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A Most Wanted Man is a 2014 espionage thriller film based on the novel A Most Wanted Man by John le Carré, directed by Anton Corbijn and written by Andrew Bovell.
Above Suspicion is a 1943 American spy film starring Joan Crawford and Fred MacMurray.
Acapulco H.E.A.T. was a 1993 syndicated television series.
Action film is a film genre in which the protagonist or protagonists are thrust into a series of challenges that typically include violence, extended fighting, physical feats, and frantic chases.
Agent Cody Banks is a 2003 American spy comedy film directed by Harald Zwart.
Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London is a 2004 American action comedy film and the sequel to the 2003 film Agent Cody Banks.
Albert Romolo Broccoli (April 5, 1909 – June 27, 1996), nicknamed "Cubby", was an American film producer who made more than 40 motion pictures throughout his career.
Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer, widely regarded as one of the most influential filmmakers in the history of cinema.
Alias is an American action television series created by J. J. Abrams, that was broadcast on ABC for five seasons, from September 30, 2001, to May 22, 2006.
Archer is an American adult animated sitcom created by Adam Reed for the basic cable network FX.
Argo is a 2012 American historical drama film directed by Ben Affleck.
Atomic Blonde is a 2017 American action thriller spy film based on the 2012 graphic novel The Coldest City, which revolves around a spy who has to find a list of double agents who are being smuggled into the West, on the eve of the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989.
The Austin Powers series is a series of American spy action comedy films: Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002).
Æon Flux is an American avant-garde science fiction animated television series that aired on MTV November 30, 1991, until October 10, 1995, with film, comic book, and video game adaptations following thereafter.
Bionic Woman is an American science fiction television drama that aired in 2007, which was created by David Eick, under NBC Universal Television Group, GEP Productions, and David Eick Productions.
Black Book (Zwartboek) is a 2006 thriller film co-written and directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Carice van Houten, Sebastian Koch, Thom Hoffman, and Halina Reijn.
Blindspot is an American crime drama television series created by Martin Gero, starring Sullivan Stapleton and Jaimie Alexander.
Body of Lies is a 2008 American spy thriller film directed and produced by Ridley Scott.
The Bourne films are a series of action spy thriller movies based on the character Jason Bourne, a CIA assassin suffering from extreme memory loss who must figure out who he is, created by author Robert Ludlum.
Breach is a 2007 American spy thriller film directed by Billy Ray.
Bridge of Spies is a 2015 historical drama film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg, written by Matt Charman, Ethan and Joel Coen and stars Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan, and Alan Alda.
British Agent is a 1934 espionage film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Leslie Howard and Kay Francis.
Burn After Reading is a 2008 black comedy film written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.
Burn Notice is an American television series created by Matt Nix which originally aired on the USA Network from June 28, 2007, to September 12, 2013.
Callan is a British action/drama television series created by James Mitchell, first airing between 1967 and 1972.
The Cambridge Film Festival is the third-longest-running film festival in the UK.
Sir Carol Reed (30 December 1906 – 25 April 1976) was an English film director best known for Odd Man Out (1947), The Fallen Idol (1948) and The Third Man (1949).
Carve Her Name with Pride is a 1958 British war drama film based on the book of the same name by R.J. Minney.
Casino Royale is a 2006 British spy film, the twenty-first in the Eon Productions ''James Bond'' film series, and the third screen adaptation of Ian Fleming's 1953 novel of the same name.
Charade is a 1963 American romantic comedy mystery film directed by Stanley Donen, written by Peter Stone and Marc Behm, and starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn.
Charlie Chan in the Secret Service is a 1944 mystery film starring Sidney Toler as Charlie Chan.
Charlotte Gray is a 2001 British–Australian–German drama film directed by Gillian Armstrong.
Chuck is an American action-comedy/spy-drama television series created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak.
The United Kingdom has had a significant film industry for over a century.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
Company Business is a 1991 spy film, written and directed by Nicholas Meyer and starring Gene Hackman and Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind is a 2002 biographical spy comedy film depicting the life of popular game show host and producer Chuck Barris, who claimed to have also been an assassin for the CIA.
Conspiracy Theory is a 1997 American political action thriller film directed by Richard Donner.
Covert Affairs is a USA Network drama television series filmed in Toronto, Canada, starring Piper Perabo and Christopher Gorham that premiered on Tuesday, July 13, 2010.
Danger Man (titled Secret Agent in the United States, and Destination Danger and John Drake in other non-UK markets) is a British television series which was broadcast between 1960 and 1962, and again between 1964 and 1968.
Danger Mouse is a British animated television series produced by Cosgrove Hall Films for Thames Television.
Dead Season (Мёртвый сезон, translit. Myortvyy sezon) is a 1968 Soviet spy film directed by Savva Kulish based on a screenplay by Aleksandr Shlepyanov and Vladimir Vajnshtok and featuring Donatas Banionis and Rolan Bykov.
Dean Martin (born Dino Paul Crocetti; June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an American singer, actor, comedian and film producer.
Deutschland 83 is a German-American television series starring Jonas Nay as a 24-year-old native of East Germany who in 1983 is sent to the West as an undercover spy for the HVA, the foreign intelligence agency of the Stasi.
Duplicity is a 2009 romantic crime comedy film written and directed by Tony Gilroy, and starring Julia Roberts and Clive Owen.
Enemy of the State is a 1998 American conspiracy-thriller film directed by Tony Scott, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and written by David Marconi.
Escapism is the avoidance of unpleasant, boring, arduous, scary, or banal aspects of daily life.
Espionage or spying, is the act of obtaining secret or confidential information without the permission of the holder of the information.
Eurospy film, or Spaghetti spy film (especially when referring to Italian-produced films in the genre), is a genre of spy films produced across Europe, especially in Italy, France, and Spain, that either imitated or parodied the British James Bond series.
Eye of the Needle is a 1981 British spy film directed by Richard Marquand and starring Donald Sutherland and Kate Nelligan.
Fair Game is a 2010 biographical political drama film directed by Doug Liman and starring Naomi Watts and Sean Penn.
Farewell (L'affaire Farewell; literally The Farewell Affair) is a 2009 French film directed by Christian Carion, starring Guillaume Canet and Emir Kusturica.
A film genre is a motion picture category based on similarities in either the narrative elements or the emotional response to the film (namely, serious, comic, etc.). Most theories of film genre are borrowed from literary genre criticism.
Foyle's War is a British detective drama television series set during (and shortly after) the Second World War, created by Midsomer Murders screenwriter and author Anthony Horowitz and commissioned by ITV after the long-running series Inspector Morse ended in 2000.
Fringe is an American science fiction television series created by J. J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci.
Friedrich Christian Anton "Fritz" Lang (December 5, 1890 – August 2, 1976) was an Austrian-German-American filmmaker, screenwriter, and occasional film producer and actor.
George Segal (born February 13, 1934) is an American actor and musician.
Get Smart is an American comedy television series that satirizes the secret agent genre that was popular at the time.
Get Smart is a 2008 American action comedy film directed by Peter Segal, written by Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember and produced by Leonard B. Stern, who is also the producer of the original series.
A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, often a state.
Hangmen Also Die! is a 1943 noir war film directed by the Austrian director Fritz Lang and written by John Wexley from a story by Bertolt Brecht (credited as Bert Brecht) and Lang.
Hanna is a 2011 action adventure thriller film that contains some prominent fairy tale elements, directed by Joe Wright.
Harry Palmer is the protagonist of a number of films based on the unnamed main character in the spy novels written by Len Deighton.
Herschel Saltzman (October 27, 1915 – September 28, 1994), known as Harry Saltzman, was a Canadian theatre and film producer, He is best remembered for his role in co-producing the ''James Bond'' film series with Albert R. Broccoli.
Hawk is a crime drama series starring Burt Reynolds, which aired on ABC from September 8, 1966 to December 29, 1966.
Haywire is a 2011 American action thriller film directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Gina Carano, Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor, Bill Paxton, Channing Tatum, Antonio Banderas, and Michael Douglas.
Homeland is an American spy thriller television series developed by Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa based on the Israeli series Prisoners of War (Original title translit, literally "Abductees"), which was created by Gideon Raff.
Hot Enough for June is a 1964 British spy comedy film directed by Ralph Thomas, and starring Dirk Bogarde with Sylva Koscina in her English film debut, Robert Morley and Leo McKern.
Human Target is an American action drama television series that was broadcast by Fox in the United States.
Hunted is a 2012 British television drama series created and written by Frank Spotnitz and produced by Kudos Film and Television and Big Light Productions for British broadcaster BBC, for its main channel BBC One and American premium cable broadcaster Cinemax.
I Spy is an American television secret-agent buddy adventure series.
Ian Lancaster Fleming (28 May 1908 – 12 August 1964) was an English author, journalist and naval intelligence officer who is best known for his James Bond series of spy novels.
In Like Flint (1967) is a film directed by Gordon Douglas, the sequel to the parody spy film Our Man Flint (1966).
Invasion literature (or the invasion novel) is a literary genre most notable between 1871 and the First World War (1914) but still practised to this day.
It Takes a Thief is an American action-adventure television series that aired on ABC for three seasons between 1968 and 1970.
The Jack Ryan film series is an American series of thriller films, based on the fictional character of Jack Ryan, who originally appeared in a series of books by Tom Clancy.
Commander James Bond, CMG, RNVR, is a fictional character created by the British journalist and novelist Ian Fleming in 1953.
The James Bond film series is a British series of spy films based on the fictional character of MI6 agent James Bond, "007", who originally appeared in a series of books by Ian Fleming.
James Harrison Coburn III (August 31, 1928 – November 18, 2002) was an American actor.
John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, (26 August 1875 – 11 February 1940) was a Scottish novelist, historian, and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the 15th since Canadian Confederation.
David John Moore Cornwell (born 19 October 1931), better known by the pen name John le Carré, is a British author of espionage novels.
John Phillips Marquand (November 10, 1893 – July 16, 1960) was an American writer.
Johnny English is a British series of action comedy film parodying the James Bond secret agent genre.
K.C. Undercover is an American comedy television series created by Corinne Marshall that originally aired on Disney Channel from January 18, 2015 to February 2, 2018.
Kim Possible is an American animated action comedy-adventure television series created by Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle that originally aired on Disney Channel from June 7, 2002 to September 7, 2007.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle is a 2017 action spy comedy film produced and directed by Matthew Vaughn and written by Vaughn and Jane Goldman.
Kingsman: The Secret Service is a 2014 action spy comedy film directed and co-produced by Matthew Vaughn.
Knight and Day is a 2010 American action comedy film starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz.
Kojak is an American action crime drama television series starring Telly Savalas as the title character, New York City Police Department Detective Lieutenant Theo Kojak.
L/R: Licensed by Royalty is a 2003 Japanese anime television series created by Itsurō Kawasaki with the written screenplay by Kazuki Matsui for TNK.
La Femme Nikita ("The Woman Nikita"; called Nikita in Canada) is a Canadian action/drama television series based on the French film Nikita by Luc Besson.
Legends is an American crime drama television series which aired on TNT from August 13, 2014 to December 28, 2015.
Leonard Cyril Deighton (born 18 February 1929), known as Len Deighton, is a British author.
A list of spy films that are based on books.
The James Bond series of novels and films have been parodied numerous times in a number of different media including books, films, video games, and television shows.
London Spy is a British-American five-part drama television serial created and written by Tom Rob Smith that aired on BBC Two from 9 November until 7 December 2015.
M.I. High is a British action television series produced by Kudos for CBBC and created by Olivia McRae.
MacGyver is an American action-adventure television series created by Lee David Zlotoff and starring Richard Dean Anderson as the title character.
Madam Secretary is an American political drama television series created by Barbara Hall and executive produced by Lori McCreary and Morgan Freeman.
Mata Hari is a 1931 American pre-Code drama film directed by George Fitzmaurice loosely based on the life of Mata Hari, an exotic dancer and courtesan executed for espionage during World War I. The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film stars Greta Garbo in the title role.
Matt Helm is a fictional character created by author Donald Hamilton.
The Middle Easttranslit-std; translit; Orta Şərq; Central Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, Rojhelatî Nawîn; Moyen-Orient; translit; translit; translit; Rojhilata Navîn; translit; Bariga Dhexe; Orta Doğu; translit is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey (both Asian and European), and Egypt (which is mostly in North Africa).
Missing is an American mystery thriller drama television series, starring Ashley Judd, Cliff Curtis and Sean Bean.
Mission: Impossible is an American television series, created and initially produced by Bruce Geller, chronicling the exploits of a team of secret government agents known as the Impossible Missions Force (IMF).
Mission: Impossible is a series of action spy films based on the television series of the same name, produced by and starring Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt, an agent of the fictional Impossible Missions Force (IMF).
Modesty Blaise is a comedic spy-fi DeLuxe Color film produced in the United Kingdom and released worldwide in 1966.
Munich is a 2005 historical drama film produced and directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Tony Kushner and Eric Roth.
My Favorite Spy is a 1951 comedy film directed by Norman Z. McLeod and starring Bob Hope and Hedy Lamarr.
National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party – officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) – in Nazi Germany, and of other far-right groups with similar aims.
, is a Japanese anime television series produced by A-1 Pictures and Aniplex and directed by Atsushi Matsumoto.
Night Train to Munich is a 1940 British thriller film directed by Carol Reed and starring Margaret Lockwood and Rex Harrison.
Nikita, also called La Femme Nikita ("The Woman Nikita"), is a 1990 action thriller film written and directed by Luc Besson.
Nikita is an American television series that aired on The CW from September 9, 2010 to December 27, 2013 in the United States.
North by Northwest is a 1959 American thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason.
Notorious is a 1946 American spy film noir directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, and Claude Rains as three people whose lives become intimately entangled during an espionage operation.
O.H.M.S., an initialism for On Her Majesty's Service or On His Majesty's Service (depending on the sex of the reigning monarch), is an official franking commonly seen on correspondence from government departments in the United Kingdom, Canada and other countries that share the same monarch as their head of state (now known as Commonwealth realms).
Odette is a 1950 British war film based on the true story of Special Operations Executive French-born agent Odette Sansom, who was captured by the Germans in 1943, condemned to death and sent to Ravensbrück concentration camp to be executed.
The Office of Strategic Services (OSS) was a wartime intelligence agency of the United States during World War II, and a predecessor of the modern Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
OSS 117 is the codename for Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath, a fictional secret agent initially from the pen of the prolific Jean Bruce.
Our Kind of Traitor is a 2016 British spy thriller film directed by Susanna White and written by Hossein Amini, adapted from John le Carré's novel Our Kind of Traitor.
Our Man Flint is a 1966 American action film that parodies the James Bond genre.
Our Man In Havana (1958) is a novel set in Cuba by the British author Graham Greene.
Page Eight is a 2011 British political thriller/drama film, written and directed for the BBC by the British writer David Hare, his first film as director since the 1989 film Strapless.
The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Person of Interest is an American science fiction crime drama television series that aired on CBS from September 22, 2011, to June 21, 2016, its five seasons comprising 103 episodes.
Peter Gunn is an American private eye television series, starring Craig Stevens as Peter Gunn with Lola Albright as his girlfriend Edie Hart, which aired on NBC from September 22, 1958, to 1960 and on ABC in 1960-1961.
A political thriller is a thriller that is set against the backdrop of a political power struggle.
Pursuit to Algiers (1945) is the twelfth entry in the Basil Rathbone/Nigel Bruce Sherlock Holmes film series of fourteen.
Quantum of Solace is a 2008 British spy film, the twenty-second in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions, directed by Marc Forster and written by Paul Haggis, Neal Purvis and Robert Wade.
Red Sparrow is a 2018 American spy thriller film directed by Francis Lawrence and written by Justin Haythe, based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Jason Matthews.
Reilly, Ace of Spies is a 1983 television miniseries dramatizing the life of Sidney Reilly, a Russian Jew who became one of the greatest spies ever to work for the British.
Ronin is a 1998 American action thriller film written by John David Zeik and David Mamet (using the pseudonym Richard Weisz) and directed by John Frankenheimer.
Sabotage, also released as The Woman Alone, is a 1936 British espionage thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, and John Loder.
Saboteur is a 1942 American film noir spy thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock with a screenplay written by Peter Viertel, Joan Harrison and Dorothy Parker.
Safe House is a 2012 American-South African spy action-thriller film directed by Daniel Espinosa, starring Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds.
Science fiction film (or sci-fi film) is a genre that uses speculative, fictional science-based depictions of phenomena that are not fully accepted by mainstream science, such as extraterrestrial lifeforms, alien worlds, extrasensory perception and time travel, along with futuristic elements such as spacecraft, robots, cyborgs, interstellar travel or other technologies.
Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born 25 August 1930) is a retired Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards (one of them being a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award) and three Golden Globes (including the Cecil B. DeMille Award and a Henrietta Award).
Search is an American science fiction series that aired on Wednesday nights on NBC at 10 pm ET, from September 1972 to August 1973.
Sebastian Charles Faulks CBE (born 20 April 1953) is a British novelist, journalist and broadcaster.
Secret Agent is a 1936 British film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, loosely based on two stories in Ashenden: Or the British Agent by W. Somerset Maugham.
The Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), commonly known as MI6, is the foreign intelligence service of the government of the United Kingdom, tasked mainly with the covert overseas collection and analysis of human intelligence (HUMINT) in support of the UK's national security.
Seventeen Moments of Spring (Semnadtsat' mgnoveniy vesny) is a 1972 Soviet twelve-part television series, directed by Tatyana Lioznova and based on the novel of the same title by Yulian Semyonov.
A silent film is a film with no synchronized recorded sound (and in particular, no spoken dialogue).
Skyfall is a 2012 spy film, the twenty-third in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions.
Smiley’s People was a 1982 drama miniseries in six parts, made for the BBC.
Spartan is a 2004 political thriller film written and directed by David Mamet.
The Special Operations Executive (SOE) was a British World War II organisation.
Spies Like Us is a 1985 American comedy film directed by John Landis and starring Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Steve Forrest, and Donna Dixon.
Spione (English title: Spies, under which title it was released in the United States) is a 1928 German silent espionage thriller directed by Fritz Lang and co-written with Lang's then wife, Thea von Harbou, who also wrote a novel of the same name.
Spooks (known as MI-5 in some countries) is a British television drama series that originally aired on BBC One from 13 May 2002 to 23 October 2011, consisting of 10 series.
Spy is a 2015 American action comedy spy film written and directed by Paul Feig.
Spy fiction, a genre of literature involving espionage as an important context or plot device, emerged in the early twentieth century, inspired by rivalries and intrigues between the major powers, and the establishment of modern intelligence agencies.
Spy Game is a 2001 American spy film directed by Tony Scott and starring Robert Redford and Brad Pitt.
Spy Hard is a 1996 American spy comedy film parody starring Leslie Nielsen and Nicollette Sheridan, parodying James Bond movies and other action films.
The Spy Kids series consists of four American/Mexican spy adventure comedy films in franchise comedy series produced by Troublemaker Studios and Dimension Films written and directed by Robert Rodriguez.
Spyder is a 2017 Indian bi-lingual spy thriller film directed and written by Tamil director AR Murugadoss.
Stawka większa niż życie (More Than Life at Stake, Stakes Larger Than Life or Playing for High Stakes) was a Polish black and white TV series about the adventures of a Polish secret agent, captain Hans Kloss (real name, Stanisław Kolicki, codename J-23), who acts as a double agent in the Abwehr during Second World War in occupied Poland.
ुरक्षा (सुरक्षा; translation: Protection) is a 1979 Hindi language movie directed by Ravikant Nagaich.
Syriana is a 2005 American geopolitical thriller film written and directed by Stephen Gaghan, and executive produced by George Clooney, who also stars in the film with an ensemble cast.
TASS Is Authorized to Declare... (ТАСС уполномочен заявить..., translit. TASS upolnomochen zayavit...) is a 1984 Soviet spy miniseries directed by Vladimir Fokin.
Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.
Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentionally indiscriminate violence as a means to create terror among masses of people; or fear to achieve a financial, political, religious or ideological aim.
That Man from Rio (L'Homme de Rio) is a French/Italian international co-production 1964 adventure film directed by Philippe de Broca and starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Françoise Dorléac.
The 39 Steps is a 1935 British thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll.
The Amazing Spiez! is a French/Canadian animated television series produced by the French company Marathon Media and the Canadian company Image Entertainment Corporation.
The American is a 2010 American thriller film directed by Anton Corbijn and starring George Clooney, Thekla Reuten, Violante Placido, Irina Björklund, and Paolo Bonacelli.
The Americans is an American period drama television series created by Joe Weisberg for the FX television network.
The Avengers is an espionage British television series created in 1961.
The Bionic Woman is an American television science fiction action series starring Lindsay Wagner that aired between 1976 and 1978.
The Blacklist is an American crime thriller television series that premiered on NBC on September 23, 2013.
The Bureau (original title: Le Bureau des Légendes) is a French political thriller television series created by Éric Rochant and produced by Canal+, which revolves around the lives of agents of the DGSE (General Directorate of External Security), France's principal external security service.
The Company is a three-part serial about the activities of the CIA during the Cold War.
The Day of the Jackal is a 1973 British-French political thriller film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Edward Fox and Michel Lonsdale.
The Deadly Affair is a 1966 British espionage–thriller film, based on John le Carré's first novel Call for the Dead.
The Debt is a 2010 British-American remake of the 2007 Israeli alternate history-thriller film Ha-Hov, directed by John Madden from a screenplay by Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman and Peter Straughan.
The Eiger Sanction is a 1975 American thriller film directed by and starring Clint Eastwood.
The Equalizer is an American crime drama television series, originally airing on CBS from fall 1985 until late-spring 1989.
The Falcon and the Snowman is a 1985 American spy drama film directed by John Schlesinger.
The Fourth Protocol is a 1987 British Cold War spy film featuring Michael Caine and Pierce Brosnan, based on the novel The Fourth Protocol by Frederick Forsyth.
The Game is a British Cold War spy thriller television serial that takes place in London in 1972.
The Glass Bottom Boat is a 1966 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank Tashlin, starring Doris Day and Rod Taylor, with Arthur Godfrey, Dick Martin, Dom DeLuise and Paul Lynde.
The Good German is a 2006 film adaptation of Joseph Kanon's 2001 novel.
The Good Shepherd is a 2006 spy film produced and directed by Robert De Niro and starring Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie and De Niro, with an extensive supporting cast.
The International is a 2009 German–American political thriller drama film directed by Tom Tykwer.
The Jackal is a 1997 American political action thriller film directed by Michael Caton-Jones, and starring Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, and Sidney Poitier.
The Kremlin Letter is a 1970 American DeLuxe Color Crime drama film in PanavisionSeymour, Gene.
The Lady Vanishes is a 1938 British mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave.
The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen) is a 2006 German drama film, marking the feature film debut of filmmaker Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, about the monitoring of East Berlin residents by agents of the Stasi, the GDR's secret police.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is an American spy-fiction television series produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television and first broadcast on NBC.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is a 2015 American action spy comedy film directed by Guy Ritchie and written by Ritchie and Lionel Wigram.
The Man Who Knew Too Much is a 1934 British thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, featuring Peter Lorre, and released by Gaumont British.
The Man Who Knew Too Much is a 1956 American suspense thriller film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock, starring James Stewart and Doris Day.
The Manchurian Candidate is a 1962 American suspense thriller film about the Cold War and sleeper agents.
The Manchurian Candidate is a 2004 American political thriller film directed by Jonathan Demme.
The Middleman is an American television series.
The November Man is a 2014 British-American action spy thriller film based on the novel There Are No Spies by Bill Granger, which is canonically the seventh installment in The November Man novel series, published in 1987.
The Odessa File is an Anglo-German 1974 espionage thriller film, adaptation of the novel The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth, about a reporter's investigation of a neo-Nazi political-industrial network in post-Second World War West Germany.
The Patriots (Les patriotes) is a 1994 French film by director Éric Rochant which focuses on certain activities carried out by the Mossad, as well as describing some of their operational tactics.
The Pink Panther is a British-American media franchise primarily focusing on a series of comedy-mystery films featuring an inept French police detective, Inspector Jacques Clouseau.
The President's Analyst is an American satirical comedy film written and directed by Ted Flicker, starring James Coburn.
The Prisoner is a 17-episode British television series first broadcast in Canada beginning on 6 September 1967, then in the United Kingdom on 29 September 1967, and in the United States on 1 June 1968.
The Prize is a 1963 spy film starring Paul Newman, Elke Sommer and Edward G. Robinson.
The Quiet American is a 1958 American film and the first film adaptation of Graham Greene's bestselling novel of the same name,Phillips, Richard.
The Quiet American is a 2002 film adaptation of Graham Greene's bestselling novel The Quiet American.
The Quiller Memorandum is a 1966 Anglo-American Eurospy film filmed in DeLuxe Color and Panavision, adapted from the 1965 spy novel The Berlin Memorandum, by Elleston Trevor under the name "Adam Hall", screenplay by Harold Pinter, directed by Michael Anderson, featuring George Segal, Alec Guinness, Max von Sydow and Senta Berger.
The Recruit is a 2003 American spy thriller film, directed by Roger Donaldson and starring Al Pacino, Colin Farrell and Bridget Moynahan.
The Russia House is a 1990 American spy film directed by Fred Schepisi.
The Saint is a 1997 espionage thriller DeLuxe Color film in Panavision, starring Val Kilmer in the title role, with Elisabeth Shue and Rade Šerbedžija, directed by Phillip Noyce and written by Jonathan Hensleigh and Wesley Strick.
The Saint is an ITC mystery spy thriller television series that aired in the United Kingdom on ITV between 1962 and 1969.
The Sandbaggers is a British television drama series about men and women on the front lines of the Cold War.
The Six Million Dollar Man is an American science fiction and action television series about a former astronaut, Colonel Steve Austin, portrayed by American actor Lee Majors.
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold is a 1965 British Cold War spy film directed by Martin Ritt and starring Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, and Oskar Werner.
The Tailor of Panama is a 2001 Irish-American spy thriller film directed by John Boorman and starring Pierce Brosnan and Geoffrey Rush.
The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe (Le Grand Blond avec une chaussure noire) is a 1972 French comedy film directed by Yves Robert, written by Francis Veber, starring Pierre Richard, Jean Rochefort, Bernard Blier and Mireille Darc.
The Thin Man Goes Home is a 1945 motion picture directed by Richard Thorpe.
The Wild Wild West is an American Science Fiction/Spy/Western television series that ran on the CBS television network for four seasons (104 episodes) from September 17, 1965, to April 4, 1969.
Three Days of the Condor is a 1975 American political thriller film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, and Max von Sydow.
Tightrope! is an American crime drama series that aired on CBS from September 1959 to September 1960, under the alternate sponsorship of the J.B. Williams Company (Aqua Velva, Lectric Shave, etc.), and American Tobacco (Pall Mall).
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a 2011 Cold War espionage film directed by Tomas Alfredson.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a 1979 seven-part drama spy mini-series made by BBC TV.
Top Secret! is a 1984 American action comedy film written and directed by David Zucker, Jim Abrahams and Jerry Zucker.
Torn Curtain is a 1966 American political thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Paul Newman and Julie Andrews.
Totally Spies! is an animated television series created by Vincent Chalvon-Demersay and David Michel and produced by Marathon Media and Image Entertainment Corporation.
Totally Spies! The Movie (known as Totally Spies! Le film in France) is a 2009 French/Canadian animated action film.
Traitor is a 2008 American spy thriller film, based on an idea by Steve Martin who is also an executive producer.
True Lies is a 1994 American action film written, directed and co-produced by James Cameron.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Vantage Point is a 2008 American political action thriller film directed by Pete Travis and written by Barry L. Levy.
A villain (also known as, "baddie", "bad guy", "evil guy", "heavy" or "black hat") is an "evil" character in a story, whether a historical narrative or, especially, a work of fiction.
William Somerset Maugham, CH (25 January 1874 – 16 December 1965), better known as W. Somerset Maugham, was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer.
Walk on Water (original Hebrew title: ללכת על המים; English transliteration: Lalekhet Al HaMayim) is an Israeli film released in 2004.
Wardat is a 1981 Hindi spy-thriller film.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
13 Rue Madeleine is a 1947 World War II spy film directed by Henry Hathaway and starring James Cagney, Annabella, and Richard Conte.
24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network, created by Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran, and starring Kiefer Sutherland as counter-terrorist agent Jack Bauer.