The spy theme is one of the Hollywood’s favorite topics as there are lots of movies and franchise are created based on this genre. However, these 4 movies on this list are considered as highly regarded, successful both in terms of reputation and revenue.


Impressing fans and professionals more than anything is the 21st installment in 2006 with the name Casino Royale.


The film marks the first time Daniel Craig plays the role of James Bond and is voted by fans as the best spy theme movie.

Adapted from the 1963 novel of the same name by writer Ian Fleming, Casino Royale is set in the early years of Bond’s career as agent 007 when he had just received “the right to kill”. The film revolves around the mission to bankrupt terrorist sponsor Le Chiffre at a poker tournament.


Agent Ethan Hunt, played by Tom Cruise, is always at the top of the screen’s most elite spy. From 1996 up to now, the Mission: Impossible series has released 6 movies, with the highest rating being the 6th – Mission: Impossible – Fallout released in 2018.


Following the events in Rogue Nation (2015), Solomon Lane (Sean Harris) – the oligarch of the Syndicate terrorist organization was arrested, but their remnants continue to commit crimes around the world.

The “Apostle” appears and conspires to buy plutonium from the black market to build nuclear weapons in order to launch new terrorist campaigns. Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise), the senior secret agent of the IMF, received the task of stopping this dark sale.


Jason Bourne character played by Matt Damon is also seen as one of Hollywood’s most popular spies. Out of the five films that have been on the big screen, Jason Bourne: The Bourne Ultimatum (Bourne’s ultimatum) is rated as one of the best films on intelligence, scored 8/10 (IMDB). and 92% (Rotten Tomatoes).


At The Bourne Ultimatum, Jason Bourne continued to learn about his life before becoming a CIA assassin, at the same time he also became the target of another killer training program.

ARGO (2012)

Argo is an excellent intelligence film adapted from a real event. The film is based on the 2007 article The Great Escape by Joshuah Bearman and the novel Master of Disguise: My Secret Life in the CIA.


The film depicts the rescue campaign of 6 hostages – the US State Department’s staff were hunted deeply in Iran after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, directed and directly participated by spy Tony Mendez (played by Ben Affleck)

The film is a memorable milestone in the career of “Batman” Ben Affleck in the roles of producer, director and actor. Argo won the Best Film category at the 2013 Academy Awards and Golden Globe, and also earned Ben Affleck a Golden Globe Award for Best Director.