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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.

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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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The Angel is listed (or ranked) 3 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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Get Smart is listed (or ranked) 4 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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The Lives of Others is listed (or ranked) 5 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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The True Memoirs of an Interna... is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Æon Flux is listed (or ranked) 7 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 Saint is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Burn After Reading is listed (or ranked) 9 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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The Man Who Knew Too Little is listed (or ranked) 10 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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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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The In-Laws is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Ryan Reynolds, Michael Douglas, Candice Bergen
The In-Laws is a 2003 American comedy film starring Michael Douglas, Albert Brooks, Candice Bergen, Robin Tunney, Maria Ricossa, Lindsay Sloane and Ryan Reynolds. The film is a remake of the ...more
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Madras Cafe is listed (or ranked) 13 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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The Informant! is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Operation Chromite is listed (or ranked) 15 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 Chosen is listed (or ranked) 16 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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The Jack King Affair is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
The Jack King Affair
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The 101 Year Old Man Who Skipp... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
The 101 Year Old Man Who Skipped Out on the Bill and Disappeared
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Contract is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Zakir Hussain, Amruta Khanvilkar, Upendra Limaye
Contract is a Hindi film by Ram Gopal Varma, where the story revolves around an ex-commando man, Aman, whose wife and daughter are killed in a terrorist attack. A top undercover cop then ...more
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Vantage Point is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Dennis Quaid
Vantage Point is a 2008 thriller film. It is directed by Pete Travis and stars Dennis Quaid, Forest Whitaker, Matthew Fox, William Hurt and Sigourney Weaver. The release date is set at February ...more
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The Tuxedo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jackie Chan, Jason Isaacs
The Tuxedo is a 2002 American comedy–action film directed by Kevin Donovan and starring Jackie Chan and Jennifer Love Hewitt. It is a spy spoof that involves a special tuxedo that grants its ...more
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MI-5 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Spy Movies On Netflix, Ranked
MI-5
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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 2: The Island of Lost... is listed (or ranked) 24 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 Spy Who Fell to Earth is listed (or ranked) 25 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.