Thelongestfilm.com – Movies About FBI. What comes to mind when you hear the movies about FBI or secret agent? Surely you immediately imagine a spy carrying out a dangerous mission, whether it’s undercover, engaging in shootings, or other scenes that don’t make sense.
So, here are 10 movies about FBI or secret agent film recommendations to follow. Not just fiction—some of them are even based on true stories. Curious?
1. James Bond Series, 1962–Now (25 Films)
The Movies James Bond series has actually been around since 1962. Since that year, this film has continued to be produced even though the actor who played James Bond himself changed several times.
Talking about secret agents would be incomplete without mentioning the name James Bond, alias 007. There have actually been a lot of films about James Bond, played by several well-known actors. Among the many films, one of the best is “Skyfall“, which released in 2012.
This film begins with the “Death” of James Bond after failing to complete the mission in Istanbul. At the same time, an important hard drive stolen, and the data of all the secret agents who were undercover finally leaked. This makes MI6 an all-out attack and forces M (Judi Dench) to relocate the MI6 organization.
Bond, who initially thought to have died, finally came out of hiding and returned to London. Bond is now the only person M trusts, and Bond begins to chase a criminal named Raoul Silva (Javier Bardem), who is also the mastermind behind all the chaos.
2. Mission: Impossible Film Series, 1996–Now (6 films)
“Mission: Impossible” is one of the most successful films. Overall, this film tells the story of a secret agent named Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) who must complete dangerous missions. Even this film is full of tense actions, from speeding motorbikes and climbing skyscrapers to hanging from airplanes that are flying.
To date, there have at least six films released since 1996, and all of them have received pretty good ratings. The sixth series, entitled “Mission: Impossible—Fallout,” launched in 2018. Compared to its predecessor, “Mission: Impossible—Fallout” has become the most successful series and received positive reviews from film connoisseurs.
In this sixth series, Ethan Hunt faced with a mission to save the world. Starting with the failed mission of the IMF (Impossible Missions Force), there was a struggle for objects that could lead to a nuclear war. Ethan Hunt must race against time to complete his mission. On the other hand, there a CIA agent named August Walker (Henry Cavill) who questions Ethan Hunt’s loyalty.
3. Johnny English Film Series, 2003–2018 (3 Films)
Who doesn’t know Mr. Beans? This funny character consistently played by Rowan Atkinson. Since 2003, Atkinson has tried his luck on the big screen, and he has successfully played the character movies Johnny English, a secret agent who is actually quite stupid.
In the 3 films, you will entertained by Johnny English’s hilarious behavior when carrying out the action. Johnny’s stupidity sometimes causes mistakes that can actually derail his duties as a spy.
4. Kingsman Film Series, 2015- Now (3 Films)
This film begins with the story of a naughty young man named Eggsy (Taron Egerton), who is in trouble. He then dialed a number he got as a child. Once upon a time, a man who was also his father’s best friend gave that number to little Eggsy. The man said that Eggsy could call him if he was in danger.
After dialing the number, Harry Hart (Colin Firth) arrives, who is none other than a friend of Eggsy’s father. Harry fixed Eggsy’s problem quickly and without the slightest difficulty. Afterwards, Harry reveals that he and Egssy’s father are actually agents of a secret organization called The Kingsman.
Harry then invited Eggsy to join The Kingsman. Eggsy accepts the offer and gets special training with several other participants. At the same time, a dangerous enemy named Valentine (Samuel L. Jackson) appears and threatens the world.
5. Movies about FBI : Red Sparrow (2018)
Dominika Egorova (Jennifer Lawrence) is an injured ballerina. Given that her condition made it no longer possible to become a ballerina, Dominika entered the Sparrow School, a place where young people were trained so that their brains and bodies could be used as weapons by a secret intelligence agency.
Dominica, who graduated from the Sparrow School, known as a very dangerous Sparrow agent. Until one day he met Nathaniel Nash (Joel Edgerton), a CIA agent who managed to convince Dominika to work together.
6. Allied (2016)
If you have ever watched the movie “Mr. and Mrs. Smith,” starring Brad Pitt and his former partner, Angelina Jolie, you will definitely have flashbacks to the film when you watch “Allied.” Yes, these two films both tell about a couple who work as secret agents and then have to be faced with the fact that the two of them come from opposing camps.
Synopsis “Allied” began with a collaboration between Max Vatan (Brad Pitt) and a female secret agent, Marianne Beausejour (Marion Cotillard). Both are required to act as an intimate couple. Unknowingly, love grows between them. As a result of being required to always make out, in the end they really fell in love with each other.
After carrying out the mission successfully, Max and Marianne got married and had a child. At first glance, their married life looks happy until a representative from Max’s workplace comes and informs them that Marianne is actually a Nazi spy who always leaks information to the Germans.
An incredulous Max must investigate the truth about his wife on his own. If it proven true that Marianne was a Nazi spy, then the state must kill her beloved wife.
7. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
Are you used to watching Henry Cavill play Superman? Maybe this time you have to watch Cavill’s action without wearing his superhero cape. In this film, Cavill will act as a CIA agent on a mission.
Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill) a CIA agent assigned to extract Gaby Teller (Alicia Vikander), the daughter of Udo Teller (Christian Berkel), a Nazi scientist who allegedly turned his back on the American collaborator at the end of World War II.
To stop this criminal organization’s mission, Solo must work with his old rival, Illya Kuryakin (Armie Hammer). The reason is that this organization has plans to disrupt the balance of the world by proliferating weapons and nuclear technology.
8. Bridge of Spies (2015)
This Steven Spielberg film is based on a true story that happened during the Cold War. The story itself is based on the experiences of a lawyer named James B. Donovan, who also known as a United States Navy officer as well as an international negotiator.
This film begins when a spy from the Soviet Union, Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance), infiltrates America, but his cover exposed and he eventually detained by the CIA. Abel should sentenced to death, but James B. Donovan (Tom Hanks) decides to become Abel’s lawyer and defend him.
America then sent a spy named Francis G. Powers (Austin Stowell) to the Soviet Union. Unfortunately, the plane shot down, and Powers detained by the Soviet Union. It was then that Donovan proposed a spy swap. But this effort did not go smoothly, coupled with the problem of arresting American students in Germany.
9. Movies about FBI : Salt (2010)
Next is the film Salt,” which tells the story of a female secret agent. This film centered on the character Evelyn Salt (Angelina Jolie), who works as a CIA agent. Salt has a husband and wants to live quietly like a normal person. However, Salt’s dreams must run aground when the CIA catches a Russian spy named Orlov (Daniel Olbrychski).
While being questioned by Salt, Orlov reveals that a Russian spy has infiltrated the CIA and that the double agent is going on a Day-X mission, which is to assassinate the Russian president who is visiting America. Not only that, Orlov even said that the double agent’s name was Evelyn Salt.
Salt immediately overwhelmed by Orlov’s accusations, especially when the lie detector proves that Orlov is telling the truth. On the other hand, Salt’s friends started to get suspicious, so Salt had no choice but to run away and become a fugitive.
10. Movies about FBI : Argo (2012)
The next film is Argo,” starring and directed by Ben Affleck. Set in Iran in 1979, this film tells the true story of a large-scale demonstration by Iranians at the United States Embassy.
This demonstration triggered by America’s action to provide protection to Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah, who at that time opposed by the Iranian people. This demonstration ended with an attack on the US Embassy, but at that time six diplomats managed to escape and take refuge at the Canadian Embassy.
The CIA also tried to help the six diplomats and assigned Tony Mendez, a CIA agent who is an expert in escaping prisoners. Tony then had the idea to go undercover and pretend he was shooting a movie in Iran. With a neat plan laid out, Tony intends to smuggle six diplomats as a film crew so they can escape.
So that’s a list of fun films with the theme of the FBI or secret agents. Of the 10 film titles above, which have you seen?