Keyword cold war Movies

The Good Shepherd 6.3

2006 Drama, Thriller, History

Edward Wilson, the only witness to his father's suicide and member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion, qualities that help him…

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WarGames 7.0

1983 Thriller, Science Fiction

High School student David Lightman (Matthew Broderick) has a talent for hacking. But while trying to hack into a computer system to play unreleased video games, he unwittingly taps into the Defense Department's…

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Torn Curtain 6.4

1966 Mystery, Thriller

An American scientist publicly defects to East Germany as part of a cloak and dagger mission to find the solution for a formula resin and then figuring out a plan to escape back to the West.

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The Jackal 6.1

1997 Action, Thriller, Adventure, Crime

Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, the perfectionist Jackal proves an elusive target for the men charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy…

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Spies Like Us 5.9

1985 Comedy, Adventure

Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.

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The Manchurian Candidate 7.7

1962 Mystery, Thriller

The Manchurian Candidate is a political thriller from American director John Frankenheimer. An American soldier is brainwashed into being a killer for the communist Russians during the Korean War.

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The Fourth War 5.3

1990 Drama, Thriller

Cold War drama about two gung-ho border commanders (Roy Scheider, Jurgen Prochnow) who carry out their own private war against each other on the German - Czechoslovakia border.

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Topaz 6.1

1969 Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy…

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The Ipcress File 6.8

1965 Thriller

This espionage thriller represents a landmark in spy movies introducing the sly, dry intelligence agent Harry Palmer. The story, centers on Palmer's investigation into British Intelligence security. He's soon enmeshed…

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The Day After 6.8

1983 TV Movie, Science Fiction, Drama

The film portrays a fictional nuclear war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full scale exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on the residents of Lawrence…

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Phantom 5.6

2013 Thriller

The haunted Captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery.

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Gorky Park 6.4

1983 Thriller, Crime, Drama

Police Inspector Renko tries to solve the case of three bodies found in Moscow's Gorky Park but finds his attempts to solve the crime impeded by his superiors. Working on his own, Renko seeks out more information…

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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold 7.1

1965 Drama, Thriller

British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one.

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Matinee 6.4

1993 Comedy, Drama

A showman introduces a small coastal town to a unique movie experience and capitalises on the Cuban Missile crisis hysteria with a kitschy horror extravaganza combining film effects, stage props and actors in rubber…

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Seven Days in May 6.9

1964 Drama, Thriller

A U.S. Army general alerts the president of a planned military coup against him.

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Billion Dollar Brain 5.3

1967 Thriller

A former British spy stumbles into in a plot to overthrow Communism with the help of a supercomputer. But who is working for whom?

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Pickup on South Street 7.2

1953 Drama, Thriller

A pickpocket unwittingly lifts a message destined for enemy agents and becomes a target for a Communist spy ring.

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Funeral in Berlin 6.2

1966 Thriller

Colonel Stok, a Soviet intelligence officer responsible for security at the Berlin Wall, appears to want to defect but the evidence is contradictory. Stok wants the British to handle his defection and asks for one…

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Fail-Safe 7.6

1964 Drama, History, Thriller

Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic catastrophe from occurring. Director…

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The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming 6.2

1966 Comedy, War

Without hostile intent, a Soviet sub runs aground off New England. Men are sent for a boat, but many villagers go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed.

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