The eagerness to watch Raj and DK’s spy thriller The family man season 2 on June 4 is at an all-time high. Fans can’t wait to see Manoj Bajpayee return as a world-class spy, Srikant Tiwari, who prepares to take on yet another foe that threatens the security of the country. Know everything you need to know about the new season of the show here. But before The family man Season 2 streams on Amazon Prime Video, check out our list of the best spy thriller movies that will keep you hooked. Alternatively, you can also check out our list of revenge movies with an epic twist here.
Before The Family Man 2, check out these 7 best spy thriller movies on Amazon Prime Video, Disney + Hotstar, and more
1. Bridge of Spies – YouTube and SonyLIV
Full of twist and turn, the era of the Cold War Bride of spies is based on a true story in which American lawyer James B. Donovan represented Soviet KGB spy Rudolf Abel in court. Because of this he is called up for negotiation and exchange of Rudolf for an American pilot. The film is a classic reconstruction that keeps you on the edge of your seat.
2. Raazi – Amazon Prime Video
One of the best-directed Indian spy thrillers, Raazi which is based on the book Calling Sehmat by Harinder Sikka, certainly makes for a beautiful watch. The way it wiped out all the major awards is a testament to how brilliant it is. Starring Alia Bhatt, the film centers on a young Indian woman who marries a Pakistani official to access important information related to national security at a time when India and Pakistan were on the brink of the war of starting in 1971.
3. Atomic Blonde – Amazon Prime Video
From David Leitch Atomic Blonde is not like your usual spy movies where men run the show. Charlize Theron sees Charlize Theron as a female spy who sets out on a dangerous mission. Lorraine Broughton, an undercover MI6 agent, is sent to Belin, Germany during the Cold War, just before the fall of the wall to unravel the murder mystery of fellow agents and find the list with the names of some exceptional agents. Watch her use her skills to plot and succeed.
4. Baby – Disney + Hotstar
The highlight of Neeraj Pandey’s film Baby was how real it felt. Unlike most movies where action was taken to save the nation, Pandey’s film focused on agents who used their knowledge and understanding to destroy the brains behind the attack. The plot revolved around a team of special intelligent task forces who wisely intended to take out the terrorist. The movie features Akshay Kumar, Kay Kay Menon, Rasheed Naz, Tapsee Pannu, Anupam Kher, Rana Daggubati and more.
5. Mission: Impossible – Amazon Prime Video
The first of the franchise, Mission Impossible introduces us to Ethan Hunt, an American spy. The film is a sequel to a television series of the same name. The story centers on how Ethan is suspected of being unfaithful. He must clear his name and find those who are behind the deed without the help of the organization. Directed by Brian De Palma, the film stars Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Béart and others.
6. Argo – YouTube
Ben Affleck’s Academy Award-winning movie should definitely be on your radar. Based on a true story, the film is one of the most acclaimed intelligence films to be ultimately defeated Lincoln at the Oscars. Watch a CIA agent pose as a Hollywood producer to save the hostages of some US diplomats in Tehran during the US hostage crisis in Iran. The film Argo has a stunning ensemble of Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin, Clea Duvall, Victor Garber, Bryan Cranston and others.
7.16 December – Amazon Prime Video
Featuring Milind Soman, Danny Denzongpa, Gulshan Grover, Dipannita Sharma, December 16 may not have been a hit, but it set a different tone from the stories that Bollywood was creating, making it an interesting watch. Indian intelligence agents race against time to stop a nuclear explosion that could destroy India’s capital. The movie was directed by Mani Shankar.
Before The Family Man 2, check out these 7 best spy thriller movies on Amazon Prime Video, Disney + Hotstar, YouTube, and more
Starring: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman
Release date: 2012
Bridge of Spies
Starring: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Domenick Lombardozzi, Victor Verhaeghe, Mark Fichera
Release date: 2015
Platform: YouTube and SonyLIV
Featuring: Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Rajit Kapoor, Soni Razdan
Director: Meghna Gulzar
Platform: Amazon Prime Video
The family man
Featuring: Manoj Bajpayee, Priyamani, Sharib Hashmi
Release date: 2020
Platform: Amazon Prime Video
Featuring: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, Sofia Boutella
Release date: July 27, 2017
Platform: Vodafone Play
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