Are you on a secret mission to find the best spy movie ever made? So be careful, here we have brought a list of some of the best detective agents movies. Watching these movies is a unique kind of enjoyment, even after seeing it hundred times, it does not allow us to get bored. Let’s have a look at the top 5 spy agent movies of all time.
1. North By Northwest (1959)
It is obvious to underestimate this movie after looking to the date of release. But for your kind information, you must know that this film is the highest rated spy agent movie by IMDb with a star rating of 8.4. The movie was a big hit of its time. Actually, it is the inspiration of various other detective agent movies which are popular nowadays. Coming to the point, the main character ‘Cary Grant’ is playing the role of an advertising executive who is looking for a way to survive after getting mistaken as a government agent. Throughout the movie, you will hold yourself to enjoy the chase happening in the movie. It is completely an action-packed epic full of mystery, thrill, and adventure. So don’t wait, watch the film and enjoy.
2. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
This picture is said to be the greatest motion picture trilogies of its time. It is among the highest rated movies by IMDb with 8.1-star rating. Paul Greengrass has made a good impression in this field with this movie.
The story revolves around a CIA officer who during his assassination program, search for the origin of his life as a trained killer. The most loving things about this movie are its actions, dialogues, and the amazing effect of shaking camera throughout the movie. The conclusion of the movie is highly satisfying with the unforgettable trilogy which is fantastic.
3. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
You can call this a movie a political and social thriller with drama ahead of its time. The movie is rated 8.1 stars by IMDb and is said to be of real worth to watch. The movie was released in 1962 so it comes in black and white which is a little bit disappointing.
The movie is based on the story of brainwashing a war prisoner who is actually the witness of an international communist conspiracy. Frank Sinatra is in the leading role with various methodical subplots of John Frankenheimer. The story has got a nail-biting and chilling conclusion including a variety of undertone of politics, sex, class, and power.
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4. Casino Royale (2006)
This movie is especially for Bond fans. With a rating of 8.0 by IMDb, it is the most amazing piece of James Bond collection. Daniel Craig is perfectly playing the role of Bond in this movie of action, thrill, and adventure. The action shots in the movie are amazingly shot which are one of the best in the Bond series.
The story is about a secret agent armed with the licence to kill, on its mission as 007 at Casino Royale. This movie is an excellent piece of cinematography and must be watched to experience the great directing performance of Martin Campbell. Thus it is the most enjoyable and classy movie of Bond series and best suited for movie night outs.
5. Mission: Impossible- Ghost Protocol (2011)
The most adorable actor ‘Tom Cruise’ is playing the lead role of Ethan Hunt in this 4th series of Mission Impossible. It has got a rating of 7.4 by IMDb. The film really shines at its amazing action scenes. This movie includes realistic fight science along with natural sound effects to make you feel it real.
The movie is basically revolving around an organization called IMF, which is shut down after a responsive bombing attack. The agent Ethan Hunt and its team are working on clearing their organization name from the list of guilt. Overall this film is full of action and consist of a popular stunt scene of climbing from the tallest building ‘Burg-Khalifa’ in Dubai. The stunt was performed by Tom Cruise himself. The story is very solid with the great performance of co-actor Simon Peg. Some of the action scenes are really enjoyable.