The Best Spy Movies List Films

The Best Spy Movies List

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A list of all spy movies ever made, ranked by lovers of espionage movies. If you can recite lines from every James Bond movie, this spy movie list is for you. Sort it by cast, year and director to discover new spy films. This list of spy movies also contains spy movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This spy films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best spy movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This spy movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Make this one count by voting for your favorites on this list.

List of spy films includes spy movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Share this list with your friends to get more great items to the top ranks.

These are the top films in the spy genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the spy genre in it. Be it the motifs of the spy genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

Thumbs up items you like -- Code of the Silver Sage and Marie-Chantal contre le docteur Kha for example. If we missed any spy movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous spy movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about spy movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the spy movies. List includes photos and spy movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

This list is made up of many different items, including In Enemy Country and NetForce.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these spy movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good spy movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest spy movies, here is the full spy movies list, ordered from best to worst.

List Criteria: Films about or featuring spies as primary characters

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  1. 1
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  2. 2
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    Munich

    2005 More
    94
  3. 3
    Up 47
    Down 12
    1963 More
    92
  4. 4
    Up 49
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    2002 More
    86
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    Up 32
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    1962 More
    85
  6. 6
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    1975 More
    85
  7. 7
    Up 43
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    2001 More
    84
  8. 8
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    2008 More
    84
  9. 9
    Up 41
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    2012 More
    84
  10. 10
    Up 32
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    2005 More
    83
  11. 11
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    1959 More
    83
  12. 12
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    2012 More
    80
  13. 13
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    The Bourne Supremacy

    2004 More
    79
  14. 14
    Up 22
    Down 9
    1965 More
    76
  15. 15
    Up 27
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    1974 More
    75
  16. 16
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    2007 More
    73
  17. 17
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    1935 More
    71
  18. 18
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    2007 More
    71
  19. 19
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    2006 More
    71
  20. 20
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    1998 More
    69
  21. 21
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    2012 More
    66
  22. 22
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    66
  23. 23
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    1964 More
    65
  24. 24
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    2007 More
    64
  25. 25
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    1969 More
    63
  26. 26
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    controversial
    GoldenEye

    1995 More
    62
  27. 27
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    2008 More
    61
  28. 28
    Up 16
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    1998 More
    61
  29. 29
    Up 9
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    1987 More
    59
  30. 30
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    1996 More
    57
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    Unknown

    2011 More
    54
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    Thunderball

    1965 More
    53
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    The Falcon and the Snowman

    1985 More
    52
  34. 34
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    1974 More
    50
  35. 35
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    1965 More
    50
  36. 36
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    2006 More
    49
  37. 37
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    1990 More
    48
  38. 38
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    2006 More
    47
  39. 39
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    2002 More
    47
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    2009 More
    47
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  42. 42
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    2012 More
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    2008 More
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    2010 More
    45
  45. 45
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    2008 More
    45
  46. 46
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    1966 More
    45
  47. 47
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    The 39 Steps

    44
  48. 48
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    2012 More
    44
  49. 49
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    Down 8
    2010 More
    44
  50. 50
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    2002 More
    44
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