The Best CIA Movies Films

The Best CIA Movies

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A list of the best CIA movies. What's the best CIA films? These are films that focus on the United States Central Intelligence Agency, or its agents. We've tried to include all of the best CIA films on this list, but if you believe we missed one please feel free to add to the list yourself. Which is the top CIA movie? With its intrigue, espionage, and cloak & dagger politics, the CIA and its operatives are a perfect setting and cast of characters for filmmaking and storytelling. Spy dramas have been a favorite among movie goers for decades. Let's face it, spies make great characters. And when it comes to the CIA, well, even James Bond had his CIA liaison, Felix Leiter. This list includes all genres, although most are action, drama, or thrillers. If you enjoy spy movies, then you're bound to enjoy many of the films on this list.
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    The Bourne Identity is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #1 on the original list & added by Randolph
    Matt Damon, Clive Owen, Julia Stiles

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    The Bourne Ultimatum is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #3 on the original list & added by eogriallais
    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox

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    The Bourne Supremacy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #2 on the original list
    Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Michelle Monaghan Released: 2004

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    Taken is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #4 on the original list
    Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace Released: 2008

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    Spy Game is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #6 on the original list
    Brad Pitt, Robert Redford, Charlotte Rampling Released: 2001

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    Body of Lies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #18 on the original list
    Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong Released: 2008

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    Enemy of the State is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best CIA Movies

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    Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman

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    The Good Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #17 on the original list
    Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin Released: 2006

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    Ronin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #15 on the original list
    Robert De Niro, Sean Bean, Ron Jeremy Released: 1998

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    The Recruit is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #12 on the original list
    Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan Released: 2003

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    The Hunt for Red October is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #5 on the original list
    Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery, Tim Curry Released: 1990

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    Mission: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best CIA Movies

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    Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Vanessa Redgrave

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    #11 on the original list
    Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green, Daniel Craig Released: 2006

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    Clear and Present Danger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #7 on the original list
    Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, James Earl Jones Released: 1994

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    Syriana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #14 on the original list
    George Clooney, Matt Damon, Amanda Peet Released: 2005

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    Mission: Impossible – Ghost Pr... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #16 on the original list & added by ajayyhaiharyana
    Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner

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    Three Days of the Condor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best CIA Movies

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    Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Max von Sydow Released: 1975

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    Charlie Wilson's War is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #21 on the original list
    Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Tom Hanks Released: 2007

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    JFK is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #23 on the original list
    Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon Released: 1991

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    Breach is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #38 on the original list
    Ryan Phillippe, Laura Linney, Chris Cooper Released: 2007

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    Law Abiding Citizen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #26 on the original list
    Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Viola Davis Released: 2009

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    Salt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #31 on the original list & added by Hannah Tyler
    Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor

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    This Means War is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #43 on the original list & added by VampyLoveXx
    Reese Witherspoon, Tom Hardy, Laura Vandervoort 2012

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    Safe House is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #28 on the original list & added by RizwanAkhtar
    Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga

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    The Sum of All Fears is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #25 on the original list
    Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, Liev Schreiber Released: 2002

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    Burn After Reading is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #42 on the original list
    Brad Pitt, George Clooney, John Malkovich Released: 2008

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    RED is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #27 on the original list & added by ajayyhaiharyana
    Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren THIS IS A WELL SCRIPTED AND INTELLIGENTLY DIRECTED MOVIE. BRUCE WILLIS IS AWESOME AS USUAL.FOLKS, YOU WILL TEALLY ENJOY THIS MOVIE

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    The Quiet American is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #51 on the original list
    Brendan Fraser, Michael Caine, Rade Šerbedžija Released: 2002

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    Spies Like Us is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #39 on the original list
    Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Bob Hope Released: 1985

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    Once Upon a Time in Mexico is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #44 on the original list
    Johnny Depp, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes Released: 2003

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    Agent Cody Banks is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best CIA Movies

    #58 on the original list & added by nilstyle
    Hilary Duff, Angie Harmon, Frankie Muniz

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