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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.

Vote up the best spy movies on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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Traitor is listed (or ranked) 1 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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Erased is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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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Get Smart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson, Bill Murray
Get Smart is a 2008 American action comedy film which was produced by Leonard B. Stern, who is also the original series' producer. The film is based on Mel Brooks and Buck Henry's 1960s spy ...more
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Æon Flux is listed (or ranked) 4 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 Jack King Affair is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
The Jack King Affair
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The Angel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Marwan Kenzari, Toby Kebbell, Sasson Gabai
The Angel is a 2018 American spy thriller film directed by Ariel Vromen, based on the nonfiction book by Uri Bar-Joseph. The true story of Ashraf Marwan (Marwan Kenzari), who was President ...more
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The Saint is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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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Austin Powers: Goldmember is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Britney Spears, Beyoncé Knowles, Tom Cruise
Austin Powers in Goldmember is a 2002 American spy comedy film. It is the third installment of the Austin Powers film series starring Mike Myers in the title role. The film was directed by Jay ...more
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The Man Who Knew Too Little is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Bill Murray, Alfred Molina, Joanne Whalley
The Man Who Knew Too Little is a 1997 American comedy espionage film starring Bill Murray, directed by Jon Amiel, and written by Robert Farrar and Howard Franklin. The film is based on Farrar's ...more
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The Lives of Others is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Ulrich Tukur, Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck
The Lives of Others is a 2006 German drama film, marking the feature film debut of filmmaker Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, about the monitoring of East Berlin by agents of the Stasi, the ...more
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Smoke and Mirrors is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Survivor is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Ghost in the Shell Arise: Bord... is listed (or ranked) 13 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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The Spy Who Fell to Earth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
The Spy Who Fell to Earth

Based on Dr. Ahron Bregman's book, this documentary examines the life and mysterious death of Ashraf Marwan, an Egyptian billionaire and Israeli spy.

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Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Taylor Momsen, Steve Buscemi, Carla Gugino
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams is a 2002 American/Mexican science fantasy family adventure film written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It is the second installment in the Spy Kids film ...more
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The Saint is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Val Kilmer, Elisabeth Shue, Roger Moore
The Saint is a 1997 espionage thriller film, starring Val Kilmer in the title role, with Elisabeth Shue and Rade Šerbedžija, directed by Phillip Noyce and written by Jonathan Hensleigh and ...more
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The True Memoirs of an Interna... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Kevin James, Zulay Henao, Andy García
True Memoirs of an International Assassin is a 2016 American action comedy film directed by Jeff Wadlow. After a publisher changes a writer's debut novel about a deadly assassin from fiction to ...more
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Burn After Reading is listed (or ranked) 18 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) 19 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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The Informant! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Matt Damon, Patton Oswalt, Joel McHale
The Informant! is a 2009 American biographical-comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh. It depicts Mark Whitacre's involvement as a whistle blower in the lysine price-fixing conspiracy of the ...more
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Madras Cafe is listed (or ranked) 21 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) 22 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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The Age of Shadows is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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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Spy Kids is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
George Clooney, Teri Hatcher, Carla Gugino
Spy Kids is a 2001 American/Mexican science fantasy family adventure film written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It is the first installment in the Spy Kids series. Alexa Vega and Daryl ...more
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Ghost in the Shell Arise: Bord... is listed (or ranked) 25 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.