Spy Films May Include A Gangster or 2

as usual with my lists i tried to leave out the movies every one knows about already. if you need the bourne movies recomended to you then you have way to many movies to see before you start looking at lists like this. go find a list thats titled basic films for dummies or something of the sort. now yes there are a couple of larger size budget films here, but no one went and saw them when they came out except for tinker which is still fairly new so i added it. all these films here have the same spy feeling your lookin for even if it might not totally be bout spies, and i tried stayed away from older fims. there are lots and lots the further you go back.
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1.
Flame and Citron (2008)
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A drama centered on two fighters in the Holger Danske World War II resistance group. (130 mins.)
 
2.
Secrets of State (2008)
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In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies... (100 mins.)
Director: Philippe Haïm
 
3.
Double Agent (2003)
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A North Korean diplomat defects to the South during the Dold War, but the South Koreans have their suspicions as to whether he is an actual defector or a double agent. (123 mins.)
Director: Hyeon-jeong Kim
 
4.
The Falcon and the Snowman (1985)
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The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union. (131 mins.)
 
5.
Secret Agents (2004)
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Moles threaten to foil a team of secret agents' plan. (109 mins.)
 
6.
Female Agents (2008)
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In 1944, in London, Lieutenant Pierre Desfontaines assigns his sister Louise Desfontaines to convince... (117 mins.)
“ dont be fooled by the moronic title, this is a fantastic film. ” - pattonfever
 
7.
Black Book (2006)
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In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance. (145 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
8.
The Lives of Others (2006)
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In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives. (137 mins.)
 
9.
Swiri (1999)
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South Korean agents Ryu and Lee are tracking a female assassin from North Korea who has mysteriously disappeared. With new killings and the theft of a deadly bomb, time is running out to catch her. (125 mins.)
Director: Je-gyu Kang
 
10.
The Secret Agent (1996)
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London of the late 19th century is a haven for political exiles of all sorts - refugees, partisans, anarchists... (95 mins.)
 
11.
The Good Shepherd (2006)
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The tumultuous early history of the Central Intelligence Agency is viewed through the prism of one man's life. (167 mins.)
Director: Robert De Niro
 
12.
Three Days of the Condor (1975)
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A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust. (117 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
 
13.
The Company (2007 Mini-Series)
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Real-life figures from the Cold War era mix with a fictional story based on a group of CIA operatives and their counterparts in the KGB, MI6, and the Mossad. (286 mins.)
 
14.
Where Eagles Dare (1968)
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Allied agents stage a daring raid on a castle where the Nazis are holding an American General prisoner... but that's not all that's really going on. (158 mins.)
Director: Brian G. Hutton
 
15.
Eye of the Needle (1981)
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A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her crippled husband. (112 mins.)
 
16.
Farewell (2009)
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The French intelligence service alerts the U.S. about a Soviet spy operation during the height of the Cold War, which sets off an unfortunate chain of events. (113 mins.)
 
17.
Secret Reunion (2010)
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A North Korean spy and a former South Korean agent form a tense partnership. (117 mins.)
Director: Hun Jang
 
18.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
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In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6. (122 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
 
19.
Breach (2007)
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FBI upstart Eric O'Neill enters into a power game with his boss, Robert Hanssen, an agent who was put on trial for selling secrets to the Soviet Union. (110 mins.)
Director: Billy Ray
 
20.
Outside the Law (2010)
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A drama about the Algerian struggle for independence from France after WWII. (138 mins.)
 
21.
De Bende van Oss (2011)
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Johanna wants to change her life and quit the criminal gangs of the town of Oss in the 30ties of the 20th century. The harder she tries, the more she is involved. (112 mins.)
 
22.
Enigma (2001)
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A young genius frantically races against time to crack an enemy code and solve the mystery surrounding the woman he loves. (119 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
 
23.
The Russia House (1990)
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An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia. (123 mins.)
Director: Fred Schepisi
 
24.
The Fourth Protocol (1987)
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John Preston is a British agent with the task of preventing the Russians detonating a nuclear explosion next to an American base in the UK. The Russians are hoping this will shatter the 'special relationship' between the two countries. (119 mins.)
Director: John Mackenzie
 
25.
State Affairs (2009)
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A plane explodes above the Gulf of Guinea. An escort girl is murdered in a Parisian park. Thousands of miles separate these two events... (99 mins.)
Director: Eric Valette
 
26.
The Patriots (1994)
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At 18, Ariel Brenner leaves Paris and his family to live in Israel. He secretly joins the Mossad, the Isreali secret service... (138 mins.)
Director: Eric Rochant
 
27.
The Message (2009)
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1942, Nanjing (Nanking). Following a series of assassination attempts on officials of the Japanese-controlled puppet government... (118 mins.)
“ this asian entry is very very good. ” - pattonfever
 
28.
The Mole (2011)
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Pawel, a Polish man in his early 30s, makes a living with his father Zygmunt importing second-hand clothing... (107 mins.)
 
29.
The Exam (2011)
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1957, Budapest. A young defense officer's loyalty is tested by his mentor in a highly deceptive spy game. (89 mins.)
Director: Péter Bergendy
 
30.
Army of Crime (2009)
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The poet Missak Manouchian leads a mixed bag of youngsters and immigrants in a clandestine battle against the Nazi occupation... (139 mins.)
 
31.
Akwarium (1996)
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(145 mins.)
Director: Antoni Krauze
 
32.
The Innocent (1993)
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A young engineer is sent to post-WWII Berlin to help the Americans in spying on the Russians. In a time... (119 mins.)
 
33.
Wolf (2004)
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Based on a true story. In the 70's, during the last stages of Franco's dictatorship, Txema, a basque construction worker... (125 mins.)
Director: Miguel Courtois
 
34.
The Berlin File (2013)
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Exposed during an illegal arms trade gone wrong in Berlin, a North Korean "ghost" agent finds himself in the crosshairs of an international manhunt. Was he betrayed by his wife or his country? He must prepare to make the ultimate sacrifice. (120 mins.)
Director: Seung-wan Ryoo