Matthew Rhys: 5 spy movies every man should watch

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Welsh actor Matthew Rhys is currently deep undercover as a Russian spy embedded in the US in The Americans. The show, which has already won rave reviews in the US, also features Keri Russell as a Soviet spy torn between her homeland and the US.

With Rhys featuring in the July issue of Esquire, we got the man himself to name five spy movies that every man should watch.

The Spy Who Came In From the Cold (1965)
"Being an enormous Richard Burton fan I watched everything he did. A lot of it is not so good, however this is a masterpiece. John le Carré... how can you go wrong?"

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Three Days of the Condor (1975)
"For the cast alone. And because Robert Redford forces Faye Dunaway back to her apartment in Brooklyn Heights, where I live."

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Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
"Sam Rockwell is an absolute hero of mine and his performance in this is proof why."

 

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
"For the three-point turn. That still makes me laugh."

 

The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
"No one has touched Roger Moore's opening parachute stunt sequence. It's a kitsch classic. Also, no one can touch Moore on his one-liner delivery or eyebrow work."