, secret agents, legends and myths, riddles and clues, partners, ancient mystery, danger, undercover, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, secret place ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
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 7.3
 65K
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: undercover, female killer, hitman, double life, female assassin, female spy, impossible love, robbery, training, secret identity, mentor, heroine ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, venice, europe, paris france
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 7.2
 10K
21 Jump Street (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 21 Jump Street is an American police procedural crime drama television series that aired on the Fox Network and in first run syndication from April 12, 1987, to April 27, 1991, with a total of 103 episodes. The series focuses on a squad of ...
Style: captivating, serious, light, sentimental, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: undercover, crime, high school, hidden identity, teenage life, youth, undercover agent, working undercover, fighting crime, crimes, high school life, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa
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Infernal Affairs (2002)
Genre: 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: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, organized crime, gangsters, betrayal, mind game, psychologist, mob boss, mole, crime, crimes, double life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hong kong, asia
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From Paris with Love (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Reese has a good job as an ambassador's aid in France, but his real passion is a side gig, working in a minor role in the CIA. He would love to be a full-fledged agent and can't believe his luck when he lands an assignment with ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: undercover, terrorism, spy, partners, danger, hotshot hero, chase, heroic mission, cia, one man army, tough heroes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, pakistan
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 6.8
 186K
Hanna (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe. Tracked by a ruthless operatives, she faces startling revelations about her existence and questions about her humanity.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female assassin, chase, teenage girl, secret agents, undercover, vengeance, female killer, danger, hitman, young heroes, cia, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, morocco, europe, germany, africa ...
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 7.6
 399K
Arrow (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, double life, fighting crime, vigilantism, undercover, martial arts, millionaire, rivalry, righting the wronged, masked vigilante, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
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Mission: Impossible (1996)
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: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, espionage, undercover, mission, spy, chase, betrayal, secret service, double agent, murder, terrorist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, paris france, langley virginia, london, shanghai ...
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 7.3
 150K
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, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: extreme sport, bank robbery, working undercover, extreme sports, special agents, undercover, surfer, gang, fbi, surfing, ex athlete, wave ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, hawaii
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 6.7
 190K
2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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: humorous, exciting, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, undercover, corruption, foe turned friend, working undercover, organized crime, betrayal, cia, investigation, bank robbery, money, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, mexico, california
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Mission of Justice (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mayoral candidate Dr. Rachel Olsen (Brigitte Nielsen) has a dangerous plan for swift justice in the form of a band of ex-convicts, called the Peacemakers, who roam the streets to do her bidding. When a boxer friend (Tony Burton) is killed by ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, vigilantism, deadly, rivalry, injustice, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, working undercover, dishonesty, law enforcement, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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 6.6
 4K
Deception (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A detective goes undercover to investigate the murder of her best friend.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious
Plot: female detective, undercover, police detective, murder investigation, uncover truth, high society, lifestyle, working undercover, heir heiress, estate, murder mystery, wealthy family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.8
 2K
Rogue (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: "Rogue" revolves around Grace, a morally and emotionally-conflicted undercover detective who is tormented by the possibility that her own actions contributed to her son’s death. Grace’s search for the truth is further complicated by ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, working undercover, murder, police detective, law enforcement, loss of son, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, who to trust, crime, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
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The Mod Squad (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three minor delinquints (Danes, Ribisi, and Epps) are recruited by a cop (Farina) working undercover to bust a cop/drug ring. When the officer who recruited them is killed, they go above and beyond the call of duty to solve the murder; and bust the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, undercover cop, chase, investigation, working undercover, partners, deadly, partners against crime, criminal heroes, police corruption, conspiracy, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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 4.7
 14K
Half Past Dead (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving a death-row inmate and his $200 million stash of gold.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, prison, secret agents, gangsters, working undercover, one man army, gang, confined, tough heroes, law enforcement, danger, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
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 7.7
 16K
Graceland (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, working undercover, special agents, rookie, undercover, crime, coworker, crimes, fighting crime, young man, drug dealer, temperamental ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 7.3
 340K
Face/Off (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An antiterrorism agent goes under the knife to acquire the likeness of a terrorist and gather details about a bombing plot. When the terrorist escapes custody, he undergoes surgery to look like the agent so he can get close to the agent's ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, master criminal, fbi, special agents, revenge, hidden identity, undercover, arch villain, mexican standoff, boat chase, prison, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, hong kong
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Easy Money III: Life Deluxe (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 127 min.
Story: JW now lives in exile and is more than ever determined to find out what happened to his missing sister Camilla. Every trace leads him to the world of organized crime in Stockholm. Jorge is about to do his last score - the largest robbery in Swedish ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, robbery, revenge, murder, criminal, working undercover, danger, missing person, criminal heroes, the underworld, drugs/alcohol, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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 4.8
 296
Shakedown (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Los Angeles a deadly plague called the 'Pandora' virus is stolen from a high-security installation...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, hijacking, plague, virus, fbi, deadly, law enforcement, one man army, government agency, danger, secret agents, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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 5.8
 4K
Tortured (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mobster orders an undercover FBI agent to torture an accountant.
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: undercover, torture, fbi, police corruption, police investigation, accountant, deadly, master criminal, crime gone awry, law enforcement, disorder, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.1
 38K
Narc (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An undercover narc dies, the investigation stalls, so the Detroit P.D. brings back Nick Tellis, fired 18-months ago when a stray bullet hits a pregnant woman. Tellis teams with Henry Oak, a friend of the dead narc and an aggressive cop constantly ...
Style: tense, bleak, cynical, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover, police brutality, police investigation, child abuse, violence, drug dealing, police detective, working undercover, deadly, life is a bitch, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
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Undercover Brother (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Afro-American organization, the B.R.O.T.H.E.R.H.O.O.D., is in permanent fight against a white organization "The Man" defending the values of the black people in North America. When the Afro-American candidate Gen. Warren Boutwell ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: undercover, parody, secret agents, world domination, interracial relations, heroic mission, fighting the system, hidden identity, crimes, rivalry, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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