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, stylized and entertaining films and TV shows about / with undercover, crimes, dialogue, violence, runaway, chase, vengeance, mentor, storytelling and working undercover 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), Chuck (2007), A Scanner Darkly (2006), Knight and Day (2010), Warehouse 13 (2009), Nikita (1990), Barely Lethal (2015), Hanna (2011).

List of undercover movies

 8.4
 75K
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, kgb, double life, espionage, secret agents, cold war, russian, fbi, working undercover, mole, top secret, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, soviet union, washington d.c.
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 5.0
 18K
So Undercover (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy
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, secret agents, hidden identity, youth, student life, working undercover, private detective, fbi, social relations, disorder, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa
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 7.9
 108K
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: undercover, high society, vengeance, hidden identity, haunted by the past, strong female character, pretense, secret, millionaire, scheme, mysterious character, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 8.2
 122K
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, undercover, double life, secret agents, enemy, peril, dishonesty, buddies, espionage, misfit, geek, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
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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, atmospheric ...
Plot: drug abuse, undercover, addiction, losing-it hero, neo noir, law enforcement, fighting crime, future dystopia, surveillance, schizophrenia, split personality, unfulfillment ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: california, usa, san diego california
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 6.3
 171K
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, humorous, suspenseful, sexy, not serious ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: spy, chase, on the run, undercover, danger, espionage, secret agents, couples, survival, partners, love and romance, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, spain, europe, usa, washington d.c. ...
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 7.6
 44K
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, humorous, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: artifact, supernatural, riddles and clues, secret agents, legends and myths, partners, ancient mystery, danger, undercover, secret place, top secret, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, south dakota
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 7.3
 63K
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: female killer, undercover, double life, hitman, impossible love, training, robbery, secret identity, mentor, heroine, assassination, french ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france, venice
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 5.4
 18K
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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school life, teenage life, teenager, youth, high school, undercover, secret agents, friends, hidden identity, danger, rivalry, teenage hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, berlin germany, moscow russia, chechnya
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 6.8
 180K
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: chase, teenage girl, undercover, female assassin, young heroes, danger, vengeance, female killer, training, cia, parents and children, snow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, finland, germany, europe, africa ...
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 7.6
 384K
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: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, double life, fighting crime, vigilantism, undercover, righting the wronged, rivalry, martial arts, millionaire, young man, masked vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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: exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, cia, espionage, undercover, mission, spy, chase, betrayal, secret service, double agent, murder, master villain ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: prague, czech republic, kiev ukraine, shanghai china, prague czech republic ...
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 7.3
 484K
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, space and aliens, government agency, undercover, partners, creature, ufo, alien encounter, secret agents, save the world, fictional government agency, rookie ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.3
 142K
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, undercover, extreme sports, surfer, special agents, fbi, surfing, ex athlete, wave, track down ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, hawaii
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 6.7
 184K
2 Guns (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, 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: exciting, humorous, buddy comedy, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, undercover, corruption, foe turned friend, working undercover, organized crime, undercover agent, betrayal, cia, investigation, bank robbery, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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, crime, rivalry, deadly, injustice, vengeance, criminal heroes, working undercover, law enforcement, dishonesty, tough heroes ...
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: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.9
 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, haunted by the past, loss of son, criminal heroes, law enforcement, parents and children, who to trust, torment, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, chase, investigation, working undercover, partners, partners against crime, criminal heroes, deadly, undercover cop, police corruption, conspiracy, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 4.6
 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, suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, prison, working undercover, one man army, secret agents, gang, gangsters, law enforcement, danger, crimes, save the day, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
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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, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, undercover, organized crime, betrayal, mind game, psychologist, mob boss, mole, crime, double life, gangsters, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: hong kong, asia
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 7.3
 329K
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, fbi, master criminal, special agents, revenge, hidden identity, undercover, mexican standoff, boat chase, arch villain, prison, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, hong kong
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 5.8
 3K
Tortured (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mobster orders an undercover FBI agent to torture an accountant.
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, rough, serious ...
Plot: undercover, fbi, torture, police corruption, police investigation, accountant, disorder, master criminal, law enforcement, deadly, criminal heroes, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.1
 37K
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, cynical, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover, police brutality, child abuse, violence, drug dealing, police detective, police investigation, deadly, working undercover, life is a bitch, drug addict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, realistic ...
Plot: undercover, parody, world domination, heroic mission, hidden identity, fighting the system, secret agents, crimes, escapades, disorder, dishonesty, righting the wronged ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Boiling Point (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, murder, investigation, prison, crime, redemption, master criminal, working undercover, vengeance, track down, loss of partner, special agents ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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A Stranger Among Us (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Detective Emily Eden is a tough New York City cop forced to go undercover to solve a puzzling murder. Her search for the truth takes her into a secret world of unwritten law and unspoken power, a world where the only way out is deeper in!
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, undercover, police investigation, police, who done it, mystery, crimes, master criminal, dishonesty, police corruption, fish out of water, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, israel, new jersey, san francisco
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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: semi serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, undercover, partners, danger, hotshot hero, chase, spy, heroic mission, cia, one man army, tough heroes, unlikely partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, pakistan
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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, enigmatic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: undercover, crime, high school, hidden identity, youth, teenage life, undercover agent, working undercover, fighting crime, high school life, police investigation, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 80s, 90s
Place: usa
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 5.2
 14K
D.E.B.S. (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The star of a team of teenage crime fighters falls for the alluring villainess she must bring to justice.
Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, light, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, espionage, undercover, covert operation, parody, female protagonist, child spy, love and romance, lesbian romance, love affair, schoolgirl uniform, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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