Tag Archives: cia

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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This Means War (2012) Rated R

 Two CIA spies meet and fall in love with the same girl. Now, it’s game on to see who will win her heart. Starring Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Tom Hardy, Til Schweiger, Chelsea Handler, John Paul Ruttan, Abigail Spencer, Angela … Continue reading

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The Ghost Writer (2010) Rated PG-13

A ghostwriter, hired to help write the memoir of a former Prime Minister, uncovers secrets that put his own life in danger. Adapted from the book, The Ghost, by Robert Harris. Starring Ewan McGregor, Jon Bernthal, Tim Preece, Jim Belushi, Timothy … Continue reading

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