Netflix The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked  

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Here are the best spy movies streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for spy thrillers or movies about espionage, this list of spy movies currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular TV films. What are the best spy films to watch on Netflix? 

Some good spy movies on Netflix include The Bourne Ultimatum, Body of Lies, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, and Burn After Reading.

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The Bourne Ultimatum is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox The Bourne Ultimatum is a 2007 American-German action spy thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass loosely based on the Robert Ludlum novel of the same title. The screenplay was written by Tony ...more

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Gary Oldman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hardy Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a 2011 espionage film directed by Tomas Alfredson. The screenplay was written by Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan, based on the 1974 novel of the same name by ...more

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Body of Lies is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong Body of Lies is a 2008 American action-spy film directed by Ridley Scott. Set in the Middle East, it follows the attempts of the CIA and Jordanian Intelligence to catch "al-Saleem", a ...more

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Shadow Dancer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Gillian Anderson, Clive Owen, Andrea Riseborough Shadow Dancer is a 2012 thriller film written by Tom Bradby and directed by James Marsh.

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Traitor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Jeff Daniels Traitor is a 2008 American spy thriller film, based on an idea by Steve Martin who is also an executive producer. It is written and directed by Jeffrey Nachmanoff, the film stars Don Cheadle and ...more

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Swordfish is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Halle Berry, John Travolta, Hugh Jackman Swordfish is a 2001 American action thriller film directed by Dominic Sena and starring John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle and Vinnie Jones. The film centers on Stanley ...more

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Erased is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Erased Olga Kurylenko, Aaron Eckhart, Liana Liberato Erased, also known as The Expatriate outside of the US, is a 2012 thriller film directed by Philipp Stölzl, starring Aaron Eckhart and Olga Kurylenko. The story centers on Ben Logan an ...more

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Archangel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Archangel Daniel Craig, Gabriel Macht Archangel is a 2005 film directed by Jon Jones.

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Unthinkable is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Samuel L. Jackson, Carrie-Anne Moss, Michael Sheen Unthinkable is a 2010 American suspense thriller film directed by Gregor Jordan and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Sheen and Carrie-Anne Moss. It was released direct-to-video on June 14, ...more

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Æon Flux is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Jonny Lee Miller Æon Flux is a 2005 American science fiction spy action film directed by Karyn Kusama. The film is a loose adaptation of the animated science fiction television series of the same name, ...more

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The Chosen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Alfonso Herrera, Hannah Murray, Henry Goodman The Chosen (Spanish: El elegido) is a 2016 film directed by Antonio Chavarrías. A man named Jacques Mornard arrives in Mexico in 1940, claiming to be a Belgian who is fleeing the war in ...more

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Smoke and Mirrors is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Smoke & Mirrors Eduard Fernández, José Coronado, Marta Etura Smoke & Mirrors (Spanish: El hombre de las mil caras) is a 2016 Spanish thriller film directed by Alberto Rodríguez based on the non-fiction book Paesa, el espía de las mil ...more

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Johnny English Reborn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Gillian Anderson, Rosamund Pike, Rowan Atkinson Johnny English Reborn is a 2011 British spy comedy film parodying the James Bond secret agent genre. The film is the sequel to Johnny English, and stars Rowan Atkinson reprising his role as the ...more

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The Saint is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
The Saint Adam Rayner, Eliza Dushku, Ian Ogilvy The Saint is a 2017 espionage thriller TV movie directed by Ernie Barbarash. International master thief, Simon Templar, also known as The Saint, is asked by a desperate rich man to find his ...more

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Ghost in the Shell Arise: Bord... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Ghost Tears Maaya Sakamoto, Ikkyu Juku, Kenichirou Matsuda Ghost in the Shell ARISE - Border:3 Ghost Tear is a 2014 animation film and the third release of the four-part OVA series Ghost in the Shell: Arise directed by Kazuchika Kise.

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Labirent is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Labyrinth Timuçin Esen, Meltem Cumbul, Sarp Akkaya Labirent is a 2011 action and drama film written and directed by Tolga Örnek.

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Survivor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Milla Jovovich, Pierce Brosnan, Emma Thompson Survivor is an upcoming American spy thriller film directed by James McTeigue and written by Philip Shelby. The film stars Milla Jovovich, Pierce Brosnan and Dylan McDermott. The film will be ...more

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Madras Cafe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Madras Cafe John Abraham, Nargis Fakhri, Prakash Belawadi Madras Cafe is a 2013 Indian political espionage thriller film directed by Shoojit Sircar and starring John Abraham, Nargis Fakhri and Rashi Khanna in lead roles. The film is set in the late ...more

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Ghost in the Shell Arise: Bord... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Maaya Sakamoto, Ikkyu Juku, Kenichirou Matsuda Ghost in the Shell Arise - Border 1: Ghost Pain is a 2013 Japanese anime film directed by Kazuchika Kise.

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Burn After Reading is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Brad Pitt, George Clooney, John Malkovich Burn After Reading is a 2008 black comedy film written, produced, edited and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film stars George Clooney, John Malkovich, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, and ...more

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Operation Chromite is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Lee Jung-jae, Lee Beom-soo, Liam Neeson Operation Chromite is a 2016 South Korean war drama film directed by John H. Lee, based on true events. A squad of soldiers fight in the Korean War's crucial Battle of Inchon.

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Ghost in the Shell Arise: Bord... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Ghost Whispers Maaya Sakamoto, Ikkyu Juku, Kenichirou Matsuda Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Border:2 Ghost Whispers is a 2013 animation film and the second release of the four-part OVA series Ghost in the Shell: Arise directed by Kazuchika Kise.

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Max Manus: Man of War is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Ron Donachie, Aksel Hennie, Kjersti Holmen Max Manus: Man of War is a 2008 Norwegian biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus. The story follows Manus from the Winter War against the Soviet ...more

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The Age of Shadows is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
The Age of Shadows Song Kang-ho, Gong Yoo, Han Ji-min The Age of Shadows is a 2016 South Korean period action thriller film directed by Kim Jee-woon. Korean resistance fighters smuggle explosives to destroy facilities controlled by Japanese forces ...more

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O21 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
O21 Shaan Shahid, Ayub Khoso, Aamina Sheikh

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Waar is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Waar Shaan Shahid, Ayesha Khan, Meesha Shafi Waar is a 2013 Urdu-English language Pakistani action thriller and drama film directed by Bilal Lashari and written and produced by Hassan Waqas Rana. The film features Shaan Shahid, Meesha ...more

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Spy Time is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Spy Time Imanol Arias, Quim Gutiérrez, Alexandra Jiménez Anacleto: agente secreto (Spy Time) is a 2015 Spanish Eurospy action comedy film directed by Javier Ruiz Caldera,based on the characters from the comic book series created by Manuel ...more

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A Good American is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
A Good American William Binney, Thomas Drake, Jesselyn Radack