Conspiracy theory movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant conspiracy theory movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, interesting and intense films and TV shows about / with conspiracy theory, murder, conspiracy, dialogue, storytelling, secrets, runaway, chase, greed and corruption plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as conspiracy theory: Smolensk (2016), Under the Silver Lake (2018), Mr. Robot (2015), The Da Vinci Code (2006), Shutter Island (2010), 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016), Bug (2006), Inferno (2016), Capricorn One (1977), The X Files (1998).

List of conspiracy theory movies

Smolensk (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Inspired by true events of 2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154 crash in Smolensk, the film tells the partially fictional story of crash and various people affected by the tragedy. The protagonist is a journalist Nina, who refuses to accept the official ...
Style: political, serious, semi documentary, factual, disturbing ...
Plot: conspiracy theory, propaganda, plane crash, crash, journalist, air disaster, investigation, investigative reporter, investigative journalism, female journalist, journalism, tragedy ...
Place: poland
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Under the Silver Lake (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Young and disenchanted Sam meets a mysterious and beautiful woman who's swimming in his building's pool one night. When she suddenly vanishes the next morning, Sam embarks on a surreal quest across Los Angeles to decode the secret behind ...
Style: neo noir, surreal, suspense, twist ending, captivating ...
Plot: conspiracy theory, surrealism, obsession, conspiracy, secret society, parrot, dog, disappearance, missing person, pop culture, secret message, party ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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Mr. Robot (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary and culturally resonant drama about a young programmer, Elliot, who suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder and decides that he can only connect to people by hacking them. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, melancholic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hacker, computers and web, fighting the system, split personality, secret society, computer hacker, hacking, psychotherapy, rebellion, introvert, crimes, schizophrenia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Malta, France, UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: When the curator of the Louvre is found murdered in the famed museum's hallowed halls, Harvard professor, Robert Langdon and cryptographer, Sophie Neve must untangle a deadly web of deceit involving the works of Leonardo da Vinci.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, mind bending, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, adventure, christianity, holy grail, ancient mystery, mystery, investigation, riddles and clues, treasure hunt, uncover truth, secrets, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 1st century
Place: vatican, paris france, holy land, london, europe ...
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Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, investigation, mystery, insanity, psychiatrist, paranoia, mental institution, psychology, losing-it hero, uncover truth, disorder, isolation ...
Time: 50s, year 1954, year 1945, 1940s, 20th century ...
Place: boston
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10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, twist ending, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, post apocalypse, kidnapping, alien, bunker, underground bunker, bomb shelter, paranoia, survivalist, survival, ufo ...
Time: 2010s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
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Bug (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lonely waitress with a tragic past, Agnes rooms in a run-down motel, living in fear of her abusive, recently paroled ex-husband. But when Agnes begins a tentative romance with Peter, an eccentric, nervous drifter, she starts to feel hopeful again ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, mind bending, macabre ...
Plot: paranoia, conspiracy theory, insanity, mental illness, psychosis, obsession, addiction, couples, losing-it hero, delusion, psychology, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
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Inferno (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After waking up in a hospital with amnesia, professor Robert Langdon and a doctor must race against time to foil a deadly global plot.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, ancient mystery, adventure, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, religions or cults, memory loss, conspiracy theory, virus, church, museum, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, florence, turkey, venice ...
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Capricorn One (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In order to protect the reputation of the American space program, a team of scientists stages a phony Mars landing. Willingly participating in the deception are a trio of well-meaning astronauts, who become liabilities when their space capsule is ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: astronaut, conspiracy, mars, nasa, conspiracy theory, whistleblower, investigative reporter, desert, investigation, helicopter, spacecraft, chase ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: houston texas, texas, arizona, usa
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The X Files (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Mulder and Scully, now taken off the FBI's X Files cases, must find a way to fight the shadowy elements of the government to find out the truth about a conspiracy that might mean the alien colonization of Earth.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ufo, alien, conspiracy, first contact, evil alien, fbi, conspiracy theory, virus, paranoia, mystery, obsession, chase ...
Time: future, 90s, 20th century, prehistory, prehistoric times
Place: antarctica, washington d.c., london, usa, europe ...
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Anonymous (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays.
Style: stylized, serious, intense, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: conspiracy theory, incestuous sex, politics, betrayal, political intrigue, lifestyle, shakespeare, poet, queen elizabeth i, medieval, incest, literature ...
Time: 16th century, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, london, scotland, europe, new york ...
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Echelon Conspiracy (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mysterious cell phone messages promise a young American engineer untold wealth - then make him the target of a deadly international plot. Dangerous security operatives chase the engineer across the globe, while a powerful government official pursues ...
Style: twists and turns, clever, tense, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, conspiracy theory, chase, a.i., spy, computers and web, technology gone awry, computer system, on the run, government agency, conspiracy, secret service ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, czech republic, prague, moscow russia, russia ...
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Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious ...
Plot: assassination, kidnapping, race against time, conspiracy theory, conspiracy, accountant, hostage, murder, politics, terrorism, one day, assassination plot ...
Time: 90s, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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RED (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Style: exciting, humorous, witty, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, secret agents, chase, female spy, mercenary, secret service, ex cia agent, kidnapping, gunfight, hitman, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, kansas city, kansas, langley virginia ...
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Heaven Will Wait (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mélanie, 16 years old, lives with her mother. She likes going to school, her friends, playing the cello, and she wants to change the world. But when she meets a boy on the Internet and falls in love with him, her world changes as she is gradually ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, psychological
Plot: jihad, conspiracy theory, religion, islam, troubled youth, teenager, teenage girl, parents daughter relationship, propaganda, re-education, female nudity, laptop ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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Edge of Darkness (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a seasoned homicide detective, Thomas Craven has seen the bleakest side of humanity. But nothing prepares him for the toughest investigation of his life: the search for his only daughter Emma's killer. Now, he is on a personal mission to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vengeance, father daughter relationship, vigilantism, fighting the system, conspiracy, uncover truth, investigation, corruption, revenge, murder, political corruption, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: stylized, exciting, suspense, cerebral, thought provoking ...
Plot: time travel, time traveler, time, changing the past or future, assassination, altering history, kennedy assassination, surveillance, murder, conspiracy, historical event, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 60s, future, year 1963, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
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Seeking Justice (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, intense, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: conspiracy, vigilantism, vengeance, secret organization, conspiracy theory, vigilante, life turned upside down, secret movement, group of criminals, revenge, murder, surveillance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, california
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The Siege (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.
Style: suspense, intense, exciting, rough, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, cia, martial law, lone hero, fbi, conspiracy theory, siege, islam, military, civil rights, working undercover, race against time ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, israel, middle east, manhattan new york city ...
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Fair Game (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Wife and mother Valerie Plame (Naomi Watts) has a double life as a CIA operative, hiding her vocation from family and friends. Her husband, Joseph Wilson (Sean Penn), writes a controversial article in The New York Times, refuting stories about the ...
Style: political, intense, factual, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: cia, politics, espionage, spy, corruption, political conspiracy, newspaper, conspiracy theory, secret service, journalism, cia agent, political corruption ...
Time: year 2002, year 2001, year 1995, year 2003, year 1982 ...
Place: iraq, usa, africa, middle east, washington d.c. ...
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JFK (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 189 min.
Story: New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.
Style: political, suspense, enigmatic, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: political conspiracy, investigation, president, kennedy assassination, assassination, gay slur, conspiracy, legal, cia, assassination of president, politics, fighting the system ...
Time: 60s, year 1963, 20th century
Place: new orleans, washington d.c., austin texas, dallas texas, vietnam ...
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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: tense, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: conspiracy, political conspiracy, cia, surveillance, paranoia, chase, manhunt, obsession, spy, murder, taxi driver, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, suspense, tense, exciting, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political conspiracy, investigation, state affairs, politics, conspiracy, fbi, murder, political corruption, lawyer, secret service, corruption, courtroom ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: new orleans, washington d.c., new york
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Blow Out (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: neo noir, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing, intense ...
Plot: conspiracy, political conspiracy, serial killer, surveillance, assassination, crimes, conspiracy theory, investigation, murder, politics, hitman, whodunit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, california, pennsylvania
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From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, crimes, freemason, police investigation, prostitution, conspiracy, graphic violence, who done it, life is a bitch, police detective, a vision ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1880s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland, europe, united kingdom ...
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The Parallax View (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: politics, conspiracy, corruption, investigation, reporter, murder, assassination, political conspiracy, media, political corruption, journalism, senator ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: seattle, los angeles, latin america, washington state, usa
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Man of the Year (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The irreverent host of a political satire talk show decides to run for president and expose corruption in Washington. His stunt goes further than he expects when he actually wins the election, but a software engineer suspects that a computer glitch ...
Style: humorous, twists and turns, political, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, conspiracy theory, presidential election, world politics, adaptation, comedian, media, campaign, state affairs, head of state, against the odds, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Sightings (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family under suspicion of murder after three bodies mysteriously appear on their ranch are terrorised by what they can only describe as Bigfoot.
Style: psychotronic, enigmatic, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: sasquatch, ufo, cryptozoology, murder, ranch, creature, abduction, paranormal, father daughter relationship, conspiracy theory, paranormal phenomena, bigfoot ...
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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: suspense, tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, iraq war, cia, swat team, military, pow, spy, gulf war, deception, army, soldier, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: iraq, middle east, baghdad iraq, israel
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National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin Franklin Gates and Dr. Abigail Chase re-team with Riley Poole and, now armed with a stack of long-lost pages from John Wilkes Booth's diary, Ben must follow a clue left there to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, suspenseful, serious, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, archaeologist, ancient mystery, adventurer, archaeology, riddles and clues, adventure, artifact, treasure hunter, white house, hidden treasure ...
Time: 21st century, year 1865, 1860s, 2000s, 19th century ...
Place: virginia, london, washington d.c., south dakota, paris france ...
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