Undercover Movies

List of the best undercover movies selected by visitors to our site: The Spy Who Dumped Me, The Departed, Inglourious Basterds, Gemini Man, The Spy Gone North, City of Lies, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Atomic Blonde, Thumper, The Infiltrator.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersSpy, CIA, Friends, Taxi drivers
PlotConspiracies, Chase, Cheating, Skirmishes, Birthday
StyleExciting, Fascinating, For girls, For a group of friends, Tense

Audrey and Morgan, two thirty-year-old best friends in Los Angeles, are thrust unexpectedly into an international conspiracy when Audrey’s ex-boyfriend shows up at their apartment with a team of deadly assassins on his trail.

The Departed (2006)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, Friends, Hired assassins
PlotLove, Investigation, Chase, Betrayal, Double life
StyleUnexpected ending, Fascinating, For men, Action, Heavy

To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.

Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, comedy, drama, military
CountryUSA, Germany
CharactersSpy, Jews, Hitler, Soldier, Heroes
PlotWar, Revenge, Fear, Self-sacrifice, Undercover
PlaceFrance, Germany
TimeWorld War II
StyleFascinating, For men, Atmospheric, Action, Heavy

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as "The Basterds" are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds, lead by Lt. Aldo Raine soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.

Gemini Man (2019)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA, China
CharactersSnipers, Spy, Special Forces, Scientists, Hired assassins
PlotMartial Arts, Motorcycles, Death, Survival, Skirmishes
PlaceAircraft, China, Hotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Fascinating, Action

Ageing assassin, Henry Brogen tries to get out of the business but finds himself in the ultimate battle—fighting his own clone who is 25 years younger than him, and at the peak of his abilities.

The Spy Gone North (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersSpecial agents, Dogs, Spy, Scouts, Businessmen
PlotOn real events, Mystery, Undercover, Undercover
PlaceAircraft, China, Asia, Korea
TimeCold War
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating

South Korea, 1993. An agent of the National Intelligence Service is sent to Beijing with the assignment of infiltrating a group of North Korean officials with the ultimate goal of obtaining information about the North Korean nuclear program.

City of Lies (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersFBI, Partners
PlotBank robbery, Undercover, Mystery, Undercover
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleAtmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

Los Angeles Police Department detective Russell Poole has spent years trying to solve his biggest case -- the murders of The Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur -- but after two decades, the investigation remains open. Jack Jackson, a reporter desperate to save his reputation and career, is determined to find out why. In search of the truth, the two team up and unravel a growing web of institutional corruption and lies.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersSpecial agents, Dogs, Hackers, Horses, Spy
PlotDancing, Martial Arts, Adventure, Viruses, Travel
PlaceJungle, Aircraft, London, Mountains, USA
StyleUnexpected ending

When an attack on the Kingsman headquarters takes place and a new villain rises, Eggsy and Merlin are forced to work together with the American agency known as the Statesman to save the world.

Atomic Blonde (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, detective
CountryGermany, Sweden, USA
CharactersDogs, Spy, Killers, Strong women, Hired assassins
PlotFight, Survival, Seduction, Passion, Undercover
PlaceGermany, Berlin
TimeCold War
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Atmospheric, Tense, Good music

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.

Thumper (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersSpecial agents
PlotUndercover, Undercover
StyleDisturbing, Serious, Action, Heavy, Exciting

In a town of low-income and fractured families, a group of teens are lured into working for a dangerous drug dealer. A new girl arrives who hides a dangerous secret that will impact everybody and change their lives forever.

The Infiltrator (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Brides
PlotOn real events, Death, Money, Investigation, Fear
PlaceMexico, USA
StyleAction, Tense

A U.S Customs official uncovers a massive money laundering scheme involving Pablo Escobar.

Keeping Up with the Joneses (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, comedy
CharactersSpy, Strong women
PlotDeath, Jealousy, Fear, Cheating, Pursuit
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Action

An ordinary suburban couple finds it’s not easy keeping up with the Joneses – their impossibly gorgeous and ultra-sophisticated new neighbors – especially when they discover that Mr. and Mrs. “Jones” are covert operatives.

American Ultra (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA, Luxembourg
CharactersSpy, CIA, Bodyguards, Soldier, Criminals
PlotMartial Arts, Love, Fight, Lost memory, Death
PlaceSmall cities, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Black humor

American Ultra is a fast-paced action comedy about Mike, a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner whose small-town life with his live-in girlfriend, Phoebe, is suddenly turned upside down. Unbeknownst to him, Mike is actually a highly trained, lethal sleeper agent. In the blink of an eye, as his secret past comes back to haunt him, Mike is thrust into the middle of a deadly government operation and is forced to summon his inner action-hero in order to survive.

2 Guns (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CharactersMafia, CIA, Partners
PlotBank robbery, Robbery, Money, Investigation, Friendship
PlaceMexico, Helicopters, USA
StyleExciting, For men

A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.

The Tourist (2010)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama
CountryUSA, France, Italy
CharactersSnipers, Spy, Tourists
PlotAdventure, Love, Chase, Undercover, Undercover
PlaceItaly, Hotels, Venice
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Tense, Twisted plot

American tourist Frank (Johnny Depp) meets mysterious British woman Elsie (Angelina Jolie) on the train to Venice. Romance seems to bud, but there's more to her than meets the eye. Remake of the 2005 French film "Anthony Zimmer", written and directed by Jérôme Salle.

Lammbock (2001)
Markimdb: 7.3
CharactersJudge, Partners, Hunters
PlotInvestigation, Loneliness, Friendship, Undercover, Undercover
PlaceGermany, Small cities
StyleLight, Disturbing

Stefan and Kai have good going business, self-grown cannabis screened as pizza delivering service. For now they only have to deal with plant-louses.

Miss Congeniality (2000)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, Australia
CharactersSpecial agents, FBI
PlotInvestigation, Rivalry, Undercover, Undercover

When the local FBI office receives a letter from a terrorist known only as 'The Citizen', it's quickly determined that he's planning his next act at the Miss America beauty pageant. Because tough-as-nails Gracie Hart is the only female Agent at the office, she's chosen to go undercover as the contestant from New Jersey.

Donnie Brasco (1997)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, FBI, Friends
PlotOn real events, Tennis, Investigation, Skirmishes, Undercover
StyleAction, Heavy, Disturbing, Serious

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

State of Grace (1990)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Friends
PlotUndercover, Undercover
PlaceNew York
StyleFascinating, For men, Atmospheric, Action, Depressive

Terry Noonan returns home to New York's Hells Kitchen after a ten year absence. He soon hooks up with childhood pal Jackie who is involved in the Irish mob run by his brother Frankie. Terry also rekindles an old flame with Jackie's sister Kathleen. Soon, however, Terry is torn between his loyalty to his friends and his loyalties to others.