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Tropes
127 votersThe Silliest Things We Believe About Spies Thanks To MoviesSpycraft is constantly changing thanks to new technologies, shifting political alliances, and perceived threats. Movies about spie...
Spies
1.4k voters12 Historic Spies We Want To See Get Their Own Summer BlockbustersWhen it comes to the trials and tribulations of real-life spies, the truth is definitely stranger than fiction. The stories of spi...
Whoa Facts
129.6k viewsThe Wildest WWII Spy Stories You'll Ever ReadIt's not surprising that a global conflict like World War II generated so many amazing spy stories. Espionage has always been a bu...
poll
6.9k votersThe Best Spy Movies Of All TimeOver 6,000 movie fans have voted to shape these rankings of the best spy movies. Whether it’s a classic like Mission Impossible or...
Central Intelligence Agency
95.5k views15 CIA Torture ConspiraciesThe release of the Senate Intelligence Committee's study of the Central Intelligence Agency's Detention and Interrogation Program,...
Weird History
74.3k viewsSoviet Spies Working in the United StatesList of Soviet spies and secret agents operating within the United States. The following individuals worked as espionage agents at...
Central Intelligence Agency
10k votersThe Greatest Movies About CIA Agents & OperativesThese are films that focus on the United States Central Intelligence Agency, or its CIA agents, as ranked by spy-obsessed fans. We...
Entertainment
131 votersThe Most Accurate Movies About EspionageEspionage is, by its very nature, a secretive act, so it's unsurprising that most films depicting it miss the mark on a number of ...
Spies
13.2k viewsWhat It's Actually Like To Be An FBI AgentThe people who commit their lives to the FBI not only have to go through rigorous scrutiny into their personal lives, but they hav...
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2.1k votersThe Greatest Fictional Characters Leading Double LivesAre you looking for a new book or movie where the fictional character is leading a double life? Browse through this list of the gr...
Unspeakable Times
30.9k views8 Times the CIA and the Mob Worked Together to Influence World EventsMany Americans feel little trust in their government, and with so many corrupt politicians and scandals, who can blame them? Peopl...
History
110.9k views14 Crazy Stories of Russian Spies in the US That Will Freak You OutLand of the Free, home of the spied upon. US citizens can't catch a break when it comes to creeps looking in their windows and pil...
Spies
45.6k viewsFamous American Double AgentsThe act of being a double agent is one of the most difficult and dangerous in espionage. To spy for an enemy nation while pretendi...
Spies
13.4k views8 Crazy and Fascinating Facts About Historical Spies and EspionageEspionage is sometimes known as the world's second oldest profession (after prostitution, of course). An account of spies hiding o...
US History
18.9k viewsRogue FBI Agents Who Went Hog Wild While Working For Uncle SamThe Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was created to help protect United States citizens from widespread criminal activity. Ag...
Civil War
41.3k views13 Cunning Civil War Spies Who Played Huge Roles in the WarThe American Civil War was not fought only on battlefields - Civil War spies also waged a secret war of intelligence and covert ac...
What It's Like
19.7k viewsWhat It's Like to Train with the CIAThanks to the movies, the CIA can seem like it's full of badass international agents capable of killing a room full of people with...
1990s
310 votersThe Best '90s Spy MoviesThe greatest ‘90s spy movies have the usual blend of comedy and intrigue. Against the backdrop of a changing world, ‘90s spy movie...
Homeland
13k views15 Things Homeland Gets Wrong About the Intelligence CommunityHomeland, the award-winning Showtime series that centers on the post-9/11 Central Intelligence Agency, has been the topic of inten...
Spies
131 voters12 Cool Instances of Spy Technology Before Computers and the InternetSpy craft is awesome, but there’s something about old spy technology that really captures the imagination. Spy technology from bef...