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 serious, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, realistic and tense films and TV shows about / with conspiracy theory, murder, conspiracy, twists & turns, dialogue, storytelling, gun, paranoia, runaway and greed plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as conspiracy theory: Under the Silver Lake (2018), Shutter Island (2010), Bug (2006), Inferno (2016), RED (2010), Nick of Time (1995), Edge of Darkness (2010), Sightings (2017), Mr. Robot (2015), Capricorn One (1977).

List of conspiracy theory movies

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: twist ending, captivating, atmospheric, tense
Plot: neo noir, conspiracy theory, surrealism, subliminal message, pop culture, secret society, search, disappearance, obsession, missing person, father daughter relationship, night cityscape ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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 8.2
 1.1M
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, surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, mystery, plot twist, insanity, paranoia, investigation, mental illness, psychiatrist, psychology, island, uncover truth, isolation ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1954 ...
Place: boston
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 6.1
 33K
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: suspenseful, mind bending, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: paranoia, conspiracy theory, couples, drugs/alcohol, losing-it hero, insanity, psychosis, isolated place, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), delusion, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
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 6.2
 158K
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, mind bending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: ancient mystery, conspiracy, adventure, religions or cults, danger, memory loss, treasure hunt, riddles and clues, conspiracy theory, museum, chases and races, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: italy, europe, florence italy, florence, istanbul turkey ...
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 7.0
 288K
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, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, chase, female spy, fbi, swat team, spy, on the run, secret service, gunfight, conspiracy theory, mercenary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new york, washington d.c., kansas city ...
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 6.3
 39K
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: assassination, kidnapping, accountant, race against time, hostage, politics, terrorism, conspiracy, murder, conspiracy theory, one day, assassination plot ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Edge of Darkness (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, vengeance, fighting the system, senator, death of daughter, investigation, danger, dishonesty, conspiracy, vigilantism, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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 3.6
 333
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, murder, ranch, creature, abduction, ufo, paranormal, father daughter relationship, conspiracy theory, paranormal phenomena, cryptozoology, bigfoot ...
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 8.6
 330K
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological thriller, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hacker, computers and web, secret society, split personality, fighting the system, rebellion, childhood trauma, schizophrenia, hacking, drug addict, crimes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 6.9
 20K
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: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: conspiracy, nasa, astronaut, whistleblower, mars, helicopter, uncover truth, investigative reporter, spacecraft, conspiracy theory, investigation, desert ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: texas, arizona, houston texas, usa
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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: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, senator, investigation, corruption, murder, assassination, political corruption, undercover, reporter, political intrigue, media ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: seattle, los angeles, usa, seattle washington, united states ...
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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, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, chase, a.i., undercover, danger, technology gone awry, computers and web, chaos, computer system, government agency, on the run, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, washington d.c., europe, paris france, maryland ...
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 8.2
 72K
11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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: exciting, stylized, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, assassination, time traveler, altering history, kennedy assassination, time, surveillance, twists & turns, murder, historical event, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, future, 1960s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, dallas texas
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10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
Genre: Action, 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: surprise ending, suspense, twist ending, atmospheric, psychotronic ...
Plot: apocalypse, post apocalypse, alien invasion, underground bunker, twists & turns, bunker, survivalist, paranoia, bomb shelter, alien, ufo, subterranean ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
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 7.4
 44K
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, psycho film, serious, captivating ...
Plot: political conspiracy, conspiracy, assassination, neo noir, politics, crimes, amateur detective, witnessing a crime, state affairs, hitman, anti hero, life turned upside down ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, california
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 6.4
 68K
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: rough, thought provoking, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, islam, martial law, fbi, civil rights, siege, cia, working undercover, race against time, fighting the system, law enforcement, reluctant partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, middle east, israel
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 6.8
 47K
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: thought provoking, realistic, serious, suspenseful, factual ...
Plot: cia, newspaper, political conspiracy, secret agents, crumbling marriage, state affairs, fighting the system, price of justice, relationship vs career, journalism, uncover truth, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992, year 2001, 2000s ...
Place: usa, iraq, washington d.c., africa, u.s. capitol building ...
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 4.2
 1K
The Crash (2017)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the not so distant future, a team of white collar criminals are enlisted by the Federal government to thwart a cyber-attack that threatens to bankrupt the United States of America.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: hacking, computers and web, financial crisis, crimes, dishonesty, government agency, criminal, conspiracy theory, government, hacker, bankrupt, island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Seeking Justice (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vigilantism, life turned upside down, secret movement, group of criminals, crimes, conspiracy, conspiracy theory, investigative reporter, secret organization, mysterious stranger, runaway, chess ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, california
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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, semi serious, sincere, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, media, campaign, state affairs, head of state, couples, against the odds, love and romance, comedian, satire, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.2
 211K
Cube (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven strangers are taken out of their daily lives and placed mysteriously in a deadly cube where they all agree they must find their way out.
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, exciting, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: trap, survival, isolation, maze, captivity, trapped, escape, death, danger, mathematics, mysterious place, alternate reality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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 7.2
 10K
Containment (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An epidemic breaks out in Atlanta leaving the large city quarantined and those stuck on the inside fighting for their lives. This is the story of loved ones torn apart, and how the society that grows inside the quarantine reveals both the devolution ...
Style: tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: epidemic, quarantine, virus, doctor, tragic event, society, death, conspiracy theory, murder, blood, vaccine, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta, atlanta georgia
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 5.3
 635
Timequest (2000)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story about a man who travels back in time to Fort Worth, Texas on Novemeber 22, 1963 and prevents the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, heroic mission, political conspiracy, head of state, destiny, political corruption, dishonesty, on the run, government agency, assassination, race against time ...
Time: 60s, future, 20th century
Place: texas, dallas texas
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Interview with the Assassin (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Out of work TV cameraman Ron Kobelski is approached by his formerly reclusive neighbor Walter Ohlinger. Ohlinger claims that he was the mysterious "second gunman" that shot and killed President Kennedy. Ohlinger has kept quiet all these ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, political, suspense ...
Plot: assassination, politics, conspiracy, paranoia, kennedy assassination, investigation, deadly, state affairs, political conspiracy, murder, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963
Place: usa, texas, america, dallas texas
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Zlo?in v Poln? (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
TV show
Story: An exciting drama from a detective history. In 1899 a dead girl - seamstress Anežka Hrůzová - was found between the village of Věžnička and the town of Polná. She was 19 and she had a cutting wound on the throat. There was no sexual violence ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, suspense, serious
Plot: murder, murder investigation, courtroom drama, trial, false accusation, judge, conspiracy theory, murder suspect, husband wife relationship, true crime, lawyer, courtroom ...
Time: 1910s
Place: czech republic, central europe
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Watchers 5: Let Me In (2012)
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Watchers series has reached new, extraordinary heights, presenting one thrilling segment after another. LA Marzulli and Richard Shaw's ongoing adventures continue with the story of black-eyed children who appear at hotels and car windows, ...
Style: psychotronic, captivating, serious, disturbing
Plot: ufo, supernatural, alien abduction, portal, bible, conspiracy theory, paranormal, prophecy, paranormal phenomena, laboratory
Place: middle east
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 6.0
 23
Red Ink (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A female doctor is shot by police who think she pulled a gun on them. A reporter looks into the case and discovers links to the deaths of several black children.
Style: suspense, psychological, serious, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder, female doctor, conspiracy, conspiracy theory, police, child murder, violence, doctor, african american, police officer, latex gloves ...
Place: atlanta georgia
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 7.2
 5K
No Tomorrow (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: When a risk-averse, straight-arrowed, female procurement manager at an Amazon-like distribution center falls in love with a free-spirited man who lives life to the fullest because he believes the apocalypse is imminent, they embark on a quest ...
Plot: apocalypse, bucket list, hipster, courage, end of the world, paranoia, optimism, conspiracy theory, heartache, fall in love, change, coworker ...
Place: vancouver, canada
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The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Two narrators, one seen and one unseen, discuss possible connections between a series of paintings. The on-screen narrator walks through three-dimensional reproductions of each painting, featuring real people, sometimes moving, in an effort to ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: riddles and clues, painter, art, art collector, painting, conspiracy theory, conspiracy, scene based on painting, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, mystery, picture ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, france
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 6.9
 39K
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, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: politics, intrigue, inheritance, political intrigue, lifestyle, play, state affairs, dishonesty, political unrest, aristocracy, writer's life, desire for fame ...
Time: 16th century, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, new york, ireland ...
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