Top 10 domestic grosses of all movies released from 1980 to present according to Box Office Mojo.
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Source per year: https://www.boxofficemojo.com/yearly/chart/?yr=2018&view=releasedate&view2=domestic&sort=gross&order=DESC&&p=.htm
For movies prior to 1980 see Top 10 Trakt Popular by Year:
Movies with spy plot in any form (dramas, action, adventure, comedies, war, crime, mystery, conspiracy theories, political thrillers, science fiction, e.t.c.).
Definition: A Spy movie shows the espionage activities of government agents seeking to uncover or maintain secrets from each other and for one country or for the benefit of another. Offering a combination of exciting escapism, technological thrills, and exotic locales, and combine the action and science fiction genres. They may also involve elements of political thrillers.
Essential / Must-see / Genre-defying: espionage movies:
North By Northwest (1959)
The Conversation (1974)
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Casino Royale (2006)