17 Best Spy Movies Series of All Time

Best Spy Movies Series

18 Best Spy Movies Series of All Time

1. James Bond

1962-present

25 films

James Bond
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The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections. One of the best spy movies series.

2. Bulldog Drummond

1922-1969

24 films

Bulldog Drummond

Hugh “Bulldog” Drummond is a fictional character, created by H. C. McNeile and published under his pen name “Sapper”. Following McNeile’s death in 1937, the novels were continued by Gerard Fairlie. Old is gold type spy movies series

3. OSS 117

1956-2009

12 films

A spy goes to Cairo where he looks into the death of a fellow agent, pretending to be the proprietor of a chicken farm. Much to his surprise, there, he happens to unveil an international conspiracy.

4. Mr. Moto

1937-39, 1965

9 films

Mr. moto

Mr. Moto is a fictional Japanese secret agent created by the American author John P. Marquand. He appeared in six novels by Marquand published between 1935 and 1957. Marquand initially created the character for the Saturday Evening Post, which was seeking stories with an Asian hero after the death of Charlie Chan‘s creator Earl Derr Biggers.

5. The Saint

1938-1943

8 films

the saint

The Saint (film series) refers to eight B movies made by RKO Pictures between 1938 and 1941, based on some of the books in British author Leslie Charteris‘ long-running series about the fictional character Simon Templar, better known as The Saint.

6. Mission: Impossible

1996-present

7 films

mission impossible

Mission: Impossible is a series of American action spy films both based on and a follow-on from the television series of the same name created by Bruce Geller. The series is mainly produced by and stars Tom Cruise, whose character is Ethan Hunt, an agent of the Impossible Missions Force (IMF). The films have been directed, written, and scored from various filmmakers and crew, while incorporating musical themes from the original series by Lalo Schifrin.

7. Spy Kids

2001–2011

6 films

spy kids

Spy Kids is an American spy adventure comedy family film series created by Robert Rodriguez.

Secret agents Gregorio and Ingrid fall in love with each other and decide to raise a family. Later, they mysteriously disappear and the only people who can rescue them are their own kids.

8. Jack Ryan

1990–2014

5 films

Jack Ryan

Jack Ryan is an American series of action thriller films based on the fictional character of Jack Ryan, who originally appeared in a series of books by Tom Clancy. In the series of five films, four actors have portrayed Ryan.

9. The Bourne series

2002–2016

5 films

Bourne films are a series of American action thriller films based on the character Jason Bourne (Matt Damon), a CIA assassin suffering from dissociative amnesia who must figure out who he is,[1] created by author Robert Ludlum.

10. Matt Helm

1966–1969

4 films

Matt Helm

Matt Helm is a fictional character created by author Donald Hamilton. He is a U.S. government counter-agent—a man whose primary job is to kill or nullify enemy agents—not a spy or secret agent in the ordinary sense of the term as used in spy thrillers.

11. Dick Barton

1948-1950

3 films

Dick Barton – Special Agent is a radio thriller serial that was broadcast in the BBC Light Programme between 7 October 1946 and 30 March 1951. Produced and directed by Raymond Raikes, Neil Tuson, and Charles Lefaux, it was aired in 15-minute episodes at 6.45 (later 6.15) each weekday evening. From 11 January 1947 an additional “omnibus” edition repeated all of the week’s programmes each Saturday morning between 11.00 and 12.00. In all, 711 episodes were produced and the serial achieved a peak audience of 15 million.[1] Its end was marked by a leading article in The Times.[2]

12. Harry Palmer

1965–1996

3 films

hry plmer

Harry Palmer is the protagonist of a number of films based on the unnamed main character in the spy novels written by Len DeightonMichael Caine played Harry Palmer in three of the four films based on the four published novels featuring this character. Caine also starred as this character in two other films not directly based on Deighton’s novels.

13. Charlie's Angels

1976–2019

3 films

Charlie's Angels

Charlie’s Angels is an American media franchise created by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts and owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment, which began with the original television series of the same name

A team of female private agents, popularly known as Charlie’s Angels, are tasked by their mysterious boss to expose an international conspiracy to weaponise an energy conservation device. 

This movie also shows you how much work has been done in spy movies or how advanced technology has become. This spy movie also shows you the journey from 1976 to 2019.

14. Austin Powers

1997–2002

3 films

Austin Powers is a series of spy action comedy films: Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and Austin Powers in Goldmember. The films were produced and written by Mike Myers, who also starred as the title character and Dr. Evil

15. XXX Series

2002–2017

3 films

Return of Xander Cage

XXX is an American action film series created by Rich Wilkes. It consists of three full-length feature films: xXx, xXx: State of the Union and xXx: Return of Xander Cage, and a short film: The Final Chapter: The Death of Xander Cage. The series has grossed $694 million worldwide

16. Johnny English

2003–2018

3 films

Johnny English

Johnny English is a series of action comedy films parodying the James Bond secret agent genre. It features Rowan Atkinson as the title character, based on the screenplay written by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and William Davies

17. Kingsman

2014-present

3 films

Kingsman

Kingsman is a BritishAmerican film franchise, consisting of actioncomedy films, that follow the missions of the Kingsman, a fictional secret service organization. Based on the comic book series of the same name created by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons, a 2012 Marvel Comics release, the film franchise debut has garnered success both financially and critically.

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