The 8 Greatest Spy Films Of All Time

The 8 Greatest Spy Films Of All Time

James Bound may be the most popular spy in the movie world. Before 007 series, a lots of spy films were also wonderful. We choose 8 greatest spy films of all time for you.

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.

Three Days of the Condor

Release Date 1975-09-24
Rating : 7.3 Production Companies: Paramount Pictures / Wildwood Enterprises / Director: Sydney Pollack / Sydney Pollack / Stars: Robert Redford  /  Faye Dunaway  /  Cliff Robertson

Summary: A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.

The Ipcress File

Release Date 1965-03-18
Rating : 7.1 Production Companies: Director: Sidney J. Furie / Sidney J. Furie / Stars: Michael Caine  /  Nigel Green  /  Guy Doleman

Summary: This espionage thriller represents a landmark in spy movies introducing the sly, dry intelligence agent Harry Palmer. The story, centers on Palmer's investigation into British Intelligence security. He's soon enmeshed in a world of double-dealing, kidnap and murder and finds a traitor is operating at the heart of the secret service. Will the mysterious 'Ipcress File' reveal who the traitor is?


Release Date 2015-10-26
Rating : 6.4 Production Companies: Columbia Pictures / Danjaq / Director: Junichi Kajioka / Junichi Kajioka / Stars: Daniel Craig  /  Christoph Waltz  /  Léa Seydoux

Summary: A cryptic message from Bond’s past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.

The 39 Steps

Release Date 2008-12-28
Rating : 6.1 Production Companies: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) / Director: James Hawes / James Hawes / Stars: Rupert Penry-Jones  /  Lydia Leonard  /  David Haig

Summary: Richard Hannay, a mining engineer on holiday from the African colonies, finds London socialite life terribly dull. Yet it's more than he bargained for when secret agent, Scudder, bursts into his room and entrusts him with a coded notebook, concerning the impending start of World War I. In no time both German agents and the British law are chasing him, ruthlessly coveting the Roman numerals code, which Hannay believes he must crack himself.

From Russia with Love

Release Date 1963-10-11
Rating : 7.1 Production Companies: Eon Productions / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / Director: Kay Mander / Kay Mander / Stars: Sean Connery  /  Daniela Bianchi  /  Pedro Armendáriz

Summary: Agent 007 is back in the second installment of the James Bond series, this time battling a secret crime organization known as SPECTRE. Russians Rosa Klebb and Kronsteen are out to snatch a decoding device known as the Lektor, using the ravishing Tatiana to lure Bond into helping them. Bond willingly travels to meet Tatiana in Istanbul, where he must rely on his wits to escape with his life in a series of deadly encounters with the enemy

The Lives of Others

Release Date 2006-03-15
Rating : 8 Production Companies: Sheldon Leonard Productions / Sheldon Leonard Productions / Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck / Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck / Stars: Martina Gedeck  /  Ulrich Mühe  /  Sebastian Koch

Summary: A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the system.

Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Release Date 2018-07-25
Rating : 7.4 Production Companies: Paramount Pictures / Bad Robot / Director: Nicoletta Mani / Nicoletta Mani / Stars: Tom Cruise  /  Rebecca Ferguson  /  Simon Pegg

Summary: When an IMF mission ends badly, the world is faced with dire consequences. As Ethan Hunt takes it upon himself to fulfil his original briefing, the CIA begin to question his loyalty and his motives. The IMF team find themselves in a race against time, hunted by assassins while trying to prevent a global catastrophe.