Tag: spy

The Spy (2012) 5.4

The Spy (2012)

Storyline:In the spring of 1941 German agent Wasser of the Abwehr holds an NKVD commissar hostage. Two soldiers, a boxer and a spy are the NKVD's only hope to rescue him.User Reviews: Some stylish handling, personable...

Closing Gambit: 1978 Korchnoi versus Karpov and the Kremlin (2018) 7

Closing Gambit: 1978 Korchnoi versus Karpov and the Kremlin (2018)

Storyline:1978 - Anatoly Karpov is the World Chess Champion having won the crown back from Bobby Fischer without playing a match. A loyal member of the Communist Party and a personal friend of the Soviet leader Leonid...

Cairo (1942) 6.2

Cairo (1942)

Storyline:After the Cavity Rock, California Times Leader newspaper is chosen as America's typical small town newspaper, reporter Homer Smith gets to abroad and report on the war in a series of articles to be shared wi...

The Looking Glass War (1970) 5.9

The Looking Glass War (1970)

Storyline:During the Cold War, the British Intelligence receives a blurred photograph from East Germany taken from Hamburg and Director LeClerc (Sir Ralph Richardson) believes they are missiles. Their agent, Taylor Ki...

Storm Over Lisbon (1944) 6

Storm Over Lisbon (1944)

Storyline:Deresco owner of a night club in neutral Portugal, works a free-lance spy for everybody who can afford his price. He tries to get information from US agent John Craig with help from immigrant dancer Maritza,...

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011) 7

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

Storyline:In the early 1970s during the Cold War, the head of British Intelligence, Control (Sir John Hurt), resigns after an operation in Budapest, Hungary goes badly wrong. It transpires that Control believed one of...

Secret Agent (1936) 6.5

Secret Agent (1936)

Storyline:During the first world war, novelist Edgar Brodie is sent to Switzerland by the Intelligence Service. He has to kill a German agent. During the mission he meets a fake general first and then Elsa Carrington ...

The General (1926) 8.1

The General (1926)

Storyline:Johnnie loves his train ("The General") and Annabelle Lee. When the Civil War begins he is turned down for service because he's more valuable as an engineer. Annabelle thinks it's because he's a coward. Unio...

The Accursed (1957) 5.6

The Accursed (1957)

Storyline:Every year, Colonel Price holds a reunion dinner at his English house for the members (mostly German) of the anti-Nazi resistance group he co-ordinated during the war. He took over the group in 1943 when the...

OSS 117: Lost in Rio (2009) 6.9

OSS 117: Lost in Rio (2009)

Storyline:Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, A.K.A. OSS 117, is the French spy considered by his superiors to be the best in the business. The year is 1967 - he's been sent on a mission to Rio de Janeiro, to find a former h...

Æon Flux (2005) 5.5

Æon Flux (2005)

Storyline:400 years in the future, set in the year 2415, Aeon Flux is a mysterious assassin. Four centuries after a virus nearly annihilated the human race, leaving only five million survivors in a utopian city called...

Foxbat (1977) 5.1

Foxbat (1977)

Storyline:In Hong Kong, a Chinese cook swallows a microfilm by accident and becomes a target.User Reviews: Veteran director Terence Young help directed this actioner that has many different agents and bad guys going a...

Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World (2018) 7.2

Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World (2018)

Storyline:Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World explores the promise of open source investigation, taking viewers inside the exclusive world of the "citizen investigative journalist" collective known as Bellingcat. ...

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015) 7.4

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)

Storyline:CIA chief Hunley (Baldwin) convinces a Senate committee to disband the IMF (Impossible Mission Force), of which Ethan Hunt (Cruise) is a key member. Hunley argues that the IMF is too reckless. Now on his own...

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015) 7.3

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

Storyline:In the 1960s with the Cold War in play, CIA agent Napoleon Solo successfully helps Gaby Teller defect to West Germany despite the intimidating opposition of KGB agent Illya Kuryakin. Later, all three unexpec...

OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006) 7.1

OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006)

Storyline:An homage to classic spy films. It's 1955 and after a fellow agent and close friend disappears, secret agent Hubert Bonisseur de la Bath, a.k.a. OSS 117, is ordered to take his place at the head of a poultry...

Allied (2016) 7.1

Allied (2016)

Storyline:At the height of World War II, in turbulent 1942, the fearless Wing Commander, Max Vatan, lands on the desert dunes of Morocco to meet with the Parisian member of the French Resistance, Marianne Beauséjour. ...

Seventh Code (2013) 5.6

Seventh Code (2013)

Storyline:Akiko travels to Vladivostok Russia to meet Matsunaga who she first met in Tokyo and is unable to forget. Even though Akiko meets Matsunaga again, Matsunaga does not remember her. Matsunaga tells her not to ...

A Most Wanted Man (2014) 6.8

A Most Wanted Man (2014)

Storyline:When a half-Chechen, half-Russian, brutally tortured immigrant turns up in Hamburg's Islamic community, laying claim to his father's ill gotten fortune, both German and US security agencies take a close inte...

The Liquidator (1965) 5.9

The Liquidator (1965)

Storyline:Colonel Mostyn is the chief of a section of the British Security Services when they are embarrassed by the number of spies and defections. The Chief tells him to do something about it so he hires Boys Oaks a...

In Danger and Dire Distress the Middle of the Road Leads to Death (1974) 6.6

In Danger and Dire Distress the Middle of the Road Leads to Death (1974)

Storyline:Two women with different goals in life are independently out on the town of Frankfurt am Main. One is an offbeat thief and the other an East German spy.User Reviews: Last Christmas, a friend of mine gave me ...

Background to Danger (1943) 6.4

Background to Danger (1943)

Storyline:Ankara in neutral Turkey : World War Two. A town of intrigue and of provocateurs. The Germans are planning to leak maps apparently proving that the Russians are about to invade the country. American Joe Bart...

Who Was That Lady? (1960) 6.8

Who Was That Lady? (1960)

Storyline:In order to get back into the good graces with his wife with whom he has had a misunderstanding, a young chemistry professor concocts a wild story that he is an undercover FBI agent. To help him with his sto...

Wasp Network (2019) 5.5

Wasp Network (2019)

Storyline:The story of five Cuban political prisoners who had been imprisoned by the United States since the late 1990s on charges of espionage and murder.User Reviews: I left less than midway through because the movi...