Movies about the FBI

List of the best movies about the FBI selected by visitors to our site: Punisher: War Zone, American Hustle, J. Edgar, Donnie Brasco, The Informant!, Smokin' Aces, Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball, The Heat, Now You See Me, Road to Paloma.

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Punisher: War Zone (2008)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada, Germany
CharactersFBI, Superhero, Tough guys, Heroes
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleMarvel, Heavy, Exciting, Disturbing, For men

Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: Jigsaw. With the "Punisher Task Force" hot on his trail and the FBI unable to take Jigsaw in, Frank must stand up to the formidable army that Jigsaw has recruited before more of his evil deeds go unpunished.

American Hustle (2013)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFBI, Special agents, Mafia, Partners, Scammers
PlotInvestigation, Cheating, Undercover, On real events

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.

J. Edgar (2011)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genredrama, crime, biography
CharactersFBI, Presidential
PlotInvestigation, Blackmail, On real events
StyleDepressive, Makes me think

As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life.

Donnie Brasco (1997)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CharactersMafia, FBI, Gangsters, Friends
PlotUndercover, Investigation, Skirmishes, Tennis, On real events
StyleAction, Heavy, Disturbing

An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life at the expense of his regular one.

The Informant! (2009)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CharactersFBI, Special agents
PlotInvestigation, Undercover, On real events
StyleSmart, Action

A rising star at agri-industry giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Mark Whitacre suddenly turns whistleblower. Even as he exposes his company’s multi-national price-fixing conspiracy to the FBI, Whitacre envisions himself being hailed as a hero of the common man and handed a promotion.

Smokin' Aces (2006)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
CharactersKillers, FBI, Lawyers, Mafia, Hired assassins, Gangsters, Snipers, Bodyguards
StyleExciting, For men

When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing.

Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (2010)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.1)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersKillers, FBI

Walter Weed is an unassuming desk jockey at the FBI when the Bureau uncovers a plot to assassinate him. A team of degenerate, psychotic assassins dispatched by mystery man Hal Leuco to win a huge bounty includes a resourceful beauty who has a unique method of killing her prey, a power-tool wielding psychopath and a deadly master of disguise.

The Heat (2013)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, comedy, crime, detective
CharactersFBI, Police, Girlfriends, Special agents, Partners, Criminals
PlotAbduction, Investigation, Chase
PlaceNew York, USA

Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, and uses her gut instinct and street smarts to catch the most elusive criminals. Neither has ever had a partner, or a friend for that matter. When these two wildly incompatible law officers join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord, they become the last thing anyone expected: Buddies.

Now You See Me (2013)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryFrance, USA
CharactersMagician, FBI, Scammers, Thieves, Wizards
PlotRobbery, Love, Revenge, Divorce, Cheating, Investigation, Magic, Bank robbery
PlacePrison, New York, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Smart

An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.

Road to Paloma (2014)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrethriller, drama
CharactersBikers, FBI, Heroes, Friends
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
StyleFor men

After a brutal injustice occurs on a Native American reservation, a son must find redemption for the actions of his past. Road to Paloma is the beautiful journey of two bikers traveling across America's vast west. While Native American Wolf (Jason Momoa) is being pursued by the FBI for having taken the law into his own hands, when his mother was raped and killed on their reservation he crosses paths with Cash (Robert Mollohan), a down and out musician who is coping with the end of his marriage. An unlikely friendship develops, as they ride together towards the Teton mountain range, where Wolf will spread his mothers ashes.

Torque (2004)
Mark9 (imdb: 4.1)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, Australia
CharactersBikers, FBI, Partners, Losers, Special agents
PlotMotorcycles, Rivalry, False accusations, Chase, Pads
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, For men

Biker Cary Ford is framed by an old rival and biker gang leader for the murder of another gang member who happens to be the brother of Trey, leader of the most feared biker gang in the country. Ford is now on the run trying to clear his name from the murder with Trey and his gang looking for his blood.

Public Enemies (2009)
Mark9 (imdb: 7)
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, biography, history
CountryUSA, Japan
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, FBI, Special agents, Tough guys, Partners
PlotBank robbery, Robbery, Skirmishes, Chase, On real events
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Disturbing

Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger's charm and audacity endear him to much of America's downtrodden public, but he's also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI. Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, Hoover makes Dillinger his first Public Enemy Number One and assigns his top agent, Melvin Purvis, the task of bringing him in dead or alive.

The Fourth Kind (2009)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersAliens, FBI, Psychologists
PlotUFO, Investigation, Missing people, Abduction, On real events
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Disturbing

Since the 1960s, a disproportionate number of the population in and around Nome, Alaska, have gone missing. Despite FBI investigations, the disappearances remain a mystery. Dr. Abigail Tyler, a psychologist, may be on the verge of blowing the unsolved cases wide open when, during the course of treating her patients, she finds evidence of alien abductions.

Untraceable (2008)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersManiacs, Killers, FBI, Serial killers, Special agents, Hackers
PlotInvestigation, Revenge, Technology, False accusations, Internet, Chase
StyleHeavy, Tense, Disturbing

Special Agent Jennifer Marsh (Diane Lane) works in an elite division of the FBI dedicated to fighting cybercrime. She thinks she has seen it all, until a particularly sadistic criminal arises on the Internet. This tech-savvy killer posts live feeds of his crimes on his website; the more hits the site gets, the faster the victim dies. Marsh and her team must find the elusive killer before time runs out.

Rob the Mob (2014)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genredrama, crime
CharactersMafia, FBI

The true-life story of a crazy-in-love Queens couple who robbed a series of mafia social clubs and got away with it… for a while… until they stumble upon a score bigger than they ever planned and become targets of both the mob and the FBI.

Point Break (2015)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.3)
Genreaction, thriller, crime, sport
CountryUSA, Germany, China
CharactersSurfers, FBI, Thieves
PlotDeath, Robbery, Chase, Undercover
PlaceItaly, Helicopters
StyleDisturbing, Exciting

A young undercover FBI agent infiltrates a gang of thieves who share a common interest in extreme sports. A remake of the 1991 film, "Point Break".

Skyscraper (2018)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CharactersFBI, Heroes, Disabled people, Fathers
PlaceChina, Helicopters
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Fascinating

Framed and on the run, a former FBI agent must save his family from a blazing fire in the world's tallest building.

Eliminators (2016)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 5.6)
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersFBI, Hired assassins, Taxi drivers
PlotMartial Arts

A former US Federal Agent must abandon the witness protection program and come out of hiding when his London home is invaded in error due to a wrong address. When the event ends with multiple homicides, the news triggers those hunting him to send Europe's most dangerous assassin to kill him. Now on the run with his daughters life in jeopardy, a determined father must get her to safety before the people he's been hiding from tracks him down.

Absolute Deception (2013)
Markimdb: 4.2
CharactersFBI, Special agents, Spy
PlotInvestigation, Undercover, On real events
PlaceAustralia, New York
StyleFascinating, Heavy, Exciting, Disturbing

A widowed reporter recruits the help of a federal agent to investigate her late husband's secrets, but the two become the target of unknown attackers. When FBI Agent John Nelson’s key informant, Miles, is abducted and shot, all that’s left is a severed finger. In order to find a new lead, Nelson travels to New York City to inform widowed magazine reporter Rebecca Scott that her long dead husband, Miles, had only recently been murdered to see if she had heard from him in recent years. Perplexed, Scott joins Agent Nelson in the wealthy enclave of Australia’s Gold Coast to find out what really happened. The two soon discover Miles may have been part of an elaborate “Ponzi scheme” to bilk investors, and a vengeful billionaire, out of millions of dollars. As more layers of Miles’ secret life are exposed, can the two stay ahead of the mysterious attackers who will stop at nothing to halt their investigation?

Altitude (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 4)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CharactersFBI, Snipers, Thieves, Pilots, Criminals, Terrorists
PlotSurvival, Dancing, Martial Arts, Death, Snow, Money, Robbery, Cheating
PlaceAircraft, Mountains
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense

A female FBI agent is offered millions to help a thief escape from a hijacked airplane.