9 movies like ARGYLLE you can watch this May

Espionage movies like Argylle that add hints of drama and comedy make it more fascinating and intriguing to watch them while ensuring we don’t get up from our seat. There are few movies in particular that did well in keeping the audience on their seat, here are the top 10 espionage movies.

1. Spy (2015)

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Who says women cannot take the lead as the spy. Tis movie came out in 2015 that puts a female lead making it the top in the list of movies like Argylle. An comedy twisted spy tale directed by Paul Feig. Meet the CIA analyst – Susan Cooper (played by Melissa McCarthy) who has to go under a job change from desk to field. The only problem is, this CIA analyst isn’t trained to be on the field due to her over-weight and short stature yet volunteers to go on an undercover mission to save the world from a warfare disaster and terrifying looking arm dealers who will stop at nothing to meet their goal.

Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham, Judy Law, Rose Byrne

Director: Paul Feig

IMDB rating: 7.0

2. Get Smart (2008)

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An American spy- comedy movie directed by Peter Segal, who thought Steve Carell who played the role of Michael Scott in The Office will end up playing a role as Maxwell Smart- the clumsy spy. The story is about Smart, a spy working for CONTROL agency but often a ends up doing more bad than good on his missions. He along with agent 99 are on a mission to save the world from a terrorist attack from its archenemies spy agency known as the KAOS.

Cast: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Alan Arkin, Dwayne Johnson

Director: Peter Sega

IMDB rating: 6.5

3. The Man from U.N.C.L.E

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An American spy film directed by Guy Ritchie. In the 60s’ a CIA agent Napoleon Solo (played by Henry Cavill) joins hands with a KGB agent Illya Kuryakin (played by Armie Hammer) for a collaborative mission to save the world from a criminal organization that wants to construct their own nuclear bomb. Henry Cavill did this amazing spy movie which definitely has to be in the list of movies like Argylle due to the amazing fighting sequence in the Mann from U.N.C.L.E. Both the agents must now fight the enemy and keep their attitude aside while cooperating on this mission, but is it as simple as it looks.

Cast: Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Elizabeth Debicki

Director: Guy Ritchie

IMDB rating: 7.2

4. The Tuxedo (2002)

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We had to include a Jackie Chan spy movie , or else this listicle wouldn’t have made any sense at all. The Tuxedo is a sci-fi, comedy, and action movie directed by Kevin Donovan. The story revolves around a chauffeur (Jimmy Tong played by Jackie Chan) for a spy agent who accidentally gets his hands on the agent’s tuxedo, that give him extraordinary superpowers. This pushes Tong into a world of espionage missions which he must fulfill if he needs to safe the world from the villains.

Cast: Jackie Chan, Jason Isaacs, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Debi Mazar, Peter Stormare

Director: Kevin donovan

IMDB rating: 5.4

5. I Spy (2002)

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Eddie murphy is an actor with charisma who fits almost in any kind of characters he plays. I Spy is an action comedy espionage movie directed by Betty Thomas, where a top-secret agent for the U.S government, Alex Scott (Owen Wilson) gets paired up with a humorous boxing champion, Kelly Robinson (portrayed by Eddie Murphy). Both of them must now try to retrieve Switchblade , a top secret prototype stealth fighters stolen by Arnold Gundars, a criminal arms dealer with strong backup.

Cast: Owen Wilson, Eddie Murphy, Famke Janssen, Malcolm McDowell

Director: Betty Thomas

IMDB rating: 5.4

6. Central Intelligence (2016)

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Central Intelligence is an action-packed comedy buddy movie directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. The story revolves around Calvin Joyner (portrayed by Kevin Hart) tries to reconnect with old pals from his high school before his reunion. He gets reconnected with Bob Stone an old buddy of his (portrayed by Dwayne Johnson) who is a rogue CIA agent on the run, the next thing you know the life of Calvin Joyner turns upside down trying to find a person known as the Black Badger along with his friend Stone.

Cast: Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Amy Ryan, Danielle Nicolet, Jason Bateman, Aaron Paul

Director: Rawson Marshall Thurber

IMDB rating: 6.3

7. Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

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Twisting tale of espionage secret service the world has ever seen. Directed by Mathew Vaughn, this action packed movie refines the movie with extreme action-based fighting chorography that looks almost too good to be true. The tale revolves around the super-secret organization that is now taking in new recruits among them who is Gary “Eggsy” Unwin( portrayed by Taron Egerton) for their agency through a survival competition in a combative environment.

Cast: Taron Egerton, Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Firth, Michael Caine

Director: Mathew Vaughn

IMDB rating: 7.7

8. Keeping Up with the Joneses (2016)

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A couple-espionage action comedy movie directed by Greg Mottola. The story revolves around a simple couple who’s life gets disturbed when a seemingly perfect couple become their neighbors, maybe too perfect to be true. The couples are secret government spies who are on a mission but when Mr. and Mrs. Gaffney find out about this, they end up getting tagged along in their neighbors action-packed spy adventures.

Cast: Isla Fisher, Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Gal Gadot

Director: Greg Mottola

IMDB rating: 5.9

9. American Ultra (2015)

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Directed by Nima Nourizadeh, American Ultra movie definitely has to be in the list of movies like argylle due its serious humor. The movie is based on a story that revolves around a free and outgoing stoner and his girlfriend, The only twist is, the stoner Mike Howel (portrayed by Jesse Eisenberg) is a killing machine who was a dormant secret project until now. Mike must use the skills he has to save himself and his girlfriend from the assassins (portrayed by Kristen Stewart) being sent by the CIA.

Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Connie Britton, Leguizamo

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