Romantic, comedy or realistic movies have their own following. But one genre which is loved by one and all is mystery and suspense. So, this weekend when you are browsing through various OTT platforms to find out some of the best content among the spy thrillers, you can check out 7 of these thrillers listed below that have received the highest IMDb ratings ever.
North By Northwest on Hungama (IMDb rating: 8.3)
It is an all-time favourite Alfred Hitchcock classic which is about an ad-man who accidentally finds himself involved in a frantic cross-country chase involving a beautiful girl, police, and enemy spies. The movie featuring Eva Marie Saint, Jessie Royce Landis, Carry Grant, and James Mason comes with a lot of twists and turns that are full of suspense.
The Bourne Ultimatum on Amazon Prime Video (IMDb rating: 8)
Based on the famous Bourne Franchise from Robert Ludlum, The Bourne Ultimatum is the third movie in the series and is about James Bourne who suffers from amnesia. Interestingly, Bourne is a CIA agent who is trying to solve the forgotten puzzle of his past and during the course becomes involved in a dangerous situation.
Notorious (1946) on YouTube (IMDb rating: 8)
It is yet another Alfred Hitchcock spy movie starring Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, and Carry Grant. The story is about a girl who is given the task of spying on her Nazi friends from South America. Now, it is her test as to how far she can go and deceive her friends. Though the movie is from the black and white era, it simply makes up with its crisp direction from Alfred Hitchcock.
Raazi on Amazon Prime Video (IMDb rating: 7.8)
Based on the book Calling Sehmat authored by Harinder Sikka, Raazi is to date one of the best spy Indian movie. Starring Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal in the lead, the movie is about a young girl who is married by her father to a Pakistani official for gaining important information from Pakistan security officers with India and Pakistan’s 1971 war looming on the horizon.
Argo on YouTube (IMDb rating: 7.7)
With Ben Affleck in the lead and three Oscars to its credit, Argo is undoubtedly one of the best movies from the last decade. The story is set during the late 1970s during which 6 Americans take shelter at the embassy in Canada hiding from Iranian militants.
Gold Finger on YouTube (IMDb rating: 7.7)
Gold Finger is the third movie from the James Bond franchise and to date is considered the best among all its installments. In the movie, Gert Forb as James Bond investigates a group of gold smugglers headed by Auric Goldfinger.
Madras Cafe on Netflix and Jio Cinema (IMDb rating: 7.7)
This is one outstanding movie with a fast-paced story and a plot that will keep you on the edge of your seats. John Abraham-led Madras Café is about an Indian intelligence officer deployed in Sri Lanka who is trapped in his duty to save the Indian Prime Minister from a conspiracy against him and civil war in India.