Excellent spy movies

Excellent spy movies

Spy movies are wonderful but brainless movies, suspenseful plots, and good fighting, all of which are the hallmarks of such movies. The movies here are some of the highlights of the spy movies.

Reservoir Dogs

Release Date 1992-09-02
Rating : 8.1 Production Companies: Live Entertainment / Lionsgate / Director: Quentin Tarantino / Quentin Tarantino / Stars: Harvey Keitel  /  Tim Roth  /  Michael Madsen

Summary: A botched robbery indicates a police informant, and the pressure mounts in the aftermath at a warehouse. Crime begets violence as the survivors -- veteran Mr. White, newcomer Mr. Orange, psychopathic parolee Mr. Blonde, bickering weasel Mr. Pink and Nice Guy Eddie -- unravel.

The Departed

Release Date 2006-10-05
Rating : 8 Production Companies: Vertigo Entertainment / Media Asia Films / Director: Martin Scorsese / Martin Scorsese / Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio  /  Matt Damon  /  Jack Nicholson

Summary: To take down South Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own to infiltrate the underworld, not realizing the syndicate has done likewise. While an undercover cop curries favor with the mob kingpin, a career criminal rises through the police ranks. But both sides soon discover there's a mole among them.

The Bourne Identity

Release Date 2002-06-14
Rating : 7.4 Production Companies: Universal Pictures / Kennedy/Marshall Company, The / Director: Doug Liman / Doug Liman / Stars: Matt Damon  /  Franka Potente  /  Chris Cooper

Summary: Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to reconstruct his life, but finds that many people he encounters want him dead. However, Bourne realizes that he has the combat and mental skills of a world-class spy – but who does he work for?

The Bourne Supremacy

Release Date 2004-07-23
Rating : 7.3 Production Companies: Universal Pictures / The Kennedy/Marshall Company / Director: Sabine Zimmer / Sabine Zimmer / Stars: Matt Damon  /  Franka Potente  /  Brian Cox

Summary: When a CIA operation to purchase classified Russian documents is blown by a rival agent, who then shows up in the sleepy seaside village where Bourne and Marie have been living. The pair run for their lives and Bourne, who promised retaliation should anyone from his former life attempt contact, is forced to once again take up his life as a trained assassin to survive.

The Bourne Ultimatum

Release Date 2007-08-03
Rating : 7.3 Production Companies: Universal Pictures / The Kennedy/Marshall Company / Director: Annie Penn / Annie Penn / Stars: Matt Damon  /  Julia Stiles  /  David Strathairn

Summary: Bourne is brought out of hiding once again by reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar, an upgrade to Project Treadstone, in a series of newspaper columns. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne must finally uncover his dark past while dodging The Company's best efforts to eradicate him.

The Bourne Legacy

Release Date 2012-08-08
Rating : 6.1 Production Companies: Universal Pictures / Dentsu / Director: Tony Gilroy / Tony Gilroy / Stars: Jeremy Renner  /  Rachel Weisz  /  Edward Norton

Summary: New CIA operative, Aaron Cross experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by the previous actions of Jason Bourne.

Jason Bourne

Release Date 2016-07-27
Rating : 6 Production Companies: The Kennedy/Marshall Company / Captivate Entertainment / Director: Zoe Morgan / Zoe Morgan / Stars: Matt Damon  /  Alicia Vikander  /  Tommy Lee Jones

Summary: The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.

Bridge of Spies

Release Date 2015-10-15
Rating : 7.2 Production Companies: DreamWorks SKG / Amblin Entertainment / Director: Jessica Lichtner / Jessica Lichtner / Stars: Tom Hanks  /  Mark Rylance  /  Amy Ryan

Summary: During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate his release. Donovan boards a plane to Berlin, hoping to win the young man's freedom through a prisoner exchange. If all goes well, the Russians would get Rudolf Abel, the convicted spy who Donovan defended in court.

Sicario

Release Date 2015-09-17
Rating : 7.2 Production Companies: Lionsgate / Thunder Road Pictures / Director: Benicio del Toro / Benicio del Toro / Stars: Emily Blunt  /  Benicio del Toro  /  Josh Brolin

Summary: A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit.

Green Zone

Release Date 2010-03-11
Rating : 6.4 Production Companies: Universal Pictures / StudioCanal / Director: Louise Wade / Louise Wade / Stars: Matt Damon  /  Greg Kinnear  /  Brendan Gleeson

Summary: During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped and treacherous site to the next, the men search for deadly chemical agents but stumble instead upon an elaborate cover-up that threatens to invert the purpose of their mission.