Political conspiracy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant political conspiracy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, intense, suspense and interesting films and TV shows about / with political conspiracy, conspiracy, dishonesty, state affairs, politics, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, corruption and political corruption plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as political conspiracy: Three Days of the Condor (1975), I as in Icarus (1979), State of Play (2009), Enemy of the State (1998), JFK (1991), The Manchurian Candidate (2004), Elizabeth (1998), The Pelican Brief (1993), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), Rome (2005).
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Rome (2005)
Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
UK, USA
90 min.
 8.8
JFK (1991)
Drama, History, Thriller
France, USA
189 min.
 8.0
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Robin Hood (2018)
Action, Adventure, Thriller
USA
116 min.
 5.4
The First Purge (2018)
Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
98 min.
 5.1

List of political conspiracy movies

Three Days of the Condor (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, cia, fighting the system, manhunt, life turned upside down, on the run, witnessing a crime, urban, office, conspiracy, chases and races, assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, middle east, manhattan new york city, langley virginia ...
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I as in Icarus (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film's plot is based on the Kennedy assassination and subsequent investigation. The film begins with the assassination of President Marc Jarry, who is about to be inaugurated for a second six-year term of office. Henri Volney, state ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, political drama
Plot: political conspiracy, assassination, conspiracy, investigation, dedicated lawyer, witnessing a crime, legal investigation, uncover truth, political corruption, fighting the system, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: yale university
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 7.1
 123K
State of Play (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: murder, political conspiracy, newspaper, politics, journalism, corruption, congress, journalist, reporter, assassin, investigative journalism, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Enemy of the State (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hotshot Washington lawyer, Robert Dean becomes a victim of high-tech identity theft when a hacker slips an incriminating video into his pocket. Soon, a rogue National Security agent sets out to recover the tape – and destroy Dean.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: satellite, fighting the system, manhunt, surveillance, corruption, paranoia, witnessing a crime, mexican standoff, political conspiracy, uncover truth, conspiracy, lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 8.0
 127K
JFK (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: president, political conspiracy, assassination, investigation, cia, conspiracy, government, kennedy assassination, death, political corruption, gay slur, district attorney ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: new orleans, washington d.c., cuba, vietnam
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The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: When his army unit was ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saved his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, then-Captain Ben Marco, was knocked unconscious. Brokering the incident for political capital, Shaw eventually ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: gulf war, hypnosis, political conspiracy, senator, conspiracy, canoe, u.s. congress, war hero, implant, sniper, mentally unstable, assassination attempt ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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 7.5
 83K
Elizabeth (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.
Style: epic, stylized, realistic, factual, serious ...
Plot: queen, historical character, political intrigue, rise to the top, head of state, royal court, royal family, queen elizabeth i, politics, historical figure, palaces castles and temples, treason ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, europe, scotland, rome italy, paris france ...
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The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: political conspiracy, crime, politics, obsession, crimes, danger, corruption, chase, state affairs, fighting the system, conspiracy theory, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., new orleans
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Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Queen Elizabeth's reign is threatened by ruthless familial betrayal and Spain's invading army, she and her shrewd adviser must act to safeguard to the lives of her people.
Style: epic, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: queen, throne, royal family, political intrigue, queen elizabeth i, head of state, catholicism, palace intrigue, politics, execution, political conspiracy, female protagonist ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s, renaissance, 18th century ...
Place: england, spain, europe, scotland, virginia ...
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 8.8
 135K
Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
Style: epic, sexual, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: roman empire, betrayal, strong sexual content, incest, rivalry, emperor, seduction, intrigue, warrior, tragic hero, dishonesty, lust ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe, egypt, italy
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 6.3
 151K
Hitman (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, interpol, one man army, cia, sniper, fist fighting, assassination, chases and races, funeral, swat, killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, moscow russia, st. petersburg russia ...
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Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cedric the Entertainer plays Jake, a seemingly regular guy who has no idea who he is after being hit over the head by mysterious assailants. When he finds himself entangled in a government conspiracy, Jake and his pursuers become convinced that he ...
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, goofy hero, secret agents, working undercover, master criminal, government agency, race against time, save the day, political conspiracy, spy, spy spoof, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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The Simpsons Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: goofy hero, parents and children, eccentric family, family, adventure, save the day, bomb, snow, president, political conspiracy, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, oregon, seattle washington
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Magnificent Century (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Muhteşem Yüzyıl is a prime time historical Turkish television series. It was originally broadcast on Show TV and then transferred to Star TV. It is based on the life of Suleiman the Magnificent, the longest reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: royal family, love and romance, intrigue, political unrest, political intrigue, couple relations, battles, power struggle, war, state affairs, destiny, change of luck ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey
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The Ghost Writer (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: betrayal, investigation, cia, politician, suspicion, secret, uncover truth, political conspiracy, state affairs, writer's life, island, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa, oxford university, pakistan ...
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The Purge: Election Year (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two years after choosing not to kill the man who killed his son, former police sergeant Leo Barnes has become head of security for Senator Charlene Roan, the front runner in the next Presidential election due to her vow to eliminate the Purge. On ...
Style: suspense, brutal, bloody, intense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, murder, violence, gunfight, class differences, politics, death, social decay, social injustice, female politician, political conspiracy, rebellion ...
Time: near future
Place: washington d.c.
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In the Shadow (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the former Czechoslovakia, 1950s, police captain Hakl investigates a jewelery robbery. An opened safe deposit leads to a known burglar. What seems an easy case soon starts to tangle. When he is called off the case, he continues on his own. The ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: political conspiracy, neo noir, crime, investigation, uncover truth, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting the system, police investigation, politics, political intrigue, political unrest ...
Time: 20s, 50s
Place: europe, prague, czech republic
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 7.5
 11K
Recount (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, sincere ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, presidential election, government, campaign, political corruption, election, democrat, republican, head of state, politician, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, florida, texas, washington d.c., new jersey ...
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 6.8
 120K
Green Zone (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, war, pow, cia, gulf war, military, patriotism, army, deception, uncover truth, political unrest, state affairs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003
Place: iraq, middle east, israel
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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Ten years after the invasion of Naboo, the galaxy is on the brink of civil war. Under the leadership of a renegade Jedi named Count Dooku, thousands of solar systems threaten to break away from the Galactic Republic. When an assassination attempt is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, epic, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, space wars, army, space opera, mentor, political conspiracy, good versus evil, outer space, teaching the ways of the world, wedding, violence, alien race ...
Time: future
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Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Federation trooper Johnny Rico is ordered to work with a group of new recruits on a satellite station on Mars, where giant bugs have decided to target their next attack.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, talky, futuristic ...
Plot: mars, space marine, animal attack, aliens, soldier, military, alien invasion, humanity, daring rescue, political conspiracy, beetle, fight scenes ...
Time: future
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 7.1
 73K
Wag the Dog (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the final weeks of a presidential race, the President is accused of sexual misconduct. To distract the public until the election, the President's adviser hires a Hollywood producer to help him stage a fake war.
Style: clever, talky, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: election campaign, political conspiracy, cia, rape, senator, presidential election, political corruption, politics, gulf war, war, election, white house ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: albania, washington d.c., usa, latin america, iraq ...
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 6.1
 17K
Dick (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comedy about two high school girls who wander off during a class trip to the White House and meet President Richard Nixon. They become the official dog walkers for Nixon's dog Checkers, and become his secret advisors during the Watergate ...
Style: clever, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, politics, political conspiracy, vietnam war, friendship, farce, political corruption, white house, whistleblower, drugs/alcohol, head of state, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 5.9
 15K
Canadian Bacon (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of him up during election time. Canadian Bacon is actor John Candy’s last ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Plot: politics, dishonesty, disorder, political conspiracy, political corruption, farce, white house, head of state, culture clash, cold war, society, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, canada, iraq, california
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All the President's Men (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, realistic, clever, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, politics, journalism, newspaper, political corruption, president, journalist, newspaper man, political conspiracy, political intrigue, white house, republican ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c., mcdonald's restaurant
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The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The Manchurian Candidate is a political thriller from American director John Frankenheimer. An American soldier is brainwashed into being a killer for the communist Russians during the Korean War.
Style: suspenseful, clever, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: cold war, uncover truth, conspiracy, brainwashing, election, political conspiracy, communism, senator, strangulation, cards, nervous breakdown, nightmare ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, soviet union, korea ...
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 6.8
 9K
Hostages (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Hostages is an American drama television series that airs on CBS as part of the 2013–14 American television season. The series is based on a similar Israeli series created by Alon Aranya, Omri Givon, and Rotem Shamir which will premiere on October ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: hostages, surgeon, political conspiracy, surgery, family in danger, assassination of president, hostage situation, kidnapping, confined, crimes, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.4
 35K
Blow Out (1981)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it. Curiosity gets the better of him ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, gloomy, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: assassination, neo noir, politics, political conspiracy, amateur detective, anti heroes, presidential election, hitman, audio tape, witnessing a crime, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, california
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Conspiracy Theory (1997)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A man obsessed with conspiracy theories becomes a target after one of his theories turns out to be true. Unfortunately, in order to save himself, he has to figure out which theory it is.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: conspiracy, chase, cia, taxi driver, manhunt, paranoia, murder, obsession, torture, fbi, politics, wheelchair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Executive Action (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, assassin, sniper, cia, political conspiracy, politics, frame up, anti capitalism, government agency, head of state, uncover truth, chases and races ...
Time: year 1963
Place: dallas texas
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