Most Popular "Defector" Titles
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2. X: First Class (2011)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of Mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start World War III.
Votes: 543,770 | Gross: $146.41M
4. Snowden (2016)
R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press.
Votes: 71,846 | Gross: $21.48M
5. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.
Votes: 539,791 | Gross: $176.64M
6. 300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
R | 102 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy.
Votes: 235,679 | Gross: $106.37M
7. Centurion (2010)
R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A splinter group of Roman soldiers fight for their lives behind enemy lines after their legion is decimated in a devastating guerrilla attack.
Votes: 67,062 | Gross: $0.12M
8. The Hunt for Red October (1990)
PG | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA. Is he trying to defect or to start a war?
Votes: 148,636 | Gross: $122.01M
9. G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.
Votes: 150,962 | Gross: $122.51M
10. The Interview (II) (2014)
R | 112 min | Comedy
Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to Pyongyang into an assassination mission.
Votes: 259,137 | Gross: $6.11M
12. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets.
Votes: 335,962 | Gross: $352.36M
13. Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Upon learning that his father has been kidnapped, Austin Powers must travel to 1975 and defeat the aptly named villain Goldmember - who is working with Dr. Evil.
Votes: 168,038 | Gross: $213.08M
14. The Living Daylights (1987)
PG | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond is living on the edge to stop an evil arms dealer from starting another world war. Bond crosses all seven continents in order to stop the evil Whitaker and General Koskov.
Votes: 72,139 | Gross: $51.19M
15. Kôkaku kidôtai 2.0 (2008)
TV-14 | 83 min | Animation, Action, Crime
A hacker known as the Puppet Master is hunted by a female cyborg cop and her partner. This film is a revised version of Ghost in the Shell (1995).
16. The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009)
R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As computer hacker Lisbeth and journalist Mikael investigate a sex-trafficking ring, Lisbeth is accused of three murders, causing her to go on the run while Mikael works to clear her name.
Votes: 76,612 | Gross: $6.94M
17. Casino Royale (1967)
Approved | 131 min | Comedy
In an early spy spoof, aging Sir James Bond comes out of retirement to take on SMERSH.
18. Rambo III (1988)
R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Colonel Trautman is captured by Soviets during a mission in Afghanistan and Rambo sets out to rescue him while taking on the invading Russian forces.
Votes: 96,365 | Gross: $53.72M
19. Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
R | 121 min | Drama, Romance
In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared.
Votes: 118,317 | Gross: $4.06M
20. Breach (2007)
PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 53,107 | Gross: $32.96M
21. Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy
The rising college nerds set out to a convention in Florida, but are not welcomed by the Alpha Beta representatives.
Votes: 11,062 | Gross: $30.06M
22. Fantastic Voyage (1966)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
A scientist is nearly assassinated. In order to save him, a submarine is shrunken to microscopic size and injected into his blood stream with a small crew. Problems arise almost as soon as they enter the bloodstream.
23. The Numbers Station (2013)
R | 89 min | Action, Thriller
A disgraced black ops agent is dispatched to a remote CIA broadcast station to protect a code operator. Soon, they find themselves in a life-or-death struggle to stop a deadly plot before it's too late.
26. White Nights (1985)
PG-13 | 136 min | Drama
An expatriate Russian dancer is on a plane forced to land on Soviet territory. He is taken to an apartment in which a black American who has married a Russian woman lives with her. He is to... See full summary »
Votes: 5,467 | Gross: $13.05M
27. Killing Kennedy (2013 TV Movie)
87 min | Drama, Thriller
Based on Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's best seller comes this shocking thriller starring Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin. As John F. Kennedy (Lowe) rises to become U.S. president, a ... See full summary »
28. Topaz (1969)
PG | 143 min | Drama, Thriller
A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.
29. Red Scorpion (1988)
R | 105 min | Action, Adventure
An elite Soviet Special Forces operative is chosen to assassinate a rebel leader, but instead he defects to lead the resistance against his former comrades.
Votes: 6,695 | Gross: $4.19M
30. Ninotchka (1939)
Passed | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
A stern Russian woman sent to Paris on official business finds herself attracted to a man who represents everything she is supposed to detest.
Votes: 15,026 | Gross: $1.19M
32. The Fourth Protocol (1987)
R | 119 min | Thriller
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.
Votes: 7,292 | Gross: $12.42M
33. Moscow on the Hudson (1984)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a Russian musician defects in Bloomingdale's department store in New York, he finds adjusting to American life more difficult than he imagined.
Votes: 9,106 | Gross: $25.10M
35. The Killer Elite (1975)
PG | 122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Mike Locke, who works for a private security firm affiliated with the CIA, is betrayed by his partner and left apparently crippled for life.
37. The Silencers (1966)
102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In this, the first Matt Helm movie, we see Matt Helm coaxed out of semi-retirement by an attractive ex-partner. It seems that the evil Big O organization has a nefarious plan called "... See full summary »
40. Hidden Agenda (1990)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
When an American human rights lawyer is assassinated in Belfast, it remains for the man's girlfriend, as well as a tough, no nonsense, police detective to find the truth... which they soon ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,705 | Gross: $1.03M
41. Silk Stockings (1957)
Approved | 117 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A musical remake of Ninotchka: After three bumbling Soviet agents fail in their mission to retrieve a straying Soviet composer from Paris, the beautiful, ultra-serious Ninotchka is sent to ... See full summary »
43. Bionic Ever After? (1994 TV Movie)
96 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Steve Austin and Jamie Summers are about to get married. However, before they can something is happening to Jamie; it seems like her bionics are failing and no one knows what's wrong with ... See full summary »
44. Elvira Madigan (I) (1967)
PG | 91 min | Biography, Drama, History
The Danish tightrope dancer Elvira Madigan meets Lieutenant Sixten Sparre, a Swedish officer who is married and has two children. They both decide to run away.
45. Schizopolis (1996)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Fletcher Munson, the lethargic employee of a pseudo-religious self help company, and his doppelganger, the friendly but dull dentist Dr. Jeffrey Korchek.
46. Avalanche Express (1979)
PG | 88 min | Action, Thriller
Soviet KGB General Marenkov defects to the Americans and together with his CIA handler Harry Wargrave they plan an operation meant to reveal the KGB agents in Europe.
47. Halo 3: ODST (2009 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Mystery
A UNSC Orbital Drop Shock Trooper must locate his missing squad members in New Mombasa following a devastating slip space rupture caused by a Covenant cruiser.
49. Red Heat (1985)
R | 104 min | Thriller
An American woman visiting her fiancée in West Germany is caught up with a defecting spy and captured by those in the East. After brutal interrogation she is placed in a prison along with ... See full summary »
50. The Human Factor (1979)
R | 115 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
When a leak of information in the African Section of British Intelligence is discovered security man Daintry is brought in to investigate.