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CIA vs. Bin Laden: First In (2021) Rated NR

 It is now 20 years after 9/11 and 10 years after Bin Laden’s death. This documentary reveals the CIA’s 10-year hunt for Bin Laden.  I thought this film did a wonderful job at putting the hunt for and killing of Bin … Continue reading

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The Losers (2010) Rated PG-13

A CIA special forces team is betrayed by their superiors, so they mount an offense to attack the CIA. Starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Zoe Saldana, and Chris Evans. This film has nothing going for it. It’s based off of a … Continue reading

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Allegiance (NBC) Rated TV-14

A rookie CIA analyst learns that his family is part of a Russian sleeper cell. Starring Hope Davis, Scott Cohen, and Margarita Levieva. This show is boring and has very bad writing. It might have been interesting if they tried … Continue reading

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American Assassin (2017) Rated R

After the death of his girlfriend, Mitch Rapp is looking for revenge, when he is recruited by the CIA. Based on the book by Vince Flynn. Starring Dylan O’Brien, Charlotte Vega, Christopher Bomford, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan, Shiva Negar, Scott Adkins, Taylor … Continue reading

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Air America (1990) Rated R

A young pilot is recruited for a CIA operation in Laos. Starring  Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis. This is one of those action films where you know exactly what you’re going to get: good acting, decent one-liners, and … Continue reading

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Unlocked (2017) Rated R

 A CIA interrogator unknowingly gets involved with a plot of a biological attack. Starring Noomi Rapace, Orlando Bloom, Toni Collette, John Malkovich, Michael Douglas. I really enjoyed this film. Although the twists and turns it took were not surprising, they added intrigue to the story. The script … Continue reading

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Argo (2012) Rated R

A CIA agent goes undercover as a Hollywood film producer to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980. Starring Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Victor Garber, Tate Donovan, Kyle Chandler, … Continue reading

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Criminal (2016) Rated R

To save a CIA mission, a dead CIA operative’s memories, secrets, and skills are implanted into a death row inmate in hopes that he can complete the mission. Starring Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Tommy Lee Jones, Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot. … Continue reading

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Bridge of Spies (2015) Rated PG-13

During the Cold War, a New York lawyer is recruited to defend a Soviet spy in court. This leads to him helping the CIA exchange the spy for an American pilot. Based on true events. Starring  Mark Rylance, Domenick Lombardozzi, … Continue reading

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Safe House (2012) Rated R

A CIA agent in charge of a safe house gets a notorious fugitive when the safe house is attacked. Now, both the agent and fugitive are on the run. Starring Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Vera Farmiga, Brendan Gleeson, Sam Shepard, … Continue reading

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