Spy movies

List of the best spy movies for melodramas selected by visitors to our site: Official Secrets, Red Joan, Despite the Falling Snow, Mortdecai, Commitment, This Means War, Restless, Ek Tha Tiger, Knight and Day, My Girlfriend Is an Agent
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Official Secrets (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CharactersLawyers, Mothers
PlotInvestigation, Computers
PlaceEngland, USA, Court

The true story of British intelligence whistleblower Katharine Gun who—prior to the 2003 Iraq invasion—leaked a top-secret NSA memo exposing a joint US-UK illegal spying operation against members of the UN Security Council. The memo proposed blackmailing member states into voting for war.

Red Joan (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CharactersStrong women
StylePatriotic, Womens in main roles

London, England, May 2000. The peaceful life of elderly Joan Stanley is suddenly disrupted when she is arrested by the British Intelligence Service and accused of providing information to communist Russia during the forties.

Despite the Falling Snow (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
PlotLove triangle, Mystery, Love, Political
PlaceMoscow, USSR
TimeCold War

In Cold War Moscow, a female spy steals secrets from an idealistic politician – and falls in love with him. Moscow, 1959: Katya (Rebecca Ferguson, Mission Impossible- Rogue Nation, The Girl on the Train, The White Queen), is young, beautiful – and a spy for the Americans. When she and Mischa (Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Emerald City), begin spying on Alexander ( Sam Reid, Anonymous), an idealistic Communist politician, the last thing she expects is to fall in love with him. Her choice between love and duty leads to a nail-biting conclusion that Alexander (Charles Dance, The Imitation Game) can only unravel decades later in 1990s New York. His journey back to the snowbound streets of Moscow uncovers a love triangle and betrayals from those he trusted most.

Mortdecai (2015)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.5)
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotLove, Robbery, Abduction, Art

Art dealer, Charles Mortdecai, searches for a stolen painting rumored to contain a secret code that gains access to hidden Nazi gold.

Commitment (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersHired assassins, Heroes

The son of a North Korean spy decides to follow in his father's footsteps to protect his little sister. After his father’s botched espionage mission, North Korean Myung-hoon and his young sister Hye-in are sent to a labor prison camp. In order to save his sister’s life, Myung-hoon volunteers to become a spy and infiltrates the South as a teenage defector. While attending high school in the South, he meets another girl named Hye-in, and rescues her when she comes under attack. South Korean Intelligence soon discover Myung-hoon’s activities and begin tracking him, all the while his own government sends a vicious assassin to eliminate him.

This Means War (2012)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama
CharactersCIA, Teens, Old man
PlotLove, Adventure, War, Love triangle, Rivalry

Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman.

Restless (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
StyleAction, Fascinating

A young woman finds out that her mother worked as a spy for the British Secret Service during World War II and has been on the run ever since.

Ek Tha Tiger (2012)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.5)
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama
StyleExciting, To cry

RAW agent Tiger is on a mission to retrieve information from a scientist in Dublin. The plot centers on an Indian spy (RAW) code-named Tiger who falls in love with a Pakistani spy (ISI) during an investigation and how Tiger's ideology and principles change over time.

Knight and Day (2010)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, adventure
PlotTravel, Mystery

A fugitive couple goes on a glamorous and sometimes deadly adventure where nothing and no one – even themselves – are what they seem. Amid shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, they race across the globe, with their survival ultimately hinging on the battle of truth vs. trust.

My Girlfriend Is an Agent (2009)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea

Disguised as a travel agent, “Su-ji” is a government spy with six years’ experience who can’t reveal her career to her boyfriend “Jae-joon.” After she lies again, her boyfriend breaks up with her and leaves without notice, leaving her struggling alone with her sadness. Three years later, while chasing an industrial spy in disguise as a cleaning lady, she happens to run into Jae-joon. He’s become an international certified accountant, and seeing him throws her feelings into doubt.Lying is part of the job, secrecy is the name of the game in "My Girlfriend is an Agent".

8 more movies
Duplicity (2009)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrethriller, melodrama, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
PlotRivalry, Intrigue
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Smart

Two romantically-engaged corporate spies team up to manipulate a corporate race to corner the market on a medical innovation that will reap huge profits and enable them to lead an extravagant lifestyle together.

Get Smart (2008)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersSpecial agents

When the identities of secret agents from Control are compromised, the Chief promotes hapless but eager analyst Maxwell Smart and teams him with stylish, capable Agent 99, the only spy whose cover remains intact. Can they work together to thwart the evil plans of KAOS and its crafty operative?

D.E.B.S. (2004)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.2)
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama

The star of a team of teenage crime fighters falls for the alluring villainess she must bring to justice.

Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.5)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family
PlaceEngland, Summer camp

With all-new gadgets, high-flying action, exciting chases and a wisecracking new handler, Derek (Anthony Anderson), Cody has to retrieve the device before the world's leaders fall under the evil control of a diabolical villain.

Cypher (2002)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
StyleCyberpunk, Unexpected ending

An unsuspecting, disenchanted man finds himself working as a spy in the dangerous, high-stakes world of corporate espionage. Quickly getting way over-his-head, he teams up with a mysterious femme fatale.

Charlotte Gray (2001)
Mark3.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, Germany
StyleFascinating, To cry

This is a drama set in Nazi-occupied France at the height of World War II. Charlotte Gray tells the compelling story of a young Scottish woman working with the French Resistance in the hope of rescuing her lover, a missing RAF pilot. Based on the best-selling novel by Sebastian Faulks.

Enigma (2001)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Germany, Netherlands
StyleSmart, Fascinating

A romantic thriller based around the World War 2 project to crack the codes behind the Enigma machine, used by the Germans to encrypt messages sent to their submarines.

Year of the Comet (1992)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 5.8)
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, adventure

Year of the Comet is a 1992 romantic comedy adventure film about the pursuit of the most valuable bottle of wine in history. The title refers to the year it was bottled, 1811, which was known for the Great Comet of 1811, and also as one of the best years in history for European wine.