The Shape of Water(2017)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 92

At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.



Bridge of Spies(2015)

Combined Rating:
90
Combined Critics Rating: 87

During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.



First Man(2018)

Combined Rating:
90
Combined Critics Rating: 91

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.



Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy(2011)

Combined Rating:
89
Combined Critics Rating: 86

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet Agent within MI6.



Atomic Blonde(2017)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 79

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.



Charlie Wilson's War(2007)

Combined Rating:
82
Combined Critics Rating: 77

A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.



Breach(2007)

Combined Rating:
82
Combined Critics Rating: 78

FBI upstart Eric O'Neill enters into a power game with his boss, Robert Hanssen, an agent who was put on trial for selling secrets to the Soviet Union.



The Man from U.N.C.L.E.(2015)

Combined Rating:
81
Combined Critics Rating: 74

In the early 1960s, CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin participate in a joint mission against a mysterious criminal organization, which is working to proliferate nuclear weapons.



Miracle(2004)

Combined Rating:
78
Combined Critics Rating: 74

Miracle tells the true story of Herb Brooks (Russell), the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad.



Cold War(2018)

Combined Rating:
77
Combined Critics Rating: 89

A passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatefully mismatched and yet condemned to each other. Set against the background of the Cold ...



Thirteen Days(2000)

Combined Rating:
76
Combined Critics Rating: 70

A dramatization and a fictionalized account of the Kennedy administration's struggle to contain the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962.



RED 2(2013)

Combined Rating:
74
Combined Critics Rating: 63

Retired C.I.A. Agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.



The Death of Stalin(2017)

Combined Rating:
74
Combined Critics Rating: 88

Follows the Soviet dictator's last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death.



Pawn Sacrifice(2014)

Combined Rating:
73
Combined Critics Rating: 69

Set during the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers and his own struggles as he challenges the Soviet Empire.



The Courier(2020)

Combined Rating:
73
Combined Critics Rating: 73

Cold War spy Greville Wynne and his Russian source try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis.



American Assassin(2017)

Combined Rating:
71
Combined Critics Rating: 64

After the death of his girlfriend at the hands of terrorists, Mitch Rapp is drawn into the world of counterterrorism, mentored by tough-as-nails former U.S. Navy S.E.A.L. Stan Hurley.



The Hunt for Red October(1990)

Combined Rating:
71
Combined Critics Rating: 58

In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA. Is he trying to defect or to start a war?



Crimson Tide(1995)

Combined Rating:
69
Combined Critics Rating: 57

On a U.S. nuclear missile sub, a young First Officer stages a mutiny, to prevent his trigger happy Captain from launching his missiles, before confirming his orders to do so.



You Only Live Twice(1967)

Combined Rating:
67
Combined Critics Rating: 55

Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked.



L'affaire Farewell(2009)

Combined Rating:
60
Combined Critics Rating: 67

The French intelligence service alerts the U.S. about a Soviet spy operation during the height of the Cold War, which sets off an unfortunate chain of events.




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