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1. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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The two top agents of the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement fight the enemies of peace, particularly the forces of THRUSH.

Stars: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll, Cosmo Sardo

Votes: 3,638

2. Salt (2010)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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65 Metascore

A CIA agent goes on the run after a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daniel Olbrychski

Votes: 258,443 | Gross: $118.31M

3. xXx: State of the Union (2005)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.4
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37 Metascore

Darius Stone, a new agent in the xXx program, is sent to Washington, D.C. to stop a coup attempt against the President of the United States.

Director: Lee Tamahori | Stars: Ice Cube, Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe, Scott Speedman

Votes: 58,186 | Gross: $26.08M

4. The 39 Steps (1935)

Unrated | 86 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle

Votes: 42,628

5. The Sentinel (2006)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.1
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49 Metascore

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 Secret Service Protective Intelligence Division agent.

Director: Clark Johnson | Stars: Michael Douglas, Kiefer Sutherland, Kim Basinger, Eva Longoria

Votes: 43,765 | Gross: $36.28M

6. The Lady Vanishes (1938)

Approved | 96 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.9
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While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas, May Whitty

Votes: 38,426

7. Madras Cafe (2013)

130 min | Action, Drama, History

7.7
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An Indian intelligence agent journeys to a war-torn coastal island to break a resolute rebel group and meets a passionate journalist.

Director: Shoojit Sircar | Stars: Nargis Fakhri, John Abraham, Rashi Khanna, Avijit Dutt

Votes: 18,206

8. Operation Crossbow (1965)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Drama, War

6.6
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Allied agents attempt to infiltrate the Nazis' rocket research site.

Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Sophia Loren, George Peppard, Trevor Howard, John Mills

Votes: 3,384

9. Bereullin (2013)

Not Rated | 120 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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54 Metascore

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.

Director: Seung-wan Ryoo | Stars: Jung-woo Ha, Suk-kyu Han, Seung-bum Ryoo, Ji-hyun Jun

Votes: 5,198

10. Undercovers (2010)

60 min | Action, Thriller

5.5
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Years into their retirement, a husband and wife team are re-activated as CIA agents.

Stars: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Boris Kodjoe, Ben Schwartz, Gerald McRaney

Votes: 1,941

11. Soldiers of the Apocalypse (2011– )

13 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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The series follows four half-human operatives who work in secret and live amongst us as undercover agents. Although the world is unaware of them, they are responsible for protecting the human race on a global-scale.

Stars: Reese Alexander, Brandon Colby Cook, Mark Ghanimé, Giles Panton

Votes: 73

12. Company Business (1991)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.7
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A retired CIA agent is recruited to participate in a prisoner exchange with the Russians.

Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Gene Hackman, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Kurtwood Smith, Terry O'Quinn

Votes: 1,982 | Gross: $1.50M

13. Icon (2005 TV Movie)

190 min | Thriller

5.9
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On the eve of the elections in Russia, there's an outbreak of a mysterious disease. The British are curious to find out what's going on, so they need to send someone. An official knows ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Martin Smith | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Patrick Bergin, Michael York, Annika Peterson

Votes: 756

14. The Order of the Black Eagle (1987)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

4.5
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A James Bondish spy and his female assistant infiltrate a group of South American Nazis who have kept Hitler alive until they take over the... using the ultimate weapon. In HD.

Director: Worth Keeter | Stars: Ian Hunter, C.K. Bibby, William T. Hicks, Anna Rapagna

Votes: 244

15. Patriot Act (2018)

Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Post-production

A government assassin comes out of retirement to hunt down the alien responsible for killing the former members of his team.

Director: Wayne Slaten | Stars: Jason Douglas, David Matranga, James Hong, Shayla Bagir

16. Ballistica (2009)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure

3.6
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A man has been trained in a deadly form of hand-to-hand combat using ballistics and firearms. He is one of the few Americans who has perfected it, which makes him the CIA's best weapon against International Terrorism.

Director: Gary Jones | Stars: Paul Logan, Martin Kove, Robert Davi, CB Ferrari

Votes: 349

17. Restitution (I) (2011)

R | 101 min | Crime, Thriller

3.7
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A true crime writer investigating a small town murder spree uncovers the devastating truth that changes the town forever.

Director: Lance Kawas | Stars: Mark Bierlein, Tom Arnold, Mena Suvari, Dave Davies

Votes: 737

18. Bandido (2004)

R | 95 min | Adventure, Action, Thriller

5.2
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31 Metascore

When legendary thief Max Cruz is framed by the CIA, he has no choice but to help them with a top-secret mission. Mexican crimelord Beno Gildemontes has stolen classified intelligence data. ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Christian | Stars: Carlos Gallardo, Edy Arellano, Michel Bos, Kim Coates

Votes: 80 | Gross: $0.00M

19. The Karate Killers (1967)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

4.6
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U.N.C.L.E. agents Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin travel around the globe in an effort to track down a secret formula that was divided into four parts and left by a dying scientist with ... See full summary »

Director: Barry Shear | Stars: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Joan Crawford, Curd Jürgens

Votes: 463

20. Tomorrow Never Dies (1999 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.8
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As suave secret agent 007, employ your cunning wit and high-tech gadgets to survive multiple levels of espionage based on exciting situations from the blockbuster film, including ... See full summary »

Director: William Botti | Stars: Stephen Critchlow, Adam Blackwood, Andrew Bicknell, Miles Anderson

Votes: 1,270

21. The Spy with My Face (1965)

88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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Thrush captures Napoleon Solo and replaces him with a look-alike to infiltrate U.N.C.L.E. and an operation called "The August Affair". While Solo is being held prisoner, Illya Kuryakin ... See full summary »

Director: John Newland | Stars: Robert Vaughn, Senta Berger, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll

Votes: 337

22. Spy Story (1976)

103 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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Director: Lindsay Shonteff | Stars: Michael Petrovitch, Philip Latham, Don Fellows, Michael Gwynn

Votes: 13

23. Stella's War (2010)

90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.7
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When terrorists acquire a new deadly virus that threatens mankind, a beautiful young CIA agent - Stella - is all that stands in their way.

Director: Vladimir Sulov | Stars: Ivelina Ivanova, Ivan Kuyumdzhiev, Vladimir Sulov, Boyan Karakolev

Votes: 67

24. In the Company of Lies

Thriller | Pre-production

A thriller centered on a doctor who travels to Russia thinking she will learn a certain truth about her husband, only to discover that he is harboring much bigger secrets that could threaten her very own life.

25. Our Man in Jamaica (1965)

88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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The FBI sends agents to Jamaica to investigate arms smuggling to revolutionaries in Santo Domingo.

Directors: Ernst Ritter von Theumer, Peter Jacob | Stars: Larry Pennell, Margitta Scherr, Roberto Camardiel, Barbara Valentin

Votes: 39

26. Mission: Impossible - Operation Surma (2003 Video Game)

Action, Thriller

6.5
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Director: J.D. Smith | Stars: Ving Rhames, Steve Blum, John Polson, Melinda Clarke

Votes: 62

27. Not for Children (2015)

Thriller

8.8
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"When a senior pathogen scientist (Linnell) working for the CIA goes missing while visiting a colleague in Munich - alarm bells sound across much of Europe. Violence spreads out across the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard S. Long | Stars: Dallas Barnett, Nick Bell-Booth, John Blackman, Graham Bull

Votes: 6

28. Chronicles of Humanity: Descent (2011)

77 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

6.7
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Set in the year 2340, the film follows Katherine McDonald, journalist and the only person to survive the destruction of a mining colony. Convinced the government was behind the disaster, she embarks on a mission to uncover the conspiracy.

Director: Damien Valentine | Stars: Elizabeth Cameron, Charlie Allen-Wall, Gabrielle Pugliese, Richard Grove

Votes: 31

29. Metal Gear Ac!d² (2005 Video Game)

M | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.7
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Director: Shinta Nojiri | Stars: David Hayter, Kathryn Fiore, Peter Lurie, Roger Rose

Votes: 115

30. Death by Degrees (2005 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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Nina Williams is involved in an action-spy adventure as CIA special agent, against a cruel organization, who wants to dominate the world.

Stars: Daisuke Gôri, Yasunori Masutani, Stephen Apostolina, Beau Billingslea

Votes: 48

31. Third Falcon (2013)

90 min | Thriller

5.2
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Roger Harris, stationed in Tallinn, and working to compile a European cyber defence codebook, has disappeared on a trip to St.Petersburg. Peter Quayle, attached to the British Embassy, ... See full summary »

Director: Robbie Moffat | Stars: Suzanne Kendall, Paul Cassidy, Chris Bearne, Jon-Paul Gates

Votes: 24

32. Segretissimo (1967)

94 min | Crime

5.7
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A man escapes from a Russian prison and then from a United States embassy, taking with him some very important top secret information from both sides.

Director: Fernando Cerchio | Stars: Gordon Scott, Magda Konopka, Aurora de Alba, Antonio Gradoli

Votes: 14

33. Q: Secret Agent (2008)

25 min | Short, Action, Drama

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When his best friend and fellow agent Bishop is brutally murdered, "Q" vows to finish Bishop's assignment and revenge his death.

Director: Casey Lee | Stars: Patti Allison, Andrew Blood, Sarah Blum, Robin Bobeau

34. Noches de Casablanca (1963)

101 min | Drama

5.4
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Casablanca 1942. While French Police Chief Maurice Desjardins is busy having careless fun with some loose girls... See full synopsis »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Sara Montiel, Maurice Ronet, Franco Fabrizi, Leo Anchóriz

Votes: 55

35. The Alamut Ambush (1986 TV Movie)

94 min | Thriller, War

5.9
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This British espionage thriller stars Terence Stamp as David Audley, former Oxford professor turned intelligence agent.

Director: Ken Grieve | Stars: Terence Stamp, Michael Culver, Carmen Du Sautoy, Robin Sachs

Votes: 23

36. A Noble Profession

Action | Announced

A young lieutenant determined to come out of the Second World War a hero after the fall of his section in the Battle of France, has his loyalties tested when he joins MI5's Double Cross ... See full summary »

37. The Black Rabbit (2007)

28 min | Short, Fantasy, Mystery

3.8
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Mark Watson used to lead a double life. One as a loving husband, and the other as a spy for the U.S. government. The past comes back to haunt Mark in the form of The Hatter; and ... See full summary »

Director: Erika Dapkewicz | Stars: Jade Brandais, Erika Dapkewicz, Arloa Reston, Gillian Tan

Votes: 11

38. The Man from Schenectady (2011 Video)

90 min | Comedy

5.6
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When Agent X 13 - A top spy is hit by a car and ends up in a coma, a naive door to door salesman who looks like him is recruited to take his place. Surrounded by friend and foe and many ... See full summary »

Director: Lucinda McNary | Stars: Seymour Finklestein, Starlite Moon, Roger Strange-Burlong, Craig Harbison

Votes: 9

39. I Am Not a Sheep (2014)

18 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

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An odd man with a questionable level of mental stability (Ian, played by Joel D. Anger) goes to his girlfriend (Moirah, Taylor Nelms) to try to sort out his reality as it appears to slowly ... See full summary »

Director: Zac Webb | Stars: Joel Anger, Taylor Nelms, Samuel Taylor, Jacob Taylor

40. Showdown in Durango

Action, Adventure, Thriller | Announced

Special ops agent fights corrupt government forces to protect a secret formula from getting into the wrong hands in the 1880's Old West.

Director: Javier Rivas | Stars: Jeff Stewart, Spiros Focás, Bill Houskeeper, Sam Bauso

41. Kosot ruach leaba (2008)

70 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery

8.4
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A documentary thriller. When Taliya was young, she never knew for sure whether her uncle was a KGB agent in disguise or a true member of the family. Her father claimed that his brother had ... See full summary »

Director: Taliya Finkel | Stars: Yifat Cohen, Dorit Finkel, Shmuel Finkel, Anatoly p. Kohanov

Votes: 17

42. Oasis (2011)

PG | 13 min | Short, Crime, Drama

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A young mother moves to a secluded province, As she tries to come to herself from her loss of her only child, another incident overturns her as she faces the harsh reality of her existence .

Director: Carlo Francisco Manatad | Stars: Sid Lucero, Katherine Luna, Shubhika Sandilya

43. Femme Fatality (2011– )

6 min | Action, Sci-Fi

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An action packed web series depicting the lives of spies and secret agents in the near future as they try to gain control of the earth before an impending doom. The females are in ... See full summary »

Stars: Drea Castro, Kimberly Irving, Ruben Garay, Jimmy Sireno

44. The Quiet Canadians: The Web Series (2016– )

6 min | Thriller

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The Quiet Canadians is a fictional look into Canada's involvement in covert and clandestine activities. It follows an operative fresh from an operation and presents a view of how such people are recruited and trained.

Stars: Mark Chin, Jeff Gonek, Hesham Hammoud, Jeff Leung

45. Echoes & Voices (2011 Video)

22 min | Short, Thriller

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Follows Andrew Boman (James Allerdyce), a seminarian expelled when he was caught in the secret vaults of the Vatican.

Director: Tom Zanca | Stars: James Allerdyce, Nikki Pettus, Scott Schiaffo, Rachel Butera

46. Because We're Being Spies Right Now (2014)

12 min | Short, Action, Comedy

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Agents Donald Zbornak and Blake Devereaux are tasked with a dangerous mission. When Zbornak is captured and interrogated by a Russian arms dealer, Devereaux sets out on a rough-and-tumble ... See full summary »

Director: Kelly Moore | Stars: Anabella Casanova, Allen Fitzpatrick, Kurt Labberton, Colin McAurthur

47. Destiny (VI) (2014)

2 min | Short, Action, Thriller

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When a secret collection of Isaac Newton's final papers arrives at a library in Jerusalem, a covert search begins to find someone who might crack the code left by Newton. Former ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Lowe | Stars: Barton Bund, Debra Harrison-Lowe, Wayne E. Brown, Mark Boyd

48. Making the Movie: S.L.E.U.T.H. (2009 TV Movie)

Comedy, Reality-TV

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Following the cast and crew on the set of their latest movie, a hammy spy thriller.

Director: David Moss | Stars: Nathan Head, Aidan Belizaire, Sophia Hatfield, Hannah Robinson

49. CodeRunner (2012 Video Game)

Adventure

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Director: Jeff Macpherson

50. Awaken (I) (2009)

8 min | Short, Action, Comedy

6.2
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When several people receive a mysterious flyer in the mail asking them to 'Vote for Alex Filbert,' their minds slowly unhinge, and the resulting violence cuts a trail straight to those ... See full summary »

Director: Brad Hodson | Stars: Shannon Hodson, Adam Fox, Vincent Cusimano, Angela Landis

Votes: 13