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

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

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    The Bourne Ultimatum

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

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    The Bourne Supremacy

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

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    Taken

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

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    Spy Game

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

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    Body of Lies

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

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    Enemy of the State

    #9 on the original list & added by SrikarYadav
    Will Smith, Jack Black, Gene Hackman

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    The Good Shepherd

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

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    Ronin

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

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    The Recruit

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

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    The Hunt for Red October

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

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    Mission: Impossible

    #8 on the original list & added by Randolph
    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

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

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    Syriana

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

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    Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

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

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    Three Days of the Condor

    #10 on the original list
    Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Max von Sydow Released: 1975

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    Charlie Wilson's War

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

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    JFK

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

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    Breach

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

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    Law Abiding Citizen

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

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    Salt

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

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    This Means War

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

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    Safe House

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

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    The Sum of All Fears

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

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    Burn After Reading

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

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    RED

    #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

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

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    Spies Like Us

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

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    Once Upon a Time in Mexico

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

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    Agent Cody Banks

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

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