Most Popular "Secret Police" Titles
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1. V for Vendetta (2005)
R | 132 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.
Votes: 788,248 | Gross: $70.50M
2. Child 44 (2015)
R | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A disgraced member of the Russian military police investigates a series of child murders during the Stalin-era Soviet Union.
Votes: 40,068 | Gross: $1.21M
3. Hitman (I) (2007)
R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A gun-for-hire known only as Agent 47 hired by a group known only as 'The Organization' is ensnared in a political conspiracy, which finds him pursued by both Interpol and the Russian military as he treks across Russia and Eastern Europe.
Votes: 140,428 | Gross: $39.69M
4. 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: 69,194 | Gross: $51.19M
5. The Lives of Others (2006)
R | 137 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 258,213 | Gross: $11.28M
6. Logan's Run (1976)
PG | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An idyllic sci-fi future has one major drawback: life must end at the age of 30.
Votes: 39,641 | Gross: $25.00M
8. Deutschland 83 (2015– )
42 min | Drama, Thriller
Martin Rauch is recruited by the HVA to infiltrate the West Germany army. As a rookie spy, his decisions constantly put his cover at risk and force his agency to take extreme measures.
9. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009)
R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Lisbeth is recovering in a hospital and awaiting trial for three murders when she is released. Mikael must prove her innocence, but Lisbeth must be willing to share the details of her sordid experiences with the court.
Votes: 52,382 | Gross: $5.19M
10. Persepolis (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution.
Votes: 69,921 | Gross: $4.44M
11. Night Train to Lisbon (2013)
R | 111 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Raimund Gregorius, a Swiss Professor, abandons his lectures and buttoned-down life to embark on a thrilling adventure that will take him on a journey to the very heart of himself.
13. The Conformist (1970)
R | 111 min | Drama
A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
14. In the Time of the Butterflies (2001 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Drama, History
In the Time of the Butterflies is inspired by the true story of the three Mirabal sisters who, in 1960, were murdered for their part in an underground plot to overthrow the government.
15. No (I) (2012)
R | 118 min | Drama
An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum.
Votes: 17,433 | Gross: $2.34M
16. The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
Unrated | 93 min | Horror, Romance
A mad, disfigured composer seeks love with a lovely young opera singer.
17. The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
R | 98 min | Fantasy, Horror
An anthropologist goes to Haiti after hearing rumors about a drug used by black magic practitioners to turn people into zombies.
Votes: 17,385 | Gross: $19.60M
18. Death and the Maiden (1994)
R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
Votes: 17,453 | Gross: $2.10M
19. Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015)
139 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
The origin story of famous Bengali sleuth Byomkesh Bakshi created by Saradindu Bandopadhyay.
Votes: 9,399 | Gross: $0.58M
20. Delta of Venus (1995)
R | 102 min | Drama
A struggling American writer (England) and a fellow American expatriate (Mandylor) begin a sordid affair among the chaos and discord of 1940 Paris, France on the brink of World War II.
Votes: 1,472 | Gross: $0.06M
21. The Color of Friendship (2000 TV Movie)
TV-G | 87 min | Biography, Drama, Family
A white South African girl finds herself in a difficult situation when she is sent to spend a term with a black family in America.
22. Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A dramatization of the final days of Sophie Scholl, one of the most famous members of the German World War II anti-Nazi resistance movement, The White Rose.
Votes: 22,258 | Gross: $0.68M
24. Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)
GP | 183 min | Biography, Drama, History
Tsar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.
25. Bravo Two Zero (1999 TV Movie)
R | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
This is the true story of the most highly decorated British patrol since the Boer war: an eight man SAS team inserted behind Iraqi lines during the Gulf War in January 1991. Their mission ... See full summary »
26. The Fourth Man (2014 TV Mini-Series)
174 min | Drama, Thriller
The year is 1975, and the West German embassy in Stockholm is occupied by German terrorists. It's an attack not only on the embassy, but on Sweden's long-standing pride as a peaceful nation... See full summary »
28. Aimee & Jaguar (1999)
125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name, belongs to an underground organization. Lilly, a devoted mother of ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,145 | Gross: $0.93M
29. An American Rhapsody (2001)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama
A young Hungarian girl struggles to find her place in the world when she's reunited with her parents in the USA years after she was left behind during their flight from the communist country in the 1950s.
Votes: 3,282 | Gross: $0.85M
30. Joy Division (2006)
105 min | Drama, War
A teenage orphan fights against the Red Army at the end of WWII and in the aftermath is 'adopted' by a Commissar. Years later he is sent to London during the Cold war to work for the KGB, where he questions his life.
32. Romero (1989)
PG-13 | 102 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The life and work of Archbishop Oscar Romero who opposed, at great personal risk, the tyrannical repression in El Salvador.
Votes: 1,690 | Gross: $1.32M
33. From Beijing with Love (1994)
84 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
An incompetent 007-wannabe is sent to locate a stolen dinosaur skull.
35. The Comedians (1967)
Approved | 150 min | Drama
A cynical Welsh hotel owner secretly romances a diplomat's wife in Haiti under the violent reign of the despot "Papa Doc" Duvalier.
37. April Captains (2000)
123 min | Drama, History, War
Story of the 1974 coup that overthrew the right-wing Portuguese dictatorship--which continued the fascist policies of long-time dictator Antonio Salazar--and of two young army captains who were involved in it.
39. Chronicle of an Escape (2006)
R | 103 min | Crime, Thriller
The goalkeeper of a little-known soccer team is kidnapped by a Argentinean government squad and sent to a detention center. After months of torture, he plots his escape with three other young men.
Writers: Adrián Caetano, Esteban Student, Julian Loyola, Claudio Tamburrini, Guillermo Fernández | Director: Adrián Caetano | Stars: Rodrigo De la Serna, Pablo Echarri, Nazareno Casero, Lautaro Delgado
Votes: 2,824 | Gross: $0.00M
40. Night Crossing (1982)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Family, History
Two men want to escape from East Germany (under Communist rule) but they will only go if they can take their families with them. Based on a true story.
41. Lacombe, Lucien (1974)
R | 138 min | Drama, War
A small town in the south-west of France, summer of 1944. Having failed to join the resistance, the 18 year old Lucien Lacombe, whose father is a prisoner in Germany and whose mother dates ... See full summary »
42. Sun Alley (1999)
101 min | Comedy, Romance
A group of kids grow up on the short, wrong (east) side of the Sonnenallee in Berlin, right next to one of the few border crossings between East and West reserved for German citizens. The ... See full summary »
43. Blood on the Sun (1945)
Approved | 98 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A dedicated American reporter in 1930s Japan is determined to expose that government's plan for world domination.
44. Hitman: Blood Money (2006 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Crime
A larger more powerful agency are systematically eliminating assassins in a series of hits, who are all from Agent 47's contract killing firm, The Internatonal Contract Agency (ICA). ... See full summary »
46. As I Open My Eyes (2015)
102 min | Drama
Tunis, summer 2010, a few months before the Revolution: Farah, 18 years-old, has just graduated and her family already sees her as a future doctor. But she doesn't think the same way. She ... See full summary »
47. Interrogation (1989)
118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Tonia goes out drinking. She wakes up in prison, not having a clue why she's there. She is tortured to encourage her to confess to a crime she is not aware of.
48. Reign of Terror (1949)
Approved | 89 min | History, Romance, War
Robespierrre, a powerful figure in the French revolution, is desperately looking for his black book, a death list of those marked for the guillotine.
49. To Kill a Priest (1988)
R | 117 min | Drama, History, Thriller
A young priest speaks out against the Communist regime in Poland and is killed for it.
50. Journey Into Fear (1943)
Approved | 68 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
An American ballistics expert in Turkey finds himself targeted by Nazi agents. Safe passage home by ship is arranged for him, but he soon discovers that his pursuers are also on board.