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EVERY­ONE loves a spy movie, but there’s more to se­cret agents than James Bond. Forth­com­ing film

– star­ring Char­l­ize Theron – fol­lows the ad­ven­tures of Agent Lor­raine Broughton, MI6’s most lethal as­sas­sin, as she nav­i­gates the tick­ing time­bomb of Cold War Ber­lin on a seem­ingly im­pos­si­ble mis­sion. To­day we look at the top movies – which are scored ac­cord­ing to IMDb rat­ings – set in the world of spies, spooks and as­sas­sins…

(1979) DUR­ING the Viet­nam War, Cap­tain Wil­lard is sent on a dan­ger­ous mis­sion into Cam­bo­dia to as­sas­si­nate a renegade colonel who has set him­self up as a god among a lo­cal tribe. IMDB rat­ing: 8.5

(1959) A HAPLESS New York ad­ver­tis­ing ex­ec­u­tive is mis­taken for a gov­ern­ment agent by a group of for­eign spies and is pur­sued across the coun­try while he looks for a way to sur­vive. 8.4

(2007) JA­SON Bourne dodges a ruth­less CIA of­fi­cial and his agents from a new as­sas­si­na­tion pro­gramme while search­ing for the ori­gins of his life as a trained killer. 8.1

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