No stranger to spy movie themes thanks to Live and Let Die, Paul McCartney delivered the title track to 1985’s Spies Like Us, which starred Chevy Chase and Dan Aykroyd.
Sent in to Berlin toward the end of the Cold War, MI-6 agent Lorraine Broughton is tasked with recovering a list of spy identities before it falls into the hands of the KGB.
Coming from the forgotten action/comedy Gotcha! in 1985, British singer Thereza Bazar sang the movie’s theme song, also called Gotcha!, which played up the movie’s espionage themes in it’s official music video.
An analyst for secret government agency CONTROL, Maxwell Smart gets his chance to realize his dream of being a field agent when most of the other agents are compromised and he’s sent into the field with Agent 99 to track down nuclear terrorist Siegfried.
Charlize Theron stars as MI6 agent Lorraine Broughton, who is sent into Cold War era Berlin to retrieve important and secret files in this summer’s Atomic Blonde.
For the latest Everything Action Commentary, Zach and Chris dive into the 90’s espionage world of The Saint, starring Val Kilmer and his many alter egos.
We’re watching 1997’s The Saint this month for our Movie of the Month, which features peak Val Kilmer getting to go crazy with an endless supply of wigs, mustaches and accents to play master of disguise and master thief Simon Templar.
Long in development, the adaptation of the 60’s spy show has finally arrived with Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer starring as reluctant spy partners during the Cold War.
Pierce Brosnan makes his welcome return to espionage action in the solid thriller, The November Man, as he takes on his former protege, Luke Bracey, and tries to unravel a conspiracy involving the front runner for the Russian presidency.
Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing in The Imitation Game, who’s tasked with breaking the Enigma code during World War II.