25 best spy movies ever

Munich (2005)

Spielberg tells the story of a group of Israeli assassins tasked with tracking down the people responsible for the 1972 Olympics massacre of athletes. Based on – but not completely true to – accounts of the real-life Operation Wrath of God, Munich mixes standard spy thrills with some of the controversial debate around Israeli intelligence.

It was never going to satisfy everyone but captures the “eye for an eye” mentality with a supremely well-made, international spy chase.

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