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The list contains the best, new and most relevant political conspiracy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever, tense and suspense films and TV shows about / with political conspiracy, dishonesty, state affairs, conspiracy, politics, murder, corruption, dialogue, mentor and political corruption plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as political conspiracy: Elizabeth (1998), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), Magnificent Century (2011), The Simpsons Movie (2007), Hitman (2007), State of Play (2009), Syriana (2005), Windmills of the Gods (1988), The Manchurian Candidate (1962), Wag the Dog (1997).
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The Simpsons Movie
Animation, Adventure, Comedy
USA
87 min.
 7.3
Magnificent Century
Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Turkey
90 min.
 6.6
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Geostorm
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
109 min.
 5.3
American Assassin
Action, Thriller
USA
112 min.
 6.2

List of political conspiracy movies

 7.5
 83K
Elizabeth
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: factual, epic, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: queen elizabeth i, politics, rise to the top, political intrigue, british, historical figure, historical character, rebellion, queen, head of state, british royal family, british history ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century
Place: england, scotland, europe, spain, london ...
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Elizabeth: The Golden Age
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, colourful, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: queen elizabeth i, queen, head of state, female protagonist, british history, catholicism, palace intrigue, politics, destiny, british, political conspiracy, women ...
Time: 16th century, 18th century, 1930s, 1920s, middle ages ...
Place: england, spain, scotland, europe, london ...
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Magnificent Century
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: realistic, serious, based on true events, emotional, dramatic ...
Plot: sultan, intrigue, political unrest, state affairs, couple relations, battles, political intrigue, palace intrigue, love and romance, parent child relationship, political conspiracy, turk ...
Time: 16th century
Place: istanbul turkey, ottoman empire, turkey
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The Simpsons Movie
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: family, goofy hero, parents and children, sarcasm, eccentric family, adventure, save the day, twists & turns, irreverent, political conspiracy, danger, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, oregon, seattle washington
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 6.3
 151K
Hitman
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, one man army, computer game, fight scenes, brutality, killer, betrayal, danger, conspiracy, secret identity, lookalikes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, moscow russia, st. petersburg russia ...
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 7.1
 123K
State of Play
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, suspense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, murder, politics, corruption, assassination, assassin, conspiracy, political corruption, chase, newspaper, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 6.9
 118K
Syriana
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a ...
Style: realistic, tense, clever, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: political corruption, politics, assassination, corruption, capitalism, espionage, cia, terrorism, oil, suicide, islam, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon, europe, israel, switzerland ...
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Windmills of the Gods
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 187 min.
Story: When Mary Ashley is approached to become ambassador of the United States of America in Romania she does not take the offer because her husband does not want to give up his well-going doctor's office. Shortly afterward Dr. Edward Ashley gets ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: political conspiracy, political intrigue, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, state affairs, professor, doctor, ambassador, assassination attempt, betrayal, intrigue ...
Time: 80s
Place: romania, europe
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The Manchurian Candidate
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: conspiracy, brainwashing, cold war, assassin, assassination, communism, manipulation, political corruption, politics, paranoia, murder, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., madison square garden manhattan new york city, north korea ...
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 7.1
 73K
Wag the Dog
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: politics, gulf war, war, journalism, political corruption, president, conspiracy, corruption, dog, hollywood, political, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: albania, usa, latin america, iraq, washington d.c. ...
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 6.1
 17K
Dick
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, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, high school, politics, friendship, president, teenager, drugs/alcohol, head of state, corruption, political conspiracy, marijuana, vietnam war ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 5.9
 15K
Canadian Bacon
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: humorous, semi serious, talky, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: politics, farce, cold war, culture clash, president, conspiracy, head of state, political conspiracy, corruption, sarcasm, political, military ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, usa, iraq, california
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Nothing But the Truth
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When reporter Rachel Armstrong writes a story that reveals the identity of a covert CIA operative, the government demands that Rachel reveal her source. She defies the special prosecutor and is thrown in jail. Meanwhile, her attorney, Albert ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: journalism, lawyer, corruption, cia, courtroom drama, storytelling, journalist, murder, political, secrets, political conspiracy, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Three Days of the Condor
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: suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: cia, conspiracy, assassin, surveillance, hitman, espionage, spy, murder, paranoia, kidnapping, chase, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, middle east, usa, langley virginia, manhattan new york city ...
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The Ghost Writer
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, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, island, political corruption, cia, betrayal, paranoia, corruption, torture, death, politics, assassination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa, london, england, massachusetts ...
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Enemy of the State
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: suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, surveillance, lawyer, corruption, paranoia, politics, identity, chase, espionage, murder, satellite, mexican standoff ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 6.8
 9K
Hostages
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, political conspiracy, family in danger, kidnapping, surgeon, confined, crimes, danger, dishonesty, surgery, special agents, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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All the President's Men
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, serious ...
Plot: journalism, politics, investigation, political corruption, president, conspiracy, corruption, paranoia, newspaper, political, storytelling, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c., mcdonald's restaurant
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 5.3
 321
The Conspiracy
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 16th century ruler King Philip II of Spain maneuvers within a court of deceit and betrayal
Style: serious, suspenseful, talky, realistic, epic ...
Plot: assassination, political conspiracy, political intrigue, royal court, royal family, crimes, dishonesty, state affairs, blind ambition, investigation, politics, love affair ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe, spain
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The White Lioness
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Cape Town, a police inspector named September color discovers that the dreaded Mabasha, hired murderer, is in talks with a right-wing organization. In Skåne, southwest of Sweden, is given to the real estate agent Louise Åkerblom by missing and ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: police corruption, political conspiracy, political corruption, crime, who done it, mystery, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, murder, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa, russia, south africa, sweden
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 4.6
 396
Rumors of Wars
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A suspenseful, genre-bending film with two converging storylines. An aspiring college journalist records events in a diary about the turmoil of a society due to the insertion of a RFID chip mandated by the government. ? Years later in the rubble of ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: apocalypse, college, political conspiracy, political corruption, leadership, anti war, wartime life, battles, military, danger, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
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 4.4
 1K
Cat Run 2
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple of fumbling best friends run a private detective agency and find themselves solving their next case in New Orleans, becoming embroiled in a web of sexy female spies and government conspiracy in the lively and character-filled backdrops of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, strong sexual content, political conspiracy, espionage, crimes, cajun, cooking competition, partners, rivalry, alligator, buddies, femme fatale ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
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 6.2
 674
The Salamander
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murders are linked to a plot to seize control of the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, political conspiracy, who done it, crime, politics, police investigation, mystery, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, state affairs ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, italy
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Your Excellency
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Lopitos, who is horribly inefficient but quick-witted, is invited (because of the current ambassador's superstition about 13 sitting down to a meal) to a banquet attended by the ambassadors of both superpowers. After the news of a series of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, biting ...
Plot: politics, comedy of errors, political conspiracy, political intrigue, dishonesty, society, state affairs, power struggle, true love, humanism, ideology, military coup ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: latin america
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 5.3
 2K
Hangar 18
Genre: Action, Biography, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During a Space Shuttle mission a satellite rams a unidentified flying object. The UFO afterwards performs an emergency landing in the deserts of Arizona. However the White House denies it's existence because of the near presidential elections. ...
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense ...
Plot: alien, investigation, nasa, conspiracy, desert, alien encounter, aliens, political conspiracy, first contact, dishonesty, state affairs, surveillance ...
Time: 70s, future
Place: las vegas, arizona
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Illustrious Corpses
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the mysterious murders of some Supreme Court judges. During the investigation he discovers a complot that involves the Italian Communist Party. (IMDb)
Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: uncover truth, mystery, political conspiracy, political corruption, crime, murder, police investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, italy
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The Great Jang-Geum
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Starring Lee Young Ae, it tells the tale of an orphaned kitchen cook who went on to become the king's first female physician. In a time when women held little influence in society, young apprentice cook Jang Geum strives to learn the secrets of ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, royal family, state affairs, orphan, intrigue, cooking and food, rivalry, maid, eunuch, enslavement, torture ...
Time: 16th century
Place: korea, asia
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 5.1
 5K
End Game
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alex Thomas was the man in charge of protecting the president but, when the time came to fulfill his duties, everything just went wrong. His conscience haunted by a bullet and his devotion to his country stronger than ever, Alex teams with seasoned ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, political conspiracy, political intrigue, car chase, crimes, dishonesty, police, violence, journalist, conspiracy, cell phone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c.
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 7.1
 207K
Valkyrie
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Wounded in Africa during World War II, Nazi Col. Claus von Stauffenberg returns to his native Germany and joins the Resistance in a daring plan to create a shadow government and assassinate Adolf Hitler. When events unfold so that he becomes a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, factual, bad ending, realistic ...
Plot: war, nazis, conspiracy, treason, courage, storytelling, plan gone awry, assassination attempt, resistance, world war two, death of protagonist, secrets ...
Time: year 1944, 20th century, 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, africa, berlin germany ...
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State of Play
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, politics, conspiracy, political corruption, journalism, investigation, corruption, betrayal, adultery, manipulations, twists & turns, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, manchester
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