Spy/Cold war Moviesby chrisjh39 | created - 29 Dec 2014 | updated - 29 Dec 2014 | Public
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1. Dr. No (1962)
PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A resourceful British government agent seeks answers in a case involving the disappearance of a colleague and the disruption of the American space program.
Votes: 136,547 | Gross: $16.07M
2. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Thriller
A former prisoner of war is brainwashed as an unwitting assassin for an international Communist conspiracy.
3. From Russia with Love (1963)
PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond willingly falls into an assassination plot involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by S.P.E.C.T.R.E.
Votes: 108,003 | Gross: $24.80M
5. Carry On Spying (1964)
87 min | Comedy
A top secret chemical formula has been stolen by STENCH (the Society for the Total Extinction of Non-Conforming Humans), and so Agent Simpkins and his three trainees are hot on the trail, ... See full summary »
6. Goldfinger (1964)
PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
While investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve.
Votes: 161,029 | Gross: $51.08M
7. Agent 8 3/4 (1964)
98 min | Comedy
Czech-speaking, out-of-work Briton Nicholas Whistler (Sir Dirk Bogarde) is unwittingly sent on a secret mission to Prague by British Intelligence.
8. The Ipcress File (1965)
Not Rated | 109 min | Thriller
In London, a counter espionage Agent deals with his own bureaucracy while investigating the kidnapping and brainwashing of British scientists.
9. The Liquidator (1965)
Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Thriller, Crime
Colonel Mostyn of the British Intelligence Service suspects there is a leak in his department and hires an American expatriate to eliminate various targets working for the Soviets.
10. The Spy Who Came In from the Cold (1965)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Thriller
British Agent Alec Leamas (Richard Burton) refuses to come in from the Cold War during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.
11. Thunderball (1965)
PG | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond heads to the Bahamas to recover two nuclear warheads stolen by S.P.E.C.T.R.E. Agent Emilio Largo in an international extortion scheme.
Votes: 97,146 | Gross: $63.60M
12. Where the Spies Are (1966)
Approved | 110 min | Adventure, Comedy
A local doctor is recruited as a cold war spy to fulfill a very important secret mission in the Middle East, only to experience that his mission is complicated by a sexy female double agent.
13. Arabesque (1966)
Unrated | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Story of international intrigue involving a university professor, an Arab prime minister, a ruthless businessman, a beautiful spy, and hieroglyphics.
14. Casino Royale (1967)
Not Rated | 131 min | Comedy
In an early spy spoof, aging Sir James Bond comes out of retirement to take on SMERSH.
15. The Deadly Affair (1967)
Not Rated | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A British agent sets out to uncover the hidden facts behind a British government employee's suicide.
16. Funeral in Berlin (1966)
Not Rated | 102 min | Thriller
A British Agent is sent to East Berlin to receive a Communist defector, but the true situation turns out to be rather more complicated.
17. Modesty Blaise (1966)
119 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A spy spoof in the 1960s tradition, featuring the comic book heroine Modesty Blaise (Monica Vitti) set in the Italian Mediterranean.
18. Our Man Flint (1966)
Unrated | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When scientists use eco-terrorism to impose their will on the world by affecting extremes in the weather, Intelligence Chief Cramden calls in top agent Derek Flint.
Votes: 5,596 | Gross: $16.00M
19. The Quiller Memorandum (1966)
Approved | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In the West Berlin of the 1960s, two British agents are killed by a Nazi group, prompting British Intelligence to dispatch agent Quiller to investigate.
20. The Silencers (1966)
TV-PG | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Retired agent Matt Helm is re-activated in order to stop an evil organization from exploding an atom bomb over the USA and starting WWIII.
21. Murderers' Row (1966)
Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Handsome top-secret American agent Matt Helm must recover a laser-weapons inventor who has been kidnapped by arch-villain Julian Wall.
22. Torn Curtain (1966)
PG | 128 min | Thriller
An American scientist publicly defects to East Germany as part of a cloak and dagger mission to find the solution for a formula resin before planning an escape back to the West.
23. Billion Dollar Brain (1967)
Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Thriller
A former British spy stumbles onto a plot to overthrow Communism with the help of a supercomputer. But who is working for whom?
24. Deadlier Than the Male (1967)
Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
British agent Bulldog Drummond is assigned to stop a master criminal who uses beautiful women to do his killings.
25. Fathom (1967)
Approved | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy
In Spain, an American skydiver is recruited by Western intelligence agents to recover a lost H-bomb detonator from hostile foreign agents.
26. In Like Flint (1967)
Unrated | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Super-spy Flint takes on a cabal of women plotting to rule the world.
Votes: 4,842 | Gross: $11.00M
27. The Ambushers (1967)
Not Rated | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Secret agent Matt Helm must battle foreign spies and a rogue nation's exiled ruler in order to recover a hijacked U.S. government experimental flying saucer.
28. The President's Analyst (1967)
Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When the overworked and stressed-out White House presidential shrink runs away, the CEA and the FBR scramble to retrieve him before he could be abducted by various competing foreign intelligence services.
29. You Only Live Twice (1967)
PG | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Agent 007 and the Japanese Secret Service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked.
Votes: 89,884 | Gross: $43.08M
30. A Dandy in Aspic (1968)
Approved | 107 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
During the Cold War, the British and Soviet Intelligence services attempt to out-fox one another using the homesick double-Agent Krasnevin a.k.a. Alexander Eberlin (Laurence Harvey) as a pawn in the complex spy-game.
31. Ice Station Zebra (1968)
G | 148 min | Adventure, Thriller
USN nuclear sub USS Tigerfish must rush to the North Pole to rescue the staff of Drift Ice Station Zebra weather station.
33. On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
PG | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond woos a mob boss' daughter and goes undercover to uncover the true reason for Blofeld's allergy research in the Swiss Alps that involves beautiful women from around the world.
Votes: 73,257 | Gross: $22.80M
34. Topaz (1969)
PG | 143 min | Drama, Thriller
A French Intelligence Agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.
Votes: 15,399 | Gross: $8.37M
35. The Wrecking Crew (1968)
PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Gold bullion worth USD 1 billion has been stolen from a hijacked train in Denmark. The main suspect is Count Massimo Contini. The US government sends Matt Helm, one of its top agents, to investigate and recover the gold.
36. Some Girls Do (1969)
G | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A series of unexplainable accidents befall the people and companies responsible for developing the world's first supersonic airliner (SST1). A British agent is sent to investigate and with ... See full summary »
PG | 95 min | Comedy
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a War Room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.
Votes: 422,514 | Gross: $0.28M
38. Fail-Safe (1964)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Thriller
American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted?
39. Seven Days in May (1964)
Approved | 118 min | Drama, Thriller
United States military leaders plot to overthrow the President because he supports a nuclear disarmament treaty and they fear a Soviet sneak attack.
40. The Bedford Incident (1965)
Approved | 102 min | Drama, Thriller
An American destroyer Captain is determined to confront a Soviet submarine caught violating territorial waters. Perhaps too determined.
42. Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy
A 1960s secret agent is brought out of cryofreeze to oppose his greatest enemy in the 1990s, where his social attitudes are glaringly out of place.
Votes: 210,183 | Gross: $53.88M
The three Austin Powers movies are amongst the worst movies I've ever seen. They are supposed "spoofs" of 1960s spy films, disregarding the fact that 60s spy films were mostly "spoofs" in the first place. Actual 60s spy films were generally pretty bad, but the only ones rivalling Austin Powers films for sheer awfulness are the four Matt Helm ones.
43. Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Dr. Evil is back and has invented a new time machine that allows him to go back to the 1960s and steal Austin Powers' mojo, inadvertently leaving him "shagless".
Votes: 206,706 | Gross: $206.04M
44. Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Upon learning that his father has been kidnapped, Austin Powers must travel to 1975 and defeat the aptly named villain Goldmember, who is working with Dr. Evil.
Votes: 186,671 | Gross: $213.31M
45. The Kremlin Letter (1970)
M/PG | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
During the Cold War a Naval Intelligence officer endowed with a powerful photographic memory is transferred to the CIA to participate in a covert operation in Moscow.
46. Requiem for a Secret Agent (1966)
102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A veteran US Secret Service agent must thwart the covert conspiracy of an enemy spy network that threatens the world's safety.
48. Target for Killing (1966)
93 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama