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1. Angel Has Fallen (2019)

R | 121 min | Action, Thriller

6.4
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45 Metascore

Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat.

Director: Ric Roman Waugh | Stars: Gerard Butler, Frederick Schmidt, Danny Huston, Rocci Williams

Votes: 57,388 | Gross: $67.16M

2. Iron Man 2 (2010)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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57 Metascore

With the world now aware of his identity as Iron Man, Tony Stark must contend with both his declining health and a vengeful mad man with ties to his father's legacy.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle

Votes: 691,428 | Gross: $312.43M

3. Captain America: Civil War (2016)

PG-13 | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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75 Metascore

Political involvement in the Avengers' affairs causes a rift between Captain America and Iron Man.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan

Votes: 626,432 | Gross: $408.08M

4. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.7
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70 Metascore

As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford

Votes: 703,265 | Gross: $259.77M

5. Salt (2010)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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65 Metascore

A CIA agent goes on the run after a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daniel Olbrychski

Votes: 286,073 | Gross: $118.31M

6. Red Sparrow (2018)

R | 140 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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53 Metascore

Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to 'Sparrow School,' a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.

Director: Francis Lawrence | Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling

Votes: 153,447 | Gross: $46.87M

7. Hunter Killer (2018)

R | 122 min | Action, Thriller

6.6
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43 Metascore

An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.

Director: Donovan Marsh | Stars: Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman, Common, Linda Cardellini

Votes: 45,997 | Gross: $15.77M

8. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.4
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73 Metascore

The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton

Votes: 441,876 | Gross: $209.40M

9. The Saint (1997)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.2
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50 Metascore

Simon Templar (The Saint), is a thief for hire, whose latest job to steal the secret process for cold fusion puts him at odds with a traitor bent on toppling the Russian government, as well as the woman who holds its secret.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Val Kilmer, Elisabeth Shue, Rade Serbedzija, Valeriy Nikolaev

Votes: 60,178 | Gross: $61.36M

10. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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57 Metascore

Jack Ryan, as a young covert C.I.A. analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Keira Knightley, Kenneth Branagh

Votes: 118,573 | Gross: $50.58M

11. The Double (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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37 Metascore

A retired CIA operative is paired with a young FBI agent to unravel the mystery of a senator's murder, with all signs pointing to a Soviet assassin.

Director: Michael Brandt | Stars: Richard Gere, Topher Grace, Martin Sheen, Tamer Hassan

Votes: 27,785

12. Sneakers (1992)

PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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65 Metascore

A security pro finds his past coming back to haunt him, when he and his unique team are tasked with retrieving a particularly important item.

Director: Phil Alden Robinson | Stars: Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Sidney Poitier, Jo Marr

Votes: 50,383 | Gross: $51.43M

13. Crimson Tide (1995)

R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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66 Metascore

On a U.S. nuclear missile sub, a young First Officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy Captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Gene Hackman, Denzel Washington, Matt Craven, George Dzundza

Votes: 96,912 | Gross: $91.40M

14. Assassins (1995)

R | 132 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.3
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Professional hit-man Robert Rath wants to fulfill a few more contracts before retiring but unscrupulous ambitious newcomer hit-man Miguel Bain keeps killing Rath's targets.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Banderas, Julianne Moore, Anatoli Davydov

Votes: 75,112 | Gross: $30.31M

15. Faraway, So Close! (1993)

PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.3
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A group of angels in the German capital look longingly upon the life of humans.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Otto Sander, Bruno Ganz, Peter Falk, Horst Buchholz

Votes: 7,183 | Gross: $0.81M

16. Half-Life (1998 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Mystery

9.2
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Dr. Gordon Freeman must fight his way out of a secret research facility after a teleportation experiment goes disastrously wrong.

Director: Randy Pitchford | Stars: Kathy Levin, Lani Minella, Brice Armstrong, Harry S. Robins

Votes: 8,530

17. Nick Fury: Agent of Shield (1998 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 120 min | Action, Sci-Fi

3.7
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Agent Nick Fury is asked to fight the menace of Hydra after exiling himself in the Yukon since the end of the Cold War.

Director: Rod Hardy | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Lisa Rinna, Sandra Hess, Neil Roberts

Votes: 2,490

18. Company Business (1991)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.7
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A retired CIA agent is recruited to participate in a prisoner exchange with the Russians.

Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Gene Hackman, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Kurtwood Smith, Terry O'Quinn

Votes: 2,290 | Gross: $1.50M

19. Hamilton (1998)

Not Rated | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.9
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A nuclear armed SS20 will be smuggled from Russia via Finland to Sweden unless Swedish agent Hamilton +5 stop them with "no loose ends". What about the other stolen SS20?

Director: Harald Zwart | Stars: Peter Stormare, Lena Olin, Mark Hamill, Mats Långbacka

Votes: 3,977

20. Seattle Superstorm (2012 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

3.1
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NASA scientist Tom Reynolds thought everything would be fine when he moved to Seattle to be with his fiancé, Navy Lieutenant Emma Peterson. But when his gearhead son Wyatt can't stop ... See full summary »

Director: Jason Bourque | Stars: Esai Morales, Ona Grauer, Jared Abrahamson, MacKenzie Porter

Votes: 860

21. Agent Red (2000)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

3.3
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Captain Matt Hendricks and Dr. Linda Christian are locked in a submarine with Russian terrorists that threaten to launch a chemical virus on US territory.

Directors: Damian Lee, Jim Wynorski | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Meilani Paul, Aleksandr Kuznetsov, Natalie Radford

Votes: 1,002

22. OP Center (1995)

TV-14 | 114 min | Thriller

5.7
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Paul Hood is the newly appointed director of the OP Center, a special agency gathering a wide variety of experts monitoring international crisis. On his first day on the job, nuclear ... See full summary »

Stars: Harry Hamlin, Patrick Bauchau, Kabir Bedi, Tom Bresnahan

Votes: 610

23. Spy Game (1997)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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Lorne and Max are spies in the post-Cold War age of espionage.

Stars: Linden Ashby, Allison Smith, Bruce McCarty, Keith Szarabajka

Votes: 199

24. Germany Year 90 Nine Zero (1991)

62 min | Drama

7.0
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Characterized by deconstructivism and philosophical references and by briefly exposing the good, bad, and ugly periods of the country's history, this post-modern film portrays the abstract ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Eddie Constantine, Hanns Zischler, Claudia Michelsen, Nathalie Kadem

Votes: 609

25. Lamerica (1994)

116 min | Drama

7.5
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Two Italian racketeers come to Albania just after the fall of the communists to set up a fictive firm and pocket the grants. They need a stooge. They choose an old one in a jail : Spiro. ... See full summary »

Director: Gianni Amelio | Stars: Enrico Lo Verso, Michele Placido, Piro Milkani, Carmelo Di Mazzarelli

Votes: 1,999 | Gross: $0.44M

26. History Is Made at Night (1999)

R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

4.6
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A romantic suspense-comedy about CIA agent Harry (Bill Pullman) and SVR agent Natasha (Irene Jacob) fighting to save the world, their lives and secret love in the post cold war Helsinki.

Director: Ilkka Järvi-Laturi | Stars: Bill Pullman, Irène Jacob, Bruno Kirby, Glenn Plummer

Votes: 772

27. Lion Strike (1994)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.4
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Dr. Johnny Wu becomes involved in a global Mafia arms cartel when they kidnap his son Bobby. The cartel, made-up of underworld leaders from around the world, become aware that he stumbled ... See full summary »

Directors: Rick Jacobson, Joe Hart, Paul G. Volk | Stars: Don Wilson, Bobbie Phillips, Marcus Aurelius, Timothy D. Baker

Votes: 320

28. Notorious (1992 TV Movie)

100 min | Action, Thriller

4.4
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After Alicia Velorus' father is convicted as a communist spy, CIA asks her to prove her loyalty by getting close to her father's friend, who's a suspected arms dealer. In the meantime she and her CIA contact Devlin fall in love.

Director: Colin Bucksey | Stars: John Shea, Jenny Robertson, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Marisa Berenson

Votes: 118

29. Gorilla Bathes at Noon (1993)

83 min | Comedy

5.6
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A major of Red Army is late for the train that takes Soviet's forces from Berlin. He telephones to Moscow and finds out that his wife has left him and that someone has moved in his ... See full summary »

Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Svetozar Cvetkovic, Anita Mancic, Alexandra Rohmig, Petar Bozovic

Votes: 186

30. Under Cover (1991– )

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.3
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Dylan and Kate. Husband and wife. Secret agents. A different way to save the world.

Stars: Tony Denison, Linda Purl, John Rhys-Davies, John Slattery

Votes: 26

31. Aurora: Operation Intercept (1995)

R | 94 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

3.6
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There have been two mysterious plane crashes in only 48 hours. The aircraft suddenly lose control and crash, killing everyone aboard. A woman of Russian descent, Francesca Zaborszin, the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Levine | Stars: Bruce Payne, Natalya Andreychenko, Lance Henriksen, John Stockwell

Votes: 289

32. Global Frequency (2005 TV Movie)

45 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.5
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Detective Sean Flynn and scientist Kate Finch are the latest recruits of The Global Frequency, a secret rogue spy agency that handles threats to global security. They must find a man who's somehow been melting people with his mind.

Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Michelle Forbes, Aimee Garcia, Josh Hopkins, Jenni Baird

Votes: 253

33. The Waiting Time (1999 TV Movie)

148 min | Crime, Thriller

6.4
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When British Intelligence Officer Tracy Barnes attacks visiting German politician Dieter Krause, solicitor's clerk Joshua Mantle is called to help unravel the events which led to the assault.

Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: John Thaw, Zara Turner, Mark Pegg, Struan Rodger

Votes: 69 | Gross: $0.00M

34. Bunker (II) (2014)

87 min | Drama, War

6.6
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Two isolated Canadian soldiers come to grip with a difficult order: launch a nuclear strike against the former USSR, some 25 years after the end of the Cold War.

Directors: Patrick Boivin, Olivier Roberge | Stars: Alex Bisping, Martin Dubreuil, Tyler Hall, Julien Poulin

Votes: 49

35. It's Better to Be Wealthy and Healthy Than Poor and Ill (1992)

108 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Director: Juraj Jakubisko | Stars: Deana Horváthová, Dagmar Havlová, Juraj Kukura, Lubomír Paulovic

Votes: 107

36. Waiting for August (2014)

88 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

7.1
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75 Metascore

Fifteen year old Georgiana is left to raise her 6 siblings in Bacau (Romania), since mother has to work abroad to get by. Torn between adolescence and heavy responsibilities, the teenage girl struggles to keep everyone afloat.

Director: Teodora Mihai

Votes: 210

37. Comrades in Arms (1991)

R | 91 min | Action, Adventure

4.0
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The Cold War is over, but the battle is still blazing as Russia and America join forces. When a ruthless international drug cartel threatens to impose a new world order of its own, ... See full summary »

Director: J. Christian Ingvordsen | Stars: Lyle Alzado, Rick Washburn, J. Christian Ingvordsen, Lance Henriksen

Votes: 55

38. Postmark Paradise (2000)

R | 92 min | Comedy

7.0
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The Dirty Shame is the only bar in the small town of Paradise, Michigan. A burnt out, chain-smoking fortyish bar maid is the only waitress at The Dirty Shame. A group of local red necks ... See full summary »

Director: Thompson E. Clay | Stars: Tantoo Cardinal, Natalya Nazarova, Vincent Angelini, Randall Godwin

Votes: 97

39. The Making of 'Crimson Tide' (1995 Video)

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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This documentary provides fans with a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this high-tension thriller about the decisions faced by a submarine crew who think the President may have ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Heiss | Stars: Jerry Bruckheimer, Rocky Carroll, Matt Craven, Al Di Sarro

Votes: 31

40. Danmark i den kolde krig (2000– )

28 min | Documentary, History

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Documentary series about Denmark during The Cold War.

Stars: Grete Tulinius, Kjeld Olesen, David Jens Adler, Elias Bredsdorff

41. Le Carrés nyeste - en bog i vrede (2003 TV Movie)

29 min | Documentary

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'Frank Esmann' interviews 'John Le Carré' on his latest book.

Stars: John le Carré, Frank Esmann

42. DDR 2 (1997– )

24 min | Talk-Show

7.4
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Stars: Torben Steno, Frank Aaen, Erik Clausen, Mette Damgaard-Sørensen

Votes: 8

43. Sametová kocovina (2000)

150 min | Documentary

5.9
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Directors: Robert Buchar, David Smith | Stars: Jaroslav Boucek, Jaroslav Brabec, Vera Chytilová, Sasa Gedeon

Votes: 14

44. Solovetski elämän ja kuoleman luostari (1995 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary, History

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Director: Arvo Ahlroos | Stars: Heikki Kirkinen, Patriarch Alexiy II

45. Hyvinvointivaltion loppu? (2005 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary

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Director: Arvo Tuominen | Stars: Arvo Tuominen, Abram de Swaan, Teemu Lehtinen, Avery Holliday

46. Days of Revolt (2015–2016)
Episode: Militarizing Education (2015)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Chris Hedges, Alexa O'Brien

47. Days of Revolt (2015–2016)
Episode: The Militarism of U.S. Diplomacy (2015)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Chris Hedges, Vijay Prashad

48. The Empire Files (2015– )
Episode: The Most Dangerous Year for Muslims in America (2016)

Documentary, News, Talk-Show

10.0
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Stars: Deepa Kumar, Abby Martin

Votes: 8

49. Days of Revolt (2015–2016)
Episode: The Revolutionary Age (2015)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Sabah Alnasseri, Chris Hedges

50. The Collector (2004–2006)
Episode: The Spy (2006)

42 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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The Devil lets Morgan follow a client to Eastern Europe, where Morgan becomes entangled in espionage.

Director: J.B. Sugar | Stars: Chris Kramer, Sonya Salomaa, Christine Chatelain, Aidan Drummond

Votes: 11



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