If you have an interest in Intelligent agencies around the world you must have heard the name ‘Eli Cohen’, he was a Mossad’s(Israel’s secret agency) agent, the guy had almost fetched the top rank post in the neighbor country’s government (Syria) through his intellect and brainpower.
He would send the intelligence to Israel by letters, radio. One of his famous achievements is the intelligence gathering of Syrian fortifications which many believe helped Israel to win the famous 6-day war. There is a Web Series available on the giant streaming platform Netflix based on the life of Eli Cohen.
Here we are updating some of the best espionage Hollywood spy movies that are based on real-life spies like Cohen, Although there are many amazing spy thriller movies/shows that have been made over the years like The Americans, Operation Finale, Fauda, etc, sadly they are not available in their dubbed versions. We are going to talk about those best spy movies that are available in their dubbed version.
10 Best Spy Thriller Movies in Bollywood
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Steven Speilberg’s directorial, this amazing action spy thriller is based on real-life events, The film tells the story of the Vengeance of Munich Massacre in which Israel’s Olympic players were killed by the terrorists during the 1972 summer Olympics.
How Mossad agents succeeds to kill all those who were involved in the incidents, the film narrates the story of Operation Wrath Of God, it has an IMDb rating of 7.5 out of 10. It stars Eric Bana and James Bond fame Daniel Craig in the pivotal roles. It is available on the streaming Services Netflix & Amazon Prime Video.
It is a biographical spy thriller based on the life of Edward Snowden a C. I consultant, who would work for the CIA(American Spy Agency) but later in 2013 leaked N.S.A’s (National Security Agency) highly classified files and smuggled out of the country. The IMDb rating of the show is 7.3 out of 10. It stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, and Melissa Leo in the Pivotal roles. Available on Netflix.
Ben Affleck’s directorial Argo revolves around, rescuing Americans that were hostages in Tehran, Iran, during the Iran hostage crisis(1979-81). It stars Ben, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, and Tate Donovan in significant roles.
It was made on a budget of 4.5 crore U.S dollars and grossed the whopping 23 crores U.S dollars at the box office worldwide. This must-watch film is critically acclaimed and has an IMDb rating of 7.7/10. Available on the giant streaming platform Amazon Prime.
4- Bridges of Spies
This historical Spy drama film Bridge of Spies is available on the Sony Liv app and has an IMDb rating of 7.6 out of 10. It revolves around The cold war between the U.S and the Soviet Union.
It was released in Oct 2015 and did an overall business of 16.5 crores U.S dollars at the box office worldwide. Another masterpiece from the director Steven Speilberg, It stars the veteran actor Tom Hanks in the pivotal role, other actors includes Mark Rylance, Scott Shepherd, Amy Ryan & Sebastian Coch.
Bruce Willis starrer action comedy Red revolves around a former black operation agent who is all geared up to capture an executioner who has vowed to kill Willis. IMDb rating is 7.7 out of 10 and available on the leading streaming platform Amazon Prime Video. Helmed by Robert Schwentke, Cinematography and Editing have been carried out by Florian Ballhaus and Thom Noble.
6- Charlie Wilson’s War
Charlie Wilson’s War is based on the CIA’s mission Operation Cyclone to arm and support the Afghan Mujahidin during Cold War 1979-89, Directed by Mike Nicholas, it has an IMDb rating of 7 out of 10 and is available on the leading streaming Platform Netflix and on youTube.
It has an ensemble star casts veteran actor Tom Hanks, famous Hollywood actress Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, and veteran Bollywood actor Om Puri.
7- Jack Ryan Shadow Recruit
It is an American action spy thriller film directed by Kenneth Branagh. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is based on a real-life story. It stars Chris Pine, Keira Knightley, Kevin Costner, and director Kenneth in pivotal roles. You will find it on the streaming platform Netflix. The IMDb rating is 6.2 out of 10. Harish Zambarloukos and Martin Walsh were the cinematographers and the editor respectively.
8- Burn After Reading
George Clooney and Brad Pitt starrer this film is a critically acclaimed film. It was released on Oct 2008, was made on a budget of 3.7 crore U.S dollars, and grossed an overall 16.3 crores U.S dollars at the box office worldwide. Joel Coen and Ethan Coen helmed, wrote, Edit and produced the film. It is a black comedy spy crime film that has an IMDb rating of 7 out of 10 and is available on Amazon Prime Video.
9- Mission Impossible
Rogue Nation was the fifth installment in the hit franchise Mission Impossible, Where the IMF (Impossible Mission Force) Agent is hiding from the American intelligence force CIA on the account of IMF’s dissolution and now the agent has to prove the existence of the mysterious group, a syndicate that consists of former espionage officers of several countries. It is available on Netflix and has an IMDb rating of 7.4/10.
10- The Hunt for Red October
On the no. 10 spot we have the Oscar award-winning film The Hunt For Red October, It revolves around the story of a CIA analyst who has got intelligence on a Soviet’s naval captain who was trying to defect to the U.S.
Now the analyst must prove his theory before the U.S Navel to stop the violent confrontation between the Soviet and U.S Navies. The film is set in the time of the Cold War and has an IMDb rating of 7.6/10. Available on Netflix.
11- Zero Dark Thirty
Jessica Chastain starrer this espionage thriller film dramatizes the killing of the renowned terrorist Osama Bin Laden. It revolves around Jessica Chastain who plays a fictional CIA Intelligence analyst in the movie. It is rated 7.4 out of 10 on IMDb and is available in Hindi on Mx player.