Double agent movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant double agent movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, exciting and sexy films and TV shows about / with double agent, spy, espionage, undercover, secret agents, betrayal, suspense, assassin, dishonesty and conspiracy plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as double agent: Salt (2010), The Good Shepherd (2006), Anna (2019), The Double (2011), The Berlin File (2013), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Allied (2016), Agent Hamilton (2020), Breach (2007), The Little Drummer Girl (2018).

List of double agent movies

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: exciting, surprise ending, serious, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: espionage, cia, female protagonist, spy, strong female lead, secret service, double agent, chase, on the run, russian, agent as target, female spy ...
Time: 70s, 21st century
Place: new york, north korea, washington d.c., russia, usa ...
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The Good Shepherd (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him to be recruited for a career in ...
Style: tense, realistic, factual, political, suspenseful ...
Plot: cold war, spy, cia, espionage, double agent, intrigue, corruption, politics, betrayal, conspiracy, suspense, patriotism ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, year 1958, year 1961 ...
Place: usa, cuba, berlin germany, washington d.c., latin america ...
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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: suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: spy, female assassin, female protagonist, female spy, female agent, one woman army, cia agent, murder, double agent, russian spy, model, female killer ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1985, year 1987, year 1990
Place: paris france, moscow russia, milan italy, bahamas, russia ...
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The Double (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The mysterious murder of a US senator bearing the distinctive trademark of the legendary Soviet assassin 'Cassius', forces retired CIA operative, Paul Shepherson to team with rookie FBI agent, Ben Geary to solve the crime. Having spent ...
Style: suspenseful, intense, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: spy, double agent, assassination, espionage, investigation, cia, special agents, suspense, plot twist, twists and turns, ex law enforcer, hunt down ...
Time: 2010s, year 1988, 80s, 21st century
Place: usa, russia, washington d.c., paris france, mexico
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The Berlin File (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: JUNG Jin-soo, a South Korean intelligence agent, comes across an unidentifiable operative, a 'ghost,' while surveilling a North Korean weapons deal in Berlin. The mystery figure is a North Korean secret agent, PYO Jong-seong, whose ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized, political ...
Plot: espionage, double agent, undercover, spy, intrigue, hidden identity, manhunt, on the run, chase, rivalry, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century
Place: berlin germany, north korea, germany, south korea, korea
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 127 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: clever, tense, thought provoking, bleak, non-linear ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, investigation, secret service, mole, british intelligence, double agent, suspense, secret agents, betrayal, government agency ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, budapest, istanbul turkey ...
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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: sexy, emotional, exciting, tense, scenic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: world war two, spy, espionage, nazi, french, love, double agent, female agent, suspense, soldier, betrayal, war ...
Time: 1940s, future, year 1942
Place: london, france, england, berlin germany, paris france ...
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Agent Hamilton (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Lithuania
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Carl Hamilton has just returned to Sweden after many years of secret education in the US when Stockholm is shaken by a series of terrorist attacks. Hamilton is assigned to assist the Swedish intelligence service in their pursuit of the guilty, but ...
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: spy, terrorism, secret service, double agent, secret agents, rogue agent, disguise, black ops, investigation, conspiracy, fear, terrorist attack ...
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, eastern europe
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Breach (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eric O'Neill, a computer specialist who wants to be made an agent is assigned to clerk for Robert Hanssen, a senior agent with 25 years in the FBI, and to write down everything Hanssen does. O'Neill's told it's an investigation ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, intense, dramatic ...
Plot: espionage, investigation, spy, fbi, intrigue, double agent, cia, betrayal, manipulation, suspense, conspiracy, suspicion ...
Time: year 2001, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, ussr, moscow russia, washington d.c.
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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off screen. Television producer by day, CIA assassin by night, Chuck Barris was recruited by the CIA at the height of his TV career and trained to become a covert operative. Or so Barris said.
Style: non-linear, suspenseful, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: double life, double agent, cia, intrigue, undercover, hitman, love and romance, artists and showbiz, tv show, couples, dark humor, prisoners exchange ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: california, mexico, new york, latin america, usa ...
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The Little Drummer Girl (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 342 min.
TV show
Story: Brilliant young actress Charlie strikes up an acquaintance with an intriguing stranger while on holiday in Greece, but it rapidly becomes apparent that his intentions are far from romantic.
Style: atmospheric, tense, stylized, captivating, anime ...
Plot: spy, double agent, arab israeli conflict, female spy, espionage, terrorism, mossad, actress, penetration, intelligence agency, sting operation, infiltration ...
Time: 70s
Place: israel, palestine
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Atomic Blonde (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, exciting, sexy, harsh, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: spy, cold war, lgbt, female assassin, female killer, woman fights a man, lesbian, female spy, female agent, rogue agent, femme fatale, female warrior ...
Time: year 1987, 20th century, year 1989, 80s
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, germany, eastern europe, europe ...
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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: exciting, serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: terrorism, political conspiracy, terrorist, government agency, terrorist plot, special agents, race against time, secret service, president, assassination of president, mission, investigation ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa
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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, tense, captivating, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night, teen drama
Plot: female protagonist, cia, spy, female spy, double agent, secret agents, double life, young woman, working undercover, female agent, betrayal, deception ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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The Ipcress File (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This espionage thriller represents a landmark in spy movies introducing the sly, dry intelligence agent Harry Palmer. The story, centers on Palmer's investigation into British Intelligence security. He's soon enmeshed in a world of ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, exciting, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: espionage, cold war, spy, conspiracy, double agent, brainwashing, politics, undercover, investigation, british, political intrigue, suspense ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, albania, england, berlin germany, europe ...
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The Recruit (2003)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Switzerland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A brilliant CIA trainee must prove his worth at the Farm, the agency's secret training grounds, where he learns to watch his back and trust no one.
Style: surprise ending, clever, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: spy, cia, twists and turns, espionage, double agent, suspense, basic training, secret service, surveillance, plot twist, hotshot hero, rookie ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., boston, usa, miami, peru ...
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Shining Through (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Spirited New Yorker Linda Voss goes to work for international lawyer and secret Office of Strategic Services operative Ed Leland just before World War II. As they fall in love, the United States enters the fight against Hitler, and Linda volunteers ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, melancholic, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, espionage, double agent, wartime, spy, wartime life, behind enemy lines, suspense, secret agents, working undercover, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, new york, europe, usa
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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.
Style: political, realistic, talky, clever, bleak ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, double agent, berlin wall, british intelligence, iron curtain, suspense, politics, secret agents, loner, betrayal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, east germany, london, england, europe ...
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Cambridge Spies (2003)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: In 1934, four brilliant Cambridge men are recruited to spy for Russia. Fueled by youthful idealism, a passion for social justice and a talent for lying, they take huge personal risks to pass Britain's biggest secrets to Moscow. Based on true ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, political, contemplative ...
Plot: spy, espionage, politics, double agent, treason, betrayal, kgb, university, secret agents, hidden identity, idealism, wartime life ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: russia, england, europe, big ben london
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The Sentinel (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A secret service agent is framed as the mole in an assassination attempt on the president. He must clear his name and foil another assassination attempt while on the run from a relentless FBI agent.
Style: suspenseful, intense, rough, sexy, slasher ...
Plot: secret service, frame up, suspense, conspiracy, investigation, spy, assassination, espionage, on the run, double agent, blackmail, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century
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The Americans (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: exciting, captivating, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: adult
Plot: cold war, spy, espionage, undercover, double life, kgb, mole, government agency, surveillance, secret agents, working undercover, mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, ussr
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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: humorous, exciting, feel good, ironic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, youth, female agent, female assassin, school, teenage life, young heroes, rivalry, mission, high school life, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, moscow russia, berlin germany, chechnya
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The Beast (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Charles Barker applies controversial techniques in his attempts to bring criminals to justice, which often border on illegal and unsettle his uninitiated partner, Ellis Dove. Over the course of the first season, Barker is investigated by ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, anime
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, rookie, investigation, undercover, double agent, working undercover, partners, internal affairs, undercover agent, crime investigation, law enforcement, superior ...
Time: 21st century
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Cypher (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An unsuspecting, disenchanted man finds himself working as a spy in the dangerous, high-stakes world of corporate espionage. Quickly getting way over-his-head, he teams up with a mysterious femme fatale.
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, memory loss, espionage, twists and turns, distopia, spy, technology, brainwashing, uncover truth, hidden identity, mysterious character, dystopic future ...
Time: future
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Farewell (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Engaging, emotional and riveting, FAREWELL is an intricate and highly intelligent thriller pulled from the pages of history— about an ordinary man thrust into the biggest theft of Soviet information of the Cold War. Ronald Reagan called this piece ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, political ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, spy, double agent, undercover, dishonesty, betrayal, state affairs, working undercover, kgb, father son relationship, agent ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, russia, ussr
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 290 min.
TV show
Story: In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.
Style: talky, clever, serious, ironic, cynical ...
Plot: cold war, spy, secret service, espionage, double agent, secret agents, betrayal, investigation, russian, mole, kgb, twists and turns ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, britain, europe, paris france ...
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Mission: Impossible III (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, China, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Retired from active duty to train new IMF agents, Ethan Hunt is called back into action to confront sadistic arms dealer, Owen Davian. Hunt must try to protect his girlfriend while working with his new team to complete the mission.
Style: exciting, entertaining, tense, clever, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, mission, secret agents, double agent, gunfight, cia, suspense, terrorism, disguise, undercover, heist ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: china, italy, shanghai, berlin germany, usa ...
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Flame & Citron (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Denmark, Germany, Norway, France, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic
Duration: 130 min.
Story: During Nazi occupation, red-headed Bent Faurschou-Hviid ("Flame") and Jørgen Haagen Schmith ("Citron"), assassins in the Danish resistance, take orders from Winther, who's in direct contact with Allied leaders. One shoots, ...
Style: realistic, sincere, factual, tense, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: war, world war two, gestapo, resistance, betrayal, spy, nazi, dishonesty, nazism, wartime, double agent, organized crime ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1940, year 1944
Place: denmark, germany, poland, copenhagen, europe ...
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Nikita (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: La Femme Nikita was a Canadian action/drama television series based on the French film Nikita by Luc Besson. The series was co-produced by Jay Firestone of Fireworks Entertainment and Warner Bros.. It was adapted for television by Joel Surnow. The ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret life, secret agents, double agent, surveillance, female killer, female assassin, love, femme fatale, spy, government agency, cover up, working undercover ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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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, exciting, satirical, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, high school, lgbt, female protagonist, feminine wiles, love and romance, love affair, strong female lead, female warrior, nymph, lesbian love, covert operation ...
Time: 2000s
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